A Commands

PageStream A Command Reference

    AddArexxGadget
    AddArexxList
    AddBorder
    AddBorderPath
    AddDrawingMaskPoint
    AddEPSMaskPoint
    AddGuides
    AddPictureMaskPoint
    AddPoint
    AddTextFXPoint
    AddToDrawing
    AlertRequester
    Align
    AllocArexxList
    AllocArexxRequester
    AndPaths
    AppendFontPrefs
    AppendListString
    AppendStyleTags
    ApplyAttributes

 

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  created:2006-03-10 16:50:13   last updated:2006-08-17 15:02:06
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User Contributed Comments For A Commands
Tim Doty wrote...2006-05-16 19:08:41

AddBorder Borders Extension

Usage
AddBorder <border name>

This command is used to create a border. Note that the border will only exist in a logical sense. To actually use the border you must add paths and otherwise define the border.

Examples
Code:

Extension AddBorder "My Border"

AddBorderPath, DeleteBorder, DeleteBorderPath, DuplicateBorder, SaveBorders

Tim Doty wrote...2006-05-16 19:15:09

AddBorderPath Border Extension

Usage
AddBorderPath <border name> <id> <width> <height>

<border name> is the border to add the path to
<id> is a number to uniquely identify the path in the border. By convention the first path is 0, the second path is 1, etc. but in fact PageStream doesn't care (though the numbers must be positive).
<width> is the width of the path (in the configured units of measure?)
<height> is the height of the path

Notes
This command is used to add a path to the named border. This only attaches the path information to the border, to make the path a visible part of the border requires the SetBorder command.

The placement of the path when adding it is very significant. If the path is to be used for corners then it is placed in the upper left corner of the page with its upper and left sides aligned with those of the page. If the path is to be used for middle or dash pieces then it is placed the same, but shifted half off the page.

Examples
Code:

Extension AddBorderPath "My Border" 0 2.5 3.75

AddBorder, DeleteBorder, DeleteBorderPath, SetBorder, SetBorderPath

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