Monday, November 08, 2010 at 12:04 AM.


on addToUserDatabases (f = nil) {
	<<5/25/99; 9:50:04 AM by DW
		<<Call this script from a menu command. When you create a new guest database that you want to open automatically when Frontier launches, choose the command. It creates a new user.databases sub-table that opens so you can change the default values it sets. I got tired of manually created user.databases sub-tables.
	if f == nil { //work with the frontmost window
		local (adr = table.getcursoraddress ());
		if not table.inGuestDatabase (adr) {
			scriptError ("Can't add Frontier.root to user.databases. It's just for guest databases.")};
		local (x = string.parseAddress (adr));
		f = x [1]};
	if not file.exists (f) {
		scriptError ("Can't add a file that doesn't exist to user.databases.")};
	local (fname = file.filefrompath (f));
	local (adrtable = @user.databases.[fname]);
	if defined (adrtable^) {
		if not dialog.confirm (adrtable + " exists. Replace it?") {
	else {
		if not dialog.confirm ("Add " + fname + " to user.databases?") {
	new (tabletype, adrtable);
	adrtable^.f = f;
	adrtable^.openOnStartup = true;
	adrtable^.runStartupScript = false;
	adrtable^.supportsSubscribe = false; ();
	edit (adrtable);
	window.zoom (adrtable)}
<<bundle //test code
	<<addToUserDatabases ()

This listing is for code that runs in the OPML Editor environment. I created these listings because I wanted the search engines to index it, so that when I want to look up something in my codebase I don't have to use the much slower search functionality in my object database. Dave Winer.