[messages] [Feature Requests] In-line expressions in global properties

Brent Easton b.easton at exemail.com.au
Wed Sep 5 14:11:44 MST 2012


Adding this feature would be difficult.

When the value of the Global Property is changed by a Toolbar button or
trait, an actual value withing Vassal is updated with the new value and
all items that are 'listening' to that value are updated. A Calculated
Property does not have a specific value, it is recalculated afresh every
time it is referenced. This makes it extremely difficult to implement a
Global Calculated property.

Also, a Global property would not be able to to reference any values
within a counter, so I am not sure how useful it would be.

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