• Calling loadable modules from javascript

    From nolageek@VERT/CAPSHRIL to All on Fri Mar 5 15:34:10 2021
    What is the different between the loadable modules Scan Subs and Scan Msgs?

    When the Scan Subs loadable module is executed - how does the module know what time of scan is being done? (New msgs, messages to me, etc..)

    And, can I use this in an external js file... I know this doesn't exist, but is there something like bbs.exec_loadable_module(DDScanSubs, SCAN_TOYOU);

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  • From Digital Man@VERT to nolageek on Fri Mar 5 17:09:38 2021
    Re: Calling loadable modules from javascript
    By: nolageek to All on Fri Mar 05 2021 03:34 pm

    What is the different between the loadable modules Scan Subs and Scan Msgs?

    The F1 help from SCFG says:
    Scan Msgs Executed when a user reads or scans a message sub-board
    Scan Subs Executed when a user scans one or more sub-boards for msgs

    To elaborate, the "Scan Msgs" module scans/reads a *single* sub-board. "Scan Subs" module is called when scanning multiple subs.

    When the Scan Subs loadable module is executed - how does the module know what time of scan is being done? (New msgs, messages to me, etc..)

    The second argument is the 'mode' value (number) - a combination of SCAN_* bit-flags.

    And, can I use this in an external js file... I know this doesn't exist, but is there something like bbs.exec_loadable_module(DDScanSubs, SCAN_TOYOU);

    You'd do that by calling bbs.scan_subs(SCAN_TOYOU) and whatever "Scan Subs" module is configured (if there is one) will be executed.
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