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#619396 - 10/17/20 05:55 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Add Option To Launch StyleMaker from the StylePicker
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Unless I missed it, I didn't see an option to edit a highlighted style from within StylePicker. It would be nice to just either right click or select from one of the buttons, and do so from within StylePicker. As it is now, I have to remember the style file name, exit StylePicker, go to the main interface and launch StyleMaker, find the file, and then open it to edit it.
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#619397 - 10/17/20 05:58 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Add Option To Launch StyleMaker from the StylePicker [Re: jford]
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This would be a more practical workflow, and possibly not too difficult to implement.
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#619406 - 10/17/20 07:20 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Add Option To Launch StyleMaker from the StylePicker [Re: VideoTrack]
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Good idea.

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#619408 - 10/17/20 07:28 AM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Add Option To Launch StyleMaker from the StylePicker [Re: jford]
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Great idea!
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#619462 - 10/17/20 04:06 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Add Option To Launch StyleMaker from the StylePicker [Re: jford]
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Copy this code, paste in notepad, save as Biab Edit Highlighted Style Name.ahk
Install www.autohotkey.com
set Autohotkey.exe to run as administrator if Biab is set to that.
You can compile it to an exe if you like
C:\Program Files\AutoHotkey\Compiler and run as admin
Double click the saved script, it will run in the system tray "H"
The hot key is set to Win+z you can change to what you like.
In the Style Picker highlight the style name _12STACF.STY from within the Memo box, hit Win+Z
this will copy that name and paste it in the open file browser that should default to C:\bb\Styles else just browse there, then click Open.

Code:
~LWin & Z::
winactivate, ahk_class TStylzDialog
Send,  ^c
WinMenuSelectItem, ahk_class TBandWindow, , File, StyleMaker, Edit a Style
Send,  ^v
WinClose, ahk_class TStylzDialog
return


I made it close the Style picker but you can remove that line if the style editor ok with it open.
This should work from any style name highlighted anywhere if you remove the second and second last lines.


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#619980 - 10/21/20 06:20 PM [Band-in-a-Box Wishlist] Re: Add Option To Launch StyleMaker from the StylePicker [Re: jford]
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+1 Good idea.
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