Run macro at startup but before opening panels

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nnobody
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Run macro at startup but before opening panels

Post by nnobody » Mon 15 May, 2017 17:20

Is it possible to run a macro at Far startup, but before panel folders will be opened?
The problem: check saved panel path and change it if necessary, but before Far attempts to open it.

siberia-man
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Run macro at startup but before opening panels

Post by siberia-man » Mon 15 May, 2017 17:39

I guess this can help you

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Macro {
	description = "Display date/time of Far invocation";
	area = "Shell";
	key = "";
	flags = "RunAfterFARStart";
	action = function()
		-- http://forum.farmanager.com/viewtopic.php?p=138007#p138007
		-- Скрыть "вводимую" команду при старте FAR
		-- Hide an "entered" command at starting of FAR
		panel.GetUserScreen()
		win.system("echo:Started Far3")
		win.system("echo:[ %DATE% %TIME% ]")
		panel.SetUserScreen()
	end;
}

nnobody
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Run macro at startup but before opening panels

Post by nnobody » Mon 15 May, 2017 17:49

I've already tried RunAfterFARStart flag and such a macro runs after the panels are opened (GetUserScreen() just hides them).

nnobody
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Run macro at startup but before opening panels

Post by nnobody » Mon 15 May, 2017 18:08

The actual problem that I'd like to solve is slow Far startup if previous session ends up on opened network path (Network plugin, which i like) of currently unavailable host (Windows SMB timeout is about 30 seconds). I'd like to Far somehow save panel folders, but only for local drives.
Last edited by nnobody on Mon 15 May, 2017 18:09, edited 1 time in total.

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