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main-form

Arguments: project

Returns (or sets with setf) the name of the function that is called to find or create the running window of the main form of a project (see finder-function). This form is run by the default on-initialization function, which is default-init-function. (The on-initialization function of a project is run when the Run | Run Project command is invoked or when a standalone application starts up.)

The main form may be specified in the IDE either interactively in the Main Form widget of the Options tab of the Project Manager dialog, or programmatically by calling (setf main-form). main-form will always return either (1) the finder-function of a form-module or (2) nil if the project has no main form (in which case a custom on-initialization function needs to be created for the project).

Note that no actual forms will exist in a running standalone application. But maker-function may still be called on the main-module or any other form-module to find the function for creating the module's running window. This may be useful in a custom on-initialization function.

main-form is a property of the project class.


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Documentation for Allegro CL version 9.0. This page was not revised from the 8.2 page.
Created 2012.5.30.

ToCDocOverviewCGDocRelNotesFAQIndexPermutedIndex
Allegro CL version 9.0
Unrevised from 8.2 to 9.0.
8.2 version