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                                                   Adding symbols and changing properties from script

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Alexander Horn
2014-10-01 06:52:45


Hi QS, in a script I want to create a larger number of symbols, and then immediately edit some of their properties, like names... Looks like this

Symbols symbols1 = new Symbols();
foreach ...
{
symbols1.AddSymbol(txt);

Symbol sym = symbols1.GetSymbol(txt);
sym.Name1 = "something;
sym.Name2 = "something else"
}

but seems that the GetSymbol(txt) part does now work, as symbol not yet created (seems QS still adding them internally)

Is there any Symbol.added event I can wait for? Or any other way to assign properties before adding symbols?

Thanks, Alex



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2014-10-02 02:40:53

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Hi Alex,

Symbols are created in real time. You just need to use this:

Symbols.AddSymbol(txt);

Do not create a new instance of the "Symbols" class.



Alexander Horn
2014-10-02 02:54:27

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Yep, that's it! Was working in VisualStudio, so needed to create a new Symbols instance. But now solved within QS. Thanks!


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