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GDL object access parameters from addon

Anonymous
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Currently I have developed a GDL object and an addon and want to know if its possible to share parameters set in the addon, to the GDL object. Is it possible to do this via GLOBAL parameters, Elements or even text files. Please let me know if this is possible?
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Ralph Wessel
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Johnny wrote:
Currently I have developed a GDL object and an addon and want to know if its possible to share parameters set in the addon, to the GDL object. Is it possible to do this via GLOBAL parameters, Elements or even text files. Please let me know if this is possible?
There is no supported way to do this. There are possible work-arounds – as you noted – but they aren't entirely reliable. I strongly advise against using GDL globals as a communication mechanism, even between objects.
Ralph Wessel BArch
Laszlo Nagy
Community Admin
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In the past I have written GDL that used Text Files for storing data.
GDL Objects wrote data to and read data from these text files. It worked well for me.
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