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20 drracket:module-language-tools

If the result of read-language for a language is a function, DrRacket will query it to determine if there are any new toolbar buttons to be used when editing files in this language (when DrRacket’s language is set to the Module language).

Specifically, DrRacket will pass 'drracket:toolbar-buttons to the function and expect back a value matching this contract:
(or/c (listof (list/c string?
                      (is-a?/c bitmap%)
                      (-> (is-a?/c drracket:unit:frame<%>) any)
                      (or/c real? #f)))
which is then used to create new toolbar buttons, one for each list in the first. The string is the label on the button; the bitmap is the icon (it should be 16x16); the function is called when the button is clicked; and the number is passed as the #:number argument to register-toolbar-button.

If the result is #f, then no toolbar buttons are created.

To implement functionality similar to the Run button, call the execute-callback method. You may also want to use the drracket:rep:after-expression parameter.

If 'drracket:toolbar-buttons is not recognized, DrRacket will also pass 'drscheme:toolbar-buttons; this is for backwards compatibility and new code should not use it. Similarly, if the fourth element from the list (the argument to #:number) is not present, then it is treated as #f.


  [#:number number]) 
  make-button : 
(-> (is-a?/c top-level-window<%>)
    (is-a?/c area-container<%>)
    (is-a?/c switchable-button%))
  id : symbol?
  number : (or/c real? #f) = #f
Call this function to add another button to DrRacket’s toolbar. When buttons are added this way, DrRacket monitors the #lang line at the top of the file; when it changes DrRacket queries the language to see if this button should be included. These buttons are “opt out”, meaning that if the language doesn’t explicitly ask to not have this button (or all such buttons), the button will appear.

The number argument is the same as the number argument to register-toolbar-button.

See read-language for more details on how a language can opt out. DrRacket will invoke the get-info proc from read-language with 'drracket:opt-out-toolbar-buttons (and 'drscheme:opt-out-toolbar-buttons for backwards compatibility). If the result is a list of symbols, the listed symbols are opted out. If the result is #f, all buttons are opted out. The default is the empty list, meaning that all opt-out buttons appear.


  mod-path : path-string?
  id : symbol?
  local-handler : 
(-> (is-a?/c drracket:unit:definitions-text<%>)
Registers a pair of procedures with DrRacket’s online expansion machinery.

The first two arguments name a procedure in a module that is loaded by dynamic-require is a separate place. When DrRacket detects that the editor has been modified, it sends the contents of the editor over to that separate place, expands the program there, and then supplies the fully expanded object to that first procedure. (The procedure is called in the same context as the expansion process.)

The contract for that procedure is
There are three other arguments.

The result of the procedure is expected to be something that can be sent across a place-channel, which is then sent back to the original place where DrRacket itself is running and passed to the local-handler argument. At this point, the only code running is trusted code (DrRacket itself and other tools), but any long running computations may freeze DrRacket’s GUI, since this procedure is invoked on DrRacket’s eventspace’s handler thread.
Registers func so that it is called while building the preferences panel. The function is passed a panel that contains other configuration controls for online expansion.