C H A P T E R 2 4
Built-in Communications Tools
The Net Chooser
The Newton system provides a NetChooser as part of the root view. The Net
Chooser is similar in operation to the Mac OS Chooser. You can use the function
to display a list of network entities
from which the user can make a selection. This function is declared as follows:
method displays the NetChooser view on the user's
screen. The following is an example that shows the use of this function:
l, self, "Use printer, sir", "Printer", "printers");
This example opens the NetChooser view and displays the lookforText string while
the search is in progress, as shown in Figure 24-2 (page 24-14).
Opens the AppleTalk drivers.
Closes the AppleTalk drivers.
Returns the open count for the AppleTalk drivers.
if a connection exists and zones are
if there are no zones.
Returns a string naming the current AppleTalk zone.
Returns an array containing strings of all the existing
Returns the name for a network address or an array
of names for an array of network addresses.
Returns the zone name for a network address.
Begins a lookup of network entities.
Returns the number of entities the currently running
NBP lookup has found.
Returns an array of names found by
Terminates a lookup started by