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=== Sergio's photographic equipment email ===
 
=== Sergio's photographic equipment email ===
 
I have a LOT of camera equipment (Camera, Lens, Filters, tripods, bags, etc.). I want to be able to create records of all of this equipment for personal inventory as well as insurance purposes.
 
I have a LOT of camera equipment (Camera, Lens, Filters, tripods, bags, etc.). I want to be able to create records of all of this equipment for personal inventory as well as insurance purposes.
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=== Example: Making a Shared library function available & call-in it from a trigger or action ===
 
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If you want to extend Memento with JavaScript, I suggest you read the wiki, so you can learn how to do it. If you want to use the simplest scripts, you could try using a JavaScript field, but it doesn't have fancy global functions like set() or link() or libByName(), but it does have simple global functions like field();
 
If you want to extend Memento with JavaScript, I suggest you read the wiki, so you can learn how to do it. If you want to use the simplest scripts, you could try using a JavaScript field, but it doesn't have fancy global functions like set() or link() or libByName(), but it does have simple global functions like field();
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https://wiki.mementodatabase.com/index.php/How:Write_scripts_in_JavaScript_for_Memento, or...
 
https://wiki.mementodatabase.com/index.php/How:Write_scripts_in_JavaScript_for_Memento, or...
 
https://wiki.mementodatabase.com/index.php/Tips:Using_JavaScript_in_Memento
 
https://wiki.mementodatabase.com/index.php/Tips:Using_JavaScript_in_Memento
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For a shared function definition, it should be...
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function sub(fieldname, fieldvalue) {
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    entry().set(fieldName, fieldValue);
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Then call that in a trigger, action, or whatever with this...
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sub("name", "bullet");
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On Tue, Aug 10, 2021, 16:34 Bill Crews <bill.crews@gmail.com> wrote:
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We know only what we can glean ... That there is a field named "name" and a value "bullet" that you want to go into that field. If it's a shared script, why does it call a global function field()? There is no such global function. There must be a "current entry" for that, and shared scripts (like most other things) don't work for JavaScript fields.
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If you tell us more, we can be of more help, but all I can do is guess that the following is what you want...
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It must be a trigger script or an action script located in an entry. This enables the entry() global function to work, so there is a "current" entry.
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So, <code> entry().set("name", "bullet"); </code> is all the script you need, if your objective is to set that field's value to "button". If you're wanting to do something else, you might consider telling what that is.
 
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