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API doc out-of-date?

Postby misterade on Fri Apr 19, 2013 8:13 pm

Hello everybody, I'm new to the forum and the ST2 plugin developing although I have been using ST2 for a while now.
I was looking to the source of a plugin when I realised that the
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function can't be called inside a thread to run another command of the same plugin.
Looking in the forum I found the function
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which seems do the trick but is not reported in the official API documentation and I wonder why.
Is the documentation out-of-date?
Should I refer to a different doc?

Thank you ;)
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Re: API doc out-of-date?

Postby FichteFoll on Thu May 16, 2013 2:10 am

The function you are searching for is:
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sublime.set_timeout(callback, timeout)

timout in ms. This function is documented.

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simply wraps the callback in a time diff block that will display an error message when the diff is too high (the "A plugin may be making Sublime Text unresponsive" message from event listeners). It won't solve your thread issues. Also, it is ST2 only and the ST3 API in general is thread-safe.
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