7.9.3. GEL Macros¶

Now there is a way to make GEL files portable across different machines by using macros.

In GEL files, you can use the macro “$(GEL_file_dir)” in an expression. Before evaluating, GEL will replace that with the directory that the GEL file is located in. This can simplify strings and / or make it easier to share GEL files between users. Now instead of having to type GEL_Load( “C:\My Documents\workspace\My Projects\Bull\bull.out” ), you can simply type GEL_Load( “$(GEL_file_dir)\bull.out” ).

Example: