Re: Flexible SVG ID Strategy

2018-06-11 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi Tom, I have looked at a few but thought it might be work. But now I am not so sure. It is something I will building on for years so… Which JS SVG library do you recommend? I assume I’ll be able to: Create template objects that can be reused and dynamically updated based upon the record

SVG Area and sizing monitor issues

2018-06-05 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi All, {I sent this yesterday & and again earlier today and it never made it through?} Another issue that is becoming a challenge is managing for monitors that can be retina or not or large screens or not. I am currently studying the best way to manage this. I am starting with allowing the

Flexible SVG ID Strategy

2018-06-05 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi All, {I sent this yesterday & and again earlier today and it never made it through?} I am trying to create an interface built using SVG. The sag image will include many different kinds of complex objects. Bu complex I mean that each object is itself a complex object built by SVG and added

Re: RIP Sujit Shah

2018-06-22 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi All, So sorry to hear and so sad to lose another fellow 4D’er. I’m not sure I ever met Sujit but he was always helpful in the forum. I’ve only heard good things about him. God bless and rest in peace, John… > I just heard today that Sujit Shah has just died. Probably only known to >

Localization: Simulating another Language

2018-07-25 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hey All, I’m getting ready to setup a v17 (Mac/WIn) standalone app so that it can be localized for different languages. I have a potential client base in Japan, Spanish countries, French, etc. In order to debug I would like to switch languages to simulate and test. I know I can switch

SVG Overlay Layer

2018-08-03 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi All, Just brainstorming right now. Have you’ve seen the way the new windows tablets can set a mode and draw over the image on the screen? Kind of funny since I have bene planning a module functionally similar to work on the Mac. I need it for a training app and essentially a markup over an

Re: SVG Overlay Layer

2018-08-04 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi JIm and Miyako, Jim wrote: > I've done that. It depends if you need to trap the events on the underlying > area or the topmost layer, or both. I use 2 SVG areas, the topmost area > visible depending on the current hover object on the underlying area. I think I want to be in a mode that

Re: SVG Overlay Layer

2018-08-05 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hey Jim, Thanks for the example. It looks like a single svg image and then some dragging logic. Is that correct? My intention is to draw on top of the image. So I am thinking I’ll just: 1. Make it clear I’m in drawing mode. This will prevent any of the underlying objects from firing any code.

Re: Localization: Simulating another Language

2018-07-26 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi Miyako, I’me sure I read that blog yars ago but had forgotten about it. Thanks for that!!! I have a list of the other itesm from past conversations. Again thanks... John… > On Jul 26, 2018, at 7:22 AM, 4d_tech-requ...@lists.4d.com wrote: > > the very first 4D blog post featured a 3rd

SVG IDs in Listbox Cells

2018-08-13 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi Cannon, I’ve never done this as imaages used in listboxes have alwasy been just pictures. The reason we can find an svg object (with an id) by id is because there is an xml tree to traverse through. So how could you mimic this behavior within a cell of a listbox? Could each listbox cell

Re: SVG IDs in Listbox Cells

2018-08-14 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi Cannon, Yep, that’s what I was thinking. Just need a bit of scaffolding. Just needs to be handle indirectly and not in the cell. And what then what Keith said should make it able to manipulate the DOM and then do whatever you need. I thought the idea was doable. Cool! John… > It is

Re: SVG Overlay Layer

2018-08-06 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
> Hi Jim, I see! I thought that was just a dialog. Cool UI and smooth control. John... > The On Hover annotation balloon is another svg image on top of the data > svg image ** 4D Internet Users Group (4D iNUG) Archive:

Re: SVG IDs in Listbox Cells

2018-08-14 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi Miyako, I was thinking of something more dynamic (and a bit more work). But if anyone would know it would be El Miyako. Thanks, John… > the corroboration between form events (mouse, move, enter, leave, click, > double click) and SVG elements, > as well as automatic update of MOUSEX and

Re: SVG Overlay Layer

2018-08-06 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hey Jim, > The annotation svg is much larger than the data svg so the annotation can > pass the boundaries of the data svg I assume you mean that you can annotate outside the viewable area of the svg data image? Kind of like drawing programs where the image is confined to pre-sized rectangle

Re: 4D Write licensing...

2018-06-28 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hey Robert, > If I have one license and the 4D Write user is logged in and can edit 4D > Write documents because he’s part of the proper group controlling plugin > access... can a second user simultaneously print a pre-existing document > without a license? I don’t think so! One 4D Write

Re: Command Symbol as part of Title of Button

2019-01-16 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi Tai, Thanks that works well in v17 (which I will keep around and use) but not in v15.2 (that’s the clients current working version). John… > On Jan 16, 2019, at 3:15 PM, Tai Bui wrote: > > Hi, > > Hmm, not sure if it's just my machines or possibly caused by the emoji & > symbol editor.

Miyako’s 4d-widget-calendar Errors: Project method not found

2019-01-16 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi All, I’m sure this is simple! But I am not seeing it. I am using Miyako’s "4d-widget-calendar-simple-master” component in a v15 database. Is anyone else using this component and got it working??? I have tried source and compiled… So I downloaded and updated the v14 component to 4D v15.2

Command Symbol as part of Title of Button

2019-01-16 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi All, I would like to show a command symbol (and option of shift as well) as part of the Title in a button. For example if I have a button with a Title as “CmdT" I’d like to see the “symbolT” instead. So far copying and pasting the symbol from the Emoji & Symbol Editor does not work. I

Re: Command Symbol as part of Title of Button

2019-01-16 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
ntrl - S > as button text, where 's' is whatever letter. > > Chip > > On Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:08 -0800, John J Foster via 4D_Tech wrote: >> Hi All, >> >> I would like to show a command symbol (and option of shift as well) >> as part of the Title in a b

Ref: Miyako’s 4d-widget-calendar Errors: Project method not found

2019-01-16 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi All, OOPS! So obvious! Earlier I decided I would create a form in the db and named it Calendar. I then copied the one from Miyako's component. I hadn’t realized that it copied the method names. So… when I changed my plan and compiled the component and use it instead these non existent

Re: Command Symbol as part of Title of Button

2019-01-16 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
info/info/unicode/char/2318/fontsupport.htm > > > > On 1/16/2019 1:13 PM, John J Foster via 4D_Tech wrote: >> Hi All, >> I would like to show a command symbol (and option of shift as well) as part >> of the Title in a button. >> For example if I have a butto

Re: Command Symbol as part of Title of Button

2019-01-16 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi Tai, No I was trying it the “quick” way! I’ll give it a try. Thank you! John… > On Jan 16, 2019, at 2:27 PM, Tai Bui wrote: > > Hi, > > Have you tried the OBJECT SET TITLE command? > > OBJECT SET TITLE(*;"Button";Char(8984)+"T") > Works for me on Windows and Mac, 4Dv16 and 4Dv17. >

Re: Command Symbol as part of Title of Button

2019-01-17 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi Arnaud, Thanks for the code. I’m all bout certain that I’ll handle it via code and OBJECT SET TITLE. Appreciate, John... > Hi John, > I use the following method to get the unicode value from some 4D constants: > > + > //UI_KeyboardGetChar (keyCode_l) -> code > //$0 code

Re: Command Symbol as part of Title of Button

2019-01-17 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hey Wayne, Thanks for the idea. John... > John, > > What I've done in the past (using Greek characters) was create an xliff > file (which is in UTF-8) with the text in it. I'm pretty certain that > worked in v13+ ** 4D

On Drag Over Behavior

2019-02-14 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi All, V17R4 Mac I have an interface with an Listbox on the left side and four text variables on the right. When I drag over the text areas I want the variable to reflect that It’s in a receptive drop state. I am dragging some concatenated data that drops on top of the variable. This works

Re: On Drag Over Behavior

2019-02-14 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
n… > >> On Feb 14, 2019, at 11:55 AM, John J Foster via 4D_Tech >> <4d_tech@lists.4d.com <mailto:4d_tech@lists.4d.com>> wrote: >> >> would like to see the variable get hi lighted or something. But not

Re: On Drag Over Behavior

2019-02-14 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hey Chip, I do understand how to get what I want but it appears that the UI optics have changed from earlier versions. However, thanks for sharing your logic and code fragments. John... > conceptually - 4D should do the cursor change for you > > (declaimer: not v17) > I have selection list

Hierarchical List Properties

2019-02-05 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi All, 4D v17… I have played around with both a hierarchical listbox (HLB) and a hierarchical list object (HL). The form object that comes close to providing the behavior (HLB creates extra unwanted rows incorrectly placed) I need is the Hierarchical List (HL). The challenge is that the

Re: Build Application “No License is Installed" and ...

2019-02-25 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi Koen, So looking at the "Licenses & Certificate” tab I would have to answer no. Ahhh… So I updated them and then clicked on the Build and I got an error “Unknown error”. Very descriptive! So thank you Koen I am closer. Now to figure out the next level of challenges. Might this error have

Re: Build Application “No License is Installed" and ...

2019-02-25 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi Steve, I don’t think so? Running 4D Server or 4D Pro or 4D Standalone require different licenses. I just updated recently and the 4D Pro seems to work fine. John... > Is it that you have two separate licences - should you not just have the > partner licence for both or the developer

Re: Build Application “No License is Installed" and ...

2019-02-25 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi All, Yea further success! Turns out the error was due to a form that had a dot as part of it’s name. “thisFrom.d” Changed the for to and underscore and passed that part and now on to learning/understanding the code signature process. Error: “Code Signature Failed” I know this was

Re: Build Application “No License is Installed" and ...

2019-02-26 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hey All, If I have no intention of placing my standalone (w/engine) app in the Apple store do I need to concern myself with an app certificate? Do I need to worry about an app certificate on the windows side as well? John... > > Hi Koen, > > So looking at the "Licenses & Certificate” tab I

Fwd: Debugger window corruption

2019-03-01 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
\AppData\Roaming\4D\4D Window Bounds v15 > C:\Users\Doug\AppData\Roaming\4D Server\4D Window Bounds v14 > > > -- > Douglas von Roeder > 949-336-2902 > > > On Fri, Mar 1, 2019 at 10:08 AM John J Foster via 4D_Tech > <4d_tech@lists.4d.com <mailto:4d_tech@lists.4d.com>&g

Ref: Debugger window corruption

2019-03-01 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
>> >> \Volumes\C\Users\Doug\Application Data\4D Server\4D Window Bounds v14 >> \Volumes\C\Users\Doug\Application Data\4D Server\4D Window Bounds v15 >> C:\Users\Doug\AppData\Roaming\4D\4D Window Bounds v15 >> C:\Users\Doug\AppData\Roaming\4D Server\4D Window Bounds v14 >> >&

Debugger window corruption

2019-03-01 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi All, Mac OS 12.6 4D 15.2 (have to stay with this version until client upgrades to v16/v17). In the last few days I’ve experienced a strange Debugger issue (corruption) that I cannot seem to fix. I think it happened after a crash. What is happening is that the top parts of the debugger

Ref: Debugger window corruption

2019-03-01 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
; config file. From my “4D Text File Locations” document: >>> >>> >>> C:\Users\Doug\Application Data\4D\4D Window Bounds >>> v15\development\[projectForm] >>> Change "explo_preview" >>> Refer to Explorer.json file in 4D/14.5 (OS X)

Re: Debugger window corruption

2019-03-01 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Mobile: (608) 347-6447 > Sun Prairie, WI 53590 > > E-Mail: s.o...@the-aquila-group.com > * > > -Original Message- > From: 4D_Tech <4d_tech-boun...@lists.4d.com> On Behalf Of John J Foster vi

Ref: Debugger window corruption

2019-03-01 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi Neil, I searched and found the v15 method you mentioned. It was authored by Stephen J. Orth. I created the method and ran it but it didn’t work for me. Not sure why. Although I’ll respond in another email to what did work... Appreciate, John… >> On the left side pane the Variables is the

Build Application “No License is Installed" and ...

2019-02-25 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi All, I know this has been discussed but I couldn’t anything but really old nug posts. I am using my 4D v17 Partner licenses which have been updated this February. So I am current! The License Manage reflects both: 4D Developer Professional v17 R4 —> February 2020 4D Unlimited Desktop 4D

Re: Windows app 3-4 times slower

2019-03-08 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hey Chuck, Yea I know the drive is slower on the PC as it’s not an SSD. I misspoke to Randy when I said I had purchased it 6 months ago. That’s not so. This was purchased from Costco in 2017 I think. (There is another that my girl-friend is using purchase 6 months ago). Anyway, it appears

Windows app 3-4 times slower

2019-03-08 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi All, This App is running under both Mac/Windows 4D v17R4... You might recall, a week ago or so, that I was soliciting help with creating an engined based 4D App. I figured that part out (although certification later). What I am finding baffling is how much slower the engine runs on windows

Re: Windows app 3-4 times slower

2019-03-08 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi Randy, > Processor: i3 vs i7 Is it really that much slower? If so then I got duped as I thought I was getting a reasonably faster Laptop 6 months ago. Thanks, John… ** 4D Internet Users Group (4D iNUG) Archive:

Re: Windows app 3-4 times slower

2019-03-08 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi Ken, Yea I’m beginning to see that the windows laptop is a lot slower then the MacBook Pro. So maybe I do need a newer laptop just for testing purposes. Then I can see how fast it will be across a range of processors. I want to know what the potential user base will experience so I can

Re: Windows app 3-4 times slower

2019-03-08 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hey Chip, Thanks for the info. Very helpful. I tend to bury my head in the sand when it comes to hardware. But now I need to pull it back out so my perspective is correct. Appreciate, John… > On Mar 8, 2019, at 2:49 PM, Chip Scheide <4d_o...@pghrepository.org> wrote: > > in speed order >

Build STR# 10135, 18/19 Folders

2019-03-08 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hey All, Windows 10 - 4D v17r4 I just noticed that the build of an engined version of my app creates two folders (as it should) named: STR# 10135, 18 -> Appname.4dbase -> includes the .4DC/.4DIndy files STR# 10135, 19 -> Appname -> includes executable Is this related to the application build

Re: Windows app 3-4 times slower

2019-03-08 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi Tom, I do have Parallels but it’s currently running windows 7 I think. I think it would be a good idea to get windows 10 and install it with Parallels and see how that works out. Like you say it would be a better comparison then. OTOH, now that I realize I have a slow laptop, it gives me a

Re: Windows Build - STR# 10135, 18/19 Folders

2019-03-11 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi All, Windows 4D v17R4 Engined running under Windows 10 Home. I cannot see any examples or tech tips or 4D NUG where it’s mentioned that a build of an engined version of my app creates two folders like: STR# 10135, 18 -> Appname.4dbase -> includes the .4DC/.4DIndy files STR# 10135, 19 ->

Windows Build - STR# 10135, 18/19 Folders

2019-03-10 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hey All, I couldn’t find anything in KB that explained this situation. Windows 10 - 4D v17r4 I just noticed that the build of an engined version of my app creates two foldersnamed: STR# 10135, 18 -> Appname.4dbase -> includes the .4DC/.4DIndy files STR# 10135, 19 -> Appname -> includes

Re: Windows Build - STR# 10135, 18/19 Folders

2019-03-10 Thread John J Foster via 4D_Tech
Hi Randy, Thanks! I’ll send it to you via your email and reduce my NUG noise. Appreciate, John… > I'll be glad to look at your buildapp.xml file if you want to send it to me. > > Randy Engle ** 4D Internet Users Group (4D