Re: Ok, what now?

2000-09-22 Thread Phil Davis
I'm just "seconding" what Andu said. Your range of uses for Metacard will likely depend on things like: - what you do for a living - what you do for fun - how computing and the internet fit into the above I found that with MC as my "hammer" of choice, my world abounds with nails just waiting -

Re: Ok, what now?

2000-09-22 Thread Richard Gaskin
I've just downloaded the MetaCard starter kit, and had a bit of a look at the demo, and quite frankly it impressed the hell out of me. What I'd like now is a few ideas on how I might put this thing to good use. If anyone has any great ideas or tips on how make the most of MetaCard, please

Re: carbonized MetaCard

2000-09-22 Thread Richard Gaskin
But you should keep in mind that the final release of Mac OS X is many, many months away and while it might make a good development platform before then, there probably won't be a large enough installed base to bother with making distributions for that platform until sometime next year. Gee,

Re: mcEncrypt

2000-09-22 Thread David Bovill
From: Peter Reid [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2000 09:26:18 +0100 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: mcEncrypt Can I check what characters can be in an encrypted string as generated by mcEncrypt(). I'd really like some help hacking this -:) This is the

Call by reference parameters are great...

2000-09-22 Thread David Bovill
but -:) I'd use them a lot more if I could call functions without having to include the parameter: I have for instance a function "extractXmlData": function extractXmlData xmlTagName, someXml ... return taggedText end extractXmlData Now mostly I just want the data so I use: put

Re: mcEncrypt

2000-09-22 Thread Peter Reid
Also, I'm assuming that there isn't an mcDecrypt (common practice with password systems is that they are one-way process only). If there is a decryption function, what is it called and what are its parameters? Oops, I asked this question some time ago and was told no decryption then - sorry

MC Statistics Builder

2000-09-22 Thread Mark Talluto
Hi fellow MC users. I recently needed to know how many lines of code I had in a completed project and print out some of those to paper. So I made a program that: 1. Counts all of your objects on your mainstack and substacks and display each accordingly 2. Compiles a complete copy of all

Re: MC Statistics Builder

2000-09-22 Thread andu
Hi fellow MC users. I recently needed to know how many lines of code I had in a completed project and print out some of those to paper. So I made a program that: 1. Counts all of your objects on your mainstack and substacks and display each accordingly 2. Compiles a complete copy of

Re: MC Statistics Builder

2000-09-22 Thread Kevin Miller
On 22/9/00 4:24 pm, Mark Talluto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi fellow MC users. I recently needed to know how many lines of code I had in a completed project and print out some of those to paper. So I made a program that: 1. Counts all of your objects on your mainstack and substacks and

Re: Pagination experiences

2000-09-22 Thread Geoff Canyon
on 9/21/00 6:26 PM, Kevin Miller at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ...By slow I mean more than a second on a fast computer. That sounds quite fast: how fast do you need it to be? Actually, now that you mention it, it is. :-) MetaCard is amazing. But still, one second on a fast machine could be as

Re: mcEncrypt

2000-09-22 Thread Scott Raney
On Fri, 22 Sep 2000, Peter Reid wrote: Can I check what characters can be in an encrypted string as generated by mcEncrypt(). This is the function used to produce passwords by the Ask dialog but it is not documented in the help. I'd like to be sure that a generated password can't include

Re: MC Statistics Builder

2000-09-22 Thread David Bovill
Me too? From: Kevin Miller [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2000 17:09:50 +0100 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: MC Statistics Builder On 22/9/00 4:24 pm, Mark Talluto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi fellow MC users. I recently needed to know how many

Re: Pagination experiences

2000-09-22 Thread Jose L. Rodriguez Illera
Geoff, I have been working on making a both creator and reader 'ebooks', so a I have needed paginating a 'book' from a text file. The best solution I have found is to use the pageheights property, as Scott suggests in other response, because it makes the work very well without effort, but it

Transposing sound clips?

2000-09-22 Thread ScottYang
In hypercard, there is an option to transpose a single sound up and down a scale such as play "harpsichord" "c d e f g a b" is there a similar property in metacard instead of recording different notes for a single sound? Scott Yang, M.D. Kadena Pediatrics Okinawa, Japan Archives:

DownloadNGo Help?

2000-09-22 Thread Scott Rossi
I'm trying to get a variation of MC's DownloadnGO script to work with a stack I posted on our Web site (commercial host). Whenever I run the script, the data contained in the cached url is HTML generated by my ISP which says the requested page can't be found. I've tried accessing

Indenting?

2000-09-22 Thread Scott Rossi
Is there any way to indent text in a text field? I want to try to avoid any "hardwired" spacing in the text and MC doesn't seem to understand HTML ul tags. Any other options? Thanks Regards, Scott _ Scott Rossi

Re: Indenting?

2000-09-22 Thread Geoff Canyon
on 9/22/00 3:27 PM, Scott Rossi at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there any way to indent text in a text field? I want to try to avoid any "hardwired" spacing in the text and MC doesn't seem to understand HTML ul tags. Any other options? Fields understand tabs, which is better than padding

Re: Indenting?

2000-09-22 Thread Scott Raney
On Fri, 22 Sep 2000, Scott Rossi wrote: Is there any way to indent text in a text field? I want to try to avoid any "hardwired" spacing in the text and MC doesn't seem to understand HTML ul tags. Any other options? There is no support for paragraph-level attributes (including indents), but

Re: Indenting?

2000-09-22 Thread David Bovill
No, real way to do this. Tabs maybe, but you have to figure out the length of every line. Not done it but have figures that the best way to do it would be to put the whole paragraph in a field and position that, as you can use all the formattedWidth/height stuff and keep the word wrapping and

Re: DownloadNGo Help?

2000-09-22 Thread David Bovill
Just a thought, but try Metacard 2.3.2 as it has more support for http and funny (re-directed) url's as often provided by service providers... From: Scott Rossi [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2000 14:48:43 -0700 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: DownloadNGo