Re: [off]macbook model

2017-08-31 Thread Terry Judd via use-livecode
I’m a bit like you, I have an aging Air and will probably replace it soon with a 13 inch Macbook Pro (without the touch bar). Portability is important to me so 15 inch is too big to lug around (I had couple of Macbook Pro 15 inch models prior to the Air, so know what that’s like). Screen real

Re: [off]macbook model

2017-08-31 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013). I have two locations that I work from. Each one has a 24” external monitor that I use as my main monitor. I also have a small 3Tb USB3 drive that I take with me. At each location I have a thunderbolt hub, display, and printer (they’re soo

Re: [off]macbook model

2017-08-31 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
I have a late 2014 iMac (27" Retina) and really like the large screen. I'm just getting into LC, but the screen is great for having lots of stuff on screen visible at once. I do miss the portability a bit. I make do with Win laptops when away from my iMac. On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 9:10 PM,

Re: Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

2017-08-31 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
What happens if you check the effective working screenrect in a keyboardActivated handler? -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On August 31, 2017 8:04:45 PM Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode

Re: [off]macbook model

2017-08-31 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Comments inline below: > On Aug 31, 2017, at 6:53 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode > wrote: > > Things I'm wondering about: > 1) Screen real estate: Appearance aside, is there an advantage to retina? > Do I get more working space if I don't go to a 15" display?

[off]macbook model

2017-08-31 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
I'm thinking of replacing my 2011 macbook air with a new macbook, but I'm torn on which one to go for. Primary uses are going to be LC development and browser goodness. Before anyone chimes in about Windoze or LInux, I already have both of those covered. Things I'm wondering about: 1) Screen real

Moving up from LC V6/V7 towards the current versions

2017-08-31 Thread Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode
Hi Pyyhtiä, I could not find your app in Google Play, but still appears in some repositories: https://androidappsapk.co/download/com.mindcrea.getdealdone/dc4dee3fb80f8ec85b26cbc0ca19ce9c/ Thanks a lot for offering your stack source. Every LiveCode developer could learn from your code. Compress

Re: Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

2017-08-31 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
Actually, never mind, that cannot be it. I tried the follow script: on mouseUp create field "test height" select after field "test height" send getEWSR to me in 1 second end mouseUp on getEWSR answer the effective working screenrect delete field "test height" end getEWSR it still

Displayed publication date of LC iOS apps in iTunes

2017-08-31 Thread Terry Judd via use-livecode
This is something that I’ve been wondering about for a while. Not a problem as such but it looks odd. I develop all my apps using an enterprise iOS developer license so it might be that it is peculiar to that license type but I don’t have anything to compare it to. Anyway, when I install one

OT: error messages

2017-08-31 Thread Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode
on Wed, 30 Aug 2017, Ralph DiMola wrote: > In 1975 a few of us were huddled around the console > of an IBM 1130 trying to figure out the new command > line text editor(Cytos). The error messages were less > than helpful(much less) so at one point in frustration > we typed "f*** you". Cytos

Re: Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

2017-08-31 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
A question for Mark Waddingham... Mark, in my app, in the place in question, the keyboard is activated by a browser widget. Is it possible that this means it is not sending a signal to LC to update the value of the effective working screen rect? Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 31, 2017, at 8:27

Re: livecode changes image colors without being asked to do it

2017-08-31 Thread Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode
Hi Robert I have looked at this and it is reacting this way because a correct CMYK colorspace profile has not been embedded into the jpeg file. LiveCode, therefore, has no idea how to interpret the colors and handles them in an almost raw state oversaturating them. Adding the closest profile to

Re: Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

2017-08-31 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
Yes - it makes me want to share whatever I can. Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 31, 2017, at 7:14 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > >> On 08/31/2017 07:33 AM, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode wrote: >> Just a random comment - having the CTO of LC directly

Re: Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

2017-08-31 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 08/31/2017 07:33 AM, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode wrote: Just a random comment - having the CTO of LC directly answer our questions is an incredible benefit to LC developers. I also want to give a shout out to the supportive community here. This is by far the best online community I've

Re: livecode changes image colors without being asked to do it

2017-08-31 Thread Robert Brenstein via use-livecode
I just tested this in LC 8.1.6 and it shows the same problem as 7.1.3. I filed a bug report for the team to check into this, including the files. Bug 20316. Robert On 31 Aug 2017, at 18:25, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: On 2017-08-31 18:22, Robert Brenstein via use-livecode wrote:

Re: Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

2017-08-31 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 08/31/2017 07:33 AM, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode wrote: Just a random comment - having the CTO of LC directly answer our questions is an incredible benefit to LC developers. ...and not just answering questions, but expounding on the reasoning behind existing features/bugs and

Re: Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

2017-08-31 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
Hi Mark, Unfortunately, the screen rect and the effective working screen rect return the exact same results on this Android device - 0,0,800,1280. Do you have any other suggestions for determining the keyboard height on Android? I am willing to pursue my hack, but it is a pretty rough hack.

Drag Drop Revisited

2017-08-31 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Has any MacOS X developers implemented Drag Drop in a desktop app? Do you drag and drop text from another app into LC fields? Have you ever noticed when returning to LC that the window you dragged data into is unresponsive until you click the title bar or move the window or some such action

webP and webM support in LiveCode

2017-08-31 Thread Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode
> Anyone interested in the topic of image optimization > could learn a lot from this webpage too: > https://developers.google.com/web/fundamentals/performance/optimizing-content-efficiency/image-optimization Check this useful information about two new image compression file formats: BPG and FLIF

Moving up from LC V6/V7 towards the current versions

2017-08-31 Thread Pyyhtiä Christer via use-livecode
At the last LC V6 and early V7 versions I built a mobile (Android) application (getDealDone, gDD) working with the On-Rev-backend working real-time with (Google) app-store for subscription registration. I think the last version, which still works, was updated for about two years ago. It might

Re: LC and OneSignal

2017-08-31 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Jonathon: Thanks for the offer. I’m trying to prioritize my effort on this free, but important app, and don’t want to spend the effort to set up a server. One thing I realized that the text messaging app (on iOS at least) does do a notification when a message comes in. That may be enough for my

OT: Texas flooding

2017-08-31 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
It has been pointed out to me that if you have Rewards points on Southwest Airlines, you can log onto your account on their website and donate them to one of several charity groups for Hurricane Harvey flood relief. I just donated my points to United Hands. -- Mark Wieder

Re: livecode changes image colors without being asked to do it

2017-08-31 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2017-08-31 18:22, Robert Brenstein via use-livecode wrote: As Panos wrote: CMYK images should display correctly if you are using LC >=8.1.3: I am using 7.1.3. This is what I meant that this was a known problem. I just fetched 8.1.6 to check but I won’t habe time to do it until next week.

Re: livecode changes image colors without being asked to do it

2017-08-31 Thread Robert Brenstein via use-livecode
As Panos wrote: CMYK images should display correctly if you are using LC >=8.1.3: I am using 7.1.3. This is what I meant that this was a known problem. I just fetched 8.1.6 to check but I won’t habe time to do it until next week. Robert On 31 Aug 2017, at 17:55, Mark Waddingham via

Re: LC and OneSignal

2017-08-31 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
Hi Bill, Augmented Earth includes in-app messaging. I am going to share the code before my presentation on September 21. I could also directly share the database code with you. It seems that you are not looking to set up a server, but if you go that way, you are welcome to use my code. J

Re: [ANN] Important: New release of LiveCode 8.1.6

2017-08-31 Thread Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode
Put it to one side and use another version. That's about all you can do. Sean Cole *Pi Digital Productions Ltd* 'Don't try to think outside the box. Just remember the truth: There is no box!' 'For then you realise it is not the box you are trying to look outside of, but it is yourself!' eMail

Re: LC and OneSignal

2017-08-31 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: Implementing onesignal push notification in an app sounds very useful to me for an emergency alert system I’m developing for my local community (for free). I can see that a lot of the implementation, for me, will take a lot of head scratching and a large time commitment for me to

Re: livecode changes image colors without being asked to do it

2017-08-31 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2017-08-31 17:46, Robert Brenstein via use-livecode wrote: Mark, if you follow the thread, you will find that I hit a known problem and it was remedied in a newer version of LC8. The comment/tip from Keith is quite useful since the files I produce are printed by different print shops in

Re: [ANN] Important: New release of LiveCode 8.1.6

2017-08-31 Thread Colin Holgate via use-livecode
Is there anything that can be done in Xcode 8 to make it work for other versions of LiveCode? > On Aug 31, 2017, at 3:42 AM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi all, > > Since the week beginning 21st August 2017, LiveCode iOS apps are being >

Re: livecode changes image colors without being asked to do it

2017-08-31 Thread Robert Brenstein via use-livecode
Mark, if you follow the thread, you will find that I hit a known problem and it was remedied in a newer version of LC8. The comment/tip from Keith is quite useful since the files I produce are printed by different print shops in different countries. The shop I use locally accepts files with

Re: livecode changes image colors without being asked to do it

2017-08-31 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
Hi Robert, Are you able to file a bug with the offending image? The engine does handle colour profiles in many cases so there may be an issue with that kind of profile (if the image has one). Of course, if the image does not have a profile then it might the engine isn't using an appropriate

Re: livecode changes image colors without being asked to do it

2017-08-31 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Not only that, but a PDF can have embedded objects, each with their own ICC profile. For instance, a logo should be using a saturation intent and absolute colorimetric profile to make sure the color remains constant. Think Home Depot Orange. A photograph however might need perceptual intent

Re: Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

2017-08-31 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
Just a random comment - having the CTO of LC directly answer our questions is an incredible benefit to LC developers. Thanks Mark Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 31, 2017, at 10:22 AM, jonathandly...@gmail.com wrote: > > I have not tried that - wow, that could really help. I will check later

Re: Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

2017-08-31 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
I have not tried that - wow, that could really help. I will check later today! Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 31, 2017, at 9:51 AM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode > wrote: > >> On 2017-08-31 15:34, jonathandly...@gmail.com wrote: >> I can work with getting a

RE: [ANN] Important: New release of LiveCode 8.1.6

2017-08-31 Thread Dave Kilroy via use-livecode
+1 from me - the LiveCode team have been MEGA - thank you all!! Kind regards Dave > > I would like to thank Panos, Mark et al. This is the type of support that the > big boys can't(or won't) give. > > Ralph DiMola > IT Director > Evergreen Information Services > [hidden email] >

Re: Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

2017-08-31 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2017-08-31 15:34, jonathandly...@gmail.com wrote: I can work with getting a snapshot just from the browser widget, for my particular case. As long as it also includes the keyboard in the image. Have you tried 'the [[effective] working] screenRect'? I think 'the effect working screenRect'

Re: [ANN] Important: New release of LiveCode 8.1.6

2017-08-31 Thread Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode
Perfect! Myself and Kee Nethery were just going around in circles trying to resolve this. There also seemed to be a regression in tsNet being added but not signed properly (and not showing up in the externals folder). I'm hoping this solves that now. Sean Cole *Pi Digital Productions Ltd* 'Don't

Re: Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

2017-08-31 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
Hi Mark, I am trying to hack together a way to detect the height of the keyboard on Android. My plan is to have an image 1-pixel wide, but full height of the screen, with an rgb color of 0,0,1. If the snapshot includes the keyboard, then the image data of the snapshot will include a point

Re: Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

2017-08-31 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2017-08-31 14:25, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: https://developer.apple.com/documentation/uikit/uiview/1622589-drawviewhierarchyinrect Turns out this works quite well! It certainly manages to capture a browser widget on iOS which is displaying the google homepage. There is still

RE: [ANN] Important: New release of LiveCode 8.1.6

2017-08-31 Thread Ralph DiMola via use-livecode
I would like to thank Panos, Mark et al. This is the type of support that the big boys can't(or won't) give. Ralph DiMola IT Director Evergreen Information Services rdim...@evergreeninfo.net -Original Message- From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf

Re: Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

2017-08-31 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
Hi Jonathan, On 2017-08-31 14:09, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode wrote: Thanks for checking Paul. It appears that, with a browser widget on screen, I am only getting an image from the parts of the screen with the browser widget. With import snapshot, the non-browser parts of the image are

Re: Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

2017-08-31 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
Thanks for checking Paul. It appears that, with a browser widget on screen, I am only getting an image from the parts of the screen with the browser widget. With import snapshot, the non-browser parts of the image are transparent (and black). With exporting a snapshot to a variable and putting

Re: livecode changes image colors without being asked to do it

2017-08-31 Thread Keith Martin via use-livecode
On 30 Aug 2017, at 15:31, Robert Brenstein via use-livecode wrote: The stack is used to produce a PDF file and the printing shop requested CMYK A slight aside – please forgive me. I teach publishing and have worked in the print industry (among others) since the 1980s. It's now the norm for

[ANN] Important: New release of LiveCode 8.1.6

2017-08-31 Thread panagiotis merakos via use-livecode
Hi all, Since the week beginning 21st August 2017, LiveCode iOS apps are being rejected by iTunes Connect due to 'invalid binary'. It turns out that Apple have upgraded the tools they use to analyse binaries, and this has shown an error in the Mach-O structure of the 64-bit slice. The version of