Re: Scrolling Groups on Mobile - Show a little of what is below

2017-09-20 Thread Alan via use-livecode
Hi BR What's lacking is the visual feedback that there's something "more"... One way you might give an indication could be to flash the mobile scrollbars to show how much of the group is visible. e.g. smControlSet sScrollerID, "indicatorStyle", "white" smControlSet sScrollerID,

Best way to copy from one stack to another

2017-09-20 Thread ELS prothero via use-livecode
Folks: With all of the new versions and capabilities being added to livecode, I have found need to copy parts of one stack which is older, to a new stack, which is new and better. I have found it difficult to use cut and paste to copy groups or other elements from one stack to another using the

Scrolling Groups on Mobile - Show a little of what is below

2017-09-20 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
FYI this is a tip that came from Jacque, but I had to experience it "live" myself. Alex though it useful to share… On a busy day here (we have 100 plus visitors daily) I will go outside and get complete strangers to download the new app and watch them as they go thru initial install and

Re: Moving on from 8.* to 9.*

2017-09-20 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
all mute 1) using 9. that old doesn’t' work for us.. We have got too much vested in 8.* that works well, can't risk it. 2) 45 minutes into using 8.2.0 DP1 I had so many issues and problems that I was force to abandon that too. Simple things like setting Select Grouped to true and then

Re: Constraining an input field's contents to be a single line.

2017-09-20 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
The easiest thing to do is to use a mobile input field, but if you aren't interested in doing that, Let's see: Crazy idea that I haven't tried 1: You might be able to trap the field getting the focus, and if it does get the focus, lock the screen until you can process textChanged, keyDown, etc.,

Re: LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1 Dropping Keystrokes in IDE

2017-09-20 Thread Monte Goulding via use-livecode
> On 20 Sep 2017, at 9:15 pm, RunRevPlanet via use-livecode > wrote: > > If you are developing new features in a code editor how hard is to this. > > 1. Pick a random LiveCode handler that you have lying around of say 200 lines. > (Be sure to pick one that has

Re: Constraining an input field's contents to be a single line.

2017-09-20 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
yes it does. Bob S > On Sep 20, 2017, at 14:44 , Mike Bonner via use-livecode > wrote: > > If "textchanged" triggers on paste, you can probably use that.. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com

Re: Setting the acceleratedRendering to true on startup on Android 7 and Android 8

2017-09-20 Thread panagiotis merakos via use-livecode
Hi Jacque, Are you on Android 7 or 8? It does not work for me if I set the acceleratedRendering in preopenstack or openstack. I did not check with opencard/preopencard. On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 10:13 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Does it work if

Re: Constraining an input field's contents to be a single line.

2017-09-20 Thread Alex Tweedly via use-livecode
On 20/09/2017 22:44, Mike Bonner via use-livecode wrote: If "textchanged" triggers on paste, you can probably use that.. textchanged does trigger - but *after* the text has appeared. With returninfield and pastekey I get the message first - and can prevent the character being inserted. In

Re: (Browser) Widget documentation

2017-09-20 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 9/20/17 3:51 PM, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode wrote: Now I feel even more foolish But it makes the rest of us look good. We owe you. Any one of us might be next. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software |

Re: Constraining an input field's contents to be a single line.

2017-09-20 Thread Mike Bonner via use-livecode
If "textchanged" triggers on paste, you can probably use that.. On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 3:40 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Thanks for the prompt Mike. > > Short answer - don't know yet, though I suspect I'm going to have to find > out. > > I do not

Re: Constraining an input field's contents to be a single line.

2017-09-20 Thread Alex Tweedly via use-livecode
Thanks for the prompt Mike. Short answer - don't know yet, though I suspect I'm going to have to find out. I do not currently have "mobile text field objects" - all I have are just standard LC fields, so returninfield is all I need for the 'return' part of the problem - no need for

Re: Moving on from 8.* to 9.*

2017-09-20 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 09/20/2017 01:09 PM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: I understand it's not a problem to install several different version and I have just downloaded both 8.2 DP1 and 9.0.0DP 8 Um... see below. but before diving in… would like to hear from anyone here…

Re: Setting the acceleratedRendering to true on startup on Android 7 and Android 8

2017-09-20 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Does it work if you set acceleratedRendering in preOpenStack or preOpenCard? It seems to work okay for me that way. On 9/20/17 5:21 AM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote: Hi folks, Today I came across this issue, affecting Android 7 and Android 8: on openStack set the

Re: (Browser) Widget documentation

2017-09-20 Thread Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode
Now I feel even more foolish for not finding any of these. Thanks Ali, everyone! Ben On 20/09/2017 17:29, Ali Lloyd via use-livecode wrote: Alternatively, right-click on the widget in question and choose 'Show Documentation' On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 5:03 PM hh via use-livecode <

Re: LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1 Dropping Keystrokes in IDE

2017-09-20 Thread RunRevPlanet via use-livecode
@Panos, Thanks for the tip, very useful. @Brian Loaded up the file you mention. Picked a handler near the bottom. Typed in: put 1 into item 1 of xData and it worked. Backspaced over the text so there is an empty line and typed it again. The bug appears as keystrokes are dropped. An image of

Re: Moving on from 8.* to 9.*

2017-09-20 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
Perhaps this answers the question. Looking at the download table/release notes. 9.0.0 DP 8 is 3 months behind… last updated July 13. Doesn't this mean all the fixes to bugs in 8.2 DP1 are still bugs in 9.0.0 DP8 ? BR Wrote: So what about 9.0.0 DP8 are you happy with this? Anything you

Moving on from 8.* to 9.*

2017-09-20 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
Now that we have the app in the iOS app store… with one big bug pending on the Android version… I am working on the first 'fixes" and upgrades for V1.1 of the app. Again, as is often the case for many of us through the years, I have a case of "choice paralysis" with respect to what would be

Re: LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1 Dropping Keystrokes in IDE

2017-09-20 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2017-09-20 13:15, RunRevPlanet via use-livecode wrote: "Well, if there a simple procedure that we at LiveCode can do that will catch really obvious bugs before sending out a DP, it is not worth doing because it won't catch all the bugs and have 100% percentage coverage." I fail to see the

Drag widgets from Tools palette -- solve issues?

2017-09-20 Thread hh via use-livecode
Is an IDE specialist out there who is interested in that? http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?p=158334#p158334 ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription

Re: LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1 Dropping Keystrokes in IDE

2017-09-20 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
If this were even possible in any development environment, it would beg the question, why are so many Microsoft products buggy? For instance, Windows has a bug in their windows manager, where if your zoom level is above 185% the address bar is about an inch and the rest of the space is taken up

Re: LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1 Dropping Keystrokes in IDE

2017-09-20 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Bob Sneidar wrote: >> On Sep 20, 2017, at 09:42 , Richard Gaskin wrote: >> >> Thousands of language features >> * Thousands of language features > > unintended recursions... :-) Au contraire, mon ami. While I'm frequently guilty of sloppy writing, in this case I was referring to the

Re: LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1 Dropping Keystrokes in IDE

2017-09-20 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
unintended recursions... :-) Bob S > On Sep 20, 2017, at 09:42 , Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > Thousands of language features > * Thousands of language features ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1 Dropping Keystrokes in IDE

2017-09-20 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
RunRevPlanet wrote: > I am surprised that LiveCode does not have a single large project that > can be loaded into the IDE for a spot control creation and script > editing on a real machine platforms before releasing a DP. Thousands of language features * Thousands of language features *

Re: (Browser) Widget documentation

2017-09-20 Thread Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode
That's excellent, thanks H! Ben On 20/09/2017 17:03, hh via use-livecode wrote: Ben R. wrote: General question: where can users find a reference to the supported properties/commands/functions of widgets? E.g. the properties of a Segmented Control widget? More specific immediate question: where

Re: (Browser) Widget documentation

2017-09-20 Thread Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode
First stop is the Dictionary. Use the API drop down menu to select the widget - Segmented Control or Browser. I'm an idiot - I looked in the API tab, and the Guide tab, and somehow didn't notice that the API menu wasn't limited to LCS/LCB. Some people can't be helped! thanks Brian, Ben

Re: (Browser) Widget documentation

2017-09-20 Thread Ali Lloyd via use-livecode
The list of extension APIs will be sorted in 9 DP 9 (Thanks to Brian!) On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 5:29 PM Ali Lloyd wrote: > Alternatively, right-click on the widget in question and choose 'Show > Documentation' > > On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 5:03 PM hh via use-livecode < >

Re: (Browser) Widget documentation

2017-09-20 Thread Ali Lloyd via use-livecode
Alternatively, right-click on the widget in question and choose 'Show Documentation' On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 5:03 PM hh via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > Ben R. wrote: > > General question: where can users find a reference to the supported > >

Re: LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1 Dropping Keystrokes in IDE

2017-09-20 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 09/20/2017 04:15 AM, RunRevPlanet via use-livecode wrote: Getting back to part of my original gripe, in effect what I am hearing is that it seems to be that part of the LiveCode Philosophy can be paraphrased as: "Well, if there a simple procedure that we at LiveCode can do that will catch

Re: (Browser) Widget documentation

2017-09-20 Thread hh via use-livecode
> Ben R. wrote: > General question: where can users find a reference to the supported > properties/commands/functions of widgets? E.g. the properties of a Segmented > Control widget? > More specific immediate question: where can I find a reference for the > Browser widget? In the dictionary

Re: Constraining an input field's contents to be a single line.

2017-09-20 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
did that work, alex? On Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 4:41 PM, Mike Kerner wrote: > If you have a mobile text field object, then have you looked at > inputReturnKey? > > > On Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 4:17 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote:

Re: (Browser) Widget documentation

2017-09-20 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
First stop is the Dictionary. Use the API drop down menu to select the widget - Segmented Control or Browser. I'm not sure about the second question (but I know it is possible, just don't know the details). On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 9:28 AM, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode <

(Browser) Widget documentation

2017-09-20 Thread Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode
General question: where can users find a reference to the supported properties/commands/functions of widgets? E.g. the properties of a Segmented Control widget? More specific immediate question: where can I find a reference for the Browser widget? Even more specific question: how can I

Re: LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1 Dropping Keystrokes in IDE

2017-09-20 Thread panagiotis merakos via use-livecode
You can also access the script of any IDE (and non-IDE) stack - as long as you know its name - directly from the msg box: edit the script of stack "revidelibrary" at line_number Best, Panos -- On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 2:52 PM, Brian Milby via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>

Re: LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1 Dropping Keystrokes in IDE

2017-09-20 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
Yes, that is the file. I have IDE stacks show in the browser and get to the scripts that way. There are quite a few with many thousands of lines, that just happens to be the largest. On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 7:55 AM, RunRevPlanet via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hi

Re: LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1 Dropping Keystrokes in IDE

2017-09-20 Thread RunRevPlanet via use-livecode
Hi Brian, I am currently on a different machine tonight that does not have 8.2.0 DP-2 on it, but I will try what you suggest tomorrow morning when I am back on my regular "beast". I presume you mean the file named: revidelibrary.8.livecodescript that lives somewhere in the LiveCode folder. I

Re: LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1 Dropping Keystrokes in IDE

2017-09-20 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
Do you experience the same issue when editing the IDE behavior stacks? For example revidelibrary (12k lines)? I ask because I tried to duplicate the issue on my system (Win10, HP EliteBook 840G1) and could not. I don't have any stacks that I know of with that many lines to check though (other

Re: LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1 Dropping Keystrokes in IDE

2017-09-20 Thread RunRevPlanet via use-livecode
Hi Jacqueline, When I say a 7,000 line script, I should clarify that I am not referring to a single handler. Instead the 7,000 lines is comprised of the many handlers that are in a stack script. Each handler is likely to be less than 200 lines. There are a couple "monster" handlers that are

Setting the acceleratedRendering to true on startup on Android 7 and Android 8

2017-09-20 Thread panagiotis merakos via use-livecode
Hi folks, Today I came across this issue, affecting Android 7 and Android 8: on openStack set the acceleratedRendering of this stack to true end openStack This results in black screen when the app starts. Workaround: on openStack send "fixit" to me in 0 millisec end openStack on fixit

Re: OT: recommendations for Installer Maker

2017-09-20 Thread Thierry Douez via use-livecode
Hallo Tiemo, I believe Mark has a good time on the beach :) If I remember well, he said few days ago that his company will be closed for holidays. Kind regards, Thierry 2017-09-20 9:22 GMT+02:00 Tiemo Hollmann TB ​ : > Hello, > > I am using Installer Maker, version 1.8.7 from Mark S. on

OT: recommendations for Installer Maker

2017-09-20 Thread Tiemo Hollmann TB via use-livecode
Hello, I am using Installer Maker, version 1.8.7 from Mark S. on Mac. This version is not LC 8 compatible. I don't get any responses on requests anymore from him (perhaps it's only me?). Does anybody is in contact with him or knows, if there is a LC 8 compatible version (64bit) available? I