Re: Save file dialogs...

2017-10-23 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Paul Dupuis wrote: > On 10/23/2017 4:23 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: >> Trevor DeVore wrote: >> >> > On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 11:32 AM Brian Milby via use-livecode < >> > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote: >> > >> >> One option would be to leave the extension off when

Re: Save file dialogs...

2017-10-23 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 10/23/2017 4:23 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: > Trevor DeVore wrote: > > > On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 11:32 AM Brian Milby via use-livecode < > > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > >> One option would be to leave the extension off when initially > >> presented to the user.

RE: Need an Applescript Expert

2017-10-23 Thread Ralph DiMola via use-livecode
Shake some dust off from my Acrobat JavaScript days... I think you will have to open the document. You are in a new instance of Acrobat without an currently open document. Ralph DiMola IT Director Evergreen Information Services rdim...@evergreeninfo.net -Original Message- From:

Need an Applescript Expert

2017-10-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Hi all. When populating forms on a Macintosh, I figured out a nice little hack which allows me to populate a fillable form with values using AppleScript. The trick is to tell Applescript to tell Acrobat to run a Javascript! Seems a little convoluted but it works great. So I discovered

Re: Save file dialogs...

2017-10-23 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Trevor DeVore wrote: > On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 11:32 AM Brian Milby via use-livecode < > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> One option would be to leave the extension off when initially >> presented to the user. Then add the correct extension before saving >> if the user did not

Re: Save file dialogs...

2017-10-23 Thread Trevor DeVore via use-livecode
On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 11:32 AM Brian Milby via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > One option would be to leave the extension off when initially presented to > the user. Then add the correct extension before saving if the user did not > manually add one. It is probably a

Re: Bug with first key in dialog

2017-10-23 Thread Ludovic THEBAULT via use-livecode
> Le 23 oct. 2017 à 16:58, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > a écrit : > > If you mean in an ask dialog text field, that works for me with that same > version, MacOS 10.12.6 > > Bob S Thanks My bug seem the same issue as bug 20503

Re: Resizing stack window by scaling

2017-10-23 Thread Jim Lambert via use-livecode
RichardG wrote: > One curiosity, though: what computers offer the 1536x864 resolution that > apparently 5.48% of users are running? I can't recall even seeing that > resolution in any spec listings. A Windows thing?

RE: Save file dialogs...

2017-10-23 Thread Ralph DiMola via use-livecode
In Windows you can add a hook into the open/save file dialogs. You get call backs for various events including changing the file type. I don’t know about Mac/Linux but I would assume the same(but different) facilities exist. Accessing the windows hooks would of course require changes to the

Re: Save file dialogs...

2017-10-23 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
One option would be to leave the extension off when initially presented to the user. Then add the correct extension before saving if the user did not manually add one. It is probably a little more complicated than that though... unless the user has their OS set to display extensions, they may not

LC8/9 Point tool selected - objects are selectable and show the edit frame but no right click menu

2017-10-23 Thread Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode
Hi from time to time i am experiencing on Mac OS X that although the LC ide is in edit mode and although the selected objects show the “selected” frame, the right click menu does not show up and the mouse pointer still looks like as the ide is in Browse mode. I then have to delete the

Re: Bug with first key in dialog

2017-10-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
If you mean in an ask dialog text field, that works for me with that same version, MacOS 10.12.6 Bob S > On Oct 23, 2017, at 07:06 , Ludovic THEBAULT via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hello, > > i’ve opened this bug : >

Re: Widget properties

2017-10-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
The answer to that question may be academic. But the best answer I can come up with is that mobile devices are fundamentally different than desktop devices. It's already an amazing thing to get a single layout to display in the various desktop operating systems in a consistent manner, and

Save file dialogs...

2017-10-23 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
In our application we often provide our customers with the ability to save information in a variety of formats using a code snippet such as: put "YourData.txt" into tDefaultFileName put "Save some data as:" into tPrompt put the defaultFolder & tDefaultFileName into tDefaultFilePath put

Re: SOLVED Re: HELP - Script debugger out of sync

2017-10-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Unseen characters have bitten a few of us. I copy/pasted from LC to SimpleText and back again and that fixed all my issues. I think the transition to unicode is what did it. Bob S > On Oct 20, 2017, at 23:55 , James Hale via use-livecode > wrote: > > After i

Bug with first key in dialog

2017-10-23 Thread Ludovic THEBAULT via use-livecode
Hello, i’ve opened this bug : http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=20595 With LV 8.17 rc3 in a dialog you couldn’t use the first key of the keyboard (under the escape key) It’s just for me or someone could confirm ? Thanks ___ use-livecode

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 103

2017-10-23 Thread panagiotis merakos via use-livecode
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #103 here: https://goo.gl/R2KgPk This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and around

[ANN] Release 9.0.0 DP-10

2017-10-23 Thread panagiotis merakos via use-livecode
Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 9.0.0 DP-10. Developer Preview Release = Warning: this is not a stable release. Please ensure that you back up your stacks before testing them. Getting the Release === You can get the