Re: Navigator update: better conversion to behaviors, better property editing, better version control, and send to private commands

2018-02-05 Thread Geoff Canyon via use-livecode
Or is it that it's editing the object script? I rewrote that code to follow any number of behavior links until it finds one with a script (or runs out) and edit the script of that. But I started from the object script, so if the object has a script and a behavior, it will edit the object script. I

Re: Navigator update: better conversion to behaviors, better property editing, better version control, and send to private commands

2018-02-05 Thread Geoff Canyon via use-livecode
What are you seeing happen when you do this? One thing I've noticed is that the script editor window doesn't come to the foreground by itself if the script is already open in any tab of the editor. So using something like Edit Behaviors will cause the editor to show that script, but still be

How to calm down the Standalone Builder?

2018-02-05 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
I've been tasked with resurrecting an old app that was last built with MetaCard. What I loved about MC was that it only did what I asked it to, so when it comes to building a standalone it couldn't be easier: it bound the engine to the stack file I wanted and that was it. If I wanted

Re: any tricks to make SHELL non blocking?

2018-02-05 Thread Mike Bonner via use-livecode
Don't recall if anyone has already mentioned using open process but.. But.. If you build your known working string ( ./ffmpeg -i '/Volumes/Audio CD/1 Audio Track.aiff' '/Volumes/20160518 KJAZ ARCHIVE MASTER/JULY - JAN 2017/20040315-2-JD0211b.wav') and put it in a variable tCommand and then do..

Re: any tricks to make SHELL non blocking?

2018-02-05 Thread Stephen Barncard via use-livecode
seriously, back on topic... on mac -- El Capitan calling shell I have this open sourced app ffmpeg and I need to copy the first file from a CD, convert it to a wav file, name it, and save it to a file on a hard drive. (the executable is located in the same folder as the stack, hence the ./ ) so

Re: Super weird drag and drop/mouseMove/mouseRelease issue

2018-02-05 Thread Geoff Canyon via use-livecode
Just did another test, and it's literally enough to do this: on mouseMove if the optionkey is down then set the hScrollbar of me to false else set the hScrollbar of me to true if amDragging then dispatch "trackMovement" to this cd of stack "revDragExample" end mouseMove and hold

Re: this session has lapsed?

2018-02-05 Thread Stephen Barncard via use-livecode
I don't need to ask again. What I said is what I heard from Heather. -- Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - mixstream.org On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 6:02 PM, Monte Goulding via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > On 6 Feb 2018, at 1:00 pm, Stephen Barncard via

Re: this session has lapsed?

2018-02-05 Thread Monte Goulding via use-livecode
> On 6 Feb 2018, at 1:00 pm, Stephen Barncard via use-livecode > wrote: > > subscriptions ending shouldn't kill a long installed app, no matter what > the status. > I've been told that the subscriptions are for updates and support. > If that's not true, I need to

Super weird drag and drop/mouseMove/mouseRelease issue

2018-02-05 Thread Geoff Canyon via use-livecode
I'm working on extending drag and drop into/out of Navigator. To do that, when a drag leaves Navigator I'm using a blendlevel'd stack to represent the dragged objects as the pointer moves around the screen. This is in LC 8.1.8, on a Mac. This works fine until the drag goes both to the right and

Re: this session has lapsed?

2018-02-05 Thread Stephen Barncard via use-livecode
subscriptions ending shouldn't kill a long installed app, no matter what the status. I've been told that the subscriptions are for updates and support. If that's not true, I need to know. sqb -- Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - mixstream.org On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 5:55 PM, Monte Goulding

Re: this session has lapsed?

2018-02-05 Thread Monte Goulding via use-livecode
> On 6 Feb 2018, at 12:47 pm, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > Can't say. Hopefully someone from the mother ship will chime in on this. Hi Folks Yes I believe that there is random check for license expiry/update. Things like cancelled

Re: uh oh. Have to reactivate every LC and the activation server is down?

2018-02-05 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
At least until the current subscription is lapses. On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 7:28 PM Stephen Barncard via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > this should not happen once authorized, connected or not. > > sqb > > -- > Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - > mixstream.org > > On

Re: this session has lapsed?

2018-02-05 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Can't say. Hopefully someone from the mother ship will chime in on this. -- Richard Gaskin Fourth World Systems Stephen Barncard wrote: disconnecting the net allowed things to work. But why should this happen at all? I'd turned off "check for updates" for a long time as I run into issues

Re: this session has lapsed?

2018-02-05 Thread Stephen Barncard via use-livecode
disconnecting the net allowed things to work. But why should this happen at all? I'd turned off "check for updates" for a long time as I run into issues upgrading to and using 8 or 9 due to my use of three screens. -- Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - mixstream.org On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at

Re: this session has lapsed?

2018-02-05 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Stephen Barncard wrote: > My copy of LC 7.14 was installed activated days ago. Why am I getting > "this session has lapsed" messages, refusing to let me go on? > does this mean that LC "phones home" every time I start the app?? > Unacceptable, disturbing and annoying. I don't know if this is

Re: uh oh. Have to reactivate every LC and the activation server is down?

2018-02-05 Thread Stephen Barncard via use-livecode
this should not happen once authorized, connected or not. sqb -- Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - mixstream.org On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 3:08 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > well that worked > > On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 6:04 PM, Brian Milby via

this session has lapsed?

2018-02-05 Thread Stephen Barncard via use-livecode
My copy of LC 7.14 was installed activated days ago. Why am I getting "this session has lapsed" messages, refusing to let me go on? does this mean that LC "phones home" every time I start the app?? Unacceptable, disturbing and annoying. sqb -- Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA -

Re: uh oh. Have to reactivate every LC and the activation server is down?

2018-02-05 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
well that worked On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 6:04 PM, Brian Milby via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Before I’ve heard that you can disconnect internet to launch. Once running, > you can turn the internet connection back on. > On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 5:02 PM Mike Kerner via

Re: uh oh. Have to reactivate every LC and the activation server is down?

2018-02-05 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
Before I’ve heard that you can disconnect internet to launch. Once running, you can turn the internet connection back on. On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 5:02 PM Mike Kerner via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Something bad happened. I can't seem to get any copy of LC of any

uh oh. Have to reactivate every LC and the activation server is down?

2018-02-05 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
Something bad happened. I can't seem to get any copy of LC of any version to just launch. All of them want to be activated, and the activation server doesn't like me, either. Anyone else? -- On the first day, God created the heavens and the Earth On the second day, God created the oceans. On

Re: any tricks to make SHELL non blocking?

2018-02-05 Thread Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode
On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 2:18 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 02/05/2018 12:02 PM, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode wrote: > > disintegrated (and so did that plumber). >> > > !!! > > *shrug* So I'm a vengeful homeowner. :) -- Dr. Richard E. Hawkins,

Re: any tricks to make SHELL non blocking?

2018-02-05 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 02/05/2018 12:02 PM, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode wrote: disintegrated (and so did that plumber). !!! -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe,

Re: any tricks to make SHELL non blocking?

2018-02-05 Thread Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode
On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 10:13 AM, prothero--- via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Totally ot, > My mother in law had an iron drain deteriorate, with roots and cracks all > through it, and Roto Rooter was able to ream it and put in some kind of > epoxy liner, so nothing had

Re: "module format not supported"

2018-02-05 Thread BNig via use-livecode
Hi Ben, I posted a stack to the forum, that forces recompilation of widgets that were automatically compiled from 8 to 9 format. http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=104=30433=163580#p163580 Kind regards Bernd -- Sent from:

Re: Navigator update: better conversion to behaviors, better property editing, better version control, and send to private commands

2018-02-05 Thread Mark Talluto via use-livecode
Hi Geoff, I am super excited to see you working on Navigator. I have one little issue with it as it stands. I can not edit behaviors any longer. I am sure I am doing something wrong. I did the right click -> “Edit Behavior Scripts” on a card that has a behavior associated with it. The line is

Re: Pasting tabs into Excel

2018-02-05 Thread Richard Burkett via use-livecode
This is clearly closely related to the problem I had recently copying text from Livecode into Mac Mail. YES, Livecode should copy PLAIN text when you ask it to copy PLAIN unformatted text. That said, Here’s the script that I ended up using that work for copying a list of tabbed data into

Re: [OT] any tricks to make SHELL non blocking?

2018-02-05 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
AAARRRGGGHHH!!! Bob S > On Feb 4, 2018, at 11:23 , J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 2/4/18 12:13 PM, prothero--- via use-livecode wrote: >> Totally ot, >> My mother in law had an iron drain deteriorate, with roots and cracks all >> through

Re: FormattedHeight of a field and its contents

2018-02-05 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Fonts have natural margins that vary widely. A decorative or cursive font may have ascenders and descenders much higher and lower than a book typeface. That means the leading between the lines needs to be larger. I use display font for the labels for my forms, called Verdana has an automatic 16

Re: "module format not supported"

2018-02-05 Thread Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode
Thanks Hermann, that filled me in. Ben On 05/02/2018 11:50, hh via use-livecode wrote: There is also a forum thread to that problem with an answer by LC-Mark. http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?p=162674#p162674 ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: "module format not supported"

2018-02-05 Thread hh via use-livecode
There is also a forum thread to that problem with an answer by LC-Mark. http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?p=162674#p162674 ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 115

2018-02-05 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 #115 here: https://goo.gl/4x53uZ This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and around

Re: "module format not supported"

2018-02-05 Thread hh via use-livecode
I'll answer only question 1 for a first aid. Leave others to the team. This is due to the *automatic* compilation by LC 9.0.0-dp11. This is an idea that only makes sense for code which runs in both LC 8.1.8 and LC 9.0.0-dp11 and for modules that should only be used in LC9. The result means your

Re: "module format not supported"

2018-02-05 Thread panagiotis merakos via use-livecode
Hi Ben, The module format has changed between LC 8 and 9, so any custom widget built in LC 8 will NOT work out of the box in LC 9 and vice versa, but all you have to do is rebuild the widget (i.e. recompile the .lcb file) using the LC version that shows that error. Also note that there were some

"module format not supported"

2018-02-05 Thread Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode
I had a little module (two actually - both derivatives of the LiveCode Line Graph widget). In a stack that I only used in the IDE, so this is nothing to do with standalones. I last used this stack two weeks ago - almost certainly under LC 8.1.8, if not 8.1.7. Last week I installed and at