Re: widget properties

2018-02-24 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 02/24/2018 03:08 PM, Ali Lloyd via use-livecode wrote: The VCS-related use case for an expanded properties property still exists though, as far as I can tell, although 'properties' is kind of a bad name for it. Actually I think it might be better to add 'export' syntax for classic controls.

Re: widget properties

2018-02-24 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
hh wrote: >> Richard G. wrote: >> What's missing is support for the universal method by which we can >> obtain property info, "the properties" function. > > In order to work with a widget you have to know what the single > properties do. That is true of all objects of all properties. > I

Re: widget properties

2018-02-24 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Ali Lloyd wrote: > Not much has changed since this question was last asked: > http://lists.runrev.com/pipermail/use-livecode/2015-October/219630.html So it seems, hence my question. :) > The question here really is what you want to use the properties > property for. My interest this morning

Re: widget properties

2018-02-24 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
@Ali... I’ve been mulling over the very idea of extending the export mechanism. What I would propose is to add an $object key that would contain the engine related things required to recreate the widget. The same could be done for any LC object (using $kind to identify the classic control/object

Re: widget properties

2018-02-24 Thread hh via use-livecode
> Richard G. wrote: > What's missing is support for the universal method by which we can > obtain property info, "the properties" function. In order to work with a widget you have to know what the single properties do. I can't see what should be the purpose of such a "full list". > Given that

Re: widget properties

2018-02-24 Thread Ali Lloyd via use-livecode
Not much has changed since this question was last asked: http://lists.runrev.com/pipermail/use-livecode/2015-October/219630.html The question here really is what you want to use the properties property for. It is not correct to say that the properties property is used to create the property

Re: widget properties

2018-02-24 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
hh wrote: >> Richard G. wrote: >> I'm suggesting the engine have an enhancement to add >> the widget-specific info to the universally-supported >> "the properties" info. > > It would be possible to simply add all the info that the property > inspector can display. But that can also easily be

Re: widget properties

2018-02-24 Thread hh via use-livecode
> Richard G. wrote: > I'm suggesting the engine have an enhancement to add the widget-specific info > to the universally-supported "the properties" info. It would be possible to simply add all the info that the property inspector can display. But that can also easily be scripted by the user of

Re: Password Checker

2018-02-24 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I just got around to trying this -- *very* useful, thanks for posting it. There are no matches for any of my passwords I've tried so far. :) On the other hand, even "AbrahamLincoln" has 128 matches. And you have to insert commas to read the number returned for "qwerty". On 2/22/18 10:50 PM,

Re: another mac to Windows gotcha

2018-02-24 Thread panagiotis merakos via use-livecode
Hi Tim, I am not sure if the DirectShow player (with is the API used by the LC player on Windows) supports negative playrate: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd377591(v=vs.85).aspx There is also a bug report about it: http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=19129

Re: widget properties

2018-02-24 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Brian Milby wrote: >> > Brian M. wrote: >> > One other thing that could be done is to extend the export to >> > include everything that the engine knows about the widget (i.e. >> > add the properties array to it). >> >> The widget author can already do that by defining a list of >> persistent

Re: widget properties

2018-02-24 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
Now I’m really confused: put the properties of widget id 1004 into tA Results in an empty tA. If I put something into tA[“rect”] and then set the properties to tA then it does move to that rect. Is that just my 2 computers (Mac and Win10)? I checked 9DP11 and 8.1.7 (will get the latest 8 now

Re: widget properties

2018-02-24 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
> > Brian M. wrote: > > One other thing that could be done is to extend the export to include > > everything that the engine knows about the widget (i.e. add the > > properties array to it). > > The widget author can already do that by defining a list of persistent > properties. Why should the

Navigator Update

2018-02-24 Thread Geoff Canyon via use-livecode
Navigator has been updated to include: -- Filtering in the Stack List (both using the filter field, and the more robust filter command). -- A fix for an issue where editing properties could show the editor in HTMLtext mode, meaning that properties would be set incorrectly. -- A new Save All

Re: widget properties

2018-02-24 Thread hh via use-livecode
> Richard G. wrote: > When we query the properties of any object, we get an array that lets us > understand and even reproduce that object easily. > > Except with widgets. > > When we query the properties of a widget we get only the subset of > properties common to all widgets, but none of the

Re: widget properties

2018-02-24 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
I meant “does” To get what you want (if different than above) would require something defined within each widget to export the desired internal information. One other thing that could be done is to extend the export to include everything that the engine knows about the widget (i.e. add the

Re: widget properties

2018-02-24 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
Doe this get what you want: export widget to array arrayVar On Sat, Feb 24, 2018 at 10:01 AM Richard Gaskin via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > When we query the properties of any object, we get an array that lets us > understand and even reproduce that object easily. > >

widget properties

2018-02-24 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
When we query the properties of any object, we get an array that lets us understand and even reproduce that object easily. Except with widgets. When we query the properties of a widget we get only the subset of properties common to all widgets, but none of the properties unique to any given

Re: another mac to Windows gotcha

2018-02-24 Thread Tim Selander via use-livecode
Hi Peter, Tried if pkeyname is "j" then set the playrate of player videoplayer to -1 start player videplayer end if Results in a pause in playback as long as I am holding ctrl-j, as soon as that's released, forward play resumes. Thanks. Tim On 2018.02.25 0:26, Peter Bogdanoff via

Re: another mac to Windows gotcha

2018-02-24 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Tim, Try both commands in order: set playRate, then start. Peter Bogdanoff > On Feb 24, 2018, at 10:16 AM, Tim Selander via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi Paul, > > Using 9.0 dp11 community. After sending the post, I found in the dictionary > that for windows,

Re: another mac to Windows gotcha

2018-02-24 Thread Tim Selander via use-livecode
Hi Paul, Using 9.0 dp11 community. After sending the post, I found in the dictionary that for windows, commandkeydown message. After changing my script from controlkeydown to commandkeydown, it worked. Sort of. My next problem is that on the LC/osx I use: if pkeyname is "j" then set the

Re: another mac to Windows gotcha

2018-02-24 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
controlKeyDown is absolutely available on Windows. See the dictionary entry in LC8.1.9 for example. What version of LiveCode are you using? On 2/24/2018 9:04 AM, Tim Selander via use-livecode wrote: > Hi, > > Trying my first little LC app on Windows. I wrote an app on osx and am > now trying to

another mac to Windows gotcha

2018-02-24 Thread Tim Selander via use-livecode
Hi, Trying my first little LC app on Windows. I wrote an app on osx and am now trying to get it to work in a Win7 machine. On the mac app, I use ctrl-J, ctrl-K, and ctrl-L to control the video player. JKL is pretty standard video player control in video editing software. On the mac app,

Re: playing a video in Win7?

2018-02-24 Thread Klaus major-k via use-livecode
Hi Tim, > Am 24.02.2018 um 14:06 schrieb Tim Selander via use-livecode > : > > Hi, > > Trying to simply play an h264 video on LC 9 in a player on a Win7 machine. > Quicktime installed. > I have .mov, .mp4, .mv4 videos that all play fine on Mac osx /and/ in QT on

playing a video in Win7?

2018-02-24 Thread Tim Selander via use-livecode
Hi, Trying to simply play an h264 video on LC 9 in a player on a Win7 machine. Quicktime installed. I have .mov, .mp4, .mv4 videos that all play fine on Mac osx /and/ in QT on the Win7 machine. But I can only get .wmv to play in the LC player object on Win7. Have to create a little in-house