Re: Some UX fun

2019-07-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/3/19 7:50 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Couldn't do it. What do you get if you finish? I'm with Dar, only the nightmare is real. Nothing much. Here's a screenshot. https://aws1.discourse-cdn.com/boingboing/original/4X/5/f/b/5fb33e4af4dcf73f315794f6bb4bc845244be81e.png But

Re: Some UX fun

2019-07-03 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
what did i just see? On Wed, Jul 3, 2019 at 10:58 PM Mark Wieder via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 7/3/19 7:34 PM, Dar Scott Consulting via use-livecode wrote: > > It is like one of those movies where one has a nightmare, but wakes up > and repents, vowing to never

Re: Some UX fun

2019-07-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/3/19 7:34 PM, Dar Scott Consulting via use-livecode wrote: It is like one of those movies where one has a nightmare, but wakes up and repents, vowing to never write a bad user interface again, donating time to build beautiful GUIs for little apps whose GUIs were disfigured by the actions

Re: Some UX fun

2019-07-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Couldn't do it. What do you get if you finish? I'm with Dar, only the nightmare is real. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On July 3, 2019 8:12:24 PM Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: I got through this, but it took me

Re: Some UX fun

2019-07-03 Thread Dar Scott Consulting via use-livecode
It is like one of those movies where one has a nightmare, but wakes up and repents, vowing to never write a bad user interface again, donating time to build beautiful GUIs for little apps whose GUIs were disfigured by the actions of roving gangs of depressed designers. > On Jul 3, 2019, at

Re: Symantec quarantining LiveCode standalone on client's machine

2019-07-03 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
We had the same problem with our Norton installs having issues with our LC-built apps, even when installing an update to the same app. We never were able to fix it, even with code signing. We still had to go into Norton, find the quarrantine, and whitelist the app. Switching AV was our solution,

Re: Some UX fun

2019-07-03 Thread Colin Holgate via use-livecode
I didn’t get to the point where it was fun. > On Jul 3, 2019, at 7:10 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > I got through this, but it took me ten minutes. > Anyone else game to play? > > https://userinyerface.com/ > ___ use-livecode

Some UX fun

2019-07-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
I got through this, but it took me ten minutes. Anyone else game to play? https://userinyerface.com/ -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and

Re: PDF Widget

2019-07-03 Thread Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode
On Jun 24, 2019, at 3:33 PM, Monte Goulding via use-livecode wrote: > > In order to resolve the report we need to add a way for a widget to draw > something different into a printing context than it does normally. I’ve just uploaded some files with the core of a solution. Having never gone

Re: Elevating User Rights of Livecode on Linux

2019-07-03 Thread Dalton Calford via use-livecode
nevermind about the /. Just discovering '' vs "" usage. Still learning livecode and the cheat sheets are not as robust as I would prefer. On Wed, 3 Jul 2019 at 12:50, Dalton Calford wrote: > Thanks Mark, > > I was playing with shell() to see if it would work. I am having some > path/string

Re: Elevating User Rights of Livecode on Linux

2019-07-03 Thread Dalton Calford via use-livecode
Thanks Mark, I was playing with shell() to see if it would work. I am having some path/string issues and can't find a simple example script to show me what I am doing wrong. If I am just using the message box, I can type "put shell(vdir)" and it works perfectly for the default path. If

Re: Elevating User Rights of Livecode on Linux

2019-07-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/3/19 8:28 AM, Dalton Calford via use-livecode wrote: I am looking to read/write odbc settings from within livecode, but due to user rights, I want to allow for sudoer style rights elevation. Is there a way to present the user with a dialog asking for password from within livecode? sudo

Re: XML To Array

2019-07-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/3/19 7:44 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Oh good point. Didn't think about duplicates. Obviously I don't really understand xml too well. I've been thinking of it as a text representation of a database where unique keys would be maintained somehow. Well, it's not guaranteed that

Re: XML To Array

2019-07-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/2/19 6:44 PM, Terry Judd via use-livecode wrote: So admittedly I have modified Trevor's code a bit (mainly so I don't get the @ symbols associated with parameters but also so that instead of ["someNode[1]"] I get ["someNode"][1], but for me that XML snippet creates an array that looks

Re: Symantec quarantining LiveCode standalone on client's machine

2019-07-03 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
It's possible that the long history between Kaspersky principals and GRU officials ended when they opened an office in a different country. I recognize such issues are complex, and no intelligence, even corroborated by multiple allies, is perfect. For myself, I do what I can to say on top of

Re: Livecode ODBC connection without DSN?

2019-07-03 Thread Dalton Calford via use-livecode
Thanks Bob, very helpful. On Wed, 3 Jul 2019 at 11:42, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Maybe a little more useful as a complete function: > > function dbConnectODBCByString pServer, pDatabase, pUser, pPasswd >switch the platform > case "MacOS" >

Re: Symantec quarantining LiveCode standalone on client's machine

2019-07-03 Thread JJS via use-livecode
Kaspersky has moved their headquarters to Switserland for that reason, as they claim to have nothing to do with the Kremlin. As far as i have read somewhere a time ago. Op 3-7-2019 om 17:45 schreef Richard Gaskin via use-livecode: Bob Sneidar wrote: > That being said, no one solution is a

Re: Symantec quarantining LiveCode standalone on client's machine

2019-07-03 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Bob Sneidar wrote: > That being said, no one solution is a catch all. We use Kaspersky... Russians have a very good reputation for technical achievement, but large Russian companies exist in an environment that often requires compromising their business objectives to serve the goals of the

Re: Livecode ODBC connection without DSN?

2019-07-03 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Maybe a little more useful as a complete function: function dbConnectODBCByString pServer, pDatabase, pUser, pPasswd switch the platform case "MacOS" get revOpenDatabase("ODBC","Driver={Actual SQLServer};Server=" & pServer & ";Database=pDataBase;UID=" & pUser & ";PWD= & pPasswd

Re: I am no longer an Apple developer

2019-07-03 Thread Dalton Calford via use-livecode
Hi Alain, I am not a Livecode HTML developer, although I am quite knowledgeable about html 5.I know many different ways to optimize web sites including the use of progressive jpeg, setting up and using a cdn, file compression types/implementations etc. As I don't know how livecode's HTML is

I am no longer an Apple developer

2019-07-03 Thread Alain Vezina via use-livecode
Since the first of July, I have managed to get out of Apple's clutches. Since 2008, I have released eight applications for Mac, iPad and iPhone. I worked hard to meet Apple's many requirements, which changed far too often, not to mention the iOS system changes. The last one, 12.x, made all my

Elevating User Rights of Livecode on Linux

2019-07-03 Thread Dalton Calford via use-livecode
I am looking to read/write odbc settings from within livecode, but due to user rights, I want to allow for sudoer style rights elevation. Is there a way to present the user with a dialog asking for password from within livecode? best regards Dalton

Re: Livecode ODBC connection without DSN?

2019-07-03 Thread Dalton Calford via use-livecode
Wonderful! Thanks Matthias! I can ensure the ODBC drivers are in, that is not an issue. Most of my testing will be for linux anyways. Best regards Dalton On Wed, 3 Jul 2019 at 11:09, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hi Dalton, > > yes it is. You

Re: Livecode ODBC connection without DSN?

2019-07-03 Thread Dalton Calford via use-livecode
Hi Bob, This is a shame that this not is part of the ODBC implementation in Livecode. Many different languages allow for passing all the dsn information in the connection string.For example, DRIVER={Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb)};DBQ=C:\path\to\eft.mdb; or Provider=MSDASQL;DRIVER={MySQL ODBC

Re: Livecode ODBC connection without DSN?

2019-07-03 Thread Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode
Hi Dalton, yes it is. You can use SQL Connection strings for it. But in any case you´ll need to have ODBC drivers installed. This here is an old script i used to query the installed Windows ODBC drivers and do the connection with Connection strings. It´s old and was registry check was used

Re: Symantec quarantining LiveCode standalone on client's machine

2019-07-03 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Leo Laporte host of The Tech Guy radio show and numerous podcasts on all things tech, has repeatedly stated that he thinks Microsoft's built in protection Defender is quite good. That being said, no one solution is a catch all. We use Kaspersky for endpoint protection as the business version

Re: Do variable vs field as AppleScript

2019-07-03 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Relative to the speech recognition, and there only being several hundred iterations, I would say hardly. if it added 20 milliseconds to a process that takes many tens of minutes (I suspect the speech has to be uttered in real time) I hardly call that a delay. Bob S > On Jul 3, 2019, at

Re: Livecode ODBC connection without DSN?

2019-07-03 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Not to my mind as ODBC relies upon an intermediary service to actually make the connection. I don't use ODBC mainly because I would typically have to purchase an agent for whatever database engine I am trying to connect to, and that has typically been a non-starter for any in house projects I

Re: XML To Array

2019-07-03 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Oh good point. Didn't think about duplicates. Obviously I don't really understand xml too well. I've been thinking of it as a text representation of a database where unique keys would be maintained somehow. What I was hoping to do was take known SMB registrations from a Konica and integrate

Livecode ODBC connection without DSN?

2019-07-03 Thread Dalton Calford via use-livecode
Is it possible to connect to a database without a predefined DSN using the livecode database connector? best regards Dalton ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your

Re: building to iOS 5.1

2019-07-03 Thread Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode
That's great, thank you Panos. Ben On 03/07/2019 11:38, panagiotis merakos wrote: Hello Ben, You can definitely build an app for the iPad 1 in LC 7.1.4, and probably (Ι don't remember now) in some early versions of LC 8.x. Just make sure you choose "5.1.1 or later" in the iOS standalone

Re: building to iOS 5.1

2019-07-03 Thread panagiotis merakos via use-livecode
Hello Ben, You can definitely build an app for the iPad 1 in LC 7.1.4, and probably (Ι don't remember now) in some early versions of LC 8.x. Just make sure you choose "5.1.1 or later" in the iOS standalone settings, and check the checkbox "build 32bit slice only" The version of Xcode you'll

Do variable vs field as AppleScript

2019-07-03 Thread David V Glasgow via use-livecode
I have a script which in the fullness of time will repeatedly (several hundred times) run a list of commands as an Applescript. It will take a fair bit of time to loop through because each iteration involves speech recognition. My question is, will there be any meaningful speed advantage to

building to iOS 5.1

2019-07-03 Thread Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode
I have an iPad 1 which I could save from the e-wasteheap if I could build a simple app for it. My current install of LiveCode will only build back to iOS 8 (enough to do something useful for my iPad 2!). The splendid

Re: Symantec quarantining LiveCode standalone on client's machine

2019-07-03 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Easily fixed - remove Symantec - the biggest load of @*&^%$ Malware out there. Blocks reports (well years ago it did) that were loaded as new processes from two of the largest accountants financial systems in uk. slows down processing , tells me how good it's been by blocking 15 trillion attacks