Re: [ANN] bnGuides has been updated

2021-10-12 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
021, at 16:58 , Niggemann, Bernd via use-livecode > wrote: > >> Bob Sneidar via use-livecode Mon, 11 Oct 2021 16:42:20 -0700 >> >> I see. I think I did not maky myself clear. With the object inspector open >> and >> the behavior tab selected, before dr

Re: [ANN] bnGuides has been updated

2021-10-11 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
, and tried again with a simple stack, and got the same results. HTH Bob S > On Oct 11, 2021, at 16:33 , Niggemann, Bernd via use-livecode > wrote: > >> Bob Sneidar via use-livecode Mon, 11 Oct 2021 16:07:53 -0700 >> >> Sorry, no love. I made the change as you

Re: [ANN] bnGuides has been updated

2021-10-11 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
FYI all my actions have been in pointer mode. Bob S > On Oct 11, 2021, at 16:21 , Niggemann, Bernd via use-livecode > wrote: > > Mark Wieder wrote: > > On 10/11/21 3:38 PM, Niggemann, Bernd via use-livecode wrote: > >if the tool <> "pointer tool" then > exit

Re: [ANN] bnGuides has been updated

2021-10-11 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Sorry, no love. I made the change as you suggested, but the behavior property of the object still retains the bnGuides behavior. Bob S > On Oct 11, 2021, at 15:38 , Niggemann, Bernd via use-livecode > wrote: > >> Bob Sneidar >> <https://www.mail-archive.c

Re: [ANN] bnGuides has been updated

2021-10-11 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
ually like that! Bob S > On Oct 11, 2021, at 15:38 , Niggemann, Bernd via use-livecode > wrote: > >> Bob Sneidar >> <https://www.mail-archive.com/search?l=use-livecode@lists.runrev.com=from:%22Bob+Sneidar+via+use%5C-livecode%22> >> wrote > >> It was a

Re: [ANN] bnGuides has been updated

2021-10-11 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
It was an old version so I imagine that was the issue. I got the new version and am testing it in my IDE. I'll let you know if there are any issues. Bob S > On Oct 11, 2021, at 13:13 , Niggemann, Bernd via use-livecode > wrote: > >> Bob Sneidar via >> use-live

Re: [ANN] bnGuides has been updated

2021-10-11 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Concerning the issue of the revNavigator item being red and unckickable, I found that the behavior had not been removed. It was a simple edit to remove the stranded behavior. Bob S > On Oct 11, 2021, at 10:56 , Bob Sneidar wrote: > > Where would I get the latest? I have rev .

Re: [ANN] bnGuides has been updated

2021-10-11 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Where would I get the latest? I have rev .05, but I noted in your notes that "A behavior is temporarily attached to the object..." What happens to the existing behavior if there is one? I noticed that having selected a button with bnGuides open, revNavigator shows that object in a red color,

Re: On the subject of things with the same short name... ('identical' groups which behave differently)

2021-10-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
For the sake of clarity, in retrospect it may have been better to use This Me, That Me, The Other Me, and perhaps Not Me. :-) Bob S > On Oct 8, 2021, at 08:28 , J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > And then there's "this me", which still tickles me. > > -- > Jacqueline Landman Gay

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Following convention, the way Word handles Save As is what the majority of apps do. But I have seen an app where save as creates a new file on disk but does NOT open it in memory, completely defying convention! Add to that the confusion Apple introduced with some of their apps, like TextEdit

Re: On the subject of things with the same short name... ('identical' groups which behave differently)

2021-10-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Even better, use the long id of me to precicely identify the object. There are occassions where the stack you think is the topstack, isn't. Bob S > On Oct 8, 2021, at 04:16 , David V Glasgow via use-livecode > wrote: > > Ah! (light comes on). Thanks Sean. So ‘me’ is actually more

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Where did you find this script? I am pondering adding this to my "scripts to replace when I download a new version" list. Bob S > On Oct 7, 2021, at 18:51 , Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 10/7/21 1:08 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: >> How about a fourth option to

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
> On Oct 7, 2021, at 14:47 , Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > although there seem to be extra calls to "delete stack" which still don't > give me warm fuzzies. I do what everyone else does when that dialog appears: > panic, quit and restart. :-) Do you have some hidden camera in my

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-07 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Mark, Yes, building standalones is a huge problem. I think that when a single platform standalone is created, the state Livecode ends up in ought to be the state Livecode started in before you built the standalone. This does not seem to be the case. Stacks opened during the build process seem

Re: OT: Priorities (was: Re: Stack with the same name loop)

2021-10-07 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
+1. Gave me the heebie jeebies when they announced the Open Source model. I survived the age of freeware. There were a LOT of people back then who opined that ALL software ought to be free! It was staggering. There were great repositories of commerial titles, and I mean the big stuff, that had

Re: Strange closeStack behavior

2021-10-04 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
stack tParentStack" to me in 0 seconds end if pass closeStackRequest END closeStackRequest BOB S > On Oct 4, 2021, at 14:14 , Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > Got it thanks. That explains why I cannot even trap for closeStackRequest int > othe substa

Re: Strange closeStack behavior

2021-10-04 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
substack then switch back to the browse tool. I complained about this behavior a couple times, but there really is no graceful way to do this without some kind of a kludge. Thanks for the suggestion. Bob S > On Oct 4, 2021, at 10:46 , J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > >

Re: Strange closeStack behavior

2021-10-04 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
not present itself. I say that because if I manually save the substack, the splash dialog seems to indicate it is saving the mainstack and under it the list of all the substacks. Bob S > On Oct 4, 2021, at 09:49 , Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > Okay, so I went through ever

Re: Sample stacks / revOnline [was: Re: Suggestion: Non-Appbuilding Community Edition]

2021-10-04 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I could have sired a child who was just now graduating high school! :-) Bob S > On Oct 3, 2021, at 09:16 , Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 9/30/21 7:02 AM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: > >> - a "require" or "include" mechanism for dependencies in libraries > > LOL.

Re: Strange closeStack behavior

2021-10-04 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
becomes the topStack?? Bob S > On Oct 4, 2021, at 08:30 , Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > Ohhh good suggestion I'll do that. > > Bob S > > >> On Oct 4, 2021, at 06:30 , Craig Newman via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> Hi. >>

Re: Strange closeStack behavior

2021-10-04 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
>> On Oct 1, 2021, at 6:22 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> Hi all. >> >> Very strange. I have a substance belonging to a mainstack that has LOTS of >> other sub stacks. Only on this ONE substack, when I click the close button &

Strange closeStack behavior

2021-10-01 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Hi all. Very strange. I have a substance belonging to a mainstack that has LOTS of other sub stacks. Only on this ONE substack, when I click the close button (the red dot in the upper left of a MacOS window) it asks me if I want to ave the stack, EVEN THOUGH I have a closeStackRequest in the

Re: IDE line number doesn't update

2021-09-21 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
BTW I get this on the Mac as well. Not sure what causes it. Some have said having the message box open may caause issues? Just going by memory though. Makes sense that there may be some interaction between the SE and the variable watcher pane. Bob S > On Sep 21, 2021, at 01:00 , Tiemo via

Re: Last record of a cursor?

2021-09-17 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
it now though. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 17, 2021, at 16:35, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > Oh sorry, I posted this just before Ralph replied. Thanks Ralph I will try > your suggestions. > > Bob S > > >> On Sep 17, 2021, at 16:32 , Bob Snei

Re: Last record of a cursor?

2021-09-17 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Oh sorry, I posted this just before Ralph replied. Thanks Ralph I will try your suggestions. Bob S > On Sep 17, 2021, at 16:32 , Bob Sneidar wrote: > > Okay something is not right with the API! First, my query in my script is set > to: > > SELECT * from files wh

Re: Last record of a cursor?

2021-09-17 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
that make the least bit of sense to ANYONE??? There is no call that I can find to get the number of records of a cursor! Therefore I can NEVER TELL if a cursor contains any records. If anyone has a method for doing so, your help will be very much appreciated. Bob S > On Sep 17, 2021, at 16:04 ,

Last record of a cursor?

2021-09-17 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Hi all. I am trying to discern between when I have an empty cursor, and when I have reached the last record of a cursor. I have noticed that if I query a database that returns no results, I still get a cursor ID, so I cannot test for a cursor ID. So after my loop to convert a cursor to an

Re: Sorting text is *VERY* slow in LC9 on Windows (Re: Accumulating text is *VERY* slow in LC9 on Windows)

2021-09-10 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I’m going to propound on the politics of holey cheese makers in a moment! Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 10, 2021, at 11:16, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > You're talking about cheese. I'm telling Mom. Nyah. > > -- > Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com >

Re: Hi, I'm back for more fish - and a malware query

2021-09-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I’ve seen false positives just by downloading new signature files, but not specifically for Livecode, but I seem to recall someone on this list having an issue. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 8, 2021, at 17:29, Neville Smythe via use-livecode > wrote: > > OK, Bob S, so I have jumped through

Re: LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?

2021-09-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Then what does a few mean? Bob S > On Sep 8, 2021, at 14:49 , matthias rebbe via use-livecode > wrote: > > How lucky we Germans are with having to write some words in capitals. ;) > > 'ein Paar' (a couple) means 2 > 'ein Paar Schuhe' means a pair of shoes > > 'ein paar' means two or

Re: LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?

2021-09-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Okay I told you don't make me come over there and separate you two! ;-) This actually touches on the arbitrary nature of language. A word only means something because all the parties who want to use that word, agree (whether or not they think they do) that this word will mean this thing. If

Re: LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?

2021-09-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
The number of hairs on your head at a given point in space and time are a fact, and can be theoretically known. I always say that once we know everything about a subject, there can be no ambiguity, no "alternate point of view". A fact, or "the truth" about a thing is singular. Whether or not we

Re: SE Show Globals inverted

2021-09-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
appens when I'm stepping through a handler and I change or query > something in the message box. > > -- > Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com > HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com >> On September 8, 2021 11:25:24 AM Bob Sneidar via use-livecode

Re: Send a table in an email.

2021-09-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I have this need as well. I send emails with completed tickets that have table data. What I have done in the past is use fixed length data padded with spaces, then I send the email in a monospaced font. Having the ability to send an email as html formatted text would be great, but last time I

SE Show Globals inverted

2021-09-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Here's a new one. I've noticed this before, that globals were appearing when show globals checkbox was not hilited. I just noticed that during this condition, checking the show globals checkbox hides the globals! LOL! I'll toss up a bug report later. Bob S

Re: IDE performance (Re: Suggestion: Non-Appbuilding Community Edition)

2021-09-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I also have seen the autocomplete stop and start working, and that on a Mac. It may have something to do with the length of the script. I have also seen the extreme slowdown issue on Windows script editor and also in the performance. Most of the performance hit is in the frequent saves I

Re: IDE performance (Re: Suggestion: Non-Appbuilding Community Edition)

2021-09-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I don't use 6.7 anymore, but no, they do not. At least not to the degree they do now. Bob S > On Sep 8, 2021, at 05:13 , Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode > wrote: > > May I repeat my request that anyone experiencing these issues on Windows > (Andre, Lagi, Bob), could if possible confirm

Re: Text encoding: summary of results and times.

2021-09-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
has yet to be explained sufficiently. Bob S > On Sep 8, 2021, at 02:42 , Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode > wrote: > > > On 07/09/2021 17:22, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: >> This makes sense to me (I think) because if I am not mistaken, UTF16 is >> Unicod

Re: LiveCode community edition is gone

2021-09-08 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Speaking of an educational license, perhaps consider, now that a lot of learning is online, having the ability to "assign" a seat license an email and password, so that someone could teach an online course, and distribute each seat license to students for the duration of the class. Upon

Re: IDE performance (Re: Suggestion: Non-Appbuilding Community Edition)

2021-09-07 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Yes, and this is really disconcerting. Not sure how many Mac vs. PC devs there are for LC, but I suspect it's weighed heavily towards Mac. I think in retrospect, it may have been better to retain UTF-8 as an option, that is be able to select unicode or not in an app. But I suspect that would be

Re: Suggestion: Non-Appbuilding Community Edition

2021-09-07 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Two words: Unicode. Bob S > On Sep 2, 2021, at 15:20 , Lagi Pittas via use-livecode > wrote: > > Sorry it's worse than I thought.It's 10th generation with 4 cores and 8 > logical processors. > > Appleworks was blazingly fast on my 64K 1Mhz Apple 2 and so was Borland > Turbo Pascal on my

Re: Text encoding: summary of results and times.

2021-09-07 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
This makes sense to me (I think) because if I am not mistaken, UTF16 is Unicode, and UTF8 is simple ASCII. The slowdown from 6.7 to 7.0 was precicely the support for Unicode text. Someone will correct me if I am wrong about this. As a hobbyist, I try and stay away from localization issues. But

Re: IDE performance (Re: Suggestion: Non-Appbuilding Community Edition)

2021-09-07 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
It's worse than the unicode text issue. Saving stacks is from my setup 7 to 8 times slower in Windows than on a Mac, and I have tried numerous Windows configurations from bare metal to VMWare servers running on a robust host. In discussions in the past, it seems there isn't a lot Livecode can

Re: Sorting text is *VERY* slow in LC9 on Windows (Re: Accumulating text is *VERY* slow in LC9 on Windows)

2021-09-02 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I am going to say no, because you still have to traverse the file once to get it into sqLite, then do the sort, then write out the file when done. I might be mistaken, the subsequent SQL sort may make up for lost time. Using a memory SQL really shines when you need to make multiple passes at

Re: Bye, and thanks for the fish

2021-09-02 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
+1 > On Sep 2, 2021, at 01:38 , Bernard Devlin via use-livecode > wrote: > > Over on the forum Kevin has been encouraging people to contact support with > any issues. Some are refusing to do so, making ridiculous demands in > response. > > Yesterday I had a look at the historical prices to

Re: Bye, and thanks for the fish

2021-09-01 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
It’s, “So long, and thanks for all the fish!” And unless you can do a double 360 back flip while passing through a smallish ring suspended above the pool, I remain unimpressed. Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 1, 2021, at 17:53, Neville Smythe via use-livecode > wrote: > >  >> On 1 Sep 2021,

Re: Licensing model change

2021-08-31 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I honestly never quite saw how offering a free version alongside commercial versions was going to fly. People need to eat, and if you give something away for free, people will simply not pay for it. I did the free version for a couple years, mainly because what I create helps almost

Re: Property inspector opening with wrong object

2021-08-25 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
What happens if you open the object inspector, then select an object on a card? It *should* change to the properties of the selected object. Bob S > On Aug 25, 2021, at 06:24 , Craig Newman via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi. > > I have never seen this on my Mac. How do you open the

Re: Whatever happened to on-rev?

2021-08-19 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I am getting an error that I do not have permission to access the site. I have a lifetime license. Bob S > On Aug 19, 2021, at 16:54 , Jerry Jensen via use-livecode > wrote: > > Eh, wot? > For me it redirects to https://livecode.com (in Safari on a mac). > .Jerry > >> On Aug 19, 2021, at

Re: Whatever happened to on-rev?

2021-08-19 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Well I'll be Pavlov's Lapdog! So it is! Bob S > On Aug 19, 2021, at 16:43 , Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > ? > looks like it bit the dust. > > http://on-rev.com/ > > -- > Mark Wieder > ahsoftw...@gmail.com > > ___ > use-livecode

Re: oAuth2 window properties

2021-08-18 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I do a similar thing for nested behavoirs for Datagrids. Just be aware that when you upgrade Livecode, these changes go away. What I do is I keep copies of the behaviors (or libraries if you please). When I get a new version of LC, I FIRST launch the app, license it then quit. This clears any

Re: How Do We Stop A "Standalone Builder Progress" ?

2021-08-18 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Alt-F4? Bob S > On Aug 16, 2021, at 14:14 , Ralph DiMola via use-livecode > wrote: > > Windows? > > Ralph DiMola > IT Director > Evergreen Information Services > rdim...@evergreeninfo.net > > -Original Message- > From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On

Re: Need to populate array into datagrid

2021-08-11 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I have seen this sort of thing before. Try setting the dgData to empty, and also the dgText. Further, make sure that the column names of the datagrid match the keys of each record in the array. Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 11, 2021, at 12:52, Mark Smith via use-livecode > wrote: > > Skip,

Re: Good math/code lesson from HMS Queen Elizabeth

2021-08-11 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Curious, what kind of neurotoxin? We get stingrays on our beaches during warm days and calm surf. They come in close to shore to rest and to hide from predators. If you get hit by their stinger, they have a toxin which is an enzyme catalyst, which will keep eating away at your flesh. There is

Re: List fields question...

2021-08-11 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Amazing stuff Richard. It's always an inspiration to me, and I hope others also to see how creative and useful we can be with Livecode. Bob S > On Aug 10, 2021, at 19:01 , Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > Paul Dupuis wrote: > > > Using the message watcher is practically

Re: List fields question...

2021-08-10 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
+1 Ran into the same thing myself. Bob S > On Aug 10, 2021, at 13:58 , Craig Newman via use-livecode > wrote: > > I had made a suggestion (Forum, “Message Watcher Enhancement”) that the > message watcher have the ability to not only ignore certain messages, but to > allow only certain

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.3

2021-08-03 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Don't make really big apps? :-) I'd start by going through all your graphics and using the lowest resolution that you can get away with. If you linked your graphics to an actual file on the disk this becomes really easy. If not you would have to re-import all your low res graphics and

Re: Also looking for MSSQL integration person

2021-07-26 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
> MSSQL has a try_cast snf cast function. That should read MSSQL has a try_cast AND cast function. Bob S ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription

Re: Also looking for MSSQL integration person

2021-07-26 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
MAX is the argument for maximum VARCHAR size. SQL Server NVARCHAR data type is used to store variable-length, Unicode string data. MSSQL has a try_cast snf cast function. Try using that to have the SQL server convert the data into VARCHAR and see what you get. Bob S > On Jul 26, 2021, at

Re: Also looking for MSSQL integration person

2021-07-26 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
If it helps, I use InnoDB and my encoding is utf8_general_ci. That's probably not good for unicode though. I don't localize my app, it's just for use here at work. Bob S > On Jul 26, 2021, at 13:59 , Paul Dupuis via use-livecode > wrote: > > I can't help you figure it out, but text coming

Re: httpd library

2021-07-26 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Just hang out at American airports. I'm 65 and they ask ME for ID. :-) Bob S > On Jul 25, 2021, at 14:30 , Andre Garzia via use-livecode > wrote: > > I love when you folks call me a young man :-) I’ve been 41 for a while now > and no one asks for my ID when I buy a beer anymore.

Re: Sending email with TLS (via Outlook) from LC 6.7 based app...

2021-07-16 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
So, yes you can set any windows device to operate as an SMTP relay. Server versions have this capability built in. You enable it in the features section of Server manager. You can then configure the local side to be an open relay not requiring auth or encryption, and configure the public side

Re: Stuck on native database functions

2021-07-13 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Thanks for the confirmation. On the bright side, I am not likely to forget that again. :-) Bob S > On Jul 13, 2021, at 08:12 , R.H. via use-livecode > wrote: > > @Bob Sneidar > > Hello Bob > > The documentation bug was resolved in the latest version: > h

Re: How do I get the ID of a database?

2021-07-12 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
That's what I ended up doing. I am so used to using sqlYoga, so the standard API took a little getting used to. Bob S > On Jul 9, 2021, at 19:30 , Tom Glod via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hey Bob I don't understand the problem. Why don't you just store the ID > in a persistent place? i

Re: How do I get the ID of a database?

2021-07-09 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Something like put revdb_databaseNamed(":MEMORY:") into tDBID. But thinking about it more, it's kind of irrelevant. Opening a database isn't like loading the information into some variable. The cursor is the actual data that needs to have housekeeping done on it. Bob S > On Jul 9, 2021, at

Re: How do I get the ID of a database?

2021-07-09 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Yeah thanks Rick, I know I can store the database id, I was hoping to simply call a function that could tell me what database name the ID belonged to, but apparently that is not a persistent thing. I stored it in a script local variable in the card that creates the database, then I have a

How do I get the ID of a database?

2021-07-09 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Hi all. I am getting more into MEMORY sqLite databases, and perusing the dictionary, I find no way to close a database or find the ID of a currently open database. I know I can store the ID somewhere, but I am finding that after troubleshooting and tracing my code I have a lot of database

MouseDoubleUp in a datagrid

2021-07-09 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Hi all. I want to handle mouseDoubleUp in a datagrid WITHOUT triggering SelectionChanged. What is happening now is that selectionChanged gets sent twice before mouseDoubleUp gets sent. Setting a delay in mouseDoubleUp or mouseUp won't work because selectionChanged gets sent BEFORE those

Re: mySQL 8 destroyes umlaute

2021-07-09 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I did something similar. I created a client-server library. The client encrypts using a unique method that only I know, and the server decrypts using the same method. This way you can have secure traffic without HAVING to go through a web server and all the hoopla that involves (for the

Re: Stuck on native database functions

2021-07-09 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
put tValue into tQueryDataA [tColumnCounter] END REPEAT put "insert into" && pDBName && "VALUES" && tColumnList into tInsertSQL TRY revExecuteSQL tDBID, tInsertSQL, "tQueryDataA" put the result into tResu

Re: Stuck on native database functions

2021-07-09 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Okay I found out what I did wrong. The array variable needs to be enclosed in quotes. I remember now some time in the past looking at that and saying, "Why are their quotes around the array variable? That won't work!" So I removed them and subsequently shot myself in the foot. For the record,

Re: Stuck on native database functions

2021-07-06 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
number of special characters that I will have to escape. Not my idea of fun. I was hoping to do a "quickie" implementation but it seems I will have to run this through sqlYoga like everything else I do these days. Bob S > On Jul 6, 2021, at 16:26 , Bob Sneidar via use-livec

Re: Stuck on native database functions

2021-07-06 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Well that won't work. How does it know I want to insert the data in aRecordData? Also I put quotes around the column names but got the same results. Bob S > On Jul 6, 2021, at 16:14 , Devin Asay via use-livecode > wrote: > > revExecuteSQL “aRecordData” > > Not tested, but I’m pretty sure

Stuck on native database functions

2021-07-06 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Hi all. I assemble an SQL statement that looks like this: insert into ObjectProperties (recordid,rect,controlname,owner,visible) VALUES (:1,:2,:3,:4,:5) I then execute this statement: revExecuteSQL tDBID, tInsertSQL, aRecordData I get records but with no data in them. I checked

Re: Levure Dataview: hiding rows

2021-07-01 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Delete the row data?? Bob S > On Jul 1, 2021, at 01:16 , David Bovill via use-livecode > wrote: > > I took a look at the code to try and work out if hiding rows is a thing / > supported - but find only a private handler. > > Trevor what is the recommended technique fir providing views of a

Re: iOS clipboard?

2021-06-29 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
There is a Mac Native Single Line Field. I wonder if that is the iOS field? Bob S > On Jun 29, 2021, at 09:15 , Marty Knapp via use-livecode > wrote: > > Thanks. I don’t see a native iOS field available in the toolbar - I see one > for Mac and Android… but I do see there’s an online lesson

Re: Open a folder on the desktop from a LiveCode app

2021-06-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Oooh nice. I have a use for that. Bob S > On Jun 23, 2021, at 11:43 , Eller, Roger via use-livecode > wrote: > > I like to use the full path to the file and use the /SELECT switch. This > opens the folder AND selects the file. > > > on mouseUp > > set the hideConsoleWindows to true >

Re: Double cursor appearing

2021-06-17 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Usually with VMs, there are special drivers or "tools" you need to install that among other things "sync" the local session cursor position and the VM cursor position. Have they installed those tools for their VM client software? Bob S > On Jun 17, 2021, at 09:55 , Paul Dupuis via

Re: codesigning FAILS with Umlaute

2021-06-17 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
That is what I said! :-) Bob S > On Jun 17, 2021, at 24:02 , Tiemo via use-livecode > wrote: > > So I think you'll have to tweak the app name in the S/B mac options to > remove the umlaut - then the internal exe will be fine; then after you've > built - just rename the app bundle to be the

Re: building standalone FAILS with German Umlaute in app name

2021-06-16 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
If you have code that refers to the stack name literally, what I do is I have a function called homeStack() that returns the name of the mainstack, so you can change it and your code will always work, and will be portable in that regard. Bob S > On Jun 16, 2021, at 08:15 , Bob Sneidar

Re: building standalone FAILS with German Umlaute in app name

2021-06-16 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I think he is saying name the stack without the umlat before building, then rename the resulting app bundle after the build. There should be no consequences for that. Also in the Standalone Settings, you should be able to provide a different name than the mainstack for the resulting app. Bob

Re: building standalone FAILS with German Umlaute in app name

2021-06-15 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
A man went to see hist doctor for a problem with his shoulder. He told the doctor, "When I move my arm like this, my shoulder really hurts!" They doctor replied, "Well, don't do that!" :-) Bob S > On Jun 15, 2021, at 06:19 , Tiemo via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hello, > > > > macOS

Re: Forum?

2021-06-15 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Seems quiet too. :-) Bob S > On Jun 15, 2021, at 01:58 , Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode > wrote: > > Has the Forum gone bottom up? > > Certainly seems quiescent just now. > > Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Levure Dataview drag-reordering

2021-06-11 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
That's a good thing, yes? That means your Apple device is not phoning home. Bob S > On Jun 11, 2021, at 08:24 , Stephen Barncard via use-livecode > wrote: > > yeah, Apple still thinks I live in Sevastopol, Ukraine! > -- > Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - > mixstream.org

Re: Message Sent when Closing Stack

2021-06-10 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
other means for quitting the app. Bob S > On Jun 10, 2021, at 14:54 , J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 6/10/21 11:59 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: >> Hi all. >> We have gone around about this before, but I still cannot get this to

Message Sent when Closing Stack

2021-06-10 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Hi all. We have gone around about this before, but I still cannot get this to work. I need to know if there is a message sent when a user clicks the close button in a window (on a Mac it's a little red dot in the upper left, on Windows a red square with an X). I tried before closeStack,

Re: Finding out what changes a custom property

2021-06-07 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Oooh never thought of that... so setprops get called before a property gets set? Bob S > On Jun 6, 2021, at 14:10 , Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode > wrote: > > > Paul: > > > Is there an debugger feature or tip or trick anyone has > > that can do the equivalent of set a break point when

Re: Stacks not removed from memory?

2021-05-15 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
This issue is so pervasive that I ended up converting all of my relative references to absolute ones. I wrote two handlers, getParentCard and getParentStack, so when I need absolute references I put getParentCard() into tParentCard and then use of tParentCard after any object I need to

Re: Show Tree widget row contents on hover?

2021-04-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Okay I see you are setting the tooltip. set the tooltip of widget "Tree View" to tDataA [1] or whatever the element is. Bob S > On Apr 23, 2021, at 11:13 , Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > Is this what you are looking for? > > on mouseUp > pu

Re: Show Tree widget row contents on hover?

2021-04-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Is this what you are looking for? on mouseUp put the arrayData of widget "Tree View" into tDataA put tDataA [1] into tValue1 put tDataA [2] into tValue2 -- etc... end mouseUp I am unsure of what you are trying to do. Are you trying to put the items of a list into a tree view

Re: Failed to get the keychain item

2021-04-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
That's because Germans use bigger words. :-) Bob S > On Apr 23, 2021, at 04:35 , matthias rebbe via use-livecode > wrote: > > If you want to, you can call me by phone. It's easier to explain in German. > ;) > > Regards > > Matthias > > Von meinem iPhone gesendet

Re: Bug? Specific binary character throws errors in scripts (even when commented out)

2021-04-21 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Hi Roland. I had similar issues with non-printing characters when drag-dropping data from an OCR'd PDF. Apparently in order for Adobe to get the OCR's text to get close to the positioning of the "text" in a scanned image, they have to pull some shenanigans. I used a similar approach to yours,

Re: Typing Text Into a Locked Field -- Win Surface

2021-04-21 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Duplicate field? Bob S > On Apr 20, 2021, at 19:09 , Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi, > > I have a customer (in China) who is reporting that she is able to type text > into a locked field on a Windows Surface device. > > Context: a LC 9.6.1 runtime application installed

Re: lineOffset wildcard

2021-04-19 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
IOC I guess I did misunderstand after all. Bob S On Apr 19, 2021, at 12:32 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>> wrote: On 4/19/21 12:11 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Someone needs to update the dictionary then. wholeMatches Synt

Re: lineOffset wildcard

2021-04-19 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
use-livecode > wrote: > > On 4/19/21 11:13 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: >> Why even embed the function? >> put "local" & tString & functionName() into tSearchString >> set wholeMatches to true >> put lineOffset(tSearchString) int

Re: lineOffset wildcard

2021-04-19 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Why even embed the function? put "local" & tString & functionName() into tSearchString set wholeMatches to true put lineOffset(tSearchString) into tLine Or am I misunderstanding the problem (again)? :-) Bob S > On Apr 19, 2021, at 11:04 , J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > On

Re: lineOffset wildcard

2021-04-19 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I think either matchText, or else wholematches used with some form of xOffset is what you want. Bob S > On Apr 19, 2021, at 09:29 , Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > I'm sure I'm missing something simple here but... > > I need to use a wildcard in the lineOffset function but I

Re: Android splash and icon

2021-04-19 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
They can still find you and know everything about you. Unless your tin foil had is in working order. ;-) Bob S > On Apr 16, 2021, at 03:23 , Klaus major-k via use-livecode > wrote: > > P.S. > Yes, I bought me a used Samsung Galaxy J7, my first cellphone ever, > and I am currently making my

Re: On the dangers of automated refactoring

2021-04-14 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
For my part, I call a function and put the result into a variable. I try not to nest fucntions because I cannot easily tell what the result of each function is, making it harder to troubleshoot, and also to read my own code! For that reason my code is fairly verbose. Bob S > On Apr 14,

Re: Windows 64 bit LC Still slow

2021-04-14 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I think we can eliminate the BITNESS (stupid spell correct) Bob S > On Apr 14, 2021, at 12:54 , Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > I think we can eliminate the witness as a possible cause ___ use-livecode mailing list

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