Re: Hey Lurkers: Anyone still using LC 6.7? (Regulars too)

2022-04-04 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Me: > I would like to know if some people still need LC 6.7. BTW, I will support LC 6.7 in most addons for 2022-2023! A few users still need it. Plus I like to benchmark with it and perform some debugging there. (After mid-2023, I'll gradually start moving past 6.7.) Rick: > Ah, the old

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.7

2022-04-01 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
panos: > You can find more details on the bug fixes and improvements > of this new release here: > https://livecode.com/9-6-7-stable-maintenance-release/ Nice! Thanks for these fixes Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy WordLib: Import MS Word and OpenOffice files in LiveCode! "Dominate

Re: SpreadLib and SpreadOut (Was: Excel Lib 1.4)

2022-03-19 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Me: >> Or try the original > Meaning SpreadLib, the original LC spreadsheet import addon! Bob: > I did check that out. But my specific application requires I produce > a new spreadsheet, and I didn’t see with your product how to do that. Thanks. SpreadLib comes with SpreadOut for

Re: Excel Lib 1.4

2022-03-18 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Me: > Or try the original Meaning SpreadLib, the original LC spreadsheet import addon! My own Addon Store is finally back online this year, after going down when eSellerate died. Now with SendOwl. (And a few days ago, I got SpreadLib back up for sale.) It's linked below. Best wishes,

Re: Emojis in Text

2022-03-18 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Dan: > I save that text somewhere like a database. When I load it back > (into a LC field for display), it appears as a question mark. What up? Paul: > make sure they are not being lost in the upload to the database - > the database encoding needs to support some Unicode encoding like UFT8 I

Re: Excel Lib 1.4

2022-03-18 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
(Cough, cough) Or try the original Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy SpreadLib: Excel files to LC fields in 1 script line! "Excel-lent spreadsheet import and export for LiveCode" http://livecodeaddons.com/spreadlib.html Innovative Christian LiveCode Training and Consulting "Better Methods,

Re: Hey Lurkers: Anyone still using LC 6.7? (Regulars too)

2022-03-10 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
(P.S. I already employ new features or syntax only supported in v9.x and up, but that means maintaining a small bit of branched 6/9 code. Like to move beyond that eventually, but no rush; whatever people need!) Best wishes, Curry K. === Richmond: What do you mean when you write "I'm still

Re: Hey Lurkers: Anyone still using LC 6.7? (Regulars too)

2022-03-10 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Richmond: > What do you mean when you write "I'm still supporting LC 6.7"? Bob: > I believe he means that utilities he creates will still function > when used with 6.7, but wouldn't if he employs new features > or syntax only supported in v9.x and up. Correct! "I'm still supporting LC 6.7"

Re: [ANN] SpreadLib ordering is back online

2022-03-10 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Bob: > I'm really looking forward to this update Curry. > I have a current need for parsing excel spreadsheets. Thanks, I'm excited about this one too! Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy SpreadLib: Excel files to LC fields in 1 script line! "Excel-lent spreadsheet import and export for LiveCode"

Hey Lurkers: Anyone still using LC 6.7? (Regulars too)

2022-03-10 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
To plan addon development for the next few years, I would like to know if some people still need LC 6.7. If you're a Lurker, that's OK! If shy: offlist is fine. (Regulars welcome too, of course.) Currently I'm still supporting LC 6.7 too, but as LC 9 matures on bugs/stability and performance,

[ANN] SpreadLib ordering is back online

2022-03-09 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
The SpreadLib order page is back up: http://livecodeaddons.com/spreadlib.html http://livecodeaddons.com/buy-spreadlib This is NOT a new version! Just the "store restored" after going offline when eSellerate died. (I've marked the price down a bit, though, at SendOwl.) We have a MUCH newer

[ANN] WordReport 1.3 Release

2022-02-28 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Howdy List, I'm very happy to announce: WordReport 1.3.0.0 release! Download WordReport 1.3: http://livecodeaddons.com/wordreport.html http://curryk.com/WordReport-13000.zip Purchase WordReport 1.3: http://livecodeaddons.com/buy-wordreport (1,000 License keys stocked at SendOwl; instant

Re: Standalone build under Big Sur on M1 Airbook

2022-02-27 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Paul: > building an app under Big Sur on a new M1 Airbook > macOS told me the command 'lipo' was not installed > Has anyone else seen this? I only noticed this thread today, but FWIW ... Yes! Exactly the same when setting up M1 Mac mini. I think I had to install a recent xCode, after first

Re: full justification in a text field

2022-02-10 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Curt: > text with full justification in a field? Paul: > no justified option. There is a REALLY old enhancement request > at https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=4714 Howdy, I know how to do this perfectly, and would love to add full justification to WordLib if there's

Re: Script Compiler - One More Question

2022-02-10 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Me: > How do you plan to avoid a repeat of the LC 7 bug onslaught? Heather: > Curry - please email support and we will be happy to help with this. Thanks! But I don't see this as a private 1-on-1 support issue; if it's not a general/public approach, not sure it could help. So for my

Script Compiler - One More Question

2022-02-10 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Script Compiler - One More Question: After the survey there was an email "Your Questions Answered." I put a concern in the survey, just without a question mark! (And I don't recall any survey directions specifying that concerns/comments should be worded as questions.) It's easy to add a

Weather and WordReport

2022-01-29 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Hi List, I hope our colleagues in Central and NorthEast USA are OK this weekend! (Big cold, snow, power outages.) Pretty rough conditions. On the Curry front, WordReport 1.3 is nearly ready to take on the forces of evil and various reports. More news soon Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy

Re: [ ANN ] Release 9.6.6

2022-01-24 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Panos: > LiveCode 9.6.6 comes with several changes, > including fixes for lots of the bugs > you requested in the recent survey: Excellent! Good progress in the War on Bugs Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy WordLib: Import MS Word and OpenOffice files in LiveCode! "Dominate documents with

Re: video formats for Windows in LC 9.6.5?

2022-01-21 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Curt: > In the previous version we used clips > in MP4 format with the suffix .m4v > Are there any tips for using H.264 videos on Windows with 9.6.5? Your Windows app should (encourage users to/) install: LAV Filters https://github.com/Nevcairiel/LAVFilters (I've heard that a future LC

Re: LC Bug: Clipboard Polling Failure

2022-01-18 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Me: > BTW, I have a potential user workaround I was almost afraid to mention that: sure enough, LC bombed out after I did! :D So to be clear, this will NOT solve the issue. (User workarounds are only bandaids at best.) Disclaimer: This LC bug needs a real fix. It locks up the clipboard,

Re: LC Bug: No Mouse Wheel Scroll after a Ctrl-Click Launch

2022-01-17 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Tom: > wow Curry that must have been a hard one to track down. > knowing me, i'll run into it. A bit tricky! :) BTW, I have a potential user workaround for the other bug I reported last week. I will post it soon Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy WordLib: Import MS Word and OpenOffice files

LC Bug: No Mouse Wheel Scroll after a Ctrl-Click Launch

2022-01-16 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
LC Bug: After you Ctrl-click a link that uses "launch" the text field will NOT scroll with the Mouse Wheel unless you first press a keyboard key or modifier. Not only is Ctrl-click the official way to activate links while editing text in LiveCode, but MS Word uses Ctrl-click for links too, so

Re: Mostly OT

2022-01-10 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Mark: > Modelling these kinds of dynamics in software (like MIT did) > ... like forecasting weather: typically reserved for super computers. That's actually a good way to emphasize my point: NOT like MIT did! Super computers are great, but assumptions and inputs win this one. No need to use

LC Bug: Clipboard Polling Failure

2022-01-09 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Latest LC Clipboard Bug: LC Clipboard Polling Failure. This bug makes the LC instance unaware of clipboard text copied in other apps. Failure triggers on Windows and Mac; looks like both platforms need a fix. On Mac, the clipboard resets a few seconds later. But on Windows, you may have to

Re: Only kinda OT

2022-01-08 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Mark: > It cannot hurt to be prepared for something unusual > in the first half of this century. WW3 appears imminent; before/after 2030 is the big question! (That greatly impacts the tech and resources involved.) Good LC "calcportunity" - I may have a go later this year. Needs the right data

Re: Only kinda OT

2022-01-08 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Mark: MIT study that predicted that Society will collapse in 2040 Bob: I thought it was 1984. Or 2000. Not sure. Not OT if they used LC for the prediction! :) Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy WordLib: Import MS Word and OpenOffice files in LiveCode! "Dominate documents with WordLib and LC"

WordLib Coupon Last Chance, WordReport Next Up

2022-01-04 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
WordLib Christmas Coupon Ending: It's been a great 12 days of Christmas! January 5 is the last discount day, so if you haven't yet, last boarding call. Download WordLib 2.3: http://livecodeaddons.com/wordlib.html Purchase WordLib 2.3: http://livecodeaddons.com/buy-wordlib Christmas

Re: I wish all a Happy & Prosperous New year

2021-12-31 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Dittos! Welcome to 2022, everyone. Likewise, Merry 7th/8th Day of Christmas. Jim: > A very Happy, Prosperous and Safe 2022 to all! Clarence: > Back at you Jim. Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy WordLib: Import MS Word and OpenOffice documents in LiveCode! http://livecodeaddons.com/wordlib.html

WordLib Christmas Coupon: Final Days to Save

2021-12-30 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Ho ho - whoa - only one week to go? Yep, I'm honoring all 12 days of Christmas with a WordLib 2.3 Coupon for 30% Off. But we're already at the half-way point; after January 5, this deal is history. So get it while it's ... cold. And may your New Year be ... bold. Q: Can I use PayPal? A:

Re: chartsEngine bug with version 10 of LC

2021-12-28 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Scott: > So you are saying that if the first char of the string is a number No! There is no number. Don't think about numbers. :) Both sides are text in your comparison. > it uses the ascii value of the first char? Always! Because both sides are text. Two text strings. No numbers. LC

Re: chartsEngine bug with version 10 of LC

2021-12-28 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Scott: > I’m still a little unclear about exactly what is going on here. Because you are NOT comparing numbers. You are comparing (like sorting) text. That usually means: the FIRST CHAR of each string. (The ASCII/ANSI/etc values of those chars.) > put “7.foo” < 9 -- returns “true” Because

Re: chartsEngine bug with version 10 of LC

2021-12-28 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Scott: > why "9.6.6-rc-1” evaluates as not less than 5 > but "10.0.0-dp-1” evaluates to less than 5. That's the tricky thing about dotted versions; easy to forget and set up a text comparison: "9" > "5" "1" < "5" Once you have two dots, or an rc/dp, it's a string. They seem to compare

Re: WordLib 2.3.0.6 Update and Christmas 30% Coupon Code

2021-12-23 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Continuing from this morning WordLib 2.3 store notes: It looks like the LiveCode Ltd store still has WordLib version 2.2 online; they'll have 2.3 set up eventually due to the holiday timing. Meantime, order 2.3 at Curry K./SendOwl; they are delivering WordLib keys instantly, and I've got

WordLib 2.3.0.6 Update and Christmas 30% Coupon Code

2021-12-23 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
I'm happy to announce: WordLib 2.3.0.6. Get it here: http://livecodeaddons.com/wordlib.html Buy it now: https://sowl.co/s/n4Lh1 What is WordLib? Import Microsoft Word and OpenOffice documents right into your own LiveCode fields with the amazing and popular WordLib addon! (Images, tabs,

Serial Communication with an I/O board (New user)

2021-12-22 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Good topic; probably deserves a relevant subject line! :) (Easier to notice, both live and in the Archive.) Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy Custom Software Development "Better Methods, Better Results" Christian LiveCode Training and Consulting http://livecodeconsulting.com/ === Alex: > the

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.6 RC-1

2021-12-21 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Panos: > including fixes for lots of > the bugs you requested in the recent survey Nice! A great day for LiveCode Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy Custom Software Development "Better Methods, Better Results" Christian LiveCode Training and Consulting http://livecodeconsulting.com/

Re: open socket on start up and can't close

2021-12-16 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Craig: > I have never understood how anyone working with LC, > at any level of expertise, can lurk silently either here > or on the Forum, and never ask a question, comment on something, > complain or praise, whatever. Understanding is a valuable commodity! Not everyone is

Re: open socket on start up and can't close

2021-12-15 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Craig: > ROBERT EPPICH? More people read this list than anyone might assume. A few regulars - but many others who work/lurk! :) Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy Custom Software Development "Better Methods, Better Results" Christian LiveCode Training and Consulting

Upcoming Changes for WordLib, WordReport, etc.

2021-12-15 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
For the Curry K. addons I'm happy to announce: backend, release flow, and pricing changes 1. MORE, FASTER, A FLURRY! Finally had a chance to update the backend for my LC addons. It's mucho más way-more automated, so updates can be MORE FREQUENT! Planned this literally 10 years ago! But

Re: December Archive, Where (4) art Thou?

2021-12-03 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Woohoo, now it's back! Nice. (Thanks.) Me: > The use-livecode Archive outage continues; > still no December 2021 Archive page http://lists.runrev.com/pipermail/use-livecode/ Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy Custom Software Development "Better Methods, Better Results" Christian LiveCode

Re: December Archive, Where (4) art Thou?

2021-12-03 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
The use-livecode Archive outage continues; still no December 2021 Archive page http://lists.runrev.com/pipermail/use-livecode/ Me: > Will a hero rise to the occasion, > or will an entire month be lost to history? > Meantime, here's an alternative:

December Archive, Where (4) art Thou?

2021-12-01 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
In our last cliffhanging adventure, we saw the November use-lc Archive lurch back to life after a mid-month near-death experience. Yet today another symptom rises from the ashes, gentle reader, to threaten the free world: http://lists.runrev.com/pipermail/use-livecode/ Where's December?

Re: Reading LC List Digests

2021-11-19 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Bob: > Does anybody know a a great interface for digests from the LC lists ? Yep, here's the best one: > To some extent digests works OK as at the top of the digest > you get the “Today’s Topics” summary and each

Re: LC Clipboard Polling Hang: Reported yet?

2021-11-19 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
List archive up, so following up Matthias: > are you experiencing this on Windows or macOS? Intentionally omitted here; if I mention one, people tend to make assumptions about the other. (That fuels myths which can persist for years!) :) I'd rather ask both sets of users: seen this? At

Broken: November use-livecode Archive!

2021-11-18 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
The November use-livecode Archive has been broken for around 20 hours: It has many misparsed "No subject" posts, and after those, no new emails show up. No archived emails since "Nov 17 07:41:36 EST 2021". People who

LC Clipboard Polling Hang: Reported yet?

2021-11-17 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
I'm seeing a hang in LC 9.x when accessing the clipboard repeatedly. (Including LC 9.6.5 RC 2.) No precise recipe yet; that comes next, if this hasn't been reported yet. I accessing clipboardData["text"] maybe 1800 times, with the data on the clipboard changing 200 times. Finally LC breaks

Multiple LC Installer Setup processes remain in memory on Windows

2021-11-10 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
I've mentioned once or twice that LC Setup is "badly behaved" on all platforms. Finally filed a bug report on the Windows variant of this problem, which is that one or more instances of LC Setup/Installer process can remain indefinitely in memory. (I've seen a dozen of these zombie tasks!

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

2021-11-10 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Resurrecting this thread from September because ... now I've had a chance to go through my old bug reports, and found the one for this Script Editor slowdown! (It said "Pending Followup" so I just followed up on it.) For the people here that still see bad IDE/SE performance (and there were

Re: LC 9.6.5 RC 2 Speed Test

2021-11-05 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Mark: > Is there any chance you can package up the files used to test > along with the stack and submit as an issue to BZ? > That way we can take a look to see what is causing > the significant differences with C and E, in particular? Here it is! I just posted the set of test files (and

Re: LC 9.6.5 RC 2 Speed Test

2021-11-05 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Mark: > Is there any chance you can package up the files used to test > along with the stack and submit as an issue to BZ? > That way we can take a look to see what is causing > the significant differences with C and E, in particular? Absolutely; thanks! I'll do that within the next few days.

LC 9.6.5 RC 2 Speed Test

2021-11-05 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
My first LC 9.6.5 RC 2 Speed Test - Results on Windows 10, current WordLib - LC 9.6.3: A.docx - 0.073 seconds B.docx - 0.518 seconds C.docx - 0.321 seconds D.docx - 0.314 seconds E.docx - 9.202 seconds - LC 9.6.5 RC 2: A.docx - 0.05 seconds B.docx - 0.484 seconds C.docx - 0.284 seconds

Re: Script Editor Disassociation Bug - Seen it lately?

2021-11-04 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Paul: > I have not noticed recently - not in the 9.6.x series. Good! Paul: > probably some specific sequence of object selection actions Right, so actions during selection and/or script saving. Bob: > I have not seen this to my remembrance. Also good! Mark: > I don't think the absence of

Script Editor Disassociation Bug - Seen it lately?

2021-11-04 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
I'm checking up on the Script Editor Disassociation Bug, described in this thread: Paul, Bob, Ben, Mark (and Hermann) commented at the time, having experienced the same bug or something very similar. Me: > sometimes

Re: Count Up Timer?

2021-11-02 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Craig: > This is just another great example why the Forum > is so much better a venue than this list. My view is exactly opposite; I like a List s much better. A forum is handy for searches, so a nice place to visit now and then. But I wouldn't want to live there! :D > It would take a lot

Re: Message Tracer/IDE Crash Recipes

2021-11-01 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Craig: > I never minimize the SE, if that is the required > starting point of the bug. Given a recipe, that's not a conclusion we can draw; all we know is that this recipe triggers the bug. Could a variation also trigger the bug? Maybe; try it. The point is: here I successfully recipe'd a

Re: Improving the Community Edition with external tools

2021-10-30 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Heriberto: > Golang external tools to be used with the Livecode Community Edition > ... users who want to fork the Community Edition? Interesting, but I think here (use-livecode list) is not the place; you should talk to Heather and Kevin: support (at) livecode.com. :) They would have more

Re: Message Tracer/IDE Crash Recipes

2021-10-29 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Craig: > The project will run fine for months, in constant use, > but then crash. Not reproducible as far as I can tell. > Just crashed, Again, working in the IDE, > SE open, fixing and enhancing. Here's another bug that may "hint" at similar IDE behavior, although it doesn't give me a

Re: Message Tracer/IDE Crash Recipes

2021-10-29 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Craig: > The project will run fine for months, in constant use, > but then crash. Not reproducible as far as I can tell. Roger that, I'll keep an eye out. If enough crashers get recipe'd generally, maybe we'll be lucky and hit yours too! Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy Custom Software

CurryK Addon Update Plans - WordLib, WordReport, SpreadLib etc

2021-10-29 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Here are CurryK Addon Update Plans for 2021 Q4 and 2022! Getting "back in the groove" finally, after last 2 months. Been a while since I posted my current plans here, so this is where I'm at and where I'm headed WordLib, WordReport, and SpreadLib updates are underway. Thanks to those who

Re: Message Tracer/IDE Crash Recipes

2021-10-28 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Craig: > My one entry into the "bug” poll was to complain > about random crashes of LC itself now and then. > Not likely to have that solved anytime soon. It could be! There is de-crashing LC progress, but it's slow. This year I reported a crash/hang pair, and that's fixed now. The problem is

Re: LC Bug Survey Metasurvey - Ranking Criteria

2021-10-28 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Heather: > If you would like to purchase an Escrow license from us, > please contact support That's useful to know - I will remember it, because a few clients do ask. Will direct any your way. Back to this thread ... I was unprepared for it this month, so it was a challenge to find, retest,

Re: LC Bug Survey Metasurvey - Ranking Criteria

2021-10-28 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Mike: > So if I murdered a keyboard, but was consoled with a smooth nigori, > the net was 0 and the bug demoted on my list. That was headed for the "just went from the feel of it" column, but on second thought: Effort/Frustration vs Compensation/Sympathy. :) Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy

LC Bug Survey Metasurvey - Ranking Criteria

2021-10-28 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
I liked the Ranked-Top-Ten format of this latest LC Bug Survey. Now I'm curious: not about WHICH bugs people submitted, but your CRITERIA for ranking them. (I assume that's OK to discuss already at this point; not mentioning any specific bugs or areas/features of LC.) For me, first I had a

Re: [OT] M1 Mac Mini USB problems

2021-10-27 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Ralph: > I am having problems with my new 2020 Mac Mini's USB ports. No problems on mine. Looks like you got the proverbial "bad apple." (I would check ASAP into return/exchange/warranty or etc.) Here I use USB keyboard/mouse, and it's consistent. USB drive for data a few times - didn't hit

LC Survey - thanks for keeping it open

2021-10-27 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Heather: > don't worry, we're not going to close this survey quickly. > We want plenty of input. Thanks for the extra survey time! I was bogged down the last few days. Please keep it open a little longer; just now getting to it today Happy to see it's still available. (Better survey

Re: [OT] Multiple macOS recommendation sought

2021-10-27 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Paul: > problems switching between boot partitions where > the Mini would forget what Startup disk it should boot from. I like the concept of multi-boot, but never use it. Neither Windows nor Mac seems reliable enough for that. (I had a couple bad experiences early on that weaned me off it.)

Re: IDE crashing on Windows 10

2021-10-17 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Bernard: > I can be in the Script Editor typing away. > I move the mouse to click on another line > of the script. Blammo. LC crashes. > Any idea how this can be pinned down? I believe I've seen this particular crash only twice, each time an isolated incident with no obvious pattern. >

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

2021-10-07 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Richard: > And in this here-and-now, I don't have an opinion > on the conversation between Jacque and Sean, > which is why I didn't reply to them. Jacque and Sean made good points. As did Bob and Bernard. Which is why I quoted them too. All of them made great points on Priorities, the thread

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

2021-10-07 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
My two pesos, following these comments Sean: > they leave something as *basic as this > unrepaired for EIGHTTEENYEARS !?! Jacqueline: > they have to make considered choices in what to address > at any given time given the resources available to them. Bernard: > At least the new

Re: Strange script error - pass openStack

2021-09-23 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Craig: > I will indeed get an error in the message box > if I just invoke “openStack” directly. So Peter, make sure whether this bug is your original issue, and not just a red herring from the debugging itself. Either way: > 3. But the home.livecodescript code could be more robust. > (Always

Re: Strange script error - pass openStack

2021-09-23 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Peter: > I’ve just tried making a new stack that has: > on openStack >pass openStack > end openStack 1. Make sure this openStack is in your first CARD's script. > I poked into the script of the stack home.livecodescript > and see these lines > if the short name of the owner of the

Re: IDE line number doesn't update

2021-09-22 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Sean: > a whole stream of specific bug reports What a shame! I had just written a message warning that many or most had already been reported! (Some by myself. Others have been discussed here.) My list was a RECAP for your benefit. Re-reporting them would only waste time. > Stop getting

Re: IDE line number doesn't update

2021-09-22 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Sean: > I will post a series of reports to the quality list > and see which ones get bumped as duplicates of others. No, absolutely DO NOT waste LC Team time with random info. Re-reporting bugs carelessly (after not reading) would only do harm. Many on that list had been reported and

Re: IDE line number doesn't update

2021-09-22 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Sean: > I think Curry was aiming that at me to read his previous lng > email and see all that stuff about his well being Line Counts in my first email below - Re Tiemo's line # issue: 3 - Re Sean's Bug comment: 5 - Re Separate LC 9 SE Bugs: 9 - Re Me sick: 2 Wasted if you don't read

Re: IDE line number doesn't update

2021-09-22 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Sean: > Have you logged these on the quality site? > I didn’t see them when doing my research. Me: > Is there a separate Bug reported on this? > It is not the same as performance issues. > I am still a bit sick with the tail end of COVID, > so not up to searching or reporting bugs this

Re: IDE line number doesn't update

2021-09-22 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Craig: > I am on a Mac. Ever since the red dot issue was resolved > a few versions ago I have seen none of these issues. Not seeing and not having are two different things. :) It may be conflating topics; note the wide range of bugs that I just listed. Incredible variety. Off the top of my

Re: IDE line number doesn't update

2021-09-22 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Me: > Separate LC 9 SE Bugs we have, or had: "- Performance and practical script size limit. - This one, line # updating. - Messed up handler indentation. - Disassociation of SE from script's object. - SE window disappears if too many tabs. - Excessive disk use (for HDD/antivirus) - SE

Re: IDE line number doesn't update

2021-09-21 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Tiemo: > beside the horrible IDE performance in general > the line number doesn't gets updated when scrolling the code > Has anybody perhaps found any tweak to get the line # working again? Only the same tactic you mentioned: > You have to click the mouse into the code, to get the line #

Re: How to suppress the Modal Purge dialog? -- Name space conflict

2021-09-20 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Roland: > there are number of stacks that have the same stack name 1. Use "delete stack" to remove one from memory before loading another. Do it carefully; this is a powerful command! See the dictionary. > I am not just talking about my own stacks, > but also stacks from third parties, and

Re: IAP in App Store

2021-09-19 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Jacqueline: > If the third param is omitted, the script compiles okay > but apparently aborts with no error message > and no information when the app runs on the device. Hey LC Team: This may be not merely a bug, but also a "bad habit" in coding practice. A habit that leads to multiple bugs.

What's in LC 9.6.4?

2021-09-16 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
I can't find the customary use-list and dev-list email, announcing and summarizing an LC release, for 9.6.4. (And I never find the Release Notes PDF as useful.) Perhaps it was mentioned in another thread, but if so, I overlooked that too. What are the big LC 9.6.4 changes versus 9.6.3?

Re: RCs and DPs

2021-09-16 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Ben: > all RCs and DPs have gone, leaving only STABLE versions Martin: > there was a policy change by LiveCode that was announced back in May Heather/LiveCode: > If you think this will affect you, please do feel free > to reply to this email, we would be very interested to hear > why you are

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

2021-09-10 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Lagi: > My Laptop is SSD and still the problems. > I have the problems with or without defender on. > I don't use third party antivirus anymore That's 2 out of 4 common steps! Have you disabled the SE "bling" options? Bling is slang for flashy expensive trinkets, such as Live Errors and Auto

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

2021-09-08 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Ben: > It would be good to understand if this has always been an issue, > or whether it came in with the switch to LC7, as we know > some other Windows-specific speed issues did. Not "it". Instead a combination: 1. LC 7 Engine Performance issues. 2. New Windows antivirus trends affecting

Email Support level(s) clarification

2021-09-08 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
I hate to ask this offlist one-on-one because it seems much more of an FAQ-type question, where answering once could service many people, saving both LC Ltd and ourselves lots of time. So here it is Now "Email Support" is listed as an Addon in the new livecode.com Standard Pricing page.

Re: Suggestion: Non-Appbuilding Community Edition

2021-09-05 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Hi Folks, This seems headed for trouble again if we're not careful. We must avoid repeating the same history: 1. Added work for LC Ltd without compensation* 2. Buggy struggling main product due to #1 3. Overcomplicating things 4. Burdening those who pay with the extra expense 5. *Added work

Re: LiveCode community edition is gone

2021-08-31 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Alex: > I'm surprised there is no "annual payment" option > on the standard plan. The standard plan is also the hobbyist plan "The LiveCode standard plan is an annual subscription which starts at $299 per deployment platform per year" "LiveCode Starter Plan A great way to get started with

Re: Licensing model change

2021-08-31 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Kevin: > After 8 years with an open source offering we have come to > the conclusion this is not the way forward for LiveCode. I agree. In 2013 I was on-the-record as an OSSLC skeptic. I urged caution, but my input was summarily brushed aside; "we've already decided with our VIPs" was the

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

2021-08-25 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Ben: > But the key thing is: for this task, LC9 is > dramatically slower on Windows!) > Have others seen something like this? Generally: Yep, I've seen plenty of slowdowns. On both Windows and Mac, depending on the task. Specifically: I'd like to test this later; still recovering from two

Re: SivaSiva: in htmltext, is there a link to a separate stack?

2021-08-20 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Sannyasin: > So, in the htmltext > set the htmltext of fld "helpField" to tNews > in there a “link” that would take you, by example, to a stack called > card “listen-collections” with in “listen.livecode” ?? Matthias: > the linkClicked message should be your friend Me: ... and a text link

Math/logic lessons from B-21 and Afghanistan

2021-08-19 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
(Had some downtime again this week; still under the weather.) Here are a couple of additional math/logic lessons seen in media, which can be applied equally well to LC code and software dev A. Periodic Task Optimization (B-21 bomber stealth coating repair): 1. Calculate impact of various

Good math/code lesson from HMS Queen Elizabeth

2021-08-11 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Only 1 post this week; typing hurts. (Downtime after a neurotoxin exposure.) Big fan of the F-35 stealth fighter. So naturally, the HMS Queen Elizabeth too! Great journey this year with US and UK jets. Also a TV show about the ship, "Supercarrier." One episode had a good math (or code)

Re: M1 Mac mini for LC: First Impressions

2021-08-02 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Ralph: > I have to make a decision on what Mac to get. > I don't need a laptop so a Mac mini > is definitely a lower cost option for me. I say go for it; no regrets here. My purpose is LC dev/test machine, and it will fit that role perfectly. I already had that old Mac mini, and the new one

Re: M1 Mac mini for LC: First Impressions

2021-08-02 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Keith: > Very good to see this thoughtful list > of your reactions and feelings. Glad you liked it! I'll do a follow-up in a few weeks. Yes, "feelings" are wonderful ... Especially the kind measured to the nearest millisecond. Those are my kind. LiveCode felt that my M1 Mac was ms

M1 Mac mini for LC: First Impressions

2021-08-01 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
I'm finally getting a chance to post this, after setting up a brand new Mac mini recently to replace my old 2012 Mac mini. It's all about LC work, of course Origin: Made in Malaysia. If you need a Mac Not-Made-in-China, and can't afford Mac Pro, this is it! (Ethically sourcing my hardware

Re: Double checking maximum vertical scroll

2021-07-20 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Don't subtract the topmargin; that's the problem. (BTW, LC already limits the max scroll for us. Usually we don't need to calculate it. But if you do, the topmargin is your issue.) Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy Custom Software Development "Better Methods, Better Results" LiveCode Training

Re: Double checking maximum vertical scroll

2021-07-19 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Paul: > In a list field, if you are scrolling a field by script control, > the max vertical scroll to display the last line > essentially you have to take the formattedHeight > minus the field height and subtract out the margins and borders Subtracting the topmargin is not needed (and gives

Re: Drag and drop within a list field

2021-07-16 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Paul: > the data in the custom property look like: > codename1 That's backwards, try this: name1code And with a tab stop, you may not need a custom property! Fields can hold more content than what meets the eye. > foldernameA Do you really need "folder" and "code" spelled out? Redundant

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.3 RC-1

2021-07-06 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Panos: > LiveCode 9.6.3 RC-1 comes with more than 60 changes Thanks, I will aim to do some rc1 testing this week and next week. Best wishes, Curry Kenworthy Custom Software Development "Better Methods, Better Results" LiveCode Training and Consulting http://livecodeconsulting.com/

Re: scripted find and find again...

2021-06-27 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Paul: > It appears Livecode's language has no support for Backwards searching. These days, for a one-off backward sequential find with no hints, I'd be tempted to use a "last item of" calculation; short and simple. > With hints, so it shows you snippets of the matches for you to jump > to

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