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

2021-06-23 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
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 get shell("explorer.exe /SELECT," & quote & tPathToFile & quote) end mouseUp ~Roger From:

Re: Displaying & caching PDF files

2020-02-05 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
Hey Ralph, "The latest phones usually come with a built-in PDF reader." Source: How To Open PDF Files on Android in under 60 Seconds https://joyofandroid.com/open-pdf-android/ I am sure it's not the experience for everyone, but I very rarely view PDF files on my phone. When I do, I use any

Re: IP Camera Image in Browser Widget

2020-01-17 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
Hi Roger, I don't have a suggestion. Just wanted to say that I too would value such an option, especially in an Android app. My use-case is to mount an IP camera on an RC Lawnmower, and using VR goggles, control it form a first-person point-of-view; Essentially, simulating a riding mower

Re: Something wrong with LiveCode 9.5.1

2019-12-17 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
[10.14.5] Mojave LiveCodeIndy-9_5_1_Mac The following disk images couldn't be opened. Reason: image not recognized. From: use-livecode on behalf of Paul Dupuis via use-livecode Sent: Monday, December 16, 2019 6:06 PM To: use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Cc:

Re: Catalina and stuff other than 32bit

2019-10-16 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
Morganaut has the best tutorials out there for a modern MacOS build. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg5TS2EmMutPd7Y1zqfQ3iA ~Roger From: use-livecode on behalf of Bob Sneidar via use-livecode Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:45 AM To: How to use

Re: Writing a Book on LiveCode need your help

2019-09-16 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
It would be very niche, but a book that details working with Raspberry Pi and robotics with LiveCode would be awesome. ~Roger From: use-livecode on behalf of Patrick Roza via use-livecode Sent: Monday, September 16, 2019 12:23 PM To:

Re: The correct way to quit a Windows standalone

2019-05-23 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
I do this to cleanly exit my Windows standalone, which is a splashscreen stack. Because I have used a couple of fonts that I keep with the standalone, I have to STOP USING them, else the process will still continue to run. This handler is in my visible stack, not in the standalone splashscreen

Re: Saving a tab formatted field to a file and retaining its formatting

2019-04-11 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
Have you tried revPrintField? It's an oldie but goodie. From: use-livecode on behalf of Robert J. Earp via use-livecode Sent: Monday, April 8, 2019 12:24 PM To: use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Cc: Robert J. Earp Subject: Re: Saving a tab formatted field to a file and retaining its formatting

Re: Widget TurnImage89_v135

2019-02-12 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
If the rotate speed also included "0", this could be used to display the same card, or the same video as SBS (side-by-side). That would make it possible to create SBS apps for use on phones in a VR headset. ~Roger ___ use-livecode mailing list

[OT] Funnay

2018-07-25 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
http://www.toodarkpark.org/computers/humor/shoot-self-in-foot.html Shooting yourself in the foot in various programming languages www.toodarkpark.org 370 JCL You send your foot down to MIS and include a 300-page document

LCARS controls as LC widget - Is it possible?

2018-07-23 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
http://lcarssdk.org LCARS SDK lcarssdk.org LCARS SDK | A Functional Implementation of the LCARS Methodology. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and

Re: Detailed File Information for One File

2018-04-27 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
If you have the path and filename, you could create a subfolder "temp" just for the purpose of reading the details of a single file. ## THIS IS NOT A SCRIPT -- LOL move the file into "temp". get the detailed fiiles. move the file from "temp" back to where you got it from. ~Roger

Re: LC on ChromeBooks

2018-04-06 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
I don't currently have a ChromeBook, but I would also like to know how compatible LC Android apps are, if at all. ~Roger From: use-livecode on behalf of J. Landman Gay via use-livecode

Re: [OT] Web based HyperCard

2018-03-28 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
Interesting. In his FAQ, Scott mentions B4X tools as a superior alternative to LiveCode for mobile development. It does look really nice. ~Roger From: use-livecode on behalf of Richard Gaskin via use-livecode

Re: [OT] Web based HyperCard

2018-03-28 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
That was a nice trip down memory lane. However, I would rather have a modern online script editor for LiveCode where you write a script in one tab of Chrome/Safari/Firefox/Edge , and execute/display it in another tab. No installation of any IDE! ~Roger From: