In-app purchasing

2021-01-19 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Has anyone done in-app purchasing on iOS and Android? Does it work? We're looking into possibly implementing this but I've never done it before. Any tips welcome. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com

Re: background images

2021-01-18 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
That's what I do too. Each card has a custom property containing the name of the image that loads in preopencard. You may be remembering shared fields which can contain different text per card even if they're part of a group. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive

Re: Considering work with livecode server

2021-01-18 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
That's right. Apps that are just portals to web content are forbidden. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On January 18, 2021 8:07:08 PM Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 1/18/21 2:20 PM, William Prothero via

Re: Audioclips overlapping

2021-01-09 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
See the "prepare" entry in the dictionary. It's specifically designed to allow instant playback. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com ___ use-livecode

Re: Field ID clash

2021-01-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
When you check the property inspector for each field do they really have the same ID? I didn't think that was possible. If the IDs are different then there are other reasons why the wrong field responds. It could be a number of things. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com

Re: Encoding puzzle

2020-12-29 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 12/29/20 5:24 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: On 12/29/2020 6:07 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Original text: Révéler l'archéologie LC urlEncoded string: R%8Ev%8Eler+l%27arch%8Eologie URLEncode(textEncode(,"UTF8")) -> gets you a properly URL encoded

Encoding puzzle

2020-12-29 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I need to send a string in French to a server. The server expects one kind of encoding and LC's URL encoding is producing something different. Not only that, but after sending the LC encoded text, the server receives something unrelated. I can't identify why. Details: Original text: Révéler

Re: Encrypting Stack Breaks Field References

2020-12-22 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On December 22, 2020 8:51:36 PM "J. Landman Gay via use-livecode" wrote: Trevor uses git, which is why script-only stacks were invented. The LC team uses git too. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On December 22, 2020 6:24

Re: Encrypting Stack Breaks Field References

2020-12-22 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
completely based on script only stacks? Bob S On Dec 22, 2020, at 4:09 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Unless you specifically need text files for git or some other reason, you don't really need script-only stacks. Put the script in a button and then put it in use or use

Re: Encrypting Stack Breaks Field References

2020-12-22 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Unless you specifically need text files for git or some other reason, you don't really need script-only stacks. Put the script in a button and then put it in use or use it as a backscript. It will be encrypted when the stack is. Another advantage to keeping scripts in the stack is that they

Re: Android Keystore signing problem

2020-12-20 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
If it was working before then it should still work now. Check the Android settings and make sure that the path to the file is correct. The error sounds like LC can't find it. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On December

Re: Slow performance on Big Sur

2020-12-16 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
:55, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: I had my client try it. Adding "wait 0 milliseconds" after a "go card" didn't make any difference really. The first four card changes were pretty fast, and after that it got slower and slower with each subsequent card change

Re: Slow performance on Big Sur

2020-12-15 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I had my client try it. Adding "wait 0 milliseconds" after a "go card" didn't make any difference really. The first four card changes were pretty fast, and after that it got slower and slower with each subsequent card change. I was watching her screen remotely but I couldn't see it due to how

Re: Slow performance on Big Sur

2020-12-14 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: My client is running Big Sur and says that changing cards in a stack causes a very slow, stuttering display. The background image appears in chunks and text in the fields comes in as sequential pieces. The order of the display varies, sometimes the text

Re: Slow performance on Big Sur

2020-12-14 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 12/14/20 2:46 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: On 12/14/2020 2:04 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: My client is running Big Sur and says that changing cards in a stack causes a very slow, stuttering display. The background image appears in chunks and text in the fields comes

Slow performance on Big Sur

2020-12-14 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
My client is running Big Sur and says that changing cards in a stack causes a very slow, stuttering display. The background image appears in chunks and text in the fields comes in as sequential pieces. The order of the display varies, sometimes the text appears first, sometimes the background

Re: Encrypting Stack Breaks Field References

2020-12-13 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 12/13/20 6:02 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Copying objects is disallowed in an encrypted stack, since of course once an object is copied it could be pasted into an unencrypted stack, and thus expose the source. Except, copying via script using "copy x to y" doesn't involve

Re: return "error" code from standalone compile

2020-12-11 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I use the online dictionaries (LC's and Brian Milby's) when I'm reading the list or the forums, or any other time I'm curious about something, and I'm on my tablet, phone, or Chromebook. None of the online resources are perfect, though Brian's is the most up to date. Often I want to check

Re: return "error" code from standalone compile

2020-12-09 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I don't know much about this but it looks interesting. Is there a list of exit codes somewhere? When the OS receives the exit code, what happens? I.e., how would I use it? -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On December 9,

Re: Keeping soft line break and using clipboard data

2020-12-04 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
LC uses ascii 11 as a soft break. If you can replace the character in the clipboard with ascii 11 it would probably work. On 12/4/20 6:18 AM, R.H. via use-livecode wrote: I am using Windows 10, LiveCode Indy 9.6.1 Here is a question I tried to solve using clipBoardData, fullClipBoardData and

Re: Printing To Pdf Linux Rendering

2020-12-04 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Back in the MetaCard days, I was told that problems like this were often caused by the printer driver. If there's an update, I'd install it. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On December 4, 2020 10:42:50 AM "Sean Cole \(Pi\)

Re: OT: Android, MotoG6, ./adb devices I can't to attach itself

2020-12-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
When that happens I do: ./adb kill-server ./adb start-server ./adb devices If that doesn't work try sudo: Sometimes you have to restart LC. -- Jacqueline

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-26 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Android apps run in an emulator on Chromebooks. I forgot to mention that the emulator is only 32-bit so you have to build ARM 7 apps for Chromebook. I haven't needed to build an x86 app, my tests have all run okay on three different models. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-25 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Right, for Chromebooks you'd develop an Android app. I've been testing two different client projects on Chromebooks. For the most part they run okay, depending on the hardware. One of my apps in particular runs beautifully in tablet mode, but if you rotate the screen to desktop mode it loses

Re: Google and OpenSource apps

2020-11-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/23/20 11:59 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: The issue with deploying apps governed specifically by the Gnu Public License (GPL, which is used for LC Community distribution) has to do with Apple's limitation on the number of downloads per account. That restriction is viewed as

Re: reading QR-code on Mac from an imported image

2020-11-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Right, no idea. I've heard the barcode reader can read QR codes but that requires camera access and is for scanning external images. I've never heard of a utility that can read the binary content of an image to interpret a code. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive

Re: Google and OpenSource apps

2020-11-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
:26 AM Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi Jaque, Am 23.11.2020 um 18:17 schrieb J. Landman Gay via use-livecode : I don't know. But I see a lot of free apps in the Play Store that are based on open source libraries. The information might be buried in the developer term of service docs

Re: Google and OpenSource apps

2020-11-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I don't know. But I see a lot of free apps in the Play Store that are based on open source libraries. The information might be buried in the developer term of service docs. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On November 23,

Re: Big Sur bugs

2020-11-18 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/18/20 12:06 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: Has any experienced any problems playing back media (.mp3 audio files or .mp4 video) under macOS Big Sur? I just ran into an issue where none of my media is playing (at all) in a LC9.6.1 built stand-alone under Big Sur. I haven't

Re: Suspend in iOS, or when is a mobile app running?

2020-11-18 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
That's good to know. Now all we need is an Android equivalent. On 11/17/20 4:39 PM, Mark Smith wrote: And just a reminder that, under iOS, you’ll have to register to receive a “ UIApplicationWillResignActiveNotification” message, and then write a handler to respond to that (PS only register

Re: Suspend in iOS, or when is a mobile app running?

2020-11-17 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Android has always acted like this and now that iOS apps run in the background like Android does, it behaves the same way. At least our problems are cross-platform now. An app will stay in RAM until the user specifically quits or until the OS needs the memory. When that happens, the OS wipes

Re: Standardizing codepoints

2020-11-15 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
See the normalizeText entry in the dictionary, I think that might be what you mean. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On November 15, 2020 4:17:14 AM scott--- via use-livecode wrote: I’m a little over my head in this area

Re: How do I shorten this script? Use 'repeat with'?

2020-11-13 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Here's another way: set the loc of grc "k1" to the loc of this cd repeat with x = 2 to 4 set the topleft of grc ("K" & x) to the topright of grc ("k" & x-1) set the left of grc ("k" & x) to the left of grc ("k" & x) - 1 end repeat I find it easier to move the graphic one pixel in

Re: Best way to add an image to an oval graphic?

2020-11-11 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Patterns are drawn from the top left so you'd need to create an image with the same dimensions as the oval with its content already centered. This will only work if the oval never changes its size. Another way is to place the image behind the oval graphic and group them. -- Jacqueline Landman

Re: Windows startup issue

2020-11-10 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I just saw your execution error image, I haven't seen an empty dialog before. Did you include a prompt? I'll try a test tomorrow. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On November 11, 2020 12:55:22 AM "J. Landman Gay vi

Re: Windows startup issue

2020-11-10 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Sorry, I meant execution errors. You're supposed to read my mind. I keep telling my husband that but he doesn't always get it either. ;) I've used the built-in error reporting mechanism in the past and it worked well; I usually choose the email option and it works on both deaktop and mobile.

Re: Windows startup issue

2020-11-10 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/10/20 3:28 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: But at the time it seemed to me the tool was for edge cases where one might encounter raw error data with no UI.  It never occurred to me to ship an application without error handling, and back then I'd never used LC's so I just

Re: Windows startup issue

2020-11-10 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/10/20 1:14 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: J. Landman Gay wrote: > On 11/9/20 3:54 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: >> And WTH happened to LC's error reporting dialog? > > Standalones have always reported this way on both desktop and mobile. > It is up to the

Re: Windows startup issue

2020-11-09 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
That should work, I don't see anything in those three lines that would fail -- except maybe if "the fontnames" couldn't be retrieved on that machine. It almost looks like the engine thinks "the fontnames" is a custom function since it's reporting it can't find the handler. I'm not sure how

Re: Windows startup issue

2020-11-09 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/9/20 3:54 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Where do those appear? And WTH happened to LC's error reporting dialog? Standalones have always reported this way on both desktop and mobile. It is up to the developer to include the translated references if they want to see those.

Re: Windows startup issue

2020-11-09 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Right, the first number is the error code and the second is the line number in the script. It does look like a permissions error: 269 Operators is: error in right operand 262 import: can't open file, mask file or display 252 if-then: error in condition expression 241 Handler:

Re: New Google PlayStore Console

2020-11-09 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
d" console. Ralph DiMola IT Director Evergreen Information Services rdim...@evergreeninfo.net -Original Message- From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of J. Landman Gay via use-livecode Sent: Monday, November 09, 2020 12:45 PM To: How to use LiveCode

RE: New Google PlayStore Console

2020-11-09 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I've never seen the last two, but that might imply you're using widgets or other extensions I've never used. The last submission I made about a month ago only got the first one. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On November

Re: Segmented Control Widget

2020-11-05 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/5/20 1:47 AM, Terence Heaford via use-livecode wrote: I have been messing about with the Segmented Control Widget and have been trying to apply a tooltip. I noted that the tooltip can only be applied to the whole control, it does not appear possible to have a tooltip for each segment.

Re: Updated NotarizeHelperStack now with entitlements support

2020-11-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I concur, it's an amazing tool. Thanks for making Apple useable for us mere mortals. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On November 2, 2020 5:52:57 PM scott--- via use-livecode wrote: Awesome. That stack is SO

Re: IOS Screen resizing /EXACT FIT not working as before

2020-11-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Try fullscreenMode "showAll" or "noBorder". I generally use showAll. There will be black bars at the sides or top/bottom on some devices depending on which mode you choose but the advantage is that it retains the stack ratio. At least one dimension will always fit. You can obscure the black

Re: Is the DateFormat read only?

2020-10-30 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
(char 1 of tmp & char -2 to -1 of tmp) ) from item 5 of tTime and then you would be handling all cases correctly. Alex. On 30/10/2020 20:06, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: On 10/29/20 4:33 PM, Graham Samuel via use-livecode wrote: The only souci with this format is that it gives the m

Re: Is the DateFormat read only?

2020-10-30 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 10/29/20 4:33 PM, Graham Samuel via use-livecode wrote: The only souci with this format is that it gives the month in alpha, presumably according to the nationality of the OS. But it’s easy to get the numeric month in other ways. Still, it is just a little bit fiddly to create a full UTC

Re: Is the DateFormat read only?

2020-10-29 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
You can get the time zone, or at least the zone offset, by using "the internet date". -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 29, 2020 8:21:46 AM Graham Samuel via use-livecode wrote: I understand it, but the

Re: How to divide card with/in 3 vertical lines?

2020-10-28 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 10/28/20 1:04 PM, William de Smet via use-livecode wrote: I need 3 vertical lines in my iOS app with equal distance and from top to bottom. put the width of this cd/4 into tHLoc put the height of this cd/2 into tVLoc set the loc of grc "line1" to tHLoc,tVLoc set the loc of grc

Re: New to Get a Copy of Scaled Down Version of an Image

2020-10-28 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Try changing this line: put tImageData["image"] into image "currentpuzzle" to this: set the imageData of image "currentpuzzle" to tImageData["image"] -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 28, 2020 6:06:39 AM

Re: DG outcomes on desktop vs mobile

2020-10-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Well it's about time. All the rest of us have felt pretty dumb on multiple occasions and you were the only outlier. ;) But seriously, mobile apps are their own kind of animal. There's a learning curve. And each OS has its own idiosyncrasies. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay |

Re: DG outcomes on desktop vs mobile

2020-10-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
What is the path you use to get the files? -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 23, 2020 12:26:34 PM Phil Davis via use-livecode wrote: That's a good question. On desktop, the array variable is full of data. On

Re: Textsize of label of copied btn changes

2020-10-18 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
If the text properties in the property inspector are italic, they are inheriting from another control with a lower layer, or inheriting from the IDE itself. If the property is not italic, it's been set specifically on the control. Regardless, there will always be a number in the text size. --

Re: Odd data in message box

2020-10-18 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
When you build a standalone there's an option to report errors in an email or a file. The purpose is to allow users to send error info to the developer. These are raw error messages like Dan saw and are of no use to the user, so translating them makes no sense. But you're right that new users

Re: Odd data in message box

2020-10-17 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
If there's an errorDialog handler, errors bypass the IDE. That's one way it could happen. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 17, 2020 4:06:03 PM Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: J. Landman Gay wrote: On

Re: Odd data in message box

2020-10-17 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 10/17/20 12:13 PM, Dan Friedman via use-livecode wrote: Where did Jacque get that list of codes? From a plugin Richard and I wrote some years ago. It dynamically loads the error list based on the version of LC you're using. You can look up individual codes, or paste in a list of errors

Re: Odd data in message box

2020-10-16 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 10/16/20 10:46 AM, Dan Friedman via use-livecode wrote: There is no problem with this function, and it's producing the correct time. However, when it's all said and done, I get this in the message box: 394,2185,1 465,2185,1 253,2185,1 241,2181,1,convertToLocalTime 353,0,0,stack

Re: SSL cPanel mySql setup

2020-10-16 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
When I get a stack like that it's usually easier to figure out what it does and just rewrite it from scratch. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 16, 2020 12:16:52 PM Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote: Bill

Re: Interface Resolution

2020-10-16 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Since it's just a stack, open it normally in LC. You can do that either from the Open file menu or since it's open already it should be in the Windows menu. Edit the script normally. Apply and save the stack. The next time LC starts up, the handlers should run. The plugin dialog only manages

Re: Interface Resolution

2020-10-16 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Plugins are just normal stacks that appear in the plugins folder. When you open the stack, which opens automatically and invisibly on startup in this case, it will just sit there. It needs an activation handler, which can be on openstack or opencard or whatever is appropriate. Add whatever you

Re: Android PlayStore Warning APK v1 signature scheme

2020-10-14 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 10/14/20 11:18 AM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: I just got this message when submitting a new app to the PlayStore Your APK is only signed using the APK v1 signature scheme. This will fail to install in versions of Android equal or higher to 11 if the android:targetSdkVersion is

Re: Android Status Bar

2020-10-12 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I think "status bar" may be a misnomer and it's referring to the three (or two on Android 10) buttons that are always available at the bottom of the screen. Those are the Back, Home, and (sometimes) the Recents buttons. Virtually all Android devices use these "soft buttons" now. I could be

Re: The iOS "Files" folder

2020-10-12 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
There's this, though it's up to the user: https://9to5mac.com/2017/06/07/ios-11-automatically-delete-unused-apps/ -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 12, 2020 5:11:48 PM John Balgenorth via use-livecode wrote:

Re: Select text question

2020-10-08 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Untested, but try this: on keyboardActivated select text of fld end keyboardActivated If you get a selection flash when it sets twice, remove the command from the openField handler. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On

Re: Compress/Decompress Inclustion?

2020-10-07 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Compression is part of the engine so you shouldn't need an inclusion. I've seen this error before and usually it's because the string has been altered in some way or wasn't compressed with LC or a compatible app. Do you use binfile when retrieving the file from disk? -- Jacqueline Landman Gay

Re: formattedwidth/height does not work with some fonts

2020-10-07 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I see this when the margins are too small to accommodate the ascenders of the font. What happens if you set the margins larger? -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 7, 2020 9:05:25 AM Klaus major-k via use-livecode

Re: Modal stacks cpu usage

2020-10-05 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 10/3/20 8:36 PM, Neville Smythe via use-livecode wrote: Jacque wrote If the Project Browser is open, try closing it. On my Mac, the CPU usage while idle is usually close to 0 when in the background. Interesting. I would indeed have expected a good-citizen app doing nothing in the

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-04 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
After a certain age you're about as compressed as you get. I've lost 2 inches since I was 20. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 4, 2020 11:55:14 AM Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 10/4/20 9:35 AM,

Re: Modal stacks cpu usage

2020-10-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
If the Project Browser is open, try closing it. On my Mac, the CPU usage while idle is usually close to 0 when in the background. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 2, 2020 7:03:59 PM Neville Smythe via

Re: What Causes "##string##"

2020-10-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Does this work? ##string## -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 2, 2020 12:56:10 PM Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: Words of Our Master By Siva Yogaswami textAlign does not work it gets 'wiped'

Re: What Causes "##string##"

2020-10-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
It looks a little like a place holder for a merge function, only it's missing the square brackets. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 2, 2020 10:11:28 AM Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: When

Re: iOS app erratically freezing up when loading audio files

2020-09-29 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Some video problems can be solved by setting the filename of the player to empty, waiting a few milliseconds, and then setting the new filename. I'm not sure it will work in this case but it's worth a try. Also, if you aren't using the latest version of LC, try that. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay

Re: Has anyone published an iPhone app that works on iOS 14?

2020-09-28 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I have two iOS apps in the app store and they both run fine on iOS 14. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On September 28, 2020 3:46:13 AM Graham Samuel via use-livecode wrote: Sorry if this has been asked before, but a

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-26 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 9/24/20 12:09 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: My original goal was to get the canonical version directly from LC somehow. Neville Smythe contacted me privately with this brilliant solution, posted here with his consent: function stripAccents pInput local tDecomposed local

Re: I Have a Problem With a Plug-In

2020-09-26 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Click the Messages icon in the toolbar. That will prevent the handler from running when the stack opens and you can delete the line in the script. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On September 26, 2020 9:06:33 AM Sannyasin

Re: Accessing files on a local network file server - BEST PRACTICE?

2020-09-25 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I know very little about Windows network addresses, but from the example you gave, I'd check to see if (slash-delimited) item 1 of the path is a single letter followed by a colon. On 9/24/20 3:53 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: This question may have an obvious answer, but I am brain

Re: Some problems with an old stack that gets regular updates

2020-09-24 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
en without the sub tack i do not get Remote Debugger working. - Matthias Rebbe Life Is Too Short For Boring Code Am 24.09.2020 um 18:12 schrieb J. Landman Gay via use-livecode : I haven't had the internet problem but I went a whole year once where I couldn't get remote debugging to work. I

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-24 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
said earlier you don't have a field in the database for the file name. But does the database table have a unique numerical ID field for each record? If so, could you strip out the non-ASCII characters and then append the numerical ID to the file name? On 23 Sep 2020, at 20:59, J. Landman Gay

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-24 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
earlier you don't have a field in the database for the file name. But does the database table have a unique numerical ID field for each record? If so, could you strip out the non-ASCII characters and then append the numerical ID to the file name? On 23 Sep 2020, at 20:59, J. Landman Gay via use

Re: Some problems with an old stack that gets regular updates

2020-09-24 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I haven't had the internet problem but I went a whole year once where I couldn't get remote debugging to work. I never did figure out why. Then it started to work again by itself. I never thought to check the stack file version. You could Save As with the latest LC version and see if that

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-24 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
It's all automated already except for the uploading. The file organization on AWS is complex and the stacks don't all go in the same place. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On September 23, 2020 4:53:36 PM Richard Gaskin

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Heh. Now you understand why I didn't want another lookup table. :) -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On September 23, 2020 5:27:06 PM Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 9/22/20 11:10 PM, J. Landman Gay via use

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 9/23/20 1:26 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: My only suggestion was to change how the existing munger works to satisfy the two problem areas identified: that names not be too long, and that any munger not remove so many characters as to make the file name non-unique or empty.

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 9/23/20 1:47 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: But so far I haven't read anything requiring this to work in both directions.  Did I miss something?  Does she also rely on an unmunger function? No, you're correct, I only need the conversion to go one-way. The cron job creates

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 9/22/20 10:42 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 9/22/20 7:58 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Is this just a temporary filename (not long-term storage)? No, the stacks are uploaded to AWS and remain there, retrieved from the server on request. There are currently

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-22 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Combining responses: "NormalizeText" always returns unicode for all four of its variations, so no go. And as Paul pointed out, if the language is Chinese, deleting all non-ascii characters would leave nothing. On the other hand, we are only converting to Roman languages right now, so this

Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-22 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I have a stack with an index. When a user clicks a line, a handler uses the clicktext to create a file name which is always the clicktext plus the ".livecode" extension. The stack is then downloaded from an AWS server and displayed. We are now translating some stacks to other languages which

Re: Updating a menubar button on Mac

2020-09-21 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
When the menu is placed into the system menu on Macs the buttons no longer receive messages but the group does, so update everything at once on mouseDown in the group script. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On September

Re: HOw to get htmltext from the field to display in another field

2020-09-20 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 9/20/20 3:20 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 9/20/20 1:10 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: As an aside, I first thought that this would work:    if the htmltext of field "mainText" <> the text of field "mainText" then -- plain text is in the

Re: Mouse messages in scrollers

2020-09-20 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Scott, did you ever figure this out? When are you capturing the mouse locations? If I remember right, they are accurate if you store them on mouseDown. I meant to reply sooner but the email got lost in a barrage for a while. On 9/15/20 8:30 PM, scott--- via use-livecode wrote: on mobile

Re: HOw to get htmltext from the field to display in another field

2020-09-20 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 9/20/20 10:55 AM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 9/20/20 7:28 AM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: Eureka! So easy, now to get back to the htmlText as per the code if the htmlText of field "mainText"  then    put the htmlText of field "mainText" into field

Re: HOw to get htmltext from the field to display in another field

2020-09-20 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 9/20/20 9:28 AM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: Eureka! So easy, now to get back to the htmlText as per the code if the htmlText of field "mainText" then put the htmlText of field "mainText" into field "mainText" else set the htmlText of field

Re: THIS group

2020-09-14 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I see how it could work if a child control referenced "this group" but what should happen if: You type "the name of this group" into the message box? The child control is in a nested group? On 9/14/20 1:18 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: I can see why the mother ship does not like

Re: ANN: Zygodact 2.0.1 update available

2020-09-05 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
preferences dialog I have ever seen. You should patent this. Martin On Sep 4, 2020, at 3:23 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Zygodact is an easy way to add serial key registration to standalones. Version 2.0.1 is now available at no cost to currently registered users. There are many

ANN: Zygodact 2.0.1 update available

2020-09-04 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Zygodact is an easy way to add serial key registration to standalones. Version 2.0.1 is now available at no cost to currently registered users. There are many new features, so please read the revised documentation included with the download. Also, the most annoying bug has been fixed, and now

RE: Cross Platform Font Layout - current workarounds

2020-08-26 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
The problem was the lack of any mouseUp message at all when swiping horizontally, making it impossible to swipe for navigation over a scroller. We used a kludgy workaround, but the problem has been fixed now, so the next update can be completely cross platform without any diversions. --

Re: Cross Platform Font Layout - current workarounds

2020-08-26 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On August 25, 2020 7:47:00 PM "Sean Cole \(Pi\) via use-livecode" wrote: The projects deadline was Monday morning, which was completed. It doesn't take away from the fact that next time I will face it all again because LC won't fix the fundamentals. They don't live up to their promises.

Re: Cross Platform Font Layout

2020-08-25 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Kudos also to Mark Waddingham who calmly delivered supportive info in an even response, even after reading for days how he and the team are liars, incompetents, and cheats. On 8/25/20 2:59 PM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: This sort of stuff will NOT help you at all; it appears intemperate

Re: Cross Platform Font Layout - current workarounds

2020-08-24 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On August 24, 2020 5:01:54 PM "Sean Cole \(Pi\) via use-livecode" wrote: The font IS embedded. Not a problem using the font itself. It is the same physical font on the two platforms. That's not what I'm asking when you read past paragraph one. HowTF do you get them to show up in the same

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