Re: Sharing a desktop app, or with beta testers

2022-01-26 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 1/26/22 2:39 PM, Keith Martin via use-livecode wrote: If only it was easier to do.  I've actually stopped using LC much because the process of making apps that people can run without fuss has become ridiculous. I'm still hoping for a solution that isn't so aggressively hostile! The current

Re: tsNet Gmail Email

2022-01-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 1/23/22 2:23 PM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode wrote: Hi there, I just tried out email using the tsNet LiveCode lesson that was updated on 8/17/2020. I ran into an error (67) when trying to send using Gmail. Google has updated their security for 3rd party Apps, and now you need to use an

Re: Import file on Android

2022-01-18 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Has anyone succeeded in importing files from a publicly-accessible location? Ideally I'd get access to the public Downloads folder. On 1/15/22 3:41 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: I'm using mobileComposeMail to export a data file from an Android app. In spite of its name, it opens the gen

Re: OT: Wordle

2022-01-17 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 1/17/22 3:50 PM, doc hawk via use-livecode wrote: mark mentioned, I don't think you can aloe something or say that something has been aloed. Are you saying that such usage isn’t aloed? Oh, stop it. :P You're as bad as Wieder. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay |

Import file on Android

2022-01-15 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I'm using mobileComposeMail to export a data file from an Android app. In spite of its name, it opens the generic Share panel and lets you choose where to put the file. Now I want to import a file from an external source. Where does specialFolderPath("external documents") point to on Android?

Re: Thinking out loud

2022-01-14 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Android apps run on Chromebooks and I have several installed, including 3 of my own. There are a few glitches when rotating to tablet mode on Chromebooks that support that feature but in general they work pretty well. For you, that would be the easiest way forward. The main problem is that

Re: Search & Replace

2022-01-12 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
If you're in the script editor you'll see different menus and cmd-F will bring up the editor's Find which appears between the script and the variable pane. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On January 12, 2022 3:15:19 AM

Re: [OT] Converting to LiveCode from VAX VMS

2022-01-11 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I love that story. On 1/11/22 2:31 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: Well my old VAX/VMS friend has finally died. It ran 24/7 for 26 years and was only rebooted every 2 or three years(power outage or disk replacement). It's either a bad disk drawing too much from the old power supply

Re: Can I still change LC code?

2022-01-10 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I agree with Craig that you're better off making your own. There is a built-in mechanism for this: the dialogData. It's a generic global property, always available, specifically for moving data between a modal stack and your scripts. You don't need to declare it as a global, it's always there.

Re: Creating a simple menu

2022-01-08 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
You're probably using an option button in that case. LC calls on the OS to draw those, which produces a standard system appearance. You can't change it. On Mac the drop-down is to the side, on Windows it's underneath. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software |

Re: Lost the variables and errors panel in script editor

2022-01-08 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I think the editor only adjusts its layout with a manual change. Try setting the bottom of the window to something you can grab with the mouse and then dragging a corner a bit to change its size. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software |

Re: Creating a simple menu

2022-01-08 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
The easiest way is to use the Menu Builder in the Tools menu. If you want to do it manually, the pulldown button in the tools palette is type "menu". But the builder is faster and easier. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com

Re: Sorting cards problem solved

2022-01-04 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 1/3/22 2:53 PM, David V Glasgow via use-livecode wrote: Please let me not be the only one who can’t stand the suspense... I know this topic has taken over the list, and it's probably run its course now so you can breathe easy. The last puzzle remains unsolved, though I got a couple of tips

Re: Sorting cards problem solved

2022-01-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 1/3/22 12:13 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 1/3/22 9:30 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Right, Zweibelwähe should be last, and other Parsley recipes are in the Ps inside the Vegetable category. Just not this one. If I sort by Category (after adding the two fields

Re: Sorting cards problem solved

2022-01-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 1/3/22 11:38 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Is this -> "Zweibelwähe" supposed to be a german dish with/from onions? If yes, then it is called -> Zwiebelwähe (Zwiebel = onion in german) "Zweibelwähe" is not a german word. :-) Must have been the client's typo, it's that way in the

Re: ANN: BoggleSolver now on sample stacks

2022-01-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 1/3/22 10:37 AM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 1/2/22 10:03 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: A decade ago I found this board on the net somewhere, it claims to have a possible 3271 points (didn't say how many words.) Good luck: ...there goes my Monday... Only Monday

Re: Sorting cards problem solved

2022-01-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
wrote: On 1/2/22 9:41 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: And...the client is pleased but noticed it all sorts very nicely except for the last card, which is in the correct category but out of alphabetical order. Anyone care to figure out why? - sort by title -- okay - sort by category

Re: ANN: BoggleSolver now on sample stacks

2022-01-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 1/2/22 5:42 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: 1. given we have 25 grid positions, and 25 letters (omitting 'Q'), what arrangement of letters gives the most, or least, words. A decade ago I found this board on the net somewhere, it claims to have a possible 3271 points (didn't say

Re: ANN: BoggleSolver now on sample stacks

2022-01-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
This is fantastic! I've often wondered how many possible words there are in any given grid. The web interface is much better than the last time I tried one, very speedy response after the initial load. And even that is much better than it used to be. I'll grab the stack next. Cool. On 1/2/22

Re: Sorting cards problem solved

2022-01-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
says it worked for him. I'm staring blankly. On 1/2/22 2:46 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Well, it was an interesting puzzle. The "mark" property has come up before but I didn't think it through enough. This seems to work:   put the last word of pWhich into tFld -- popup menu

Re: Sorting cards problem solved

2022-01-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Well, it was an interesting puzzle. The "mark" property has come up before but I didn't think it through enough. This seems to work: put the last word of pWhich into tFld -- popup menu with fld names sort cards by the short id of this cd -- import order; keep first 13 cards at front mark

Re: Sorting cards problem, and a link

2022-01-01 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 1/1/22 5:45 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Hi Alex, thanks so much for volunteering. There's a Dropbox transfer here: And...that was supposed to be private but anyone else who wants to look, feel free. Maybe you'll find some interesting things to cook. -- Jacqueline Landman

Re: Sorting cards problem, and a link

2022-01-01 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 1/1/22 7:25 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: I suspect the "sort cards" is crapping out somehow / somewhere when it hits a "No such object" error on the missing field of  a card. I don't know if you can simply add an invisible, disabled field "title" on those extra cards (as I did

Re: Sorting cards problem, and a link

2022-01-01 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 1/1/22 11:30 PM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode wrote: I’ve been looking at the exchange of messages here which had made me want to ask, why are you sorting cards at all? Wouldn’t it be easier just to use array pointers or an index for the cards. You can sort the pointers however you like

Sorting cards problem, and a link

2022-01-01 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Hi Alex, thanks so much for volunteering. There's a Dropbox transfer here: The stack is huge, 8K+ cards. I told him he needs a database but he doesn't want to go there yet. In general it seems to work okay, at least for now. The stack was created 30

Re: Sorting cards

2022-01-01 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Fantastic, thank you. The more eyes, the better. Look for an email. :) I hadn't thought to collect the IDs and titles (title sort seems to work, it's the categories that fail.) But I did look at the original export text file for anomalies and couldn't find anything. I can try your suggestion.

Re: Sorting cards

2022-01-01 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 1/1/22 4:40 PM, doc hawk via use-livecode wrote: paul pondered, I'm not sure about this, but do all the cards have the SAME background with the SAME fields (I think they were Category and Title?). If you have mixed backgrounds - I think there may be sort problems sorting on background

Re: Sorting cards

2022-01-01 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Except for the first two cards, all the rest use the same background. I created a single card with a single background, and then imported a text file, creating new cards along the way, so I'm sure they're all the same. On 1/1/22 4:36 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: I'm not sure about

Re: Sorting cards

2022-01-01 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 1/1/22 2:18 PM, doc hawk via use-livecode wrote: Something is trying to stir in a dusty corner of my mind, from long ago. Didn’t hypercard have some kind of property/tag that cause cards to be excluded from sorting? Or maybe it was something like foreground/background status? As I think

Re: Sorting cards

2022-01-01 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
confidential about the stack. On 12/31/21 12:05 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Thanks for all the ideas, guys. I seem to get the most consistent results if I sort by the short ID of each card and then follow that with the sort for category or title. Because the data was imported from

Re: Sorting cards

2021-12-30 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Thanks for all the ideas, guys. I seem to get the most consistent results if I sort by the short ID of each card and then follow that with the sort for category or title. Because the data was imported from a text file, the original order is the order of the card IDs. What threw me originally

Re: Only kinda OT

2021-12-30 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
 On Dec 29, 2021, at 5:27 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: It's short: <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzhKG23pl-0> -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com ___ use

Re: Sorting cards

2021-12-30 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
ing up "first" and "second" - if want them "properly" sorted, you do the less important one (minor) first, then the major one. Hope that doesn't muddy it any more.) On 30/12/2021 06:41, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: I am converting an old stack to LC and i

Sorting cards

2021-12-29 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I am converting an old stack to LC and it needs to sort cards by one of two fields. LC does stable sorts, so if I sort by field 1 it works, and then if I sort later by field 2 it retains the original sort and does a sub-sort. I don't want that. What's the best way to ignore the previous sort

Re: Is there a better way to check if images are the same? I now use imagedata

2021-12-29 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
If the intent is to copy the example exactly then I'd think the imageData would be the same. But I'd use location data as others have suggested. Get the end points of the line graphic and loop through a list of correct points to compare against. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay |

Only kinda OT

2021-12-29 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
It's short: -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to

Re: Keyboard in iOS 15.x

2021-12-24 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 12/24/21 2:16 PM, Sean Cole via use-livecode wrote: Just adding to what Jacquie wrote, there is also the effective working screenrect. You're right, "effective" was added to account for the keyboard on mobile. I'd start with that. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay |

Re: Keyboard in iOS 15.x

2021-12-24 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
"The working screenrect" should give you the area you have available when the keyboard is up. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On December 24, 2021 8:05:08 AM Mark Smith via use-livecode wrote: Hi Panos, I discovered

Re: Livecode downloads VERY slow

2021-12-22 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Back in the olden days I had a MacBook with a built-in modem, I think it was 1200 baud but maybe it was 14.4. We went up to the north shore of Lake Superior every year for a few days and back then it was about as remote as it gets. The cabin we stayed in had a ruidmentary phone line that went

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.6 RC-1

2021-12-22 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 12/22/21 1:47 PM, Martin Koob via use-livecode wrote: It is nice to know that HyperCard stacks can still be opened. Yes, and what good timing. I just got the first HC conversion request in years. And my old copy of LC 6 won't run on my current Mac. Another thing I'm ecstatic about is the

Re: Communication with future you with a message board

2021-12-22 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 12/22/21 11:40 AM, Martin Koob via use-livecode wrote: So I am curious — am I the only one whose mind is going or have others run this mental recursive documentation loop? Yes, more than once. The only comforting thing is that most of the time it was a response from many years ago and I'm

Re: How to get a hilitedElement value from a Tree View's arrayData?

2021-12-20 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I'm confused about what the goal is. The hilitedElement contains the text of the selection. The array is already in place, so you don't really need to add to it. The reason you're seeing text in the message box is because the last line contains an unspecified "put". Without a destination for

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

2021-12-17 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 12/17/21 12:51 PM, RobEppich via use-livecode wrote: First question is how to turn off remote debugging as might would compete with the port that I use for epsiTalk inBusiness and if the remote debugging is still opening a socket in a standalone. Also, isn’t this open socket for rermote

Re: Smile for Christmas.

2021-12-17 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Wow, Google Translate knows Welsh. It turns out that Heather's comment has nothing to do with Beth having an ugly chin which makes her dim and afraid. I somehow knew Heather would show up here. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software |

Re: Smile for Christmas.

2021-12-16 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I will donate "aluminium" for them. I don't know where they got that. Oh, and don't forget Wales. They only have one sorta vowel, "y", and they make do with random consonants when they run short. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software |

Re: regex backreferences

2021-12-14 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I wish it did, but replaceText doesn't support back references. The parameters at the end are treated as literals, whether as actual quoted literals or variables containing a value. If there isn't a feature request for it, there should be. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com

Re: IOS 15.0

2021-12-13 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 12/13/21 4:09 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: On 12/13/21 12:57 PM, Mark Smith via use-livecode wrote: Thanks  Mike. What macOS and Xcode have you been using? Apple upgraded my iOS to 15.0 and now all my builds have stopped working… (“developer of this app needs to upgrade

Re: IOS 15.0

2021-12-13 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 12/13/21 12:57 PM, Mark Smith via use-livecode wrote: Thanks Mike. What macOS and Xcode have you been using? Apple upgraded my iOS to 15.0 and now all my builds have stopped working… (“developer of this app needs to upgrade it to work with this version of iOS). Have you notarized and

Re: Android SDK

2021-12-08 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
And...now I can't build a standalone again. No changes to the SDK config, just a warning that the SDK isn't valid. It hasn't been 20 minutes since I built the first one. On 12/8/21 3:06 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Now I'm confused. LC Prefs still says the SDK is invalid but I can

Re: APK and an idsig file?

2021-12-08 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 12/8/21 2:44 PM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, I just created an APK with LC 9.6.5 and found another file beneath the actual APK file in the folder. Like this: Name of app.apk Name of app.apk.idsig -> ca. 160 KB Is this new? And what is it good for? Thanks for any hints!

Re: Android SDK

2021-12-08 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
deleted my copy of 9.6.5 rc 2 because there was no problem there. Team: could you leave the RC versions up for a few weeks so we could backtrack if necessary? On 12/8/21 2:33 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: I seem to have ruined my Android SDK setup. It all used to work but I haven't bu

Android SDK

2021-12-08 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I seem to have ruined my Android SDK setup. It all used to work but I haven't built an app since I installed Big Sur. I have installed Android 11 Platform 30, Sources for Android 30, Android SDK Build-Tools 30.0.3 (28.0.3 is still in there too) and Android SDK Command-line tools 3.0. I also

Re: Android: Sign for development only

2021-12-08 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I did answer but you may not have received it. I miss occasional posts too sometimes. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive

Re: Project browser docs

2021-12-06 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
substacks, cards and all objects on that cards. You can now find it under Plugins->revApplicationOveriew. Regards, Matthias Am 06.12.2021 um 13:49 schrieb Alex Tweedly via use-livecode : On 06/12/2021 04:14, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: I prefer the horizontal lay

Re: Project browser docs

2021-12-05 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
project. It's too unweildy for multi-stack projects with lots of controls. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On December 5, 2021 9:28:05 PM "J. Landman Gay via use-livecode" wrote: So I take it there are no docs? --

Re: Project browser docs

2021-12-05 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
So I take it there are no docs? -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On December 4, 2021 3:03:35 PM "J. Landman Gay via use-livecode" wrote: Where is the documentation for the project browser? There's nothing in

Re: Android: Sign for development only

2021-12-04 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I think it depends on how much you trust the recipient. The debug key is not secure. The default password for a debug key is "android". I found this on stackoverflow : "release apks must be decompressed

Re: mobile debugger: unknown color?

2021-12-04 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 12/3/21 11:18 AM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: Did you try "Debug==>Show Next" in the SE? What's that supposed to do? -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com

Project browser docs

2021-12-04 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Where is the documentation for the project browser? There's nothing in the User Guides in the dictionary. There are several mentions in the User Guide under the Help menu but they all refer to managing datagrids. There is one mention "for more details, see the section on the project browser"

Re: Reading LC List Digests

2021-12-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
2eb-ae28-e3125cc50...@iotecdigital.com>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" Yes it does. I use Apple Mail in this way and it works fine. Bob S On Nov 19, 2021, at 8:36 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com><mailto:use-livecod

Re: What Do I Need To Do To Make Links Active

2021-11-29 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Does path_Assets() return a path that ends with a slash? If not, you'll need to add one. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On November 29, 2021 7:19:38 PM Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: put

Re: Android tap location doesn't match visual location

2021-11-19 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I've done several fake dialogs. The trick is to group the dialog with a a semi-transparent full screen graphic layered behind the dialog group. Greying the screen is normal behavior on Android and works on iOS too. The graphic has blocker mouse handlers so clicking it does nothing. That way

Re: Reading LC List Digests

2021-11-19 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
This may not be exactly what you want, but I find the best way for me is to subscribe to individual posts. I have a filter in my email app (Thunderbird) that redirects all list posts into a separate folder. There is also a setting to arrange the posts in thread view so you can see related

Re: The Dreaded tsNet "Error Previous request not completed" iOS app

2021-11-17 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/16/21 6:51 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: iOS app built with LC 9.6.5 rc2 on Big Sur using Xcode 12.5. I am doing several synchronous operations in the form "put url (some-url) into tVar". I do 1 or 2 and then every request after that fails. Played with the various timeouts with

Re: Android: Play App Signing

2021-11-16 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/16/21 2:43 PM, matthias rebbe via use-livecode wrote: But let's ask the moderator to delete this post, there is confidential info in it. I am afraid that is not possible as this is a mailing list and not a forum. Each subscriber of this list has received it as email. Right, and I

Re: Android: Play App Signing

2021-11-16 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/16/21 1:14 PM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: Aloha everyone https://play.google.com/console/u/0/developers/6275825903879277961/app/4972731188565988087/keymanagement I am right where I want to be. I am here: brahmanathaswami@Sannyasins-MacBook-Pro-2 HAP Android Key

Re: Clicking around . . .

2021-11-08 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I don't have your script handy but didn't you set it to lock on closefield? -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On November 8, 2021 5:18:06 AM Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Well . . . this is a sort of side-effect at my

Re: Bug survey

2021-11-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/3/21 4:03 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote: This is the bug where (on mobile) events don't necessarily thread, so if you are in the middle of a handler and you try to jump out by branching to another card (or handler) the current one will continue to execute. I think it also included

Android .idsig file

2021-10-28 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
What's the purpose of the .idsig file when building an Android apk? I looked it up and it's related to app signing but I'm not sure whether I need that file for something later or not. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software |

Re: Message Tracer

2021-10-28 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Like LC's Message Watcher? -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 28, 2021 11:28:34 AM Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Has anyone written something that will trace the flow of a command or procedure and create

Re: Mudslinging and consequences - a change to our policy

2021-10-28 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I'm not at all surprised it took you forever to figure out infinity. I sent your solution to a friend. :) Brilliant. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 28, 2021 5:36:28 AM KOOB via use-livecode wrote: Hi Here

Re: [OT] M1 Mac Mini USB problems

2021-10-27 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I had exactly the same problem with one of my backup drives, though it was running on an iMac that's older. Tried to fix it with Disk Utility and somewhere during the file analysis it borked and said it couldn't continue. Then it wouldn't mount. It was effectively hosed, so I took it over to my

Re: Number of items

2021-10-25 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Found it: <https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=66=16383=82959=item+delimiter#p82959> Turns out what I was looking for was in the forums, not this list. On 10/25/21 11:43 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Delimiters signify the end of a unit, like a period at t

Re: Number of items

2021-10-25 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 10/25/21 1:00 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: On 25/10/2021 17:43, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Delimiters signify the end of a unit, like a period at the end of a sentence. The delimiter basically "belongs" to the string preceeding it. So I wonder how many

Re: Mud slinging versus genuine criticism

2021-10-25 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Thank you for this, you spoke my thoughts. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 25, 2021 8:34:04 AM "e.beugelaar--- via use-livecode" wrote: Hi folks, What has it for purpose to bully a company with high

Re: Number of items

2021-10-25 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Delimiters signify the end of a unit, like a period at the end of a sentence. The delimiter basically "belongs" to the string preceeding it. There was a long discussion here quite a while ago about this and Mark Waddingham posted some interesting and difficult issues that would arise if the

Re: Our survey - please don't discuss :)

2021-10-22 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 10/22/21 2:04 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: Buy the way I won't be using LC anymore I am getting $25,000,000 from an anonymous benefactor in Asia. How strange, their grandmother sent me a similar offer from Nigeria. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay |

Re: Our survey - please don't discuss :)

2021-10-22 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I wonder if it got caught up in a spam filter. My hosting provider is getting stricter about that, and they filter out some email before it even gets to my account. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 22, 2021

Re: Our survey - please don't discuss :)

2021-10-22 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I didn't get a survey either but I did get the one a while ago about conference preferences. I think Survey Monkey may be a bit confused. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 22, 2021 5:34:59 AM matthias rebbe via

Re: Shaping an image to fit in a polygon

2021-10-16 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 10/16/21 2:17 PM, David Epstein via use-livecode wrote: I am trying to create an image that will appear to have the shape of some arbitrary polygon. The idea is to set the image's alphaData so that pixels within the polygon are opaque, and those outside the polygon are transparent. The

Re: iOS Ad-Hoc installation iOS 15

2021-10-16 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 10/15/21 10:49 AM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: When I was building on the Catalina/LC 9.6.3/Xcode12.4 my iOS 15 tester was getting ("app name" Needs to be Updated. The developer of this app needs to update it to work with this version of iOS) I updated to an M1 Mac Big Sur/LC

The release notes mean what they say

2021-10-16 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
When the release notes say "XCode 12.5" they mean it. XCode 12.5.1 is no good and crashes on older iThings. Then shalt thou count to 12.5, no more, no less. 12.5 shall be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be 12.5. 12.5.1 shalt thou not count, neither count thou

Re: Errors when building standalone

2021-10-16 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 10/16/21 10:27 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: I'll look today to see what's going on with line 390 in the SB script. The error happens almost immediately when the build begins. Found the problem and it was me, naturally. I'd been updating the Android library to use adaptive

Re: Errors when building standalone

2021-10-16 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
ep 3 can be done from the Terminal too, if you prefer this method: sudo xcode-select - s /path/to/Xcode12.5.app Regarding the crash on the iOS 12.5.5 device, does it happen reliably? I suggest filing a bug report and providing a crash log. Kind regards, Panos -- On Sat, 16 Oct 2021 at 06:12, J.

Errors when building standalone

2021-10-15 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I built an app for iOS using XCode 12.5.1. A tester crashes on launch when using it with iOS 12.5.5. Testers on iOS 14 and 15 do fine. LC says to use 12.5 so I installed that and its command line tools, set XCode prefs to use 12.5, removed 12.5.1 from LC Mobile prefs and pointed it to 12.5.

Re: Previous request not completed

2021-10-13 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Thanks Charles. I forgot about using TSNet by itself, mostly because the various commands are beyond my skill level. You actually have to know what you're doing for that. In the process of revising my scripts, the duplicate requests that were causing the problem seem to have disappeared. I

Re: Previous request not completed

2021-10-11 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 10/11/21 2:35 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: So I'd say either try the tsNettsNetLibUrlReuseConnection command or loop on the socket you're using in the opensockets (in my case it was :443), waiting for it to disappear from the list. Unfortunately, simply completing a put url and

Re: Previous request not completed

2021-10-10 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
e requests? Because that sounds like an error from liburl, and it describes the limitation of the library. I could be wrong, but when using tsnet in async mode, that error would not be triggered by the engine. Hope that helps. On Sat, Oct 9, 2021 at 3:58 PM J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <

Previous request not completed

2021-10-09 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
When sending several requests to a server, I get "Previous request not completed" a lot. If I set tsNetLibUrlReuseConnection to false, will that prevent it? Are there any down sides? -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software |

Re: Webview scrolling

2021-10-09 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 10/9/21 12:15 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: I was ready to implement the resizing suggestion Devin made if this failed Oops, I meant Brian. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com

Re: Webview scrolling

2021-10-09 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 10/9/21 7:24 AM, Bernard Devlin via use-livecode wrote: Are you using mobileSetKeyboardDisplay "pan"? I found a bug with that too though. https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=23245 I wasn't using "pan" because I completely forgot we had it now. I just tried it and it works great.

Webview scrolling

2021-10-08 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I told a web designer I'd ask here to see if anyone has ideas. I'm displaying a web page with a form in a browser widget. On Android, when I tap into one of the lower form fields, the browser content does not scroll up and the keyboard covers the field you're trying to type into. There are two

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

2021-10-08 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
And then there's "this me", which still tickles me. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 8, 2021 9:51:34 AM "Sean Cole \(Pi\) via use-livecode" wrote: 'me' is also useful in behaviors as it refers, not to the

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-08 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Actually I never quit LC. I duplicate the file in Finder and then rename the one I was working on, which is still open in memory. I don't often use Save As but when I do I don't see a second copy of the stack. But I did notice once that when manually removing a stack from memory it doesn't

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-07 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
For me, the confusion would be resolved if the Save button was renamed to "Save and Purge". I was never quite sure what that button saved, though in retrospect it's pretty obvious. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On

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

2021-10-06 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On October 6, 2021 9:26:37 PM "Sean Cole \(Pi\) via use-livecode" wrote: I have this thing. I don't know if it's just part of my BPD/EUD or the 48years I've spent on the wrong side of this planet (the outside), I think it's the BPD, but I had to smile at the side of the planet you live on.

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-06 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I do something similar but it's a lot less trouble. Save the stack. Go to Finder /Explorer and duplicate it. Rename the copy. Go back to LC and carry on with the original. You can update the name or any properties there. Occasionally as I work I realize that I've implemented a lot of

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-06 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On the bright side, it isn't as confusing as the one that tells you the script has been changed in an external editor, even if it wasn't, and then you don't know whether to keep what you're looking at or take a chance and reload. You can lose work by choosing the wrong button. -- Jacqueline

Re: IAP in App Store

2021-10-06 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
s, I think that's only fair. On 10/6/21 11:40 AM, panagiotis m via use-livecode wrote: Hello Jacque, What is the exact error that causes purchaseStateUpdate to be sent with a "complete" status? Google is supposed to show its own notification in most cases, so that's fine, but then the pu

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-06 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
That's the question of the century that has puzzled most of us. I always tap Purge and it works. As far as I know: Cancel: don't load the new stack, keep the open one, do nothing else Purge: close the open one and remove from memory, open the new stack Save: It's unclear. Save the new one and

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