OT: change email address

2020-09-15 Thread JB via use-livecode
Will someone please tell me how to change the email address I am using to receive messages from the LiveCode lists? I tried the run rev.com web link and the message I sent there failed and was returned. thanks, JB ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Issue with dropbox

2020-09-10 Thread JB via use-livecode
Is it possible the app refers to folder B using the path created when folder B was not in the zipped or unzipped file therefore it can not see folder B? JB > On Sep 10, 2020, at 3:42 PM, Charles Lachat via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi everybody, > > A friend has accepted to test my new

Re: Cross Platform Font Layout - current workarounds

2020-08-25 Thread JB via use-livecode
Chill, dude? ok, one of the cool things about LiveCode is instead of writing your program in Swift, Jave, or C, etc. is that you can easily include any of these languages in a LiveCode app. I don’t know of another programming tool that allows you to do that and do it on various os’s. Xcode

Re: Cross Platform Font Layout - current workarounds

2020-08-25 Thread JB via use-livecode
Well it sounds like some of them expected you to get off the ship, and to do that by walking the plank. JB > On Aug 25, 2020, at 4:37 PM, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode > wrote: > > Of course I'm going to respond badly to this kind > of bullying. What did you all expect! > > Sean Cole > *Pi

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-10 Thread JB via use-livecode
Maybe she has never been to court. JB > On Aug 10, 2020, at 3:35 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 8/10/20 2:43 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: >> I forgot we had a lawyer in our midst. So is Apple a monopoly in the legal >> sense? > > Ha! You used "legal" and

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-10 Thread JB via use-livecode
If you sell chocolate chip cookies and the majority of the people buy your cookies, does that make you a monopoly? If Ford designs a new car should they be forced to make companies like Chevy be able to use Chevy parts on the Ford car? Anyone can make cookies, cars, computers and mobile devices

Re: Object naming

2020-07-28 Thread JB via use-livecode
That is really cool, Richard! JB Sent from my iPad > On Jul 27, 2020, at 10:26 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > Consider a simplified problem statement: > > You have two objects of the same type in a container, and you want to tell > them apart but had given them the same

Re: sorting lines by date

2020-07-10 Thread JB via use-livecode
ending or > descending. Its very fast in my experience. > > All the best. > > Tom > > On Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 7:55 PM JB via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> If you are having problems with the date itself not being >> s

Re: sorting lines by date

2020-07-10 Thread JB via use-livecode
If you are having problems with the date itself not being sorted properly you might be able to accomplish it by first converting the date to seconds and then sort the data. It will take more time but might work. JB > On Jul 10, 2020, at 3:06 PM, David V Glasgow via use-livecode > wrote: > >

Re: What the heck? Writing and reading ios files??

2020-06-25 Thread JB via use-livecode
gt; file name. Sheesh! > Bill > > William Prothero > https://earthlearningsolutions.org > >> On Jun 25, 2020, at 2:27 PM, JB via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> I don’t think the underscore character “_” should cause any problems >> in the pathname but

Re: What the heck? Writing and reading ios files??

2020-06-25 Thread JB via use-livecode
I don’t think the underscore character “_” should cause any problems in the pathname but if you use a space in the name you need to be sure and enclose the pathname in quotes or it will fail. JB > On Jun 25, 2020, at 1:53 PM, Terry Judd via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 26/06/2020, 02:40,

Re: What the heck? Writing and reading ios files??

2020-06-24 Thread JB via use-livecode
Another solution might be to copy and paste a file or create a new file of any type and give it a name like myPath or whatever. Put that file in the same location of the directory you expect your other file to show up in. You can use any method to get the file path of your new file myPath and

Re: What the heck? Writing and reading ios files??

2020-06-24 Thread JB via use-livecode
I didn’t test the code so I do not know what is happening with the file. But and idea to test for problems is only write code that will put something like :Hello world!” into the file and see if you can locate the file on your drive. If you still have the problem at least it can be fixed within

Re: Externals Question from Stack Overflow

2020-05-14 Thread JB via use-livecode
Part of the question was; Can someone tell me how to obtain the pointer to g_external_name and g_external_table? How LiveCode knows it when it loads a DLL with my external? Is it possible to obtain the mentioned variables dinamically after DLL loads? I do not think you can get any pointers in

Re: Not quite OT: Privacy Policy

2020-05-09 Thread JB via use-livecode
Even if Apple does read them you satisfied the reason for Apple to inform people on how your app is used. It is not an intent of Apple to force you to use a lawyer or require you to explain your app in legal mumbo jumbo. Most people would rather read your honest explanation than read the ones

Re: sqLite delete memory database

2020-05-01 Thread JB via use-livecode
its strange that it does not 'delete' from memory. Are we sure on >> this?. is this dependent on the garbage collector in LC? >> >> >> >> >> >> On Fri, May 1, 2020 at 7:14 AM JB via use-livecode < >> use-livecode@lists.runrev.c

Re: sqLite delete memory database

2020-05-01 Thread JB via use-livecode
I have been testing SQLite 3 using the command line interface and it looks to me like SQLite is designed to securely delete the memory of the database automatically after it closes the database. I could be wrong but if you can’t read the memory it is probably already securely deleted when the

Re: sqLite delete memory database

2020-04-30 Thread JB via use-livecode
I am not saying I know how to do it but are you able to read the memory like you can with a regular variable? If so maybe you can just assign each block of memory a null character. If you actually can get the memory address of the data it would be easy to delete it using C code. JB > On Apr

** Livecode Ratings **

2020-04-26 Thread JB via use-livecode
In the past Richard Gaskin posted some info about Livecode and its position in some programming ratings. One of the top languages was C and it appears the ratings are based on search results. If you are really concerned about Livecode ratings then you can change them by posting C or other code

Re: Maximum field height?

2020-04-05 Thread JB via use-livecode
It seems if Apple made the iOS compatible with the desktop it would solve a lot of problems. The question is why don’t they make them compatible? Is their some kind of FCC regulation that prevents Apple from using phone apps on the desktop? Back in the HyperCard days there was hyperDialer and I

Re: New Apple Developer iOS requirements beginning April 30

2020-03-05 Thread JB via use-livecode
Didn’t Apple say a while ago they were going to make the ios compatible with the desktop? It seems they both use Objective-C the same way. JB > On Mar 4, 2020, at 10:28 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode > wrote: > > We replaced UIWebView with WKWebView in 9.6-DP-1. > > Sent from my

Re: Translate metadata to field content

2020-02-21 Thread JB via use-livecode
Yes, any additions are good to have. I hope someone updates it. JB > On Feb 21, 2020, at 10:41 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > Yes, that's it, but not sure if some of these recent gems are getting into > the library. > > Bob S > > >> On Fe

Re: Translate metadata to field content

2020-02-21 Thread JB via use-livecode
I thought Michael Doub was handling the Master Library or are you talking about something else? JB > On Feb 21, 2020, at 7:50 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > Is anyone maintaining the MasterLibrary? Stuff like this really should be > added to it when the kinks are worked out.

Re: Littel Arrows

2020-01-10 Thread JB via use-livecode
Is the logic that if I touched on a line in a field and moved that line up the lines would increment but if I clicked on the upper arrow the lines would decrement? If so then the logic seems okay to me. I do not have a mobile device so my thinking could be completely wrong. JB > On Jan 10,

Re: Littel Arrows

2020-01-10 Thread JB via use-livecode
of text towards line one. I must be confused on what you are saying so if it is not the same for you just ignore my response. Sorry about that. JB > On Jan 10, 2020, at 11:47 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi JB, > >> Am 10.01.2020 um 20:39 schrie

Re: Littel Arrows

2020-01-10 Thread JB via use-livecode
I am not using the same version as you so I cannot see the arrows but when I consider a text field with a lower and upper arrow my first though is if I click the lower arrow it will increment the lines in the text field and if I click the upper arrow it will decrement the lines in the text field.

Re: empty variable

2020-01-06 Thread JB via use-livecode
One of the problems with #3 and above is the people who want your code will probably spend more money and time figuring out a way to steal the uncompiled code than they would spend trying to hack the code. And they most likely have a lot of corrupt connections and money to spend. JB > On Jan

Re: empty variable

2020-01-03 Thread JB via use-livecode
That is a very interesting question! If the user enters the password or did I hardcode a password so what follows can only be executed if it included the text I put into the variable. I am in this case hardcoding it in myself. This could be text that is encrypted but it is still there even

Re: empty variable

2020-01-03 Thread JB via use-livecode
ead. Apparently it involves turning off system > integrity and then booting into a special mode. At that point I stopped > reading. Not something I care to do with a production system. > > Bob S > > >> On Jan 3, 2020, at 11:58 , JB via use-livecode >> wrote: >> &g

Re: empty variable

2020-01-03 Thread JB via use-livecode
n do to be sure. > > Bob S > > >> On Jan 3, 2020, at 11:11 , JB via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> Hi Bob, >> >> yeah, I am not sure exactly what it means either. >> Different ways of doing the same thing? >> >> JB > &g

Re: empty variable

2020-01-03 Thread JB via use-livecode
> I think a memory dump and search of the contents is about the only thing you > can do to be sure. > > Bob S > > >> On Jan 3, 2020, at 11:11 , JB via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> Hi Bob, >> >> yeah, I am not sure exactly what it mea

Re: empty variable

2020-01-03 Thread JB via use-livecode
rs the contents of the variable, but the variable still exists, that > is if you can use the Script Editor variable watcher as any kind of > irrefutable evidence. > > Bob S > > >> On Jan 3, 2020, at 11:04 , JB via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> You can't de

Re: empty variable

2020-01-03 Thread JB via use-livecode
d is what you are looking for. > > https://livecode.fandom.com/wiki/Delete_variable > > > > On Fri, Jan 3, 2020 at 1:22 PM JB via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> What if I have secure info like a password stored >> in a local vari

empty variable

2020-01-03 Thread JB via use-livecode
What if I have secure info like a password stored in a local variable and then I clear that info by putting empty into that local variable. How secure is that procedure? I understand a local variable does not retain the info after the code finishes but I am concerned about any info left in

Re: using stdout

2019-12-18 Thread JB via use-livecode
I found that c code. It is for a server-socket and client-socket. Two separate programs which we could call from live code with a shell command and give arguments if needed. JB > On Dec 18, 2019, at 12:56 PM, doc hawk via use-livecode > wrote: > > > On Dec 18, 2019, at 12:51

Re: using stdout

2019-12-18 Thread JB via use-livecode
Thank you very much! I will be playing around with these a lot. JB > On Dec 18, 2019, at 1:20 PM, doc hawk via use-livecode > wrote: > > > On Dec 18, 2019, at 1:03 PM, JB via use-livecode > wrote: >> >> Actually as I said in the first post I do not rea

Re: using stdout

2019-12-18 Thread JB via use-livecode
the c code let me know and I can probably dig it out for you. JB > On Dec 18, 2019, at 12:56 PM, doc hawk via use-livecode > wrote: > > > On Dec 18, 2019, at 12:51 PM, JB via use-livecode > wrote: >> >> A year or so ago I was messing around with the termin

Re: using stdout

2019-12-18 Thread JB via use-livecode
> On Dec 18, 2019, at 12:38 PM, JB via use-livecode > wrote: >> >> open process "/Applications/Utilities/Terminal.app" for write >> write tMessage && the long time & return to stdout > > *That* is the problem. > > If you open a ter

Re: using stdout

2019-12-18 Thread JB via use-livecode
9:24 AM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 12/18/19 7:01 AM, JB via use-livecode wrote: >> This isn’t something I need but I read in a older manual >> you can write to the terminal using stdout. It said the >> terminal needs to be open and you use code l

Re: using stdout

2019-12-18 Thread JB via use-livecode
11:25 AM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 12/18/19 9:49 AM, JB via use-livecode wrote: >> Well I tried it on OS X 10.11 using Livecode 4.6.2 >> and the application launches then I create a new >> main stack and use the message box to enter >> your co

Re: using stdout

2019-12-18 Thread JB via use-livecode
Well I tried it on OS X 10.11 using Livecode 4.6.2 and the application launches then I create a new main stack and use the message box to enter your code and nothing happens. JB > On Dec 18, 2019, at 9:24 AM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 12/18/19 7:01 AM, JB via

Re: using stdout

2019-12-18 Thread JB via use-livecode
I didn’t know you needed to launch it from the command line. Thanks, JB > On Dec 18, 2019, at 9:24 AM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 12/18/19 7:01 AM, JB via use-livecode wrote: >> This isn’t something I need but I read in a older manual >> you can wri

using stdout

2019-12-18 Thread JB via use-livecode
This isn’t something I need but I read in a older manual you can write to the terminal using stdout. It said the terminal needs to be open and you use code like below to log or write to the terminal; put "Hello world." into tMessage write tMessage && the long time & return to stdout When I run

Re: Standalones and the defaultFolder

2019-12-16 Thread JB via use-livecode
b S > > >> On Dec 14, 2019, at 04:27 , JB via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> I am not using Windows or the version of Livecode you are >> using so I am not testing this but when it comes to using >> paths you might want to make sure what path is being &g

Re: Standalones and the defaultFolder

2019-12-14 Thread JB via use-livecode
I am not using Windows or the version of Livecode you are using so I am not testing this but when it comes to using paths you might want to make sure what path is being provided. If the path returned includes a file name then it might not work properly for listing that directory because it is

Re: Standalones and the defaultFolder

2019-12-14 Thread JB via use-livecode
If you know the path you need then put this code in your stack; answer question effective filename of this stack answer question defaultFolder after creating the standalone run the code above from the app and see if either of the paths provided are the path you are actually trying to use.

Re: macOS, is my app active?

2019-11-23 Thread JB via use-livecode
Trevor, your code is written really nice! Thanks for the links and code. JB > On Nov 23, 2019, at 5:24 PM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode > wrote: > > On Sat, Nov 23, 2019 at 7:09 PM scott--- via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> Trevor, >> >> Those directions were

Re: macOS, is my app active?

2019-11-23 Thread JB via use-livecode
PM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi JB, > >> Am 24.11.2019 um 00:27 schrieb JB via use-livecode >> : >> >> Hi Klaus, >> >> I did that and got a error but by reformatting >> the code properly it worked. > > what do you mean

Re: macOS, is my app active?

2019-11-23 Thread JB via use-livecode
Hi Klaus, I did that and got a error but by reformatting the code properly it worked. JB > On Nov 23, 2019, at 1:04 PM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hallo Hermann, > >> Am 23.11.2019 um 17:16 schrieb hh via use-livecode >> : >> >> MacOS 10.15.1 > > macOS 10.14.6 here, LC

Re: My old man vs LC Standalone

2019-10-22 Thread JB via use-livecode
And if you tell us what you are going to do he will never catch on .. .. JB > On Oct 22, 2019, at 11:57 AM, Tom Glod via use-livecode > wrote: > > yeah... the key is to crank up the difficulty and time investment...much > like decryption...sure...you can decrypt this in a billion years! >

Re: Push Card

2019-10-22 Thread JB via use-livecode
t LC has things that make this simple, the > "recentCards" and "recentNames" properties. > > Craig > > > -Original Message- > From: JB via use-livecode > To: How to use LiveCode > Cc: JB > Sent: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 12:28 pm > Subject: Re

Re: My old man vs LC Standalone

2019-10-22 Thread JB via use-livecode
Well considering he writes assembly and other languages and is communicating with other people he might be able to do things that would surprise you. JB > On Oct 22, 2019, at 10:38 AM, Tom Glod via use-livecode > wrote: > > Funny, I just sat down to fire up LC to check on the encryption

Re: Push Card

2019-10-22 Thread JB via use-livecode
t; On Oct 22, 2019, at 09:04 , JB via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> I don’t have very many cards but eventually I end >> up somewhere I didn’t expect and if I cleared the >> list it would take care of the problem. But if I take >> the time to write the code be

Re: Push Card

2019-10-22 Thread JB via use-livecode
nsidering that the LC engine is not optimized to use that > paradigm. > > Bob S > > >> On Oct 22, 2019, at 08:39 , JB via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> Thank you for the info! >> >> I think I am going to rewrite the code to work

Re: Push Card

2019-10-22 Thread JB via use-livecode
Thank you for the info! I think I am going to rewrite the code to work better and eliminate using push card for this instance. JB > On Oct 22, 2019, at 3:44 AM, hh via use-livecode > wrote: > >> JB wrote: >> The list of pushed cards is cleared when you quit the application. >> Is there a way

Push Card

2019-10-21 Thread JB via use-livecode
The list of pushed cards is cleared when you quit the application. Is there a way to clear the list without quitting the application? JB ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and

Re: My old man vs LC Standalone

2019-10-21 Thread JB via use-livecode
rumor has it.. .. Anything Can Be CRACKED! JB > On Oct 21, 2019, at 7:39 PM, Tom Glod via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi guys, > > My father and I have gotten to talking recently and I shared with him the > product I will the launching (shortly). My dad father is a kind of white > hat hacker

Re: Is there a command to display number of seconds as hrs:min:seconds?

2019-10-18 Thread JB via use-livecode
Here is a terminal example; on mouseUp put shell( "date" ) into tData answer question tData end mouseUp JB > On Oct 18, 2019, at 11:12 AM, Tom Glod via use-livecode > wrote: > > Let me throw my hat into the ring here...lolI wrote this function to > display time in a specific format >

Re: LiveCode now #49 at TIOBE Index!

2019-10-05 Thread JB via use-livecode
it is to learn and program in that language. And I am sure there are many other examples. JB > On Oct 5, 2019, at 6:01 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 10/5/19 4:57 PM, JB via use-livecode wrote: >> Hi Mark, >> I just visited the link Richard provided and it shows

Re: LiveCode now #49 at TIOBE Index!

2019-10-05 Thread JB via use-livecode
Hi Mark, I just visited the link Richard provided and it shows the following; It is important to note that the TIOBE index is not about the best programming language or the language in which most lines of code have been written. The index can be used to check whether your programming skills are

Re: Recommended specs for Windows Development computer.

2019-10-03 Thread JB via use-livecode
Do you have a link for info on how to do that? I will be wanting to test on Windows too and was thinking I needed to use a emulator like Parallels. JB > On Oct 3, 2019, at 10:54 AM, JJS via use-livecode > wrote: > > Why don't you create a dual boot of your mac? > > Apple itself supports it

Re: open process

2019-09-28 Thread JB via use-livecode
ults and then wait for a few empty read results. There is > probably a better way. > >> On Sep 28, 2019, at 11:57 AM, JB via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> It works for me too, Thanks >> >> Name Mtu Network AddressIpkts IerrsOpk

Re: open process

2019-09-28 Thread JB via use-livecode
or read > wait 1 seconds with messages > read from process p until empty > close process p > put it > end mouseup > > >> On Sep 28, 2019, at 8:05 AM, JB via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> In a shell command I can execute a external progr

Re: open process

2019-09-28 Thread JB via use-livecode
not provide arguments > via open process to the copy command. > > > On 9/28/2019 10:05 AM, JB via use-livecode wrote: >> In a shell command I can execute a external program >> using the following code: >> >> on mouseUp >> set the defaultFolder to desk

Re: open process

2019-09-28 Thread -=&gt;JB&lt;=- via use-livecode
I provided the wrong path in the code by setting the default folder to desktop but the code has the correct path and do not set defaultFolder using desktop. The question is still the same about supplying the arguments to the executable. JB > On Sep 28, 2019, at 7:05 AM, JB via use-livec

open process

2019-09-28 Thread JB via use-livecode
In a shell command I can execute a external program using the following code: on mouseUp set the defaultFolder to desktop put “myPic.jpg" into tFILE1 put “myPic copy.jpg" into tFILE2 put shell( "./copy" && quote & tFILE1 & quote && quote & tFILE2 & quote) into pData answer question

Re: Access Resource Files

2019-09-20 Thread JB via use-livecode
t url("binfile:" & tSourceFile) into url("binfile:" & tTargetFile) end if THIS WORKS PERFECT!!! THANK YOU! JB > On Sep 20, 2019, at 10:45 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi JB, > >> Am 20.09.2019 um 19:31 schrieb JB via use-livec

Re: Access Resource Files

2019-09-20 Thread JB via use-livecode
Thanks Klaus, I will give it a try and then get back with the details. JB > On Sep 20, 2019, at 10:45 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi JB, > >> Am 20.09.2019 um 19:31 schrieb JB via use-livecode >> : >> >> Thank you for the in

Re: Access Resource Files

2019-09-20 Thread JB via use-livecode
Thank you for the info. I am using a earlier version and specialfolderpath("resources”) is not available but specialfolderpath(“desktop”) and others are available. I don’t think it is possible without specific code written by those who made the app bundle. Things like NSBundle etc seem to be

Re: Access Resource Files

2019-09-20 Thread JB via use-livecode
Thanks again for your help! JB > On Sep 20, 2019, at 3:29 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode > wrote: > > > >> Am 20.09.2019 um 12:24 schrieb JB via use-livecode >> : >> >> The MacOs folder is there and the file gets added >> to it a

Re: Access Resource Files

2019-09-20 Thread JB via use-livecode
> Hi JB > >> Am 20.09.2019 um 12:10 schrieb JB via use-livecode >> : >> >> Now this is interesting! >> >> I added the code snipped you just gave me and put >> it above your other code. >> >> When I clicked the button it worked like

Re: Access Resource Files

2019-09-20 Thread JB via use-livecode
It only worked correctly that one time and now it is back to no icon zero bytes. JB > On Sep 20, 2019, at 3:02 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi JB, > >> Am 20.09.2019 um 11:54 schrieb JB via use-livecode >> : >> >> I used y

Re: Access Resource Files

2019-09-20 Thread JB via use-livecode
did adding this before the other code make a difference and how can I make it work without it? Thank you very much! JB > On Sep 20, 2019, at 3:02 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi JB, > >> Am 20.09.2019 um 11:54 schrieb JB via use-livecode >>

Re: Access Resource Files

2019-09-20 Thread JB via use-livecode
idea > what's wrong. > Did you use my exact syntax? If not, please post your code. > > Did you create a standalone and added the pic via "Copy files"? > >> JB >> >> >>> On Sep 20, 2019, at 2:30 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode >>> wr

Re: Access Resource Files

2019-09-20 Thread JB via use-livecode
use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi JB, > >> Am 20.09.2019 um 11:45 schrieb JB via use-livecode >> : >> >> Hi Klaus, >> >> That worked but the file that appeared on the desktop had >> no icon like was there before and the size is zero K. > > h

Re: Access Resource Files

2019-09-20 Thread JB via use-livecode
Hi Klaus, That worked but the file that appeared on the desktop had no icon like was there before and the size is zero K. JB > On Sep 20, 2019, at 2:30 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi JB, > >> Am 20.09.2019 um 11:11 schrieb JB via use-livecode

Re: Access Resource Files

2019-09-20 Thread JB via use-livecode
Are you saying this will return the path to my resource in my app and let me copy it to the desktop? Do you have some more examples of copying the file with this procedure? JB > On Sep 20, 2019, at 1:46 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi JB, > >> Am 20.09.2019 u

Access Resource Files

2019-09-20 Thread JB via use-livecode
Does anyone know of a way to access resource files in the StandAlone .app bundle? Let’s say I want to include a jpg file in my .app bundle & then copy that file to the desktop at various times. From what I understand if you write a external to copy source file to destination file it will work

Re: OT: Catalina - the end of ad hoc & in-house development?

2019-09-12 Thread JB via use-livecode
I am still on macOS 10.11.6 so I don’t know much about what is happening but I was wondering if you transferred the file with a secure connection like CyberDuck does the download bit get changed? Another question that might be a work around is if you zip the file and then zip the zip of that

Re: OSX File Extension

2019-09-07 Thread JB via use-livecode
Thanks for the info! I guess I will just start using what I want and see if it catches on. JB > On Sep 7, 2019, at 10:39 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > Apple no longer maintains a file type code registry.Richard GaskinFourth > World Systems >

OSX File Extension

2019-09-07 Thread JB via use-livecode
Years ago you could create a file type or extension like jpeg, zip, pict etc. and then you would need to register that extension with Apple. If I create a new file extension do I need to register that extension with Apple or just start using it. The reason I am asking is I am creating a new form

Re: Checking the host OS

2019-09-01 Thread JB via use-livecode
On OS X in the terminal you can type: sysctl hw.machine and it will display the machine architecture. I don’t use the shell commands much but it looks like you can get the info without compiling code by using the code below. on mouseUp put shell( "sysctl hw.machine" ) into pData put pData

Re: Checking the host OS

2019-08-31 Thread JB via use-livecode
Below is some c code that will return the architecture on OS X. /* Determine the machine name, e.g. "x86_64". */ #include #include #include #include int main(int argc, const char * argv[]) { size_t size; sysctlbyname("hw.machine", NULL, , NULL, 0); // Get size of data to be

Re: My sticky fingers

2019-06-10 Thread JB via use-livecode
The keyboard might be worn out. JB > On Jun 10, 2019, at 8:05 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > This sounds like the system's key repeat rate is set too fast. > > -- > Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com > HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com > On

Re: Apple Video Foundation (AVF) and .mpg files

2019-03-26 Thread JB via use-livecode
On OS X 10.11 you can use the shell command with afinfo JB:desktop JB$ afinfo /Users/JB/Desktop/myFile.mp3 File: /Users/JB/Desktop/myFile.mp3 File type ID: MPG3 Num Tracks: 1 Data format: 2 ch, 44100 Hz, '.mp3' (0x) 0 bits/channel, 0 bytes/packet, 1152

Re: Apple Video Foundation (AVF) and .mpg files

2019-03-26 Thread JB via use-livecode
If you use a shell with linux and maybe mac os since it is unix and a lot of linux commands work you can try the solutions on this site; https://superuser.com/questions/595177/how-to-retrieve-video-file-information-from-command-line-under-linux The above solutions will show you all kinds of info

Re: Mac App Store step by step instructions just updated.

2019-02-21 Thread JB via use-livecode
ow it works. > > Kee > >> On Feb 21, 2019, at 2:18 PM, JB via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> With the low price of software is it really even worth it >> to copy protect your program? Most software is not >> very expensive and it would be like trying to copy &g

Re: Mac App Store step by step instructions just updated.

2019-02-21 Thread JB via use-livecode
With the low price of software is it really even worth it to copy protect your program? Most software is not very expensive and it would be like trying to copy protect a song. People do not want songs to be copy protected. The majority of software I see on the App store does not have copy

Re: LC-apps for HC

2019-01-15 Thread JB via use-livecode
It is too late . . . I already noticed it. Some things you just can’t change. JB > On Jan 15, 2019, at 3:37 PM, Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode > wrote: > > Please dismiss these stray words at > the end of my previous message: > >> but >> notice that > > Al >

Re: Repeat for each line of a variable or field?

2019-01-12 Thread JB via use-livecode
It is faster to use version 1 because accessing the lines in a variable is faster than accessing lines in a field. JB > On Jan 12, 2019, at 8:01 AM, David Epstein via use-livecode > wrote: > > I've done a little bit of speed testing showing extremely slight differences, > but wonder if

Re: Seeking OSX Code signing consultant... [ANSWER]

2018-12-13 Thread JB via use-livecode
That is good! So, what is the process of selling with Apple? 1. Pay for a developers license 2. Create standalone 3. Get a certificate 4. Strip out all of the 32-bit files 5. Code sign the app with terminal or another app 6. Place app on the app store or wherever JB > On Dec 13, 2018,

Re: Xcode for El Capitan

2018-12-07 Thread JB via use-livecode
I am using El Capitan 10.11.6 and my Xcode is version 8.2.1. It is possible I missed a later version but if it was upgraded automatically then that is the latest version that will work on my El Capitan. JB > On Dec 7, 2018, at 1:22 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode > wrote: > > Is there any

Re: Issues with app delivery!

2018-11-28 Thread JB via use-livecode
That is really nice to know! thanks, JB > On Nov 28, 2018, at 1:39 AM, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode > wrote: > > Another and more comfortable way would be to use App Wrapper 3, in case you > own it. > > App Wrapper has a feature called Architecture Cleanup to make Intel 64-Bit or >

Re: Issues with app delivery!

2018-11-27 Thread JB via use-livecode
work correctly. > > Rick > >> On Nov 27, 2018, at 4:56 PM, JB via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> I have never submitted an app on the apple store but >> I googled i386 and here is what I get. >> >> x86_64 is for 64 bit processors. i386 is for 32

Re: Issues with app delivery!

2018-11-27 Thread JB via use-livecode
I have never submitted an app on the apple store but I googled i386 and here is what I get. x86_64 is for 64 bit processors. i386 is for 32 bit processors. So the question I wonder is does this have something to do with Mojave OS? From what I have read they will be eliminating the 32 bit

Re: [ANN] animationEngine is free now

2018-10-02 Thread JB via use-livecode
Thanks for them many years of info, Malte. JB > On Oct 2, 2018, at 10:20 AM, Malte Pfaff-Brill via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hey all! > > Thanks for the kind words! And please excuse I did not reply earlier. Rather > busy setting up the Promo stuff at the moment. > > I’ll surely keep

shell - memory

2018-02-22 Thread JB via use-livecode
If I use a shell that calls a external and it does something like read a 2 GB file into memory but it is not put into a Livecode variable or any field etc. does that used memory get connected to Livecode memory limits since a Livecode shell called the external? JB '

Re: [OT] self-expanding archives in Mac Classic

2018-02-14 Thread JB via use-livecode
That is good! JB > On Feb 14, 2018, at 1:21 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode > <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > Actually I managed to find a way to get Stuffit expander 3.5 on Mac OS 9 to > do the job :) > > Richmond. > > On 14/2/2018 8

Re: [OT] self-expanding archives in Mac Classic

2018-02-14 Thread JB via use-livecode
gt; emulator, I think you will have to open it in a computer running OS 9. > > Bob S > > >> On Feb 14, 2018, at 10:53 , JB via use-livecode >> <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: >> >>> On my iMac PPC G5 running Mac OS 10.4.11 and Classic 9.1.2 it e

Re: [OT] self-expanding archives in Mac Classic

2018-02-14 Thread JB via use-livecode
What type of self expanding archive? There are different versions of stuffit expander and it might be a disk image that needs to be mounted. Macintosh Garden has expanders and image mounters for just about any type of archive. They have a search engine that will show a lot of applications and I

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