Re: OT Friendly customers....

2021-01-28 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
> On Jan 28, 2021, at 11:46 AM, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode > wrote: > > As I wrote to you offlist, in reply to your hateful and cursing rant: Ce fromage pue ! Please keep it offlist. ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Plotting Equations that Bifurcate

2020-11-04 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Neil DeGraph Tyson? > On Nov 4, 2020, at 3:09 PM, Roger Guay via use-livecode > wrote: > > Oooh, I like it! How about VanDeGraph? > > Roger > >> On Nov 4, 2020, at 3:03 PM, scott--- via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> I assume the expanded version will be called SedanDeGraph. >> — >> Scott

Re: Contesting for Idiot du Jour

2020-09-02 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
s outside the big circle >> receive about 20% of the shots, the inner circle gets another 20% and the >> outer circle gets 60%. So I don’t understand your thought about ¼. >> >> Kelly >> >>> On 2Sep, 2020, at 9:43 PM, Jerry Jensen via use-livecode >

Re: Contesting for Idiot du Jour

2020-09-02 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Additional thought: If you just used random x and y, then ignored points outside the larger circle, you would see that 1/4 of the points would be in the smaller circle. No trig or integrals involved. .Jerry > On Sep 2, 2020, at 8:27 PM, Jerry Jensen via use-livecode > wrote: &g

Re: Contesting for Idiot du Jour

2020-09-02 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
1/2 is the right answer. Take your drawing of the circles. Cut a veyy thin radial slice from the center to the outside circle. So thin that it is just a line. Now think of how likely a random point on that line will be in the part of the line that was in the smaller circle. The part that

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-10 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Feeling old. I should have bought the program to know the players. Good thing I’m not named Terry! > On Aug 10, 2020, at 1:45 PM, doc hawk via use-livecode > wrote: > > > Jerry jesticulated, > > >> Are you sure? The W12 used in some Bentleys is made by VW, and many years of >> Phantoms

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-10 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Are you sure? The W12 used in some Bentleys is made by VW, and many years of Phantoms used a V12 of the proper displacement. Of course they don’t talk about mundane stuff like that! .Jerry > On Aug 10, 2020, at 12:19 PM, Jim Lambert via use-livecode > wrote: > > I like my Rolls Royce

Re: Object naming

2020-07-28 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Dave’s not here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtDAK7Umk7A > On Jul 27, 2020, at 10:24 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

Re: Object naming

2020-07-27 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
+100 to Mr. Gaskin! > On Jul 27, 2020, at 10:24 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 name. > > > > Too Many Daves

Re: Even Distribution

2020-04-16 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Hi Skip, Forgive me if this is not the answer you seek, or an oversimplification, but there is an easy way to find if the jobs can be exactly evenly distributed, with nothing left over: if (tjobs mod tdrivers) = 0 then // it is evenly distrutable. .Jerry > On Apr 16, 2020, at 7:41 PM, Skip

Re: Video format for mobile

2020-04-09 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Jerry > On Apr 9, 2020, at 7:47 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > As I recall, it is lossless, yes? > > Bob S > > >> On Apr 8, 2020, at 7:46 PM, Jerry Jensen via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> Hi J, >> AAC is Advanced Audio Compressio

Re: Video format for mobile

2020-04-08 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Hi J, AAC is Advanced Audio Compression - successor to MP3. https://fileinfo.com/extension/aac Hope this will help you figure out how to play it. .Jerry > On Apr 8, 2020, at 4:10 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > I asked this before, looking for the best format for video files

Re: DataGrid question...

2020-03-30 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
livecode > wrote: > > Does anyone have a link to obtain Bernd's modTableField ? > > Peter Bogdanoff > > >> On Mar 30, 2020, at 1:07 PM, Jerry Jensen via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> In modTableField there’s a function for that: >> mt

Re: DataGrid question...

2020-03-30 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
In modTableField there’s a function for that: mtfDataItemClicked pColumnClicked, pLineClicked, pItemContent, pGroupName > On Mar 30, 2020, at 3:49 AM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode > wrote: > > I don't know of a simple way to do it. > > However, Bernd's modTableField does do it, and it uses

Re: DataGrid question...

2020-03-29 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Hi Sean, Sorry, I was thinking you might not need a DG at all. My mistake. Anyway, just to be complete, Bernd’s modTableField API gives you the following: mtfDataItemClicked pColumnClicked, pLineClicked, pItemContent, pGroupName mtfDataItemClicked is send when the user clicks into a data cell.

Re: DataGrid question...

2020-03-29 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Hi Sean, Have you seen Bernd Niggemann’s modTableField? It is built on top of the LC list field, without a lot of the complications of DataGrids if you don’t need DG’s huge capabilities. It might work well for you. Regards, Jerry Jensen > On Mar 29, 2020, at 7:05 PM, Sean Cole (Pi) via

Re: LCB widget "BioRhythm" v1.0.0

2020-03-03 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
In the ‘70s I had a cheap plastic handheld calculator made by Casio called a Biolater. Put in your birthday, and it would give you the first three numbers - days into the cycles. It had a picture of the waves stuck on the front so you could see how you were doing. Other than that it was a

Re: Buying a used apple to run ios simulator.

2020-01-15 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
It could work, but its pretty long in the tooth. Its a 2011 model. 4GB RAM is not enough these days. It is user-upgradable. USB 2.0 ports are frustratingly slow and, shall I say, less reliable than 3.0 and above. That model is at is maximum OS support (10.13). That is also the oldest OS that is

Re: Littel Arrows

2020-01-10 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
I’m with you on that one. Apple calls the new way “Natural” (!). Not to me after 35 years of the old way. .Jerry > On Jan 10, 2020, at 12:08 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > > When Apple decided to make us use fields like mobile apps do, the behavior > reversed. I never did

Re: Something wrong with LiveCode 9.5.1

2019-12-16 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Thanks Paul. I’ll be testing. I don’t have anything but a Sierra install handy. Yet. .Jerry > On Dec 16, 2019, at 1:29 PM, Paul Dupuis wrote: > > On 12/16/2019 3:58 PM, Jerry Jensen wrote: >> This is the first time I have heard that anything notarized will not open in >> Sierra. I have been

Re: Something wrong with LiveCode 9.5.1

2019-12-16 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
This is the first time I have heard that anything notarized will not open in Sierra. I have been watching the whole notarization topic, but apparently not closely enough. Could you point me to some info from Apple about what is -not- supported in Sierra? I support an entire flock of Sierra

Re: "empty" background in printed pdf is actually grey

2019-11-02 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
I have no clue about the intricacies involved, but as a crazy idea to throw out, could you make the source pdf transparent at put it -on top- of the one you generate? .Jerry > On Nov 2, 2019, at 2:24 PM, doc hawk via use-livecode > wrote: > > > On Nov 1, 2019, at 5:42 PM, Mark mentioned, >

Re: Red Dot Breakpoint Crashes

2019-10-25 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
> Also MacOS Mojave fully updated. > > Bob S > > >> On Oct 25, 2019, at 14:59 , Jerry Jensen via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> Which version of LC? > > > ___ > use-livecode mailing list >

Re: Red Dot Breakpoint Crashes

2019-10-25 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Which version of LC? > On Oct 25, 2019, at 2:28 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > Still getting red dot breakpoint crashes. This time when switching to the > calling handler. Not a big deal for me just saying. > > Bob S > > > ___ >

Re: ...and a challenge

2019-10-05 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Does it give the correct answer for pie? I don’t think the n suffix is for floating point. I thought it was for expressing bigint type. > On Oct 5, 2019, at 8:34 PM, Colin Holgate via use-livecode > wrote: > > > Pi is a reserved work, so I used pie. I haven’t seen this way of producing Pi >

Re: Guess encoding for text file...

2019-09-19 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
On Sep 19, 2019, at 11:53 AM, Dar Scott Consulting via use-livecode wrote: > > Yeah. I love the smell of burning bytes. 4 bits is called a nybble, and 2 bits is called a snyf. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit

Re: Making "read from file" less blocky.

2019-08-03 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
ike experience for sure. >> >> Those are very good suggestions to try thank you. >> >> Jerry, I will give that a try, it looks promising.even a little >> improvement would be better and sufficient for this need, and I can use it >> sparingly. Thanks

Re: Making "read from file" less blocky.

2019-08-03 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Hi Tom, I’ve done this in the past watching it instead of the result. I seem to remember eof was not useful. Maybe for a serial port it would be? As in: repeat forever read from file ThisFile for (1024 * 1000) bytes if it is empty then exit repeat — do your stuff wait 0 with messages end

Re: IDE 9.0.4 and 9.0.5rc1 getting slow again on win10?

2019-05-22 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
I hear a lot of memory leaks were fixed in 9.5. - other Jerry > On May 22, 2019, at 2:41 PM, JJS via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi Matthias, > > > i only tried a few things to test some stacks for mobile-android and winx64 > standalone and filed a few bug reports on it. > > But did not

Re: goofy question about "repeat for each"

2019-03-25 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
My mistake. Thanks for the correction. .Jerry > On Mar 25, 2019, at 7:11 PM, hh via use-livecode > wrote: > >> Jerry J. wrote: >> "Starting in version 7.0 it is possible to modify the container >> variable inside a for each loop without affecting the iterations >> of the loop." >> >>> jbv

Re: goofy question about "repeat for each"

2019-03-25 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Hi jbv, What version of LC are you using? Here’s a quote from the LC 8.1.10 dictionary: “Starting in version 7.0 it is possible to modify the container variable inside a for each loop without affecting the iterations of the loop.” Could this be biting you? .Jerry > On Mar 25, 2019, at 2:44 PM,

Re: file: vs bibfile: usage?

2019-01-07 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
On a mac, BBEdit or its older cousin TextWrangler will preserve line endings. It just works. You can also easily change endings with a pull-down menu. That stoppedl me from whining about the price. They also have good tech support. .Jerry > On Jan 7, 2019, at 8:28 AM, Bob Sneidar via

Re: What is LC's internal text format?

2018-11-13 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
> On Nov 13, 2018, at 2:52 AM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode > wrote: > > Yes - a byte is not a number, a char is not a number a bit sequence is not a > number. Reminds of a clever sig line from somebody on this list. I can’t remember who, so author please step up and take credit.

Re: Intersect Function

2018-09-24 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
I think he mentioned curved “lines”. That is a whole other kettle of fish. .Jerry > On Sep 24, 2018, at 9:23 AM, hh via use-livecode > wrote: > > It is not this complicated. Only if you are looking for > the intersection of two line *segments* you have do a > few more checks.

Re: Natural Programming

2018-09-11 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Reminds me of the dyslexic cop that tried to give me an IUD. > On Sep 11, 2018, at 8:18 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > You know, programming comes so naturally to me, it's like it's in my NDA. ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Slow LC 9 Performance - Test Stack, Video, QA Report

2018-09-07 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
> On Sep 7, 2018, at 6:27 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 09/07/2018 06:18 PM, Jerry Jensen via use-livecode wrote: >> Just a quick wild thought: Are the math routines doing unnecessary unicode >> interpretation? > > That's my guess as

Re: Slow LC 9 Performance - Test Stack, Video, QA Report

2018-09-07 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Just a quick wild thought: Are the math routines doing unnecessary unicode interpretation? .Jerry > On Sep 7, 2018, at 6:11 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > Otherwise (math especially) LC6 is much faster. ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Fun with Windows 10

2018-08-14 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
I like your story. I get it. Too many smileys make me drool. .Jerry > On Aug 14, 2018, at 4:53 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > Oh dear, I wasn't trying to prove anything and I didn't really have you in > mind...it's a story I tell often because my mother was so convinced that

Re: valueDiff for arrays?

2018-08-07 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
> On Aug 7, 2018, at 8:35 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 08/07/2018 07:57 PM, Dick Kriesel via use-livecode wrote: >> On Aug 7, 2018, at 5:47 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode >> wrote: >>> >>> Is there an easy way to test whether an array is (currently) a sequence >>>

Re: [OT] The problem with programming and how to fix it

2018-08-06 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
> On Aug 6, 2018, at 3:18 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode > wrote: > > Although I think I digested Toolbook's reference guide / dictionary at some > point (by reading, not by actually eating and digesting!). An artist friend of mine attempted to _eat_ the Guiness Book of World Records.

Re: 64 bit LC

2018-07-20 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Just whip out your HP-35. It gets right answers! .Jerry > On Jul 20, 2018, at 6:32 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > Wouldn't it be great if we could forgo the speed in lieu of accuracy? I mean, > how could you develop an accounting application you could trust with this > caveat?

Re: Docker

2018-07-11 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Probably the same person who breaks into my car every night and turns the radio volume way up. .Jerry > On Jul 11, 2018, at 3:18 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > I'm in a strange mood. I got into my car last Sunday and discovered two of my > three radio programmable buttons had

Re: bitwise shifts gone?

2018-06-30 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
> On Jun 30, 2018, at 10:03 AM, Jerry Jensen via use-livecode > wrote: > > >> On Jun 30, 2018, at 8:00 AM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> Indeed. I'm not too upset about the loss of the bitshift operators other >> than the lack of

Re: bitwise shifts gone?

2018-06-30 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
> On Jun 30, 2018, at 8:00 AM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > Indeed. I'm not too upset about the loss of the bitshift operators other than > the lack of backward compatibility, but I'm surprised by their demise. In > terms of minimal use of microprocessor cycles I'd expect that

Re: Regex (matchChunk) help...

2018-06-15 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Will this do what you want? (untested) put empty into tExtract repeat for each line L in bigText if char -9 to -1 of L is “skyrider1” then if char 1 to 9 of L is “selkirkst” then put L & return after tExtract end if end if end repeat if char -1 of tExtract is return then delete

Re: Optimization can be tricky

2018-06-11 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
At first glance, it looks like you might save some time by grabbing interestArray[uID][T] as soon as you have T, and then use what you grabbed in the 3 later places instead of re-figuring interestArray[uID][T] each time. As in: repeat for each line T in the keys of interestArray[uID] put

Re: WTF Worldpay?

2018-05-17 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
I did use PayPal with them today. .Jerry > On May 17, 2018, at 2:40 PM, Stephen Barncard via use-livecode > wrote: > > Worldpay is a nightmare with every use. I thought Livecode dropped them. > Really annoying. > > I finally had to set up a 'verified by visa'

Re: How to get the line break char?

2018-04-18 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Tiemo, Is the task to compare two CSV files regardless of their line endings? If you don’t care what the line endings are, as Brian points out, using “file:” to read them will convert all line endings to just LF. Then there is no problem comparing, right? .Jerry > On Apr 18, 2018, at 6:52 AM,

Re: [ANN] Release 9.0.0

2018-04-07 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Yes, my slow download was via the auto updater. .Jerry > On Apr 7, 2018, at 12:15 AM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode > wrote: > > Thanks for the update Ron. I confirm the auto updater is slower compared to > a direct download from the downloads page. I'll

Re: [ANN] Release 9.0.0

2018-04-04 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
> On Apr 4, 2018, at 10:35 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > @Peter Bogdanoff bogdanoff: > > Yesterday it took me 3-4 hours to download LC 9. I’m in California. > > Good to know I'm not the only one. Thanks. > Me too in California. I don’t know

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-02 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
> 2/2018 12:59 PM, Jerry Jensen via use-livecode wrote: >> ...variables being promoted to arrays and multidimensional dictionaries... > Ooo... multidimensional dictionaries are *so* Douglas Adams... > Mark Wieder .Jerry ___ use-l

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-02 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
On Apr 2, 2018, at 12:28 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: > > So when is an array not a variable? I recently was attempting to explain, to a savvy younger programmer new to LC, the concepts of variables being promoted to arrays and multidimensional

Re: A little Levure-oriented question

2018-02-21 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Me too. .Jerry > On Feb 21, 2018, at 9:20 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > I'm not a purist, I'd put the handler in the big green button. Especially if > it's short. There are no hard rules about this stuff. > > I suppose I'll have to dodge

Re: A little Levure-oriented question

2018-02-21 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
The engine is what actually starts execution of the SOS - the engine knows who called. “me” is a keyword set up by the engine. In a behavior script it is the caller. Is this what you were wondering about or did I misunderstand? .Jerry > On Feb 21, 2018, at 10:58 AM, Graham Samuel via

Re: Was I hallucinating? Totally OT, perhaps relevant

2017-11-08 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
> On Nov 8, 2017, at 8:15 PM, Jim Lambert via use-livecode > wrote: > >> It wouldn't be possible for them to do what they do without an always-on >> mic connected to the Internet. > > Also true. But I suspect recognizing the wake up command can be done entirely

Re: using LC as an emulator

2017-11-07 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
I too have spent way too much of my life in HP BASIC. IIRC, it is tokenized before storing (around here called byte codes). One approach might be to figure a way to get at the HPB tokens and emulate each of them in LC. Also IIRC HPB uses a pretty simple symbol table for variables and such. Do

Re: not really OT: The Coming Software Apocalypse

2017-10-03 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
It would really enhance my LiveCode email group experience if I could STOP reading about the fake moon landing and vaccines. Besides, the moon is made of green CHEESE !! .Jerry > On Oct 3, 2017, at 2:21 PM, Lagi Pittas via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi, > > I

Re: Script Editor Autocomplete Optional?

2017-09-14 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
On Sep 13, 2017, at 11:12 PM, Monte Goulding via use-livecode wrote: > > it’s all a little disheartening that some people’s first response to your > work is please turn it off Its a bit ironic that the Ten Thumbs Typing Tutor company is now helping us avoid

Re: [off]macbook model

2017-08-31 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Comments inline below: > On Aug 31, 2017, at 6:53 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode > wrote: > > Things I'm wondering about: > 1) Screen real estate: Appearance aside, is there an advantage to retina? > Do I get more working space if I don't go to a 15" display?

Re: OT: error messages

2017-08-29 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
The early IBM TSS console would occasionally stop, typing “You Crashed Monito” with the rest of the system running fine. Like a driverless car with no clear destination. .Jerry > On Aug 29, 2017, at 5:51 PM, Phil Davis via use-livecode > wrote: > > One of my

Re: OT: error messages

2017-08-29 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
> On Aug 29, 2017, at 5:51 PM, Phil Davis via use-livecode > wrote: > > One of my faves from the IBM mainframe world in the 80s and earlier: > > Probable user error. Correct and resubmit. > > It's mostly intelligible although it tells you nothing. > > Phil

Re: common code patterns

2017-08-10 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Switch constructs without breaks are almost like having a 21st century “goto”. You can really make a mess if you try. > On Aug 10, 2017, at 10:57 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > On the other hand, it would prevent the common (mostly newbie?)

Re: SORT by length

2017-08-07 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
KOUNT **of**fld "CL" is empty* > > ** > > ***deletethe**last char **of**line KOUNT **of**fld "CL"* > > ** > > ***deletethe**last char **of**line KOUNT **of**fld "CL"* > > ** > > ***add**1 **to**KOUNT* > >

Re: SORT by length

2017-08-07 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
From the dictionary entry for “sort”: If you don't specify a direction, the sort is ascending. One of the following items: • ascending -sorts in ascending order • descending -sorts in descending order > On Aug 7, 2017, at 3:23 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode >

Re: Sorting out the sheep from the goats

2017-08-07 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Ahem, neither is LarrygubAndCheesemakemyfeetstink. > On Aug 7, 2017, at 3:17 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode > <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > Also a Welsh word, NOT an English one. > > Richmond. > > On 8/7/17 11:24 pm, Jerry

Re: Sorting out the sheep from the goats

2017-08-07 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
And the musical instrument the crwth. > On Aug 7, 2017, at 1:08 PM, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode > wrote: > > And the obscure word "cwm" uses w as a vowel. > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Aug 7, 2017, at 3:28 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode >>

Re: [OT-ish] Updating MacBook from El Capitan to Sierra to install Xcode 8.3+

2017-08-03 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
As others have said, Sierra (10.12.x) is good old (?) HFS+. High Sierra (10.13.x) introduces APFS and is still in developer preview beta. I have upgraded 8 or so macs to Sierra with few problems. My biggest headache was going from 10.12.5 to 10.12.6 on only one machine that got in a fight with

Re: Bug 20117: new rc2 sets a backdrop, and preferences for same

2017-07-19 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
+1 > On Jul 19, 2017, at 9:15 AM, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode > wrote: > > Uhm . . . why would anyone think that that would be a *good* thing? I > react to my screen being seized as a hostile act. ___ use-livecode

Re: First 1000 characters without loop?

2017-06-23 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
I like it when Mark Does A Mark. > On Jun 23, 2017, at 12:29 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > "Do a Mark" :-) That will become a part of our vocabulary here. > > > > On June 23, 2017 8:15:31 AM Mike Kerner via use-livecode >

RIP Dan Shafer

2017-06-21 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
We lost Dan Shafer yesterday. He did a lot for LiveCode. I’m sure anybody who met him will miss him. .Jerry ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription

Re: 64 bit desktop apps

2017-06-07 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Is this for sure and official? I am working on an LC front end for a legacy system that sits upon an old XCode port of a database system called DB Vista (written in old testament C as for unix). It is definitely NOT 64 bit. I mentioned this to my colleague, who did the port and the first layer

Re: English Like?

2017-05-24 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
On May 24, 2017, at 2:30 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: > > On 05/24/2017 01:41 PM, Scott Rossi via use-livecode wrote: >> @Mark — the sequence/direction is clockwise, if that helps. So top -> left… >> doesn’t work. > > That does, in a way. > Now I

Please block sims emails

2017-04-25 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Somebody is using sims email to post phishing/spam/malware - I don’t know which because I won’t click it. Please block email from him. Listmom, hello??? ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe,

Re: Sort with two sortTypes

2017-04-08 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
> why I didn’t try reversing the order I don’t know… it seems so obvious now. Not enough time feeding one of these: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/computinghistory/082.jpg ;) Jerry ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit

Re: Sort with two sortTypes

2017-04-08 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Other way around I think. Sort by time first, then sort by day .Jerry > On Apr 8, 2017, at 12:07 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 4/8/17 12:47 PM, Randy Hengst via use-livecode wrote: >> But I can’t figure out how to sort first on item 3, Days

Re: Sort on two sortTypes

2017-04-08 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Bernd’s modTableField will let you do a custom sort. A sort function using something like your example: > by (item 3 of each & item 2 of each) should do the trick. It uses LC’s sort container function so the dictionary does apply. On the other hand, if you sort by one item at a time, sort by the

Re: Help test please? GoLiveNet in v9

2017-03-15 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
OK on LC 8.1.3 Indy Mac OSX 10.12.3 Jerry > On Mar 15, 2017, at 2:07 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hello gang - > > I'm having a tough time figuring out why the GoLiveNet plugin shipping with > LC isn't working well for me (BZ#19026). > > If

Re: Anyone doing a LiveCode Community Chat Bot? Wondering

2017-03-01 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
From times past. I don’t know the current status. http://bjoernke.com/index.irev?target=chatrev .Jerry > On Mar 1, 2017, at 5:25 AM, Mark Rauterkus via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi, > > LiveCode seems like a great too for the creation of a Chat Bot, or multiple

Re: How to view custom props

2017-02-17 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
ri, Feb 17, 2017 at 7:57 PM Jerry Jensen via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> Got it. It is better, if not terribly obvious. >> Thanks! >> Jerry >> >>> On Feb 17, 2017, at 11:40 AM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode < >&

Re: How to view custom props

2017-02-17 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
from the > contextual menu. > > Then click on the third tab of the stack Property Inspector (=Custom > Properties). > > In LC 8 the Property Inspector has tabs instead of a pull down menu. This > allows faster access to the various panes. > > Best, > Panos > -- > > On F

How to view custom props

2017-02-17 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
Hi folks, I’m back to working in LC after a hiatus working on other pressing issues. I seem to be missing something important - how to view custom properties. I use them a lot in this project. In LC 7.1.4 I would use the Stack Inspector, and pull down its top menu to Custom Properties. In this