Re: knot in my brain?

2020-09-15 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
:-) Mark Schonewille Economy-x-Talk https://ecxtalk.nl https://www.nt2.nu Programming LiveCode for the Real Beginner http://www3.economy-x-talk.com/file.php?node=programming-livecode-for-the-real-beginner Op 15-9-2020 om 15:34 schreef Klaus major-k via use-livecode: Hi all, Am 15.09.2020 um

Re: knot in my brain?

2020-09-15 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Hi Klaus, I bet the problem is in the remainder of the script, for instance changing layers or deleting graphics (although the latter probably not). If you change it to repeat with i = 1 to the num of grcs   if the short name of grc i beginswith "Graphic_" then put i end repeat do you still

GABRIELE STROE could you please contact me

2020-09-06 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Dear Gabriele Stroe, We (Economy-x-Talk) have tried to contact you in every possible way. We have even tried to call you, but your phone number appears dysfunctional. Please contact me as a as possible by sending an e-mail addres to m.schonewi...@economy-x-talk.com, or contact me on Twitter

Re: LCGitHubLib deprecation

2020-07-08 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
That's a very general message. It doesn't say that the events are in the lib and it doesn't say that the lib will be removed. Also, you don't really need this lib just to use Github with LiveCode, even if it may be useful. Mark Schonewille Economy-x-Talk https://ecxtalk.nl https://www.nt2.nu

Re: Saving stacks before closing

2020-05-25 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
In LiveCode, usually you're asked to save a stack, even if you didn't change it. The reason is that the property that indicates that the stack has been changed, is set to true when a field gets focus. A field gets focus whenever a stacks comes to front. When a stack is closed, it needs to

Re: Where is André ? André says "goodbye"

2020-03-14 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
It looks like url("file:...") still makes some conversion. I think we should still use binfile to avoid conversion and before we do so, we need to make sure we get the encoding right. Mark Schonewille Economy-x-Talk https://ecxtalk.nl https://www.nt2.nu Programming LiveCode for the Real

Raffle

2020-02-18 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
I'm on the verge of raffling off a copy of Programming LiveCode for the Real Beginner, second edition, on Facebook. If you want to get a chance to win a free copy, go to https://www.facebook.com/LiveCode.Beginner/ and like the pinned post about the raffle and like the page. -- Mark

Re: Book - Programming LiveCode... - What if you don't hear form us after purchasing

2020-02-16 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
16, 2020, at 6:48 AM, Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode wrote: Hello book fans, There are a few people who have purchased the book but never responded to our e-mails. If you have purchased it but haven't received it yet, please read this. One you have your payment confirmation (from PayPal

Book - Programming LiveCode... - What if you don't hear form us after purchasing

2020-02-16 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Hello book fans, There are a few people who have purchased the book but never responded to our e-mails. If you have purchased it but haven't received it yet, please read this. One you have your payment confirmation (from PayPal or from Economy-x-Talk) you need to wait a few days. You will

Sorry - test

2020-02-15 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Problems with my IP and this list again. Testing. -- Mark Schonewille Economy-x-Talk https://ecxtalk.nl https://www.nt2.nu Programming LiveCode for the Real Beginner http://www3.economy-x-talk.com/file.php?node=programming-livecode-for-the-real-beginner

Re: Keep trying

2020-01-07 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
via use-livecode: Trying to send a message from my (blocked?) IP address. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com

Keep trying

2020-01-07 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Trying to send a message from my (blocked?) IP address. -- Mark Schonewille Economy-x-Talk https://ecxtalk.nl https://www.nt2.nu Programming LiveCode for the Real Beginner http://www3.economy-x-talk.com/file.php?node=programming-livecode-for-the-real-beginner

Re: Second edition of Programming LiveCode for the Real Beginner

2019-12-30 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Thanks Tom! Mark Schonewille Economy-x-Talk https://ecxtalk.nl https://www.nt2.nu Programming LiveCode for the Real Beginner http://www3.economy-x-talk.com/file.php?node=programming-livecode-for-the-real-beginner Op 12/31/2019 om 1:40 AM schreef Tom Glod via use-livecode: Right on

Second edition of Programming LiveCode for the Real Beginner

2019-12-30 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Hi everyone,, I hope you have a great Chrsitmas and a great year behind you. This ear I've been busier than ever. One of my projects was the second edition of my book Programming LiveCode for the Real Beginner.

Re: test

2019-07-28 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Sorry for the somewhat anapproprate e-mail. After being unable to send e-mail to the use list for about year, and apparently LiveCode.com being unable to solve the problem, I suddenly seem to be able to connect to the community again. Op 29-7-2019 om 00:17 schreef Drs Mark Schonewille via use

test

2019-07-28 Thread Drs Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
tst ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode

Re: LC Server - MySQL - update about 2000 rows/records of a table

2017-12-30 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
The shell function can do this. I don't know if there could be a limit to the length of the shell command though. Working example: on mouseUp put shortfilepath("C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.6\bin\mysql.exe") into myFilePath -- the following line contains 2 insert commands

Re: using LC as an emulator

2017-11-06 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Someone wrote an emulator using Xojo. https://alwaysbusycorner.com/2015/02/20/xojo-chip-8-emulator/ Perhaps an emulator would also be possible in LiveCode. Kind regards, Mark Schonewille http://economy-x-talk.com https://www.facebook.com/marksch Buy the most extensive book on the LiveCode

[OT] If you purchased the book recently...

2017-10-19 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Hello list members, Have you purchased Programming LiveCode for the Real Beginner recently? Please, check your mail box (and your spam box) and find our e-mail message. We have asked you to confirm your postal mail address. We need you to reply before we can send you the book! If you confirm

Re: Book (If you're new to LiveCode...)

2017-09-18 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Hi, At the end of this week, our office will close for 2 weeks. Any orders received before Wednesday 20th September will be processed and sent before we close. Once you have ordered Programming LiveCode for the Real Beginner, keep an eye on your e-mail! You need to confirm your postal mail

Re: new license type

2017-09-13 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Yeah, I might do this, if they keep the license long enough for me to adjust my products. Kind regards, Mark Schonewille http://economy-x-talk.com https://www.facebook.com/marksch Buy the most extensive book on the LiveCode language: http://livecodebeginner.economy-x-talk.com Op 13-Sep-17 om

Re: [OT] Hello World

2017-09-03 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
-talk.com https://www.facebook.com/marksch Buy the most extensive book on the LiveCode language: http://livecodebeginner.economy-x-talk.com Op 02-Sep-17 om 18:49 schreef Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode: 71 Richmond. On 9/2/17 10:39 am, Mark Schonewille via use-livecode wrote: Which page? Kind

Re: [OT] Hello World

2017-09-02 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Which page? Kind regards, Mark Schonewille http://economy-x-talk.com https://www.facebook.com/marksch Buy the most extensive book on the LiveCode language: http://livecodebeginner.economy-x-talk.com Op 02-Sep-17 om 00:18 schreef Jim Lambert via use-livecode: Richmond, Congratulations on

Book (If you're new to LiveCode...)

2017-08-29 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Summer is nearing its end and schools are starting again. That seems a good moment to ask your attention for the book Programming LiveCode for the Real Beginner. I wrote this book in 2012-2013 and have sold numerous copies over the past 5 years --for which a big thank-you to the LiveCode

Re: on-rev servers

2017-08-12 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
I can still see your website. http://andregarzia.on-rev.com/richmond/home.html I just can't see Andre's website. Kind regards, Mark Schonewille http://economy-x-talk.com https://www.facebook.com/marksch Buy the most extensive book on the LiveCode language:

Re: Mysterious new MetaCard file

2017-07-08 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
I got it running in 5 minutes. The guy who uploaded it says he has removed all references to passwords. I have no idea why this was a problem for him, but it is nice that he returned the modified files as required by the oss licence. ⁣Verzonden door BlueMail ​ Op 8 jul. 2017 19:40, om 19:40,

Re: Division by Zero Error

2017-07-08 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Usually, I can predict that a numerator is going to be 0, e.g. in 1/(x^2). I just check the value of the numerator before doing the division. In rare cases, I can't predict the value of the numerator. In those cases, I put a try control structure around the offending lines and some code to

Re: Capturing screen into image

2017-06-30 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Set the lockLoc of the image to false. Set the text of the image to the PNG data (you're doing this correctly), but don't set the rect of the image first. If necessary, set the width of the image to the formattedWidth of the image and set the height of the image to the formattedHeight of the

Re: Obtaining the "active" Desktop/Monitor under OSX?

2017-06-28 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
If I execute this put (the loc of this stack is within -1440,-132,0,768) on my primary screen, I get false in the message box. Kind regards, Mark Schonewille http://economy-x-talk.com https://www.facebook.com/marksch Buy the most extensive book on the LiveCode language:

Re: Petya attack

2017-06-28 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Hi Richmond, Probably not, because the offending file(s) need(s) to be installed in the Windows directory to be effective. A Mac doesn't have a Windows directory. Any guest OS's running in a virtual machine however may be affected. I could imagine that other Office packages running on

Re: Determining left or right movement in a mouseMove handler

2017-06-27 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Hoping I didn't mix up the x's and y's, I believe the script you need looks like this: local myOldX,myOldY on mouseMove theNewX,theNewY if myOldX < theNewX then put "right" into myMovement else put "left" into myMoveMent end if if myOldY > myNewY then put "down" into

Re: RIP Dan Shafer

2017-06-22 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Quartam is not by Dan but by Jan Schenkel. Let me use this opportunity to express my sympathy for Dan's family. Also, there is a fund raiser that might be of interest to readers of this list. https://www.gofundme.com/dans-next-adventure Kind regards, Mark Schonewille

Re: 64 bit desktop apps

2017-06-08 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
I use a G4 Quicksilver as a server. I have taken it apart and put it back together several times, something I can't do with a Mac Mini or MacBook. I use Revolution 4.x for special server tasks. It would be convenient if I could use the latest version of LiveCode to build not only for Windows,

Re: Rooting around in the Forum: destructors

2017-06-03 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Short answer: LiveCode doesn't have destructors because the xTalk family of languages doesn't require them. xTalk languages make the life of the developer easier by taking such tasks our of their hands. 1a) Yes, under the hood, because LiveCode is written using variants of C, which are object

Re: forcing a number to be interpreted as a field name

2017-05-30 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
You shouldn't use numbers and constants as names for fields. One and 1 are identical and field "one" as well as field "1" may be interpreted as the first field rather than the field with name "one" or "1". Instead always start control names with a letter or a symbol that isn't a number. For

Re: Open Inv Stack on iPhone

2017-05-25 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Assuming that you don't need to display the stack, you could use start using stack “/folder/folder/stackName.rev" and reference any objects and scripts in the stack. Kind regards, Mark Schonewille http://economy-x-talk.com https://www.facebook.com/marksch Buy the most extensive book on the

Re: Alan's problem

2017-04-30 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Definitely. Kind regards, Mark Schonewille http://economy-x-talk.com https://www.facebook.com/marksch Buy the most extensive book on the LiveCode language: http://livecodebeginner.economy-x-talk.com Op 30-Apr-17 om 12:27 schreef Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode: Is LiveCode Turing

Re: sims' spotty dog

2017-04-30 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
It looks to me like at least one of the original e-mails came from a server in Vietnam while Sims server seems to be located in Texas and his home is on an island. I'd say there is little Sims can do about it. If his e-mail address were to be disabled, the spammers would simply spoof someone

Re: How many words from start of text to my selection

2017-04-23 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
22-Apr-17 om 16:05 schreef Kaveh Bazargan: Wonderful :-) Can you give me a hint of this line please: send "select word" && myChunk && "of fld 1" to me in 0 millisecs Why not just select word" && myChunk && "of fld 1" On 22 Ap

Re: How many words from start of text to my selection

2017-04-22 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
This tells you the number of the selected word: on mouseUp put the selectedChunk into myChunk put word 4 of myChunk into myChunk put the number of words of char 1 to myChunk of fld 1 send "select word" && myChunk && "of fld 1" to me in 0 millisecs end mouseUp Kind regards, Mark

Re: Is there a Macintosh equivalent to relaunch on Windows?

2017-03-27 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Yes, just put $0, $1 etc. Kind regards, Mark Schonewille http://economy-x-talk.com https://www.facebook.com/marksch Buy the most extensive book on the LiveCode language: http://livecodebeginner.economy-x-talk.com Op 27-Mar-17 om 21:53 schreef Bill Vlahos via use-livecode: I use relaunch on

Re: Allowed Orientations failing on mobile in 9dp5?

2017-03-11 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Thanks foe pointing out that it works in 8.1.3. At the conference, we tried quite a few versions and none worked. This must be a bug. Kind regards, Mark Schonewille http://economy-x-talk.com https://www.facebook.com/marksch Buy the most extensive book on the LiveCode language:

Re: IOS Provisioning Profile... again

2017-03-09 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
If you don't want to renew the certificates every year, you can move to Android. Users of Android phones can (temporarily) allow for the installation of apk's from unknown sources (i.e. signed for development only). Kind regards, Mark Schonewille http://economy-x-talk.com

Re: [ANN] conference - tickets sent

2017-02-23 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
use-livecode: Ik zie niet direct mijn ticket? Groeten, Dirk Cleenwerck On Feb 23, 2017 23:39, "Mark Schonewille via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: The tickets for the eHUG International Mini Conference on LiveCode have been sent. Everyone who ordere

[ANN] conference - tickets sent

2017-02-23 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
The tickets for the eHUG International Mini Conference on LiveCode have been sent. Everyone who ordered a ticket until yesterday should have received it by now. Obviously, if you didn't, you should contact me right-away. If you regret not having bought a ticket, you can still do so until we

Re: [ANN] About the conference in Antwerp

2017-02-22 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Hi, Please note: today is the last possibility to register for the eHUG International Mini Conference on LiveCode in Antwerp, Belgium. I have updated the website. Please go to http://economy-x-talk.com/conf/ We're still looking for speakers. If you want to share your ideas or are looking

[ANN] Conference - book your hotel

2017-02-21 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Dear conference participants, I would like to thank all early birds for registering for the eHUG International Mini Confernece on LiveCode. Some of you may have ordered a hotel already, while others are still contemplating what to do. Because I have received a few questions about this, here

[ANN] About the conference in Antwerp

2017-02-19 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Hello, Next week is the 'eHUG International Mini Conference on LiveCode'. The conference will take place on 25th February from 13:00h. until 18:00h. The conference room is open from 12:00h. The location is the Ibis hotel, Meistraat 39 in Antwerp, Belgium. Participation is only possible if

[ANN] A quick note about the conference

2017-02-14 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Hi, The eHUG International Mini Conference on LiveCode will take place on 25th February between 13:00 and 18:00 at the Ibis hotel in the city centre of Antwerp. Address: Meistraat 39, Antwerp, Belgium. Reasonably prices rooms are still available. Book those on the Ibis website. More

Re: International LiveCode Mini Conference

2017-01-18 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
language: http://livecodebeginner.economy-x-talk.com Op 09-Jan-17 om 13:36 schreef Mark Schonewille via use-livecode: International LiveCode Mini Conference In the second half of February, an international LiveCode Mini Conference has been scheduled. The dates are still to be determined. The conference

Re: [ANN] Important: reply before friday - conference!

2017-01-12 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
We really need 4 or 5 more participants to make the conference possible. If you are planning to go, let me know! If you know someone else who might go, ask him or her to send me a message. Kind regards, Mark Schonewille http://economy-x-talk.com https://www.facebook.com/marksch Buy the most

[ANN] Important: reply before friday - conference!

2017-01-11 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
International LiveCode Mini Conference - Time and date are still preliminary! - Make sure to send a message to me on Friday or earlier if you're interested! - decisions are made over the weekend, depending on feedback! In the second half of February, an international LiveCode Mini Conference

Re: International LiveCode Mini Conference

2017-01-09 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
6965561 -Original Message- From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Mark Schonewille via use-livecode Sent: Monday, January 09, 2017 4:36 AM To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> Cc: Mark Schonewille <m.schonewi...@economy-x

International LiveCode Mini Conference

2017-01-09 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
International LiveCode Mini Conference In the second half of February, an international LiveCode Mini Conference has been scheduled. The dates are still to be determined. The conference has been planned to take place during the weekends of 18 or 25 February. While the conference is called a

Re: Subject - LiveCode - I'm not a very happy Bunny

2017-01-08 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
I saw this and had to think of your post, Tom. http://dilbert.com/strip/2017-01-08 Kind regards, Mark Schonewille http://economy-x-talk.com https://www.facebook.com/marksch Buy the most extensive book on the LiveCode language: http://livecodebeginner.economy-x-talk.com Op 06-Jan-17 om 23:17