Re: drawingSvgCompileIcon(pIconName) always BLACK

2022-04-06 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2022-04-06 18:16, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, so sorry, looks like I completely f. up here. Sorry for the confusion, not may day... See: Hehe - no worries. So in answer to your original query about wanting to be

Re: Weird Standalone Builder issue

2022-03-25 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2022-03-24 21:07, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: I'm on Windows 10, using LC 9.6.6, and building for macOS and Windows ... This is not a problem form me as I can use revDeleteFolder to remove Contents\Resources\_MacOS\Utilities\ on the mac build and revDeleteFile to remove "ffmepeg" from

Re: debugging javascript in html5

2022-03-18 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2022-03-18 10:44, Bernard Devlin via use-livecode wrote: Considering the html5 enhancements might well be the biggest thing in LC 10, I can foresee a whole world of pain when it comes to us debugging Javascript interactions. Yes - this is somewhat painful at present - and we do hope to

Re: debugging javascript in html5

2022-03-18 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2022-03-18 11:19, Bernard Devlin via use-livecode wrote: Here's a peculiarity I haven't seen mentioned before. I am trying to test the viability of the idea of a function to call back to LC and provide debugging info. Assume you create a LC function lclog(pmsg,pval) and you put a

Re: 10.0.0-dp-2 html5 and liburlLastRHHeaders()

2022-03-18 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2022-03-17 13:07, Bernard Devlin via use-livecode wrote: So there is something else going on between LC's libUrlLastRHHeaders() and LC's interaction with the JS XMLHttpRequest(). This something is stripping out most of the headers. As I said, LC is not stripping anything - we are

Re: :MEMORY: databases and Windows

2022-03-17 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2022-03-16 22:07, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Once again you nailed it. Still, this is a bug, minor though it may be. In the past I was told that it MUST be capitalized. Now it seems capitalized only works on the mac while all lowercase works on both platforms. squared. FWIW I

Re: 10.0.0-dp-2 html5 and liburlLastRHHeaders()

2022-03-17 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2022-03-16 14:15, Bernard Devlin via use-livecode wrote: If one could get hold in Livecodescript of the Javascript Request object that was sent to the server, then one might be able to get hold of the Response headers.

Re: Speed up a slow loop

2022-03-02 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2022-03-02 21:57, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: The loop takes forever. Here it is (sDictFile is a script local): repeat for each line l in pList -- pList is the user word list if sDictFile[l] = true then put l & cr after tCheckedList else put l & cr after tNonWords

Re: Have we lost the Oracle driver?

2022-03-01 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2022-03-01 15:51, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode wrote: Hi Matthias, Good spot! Thanks for checking. I wonder whether this is an accidental omission, in that Oracle was at one time only available at a certain higher level of license; maybe now that there is only level, perhaps someone

Re: resetall?

2022-02-22 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2022-02-21 20:17, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 2/21/22 10:37, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: Put another way - if you have done 'close socket i', then it is then it should be logically impossible for i to be in the openSockets immediately afterwards. Ah. Sorry - after

Re: Loading a LONG list with images

2022-02-22 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2022-02-21 23:47, Tom Glod via use-livecode wrote: This is how i did it . I hope this helps. First to use the "numberofrecords" way of setting the datagrid data. This is key, that way you only ever trigger loading of visible rows. So I've not got much to add to Tom's method i.e. make

Re: resetall?

2022-02-21 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2022-02-21 18:09, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 2/21/22 08:57, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: If you want to brute force close all sockets then I suggest:     repeat for each line i in the openSockets   close socket i     end repeat :) Yeah, that's what I'm

Re: resetall?

2022-02-21 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2022-02-21 16:51, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: Before I report this one... I thought resetall was supposed to close open sockets. There's even a warning in the docs about it being a brute force close. But it doesn't seem to do anything useful. Am I missing something? Its a synonym

Re: Encrypting long text

2021-12-16 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-12-16 17:09, Sean Cole via use-livecode wrote: Thanks Mark, New problem. Trying to use aes-256-ctr instead. I'm following the syntax in the dictionary but it throws a red cross on it: encrypt tData using "aes-256-ctr" with key tMyKey and salt tMySalt I think you can either specify

Re: Encrypting long text

2021-12-16 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-12-16 16:23, Sean Cole via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, I'm trying to use RSA to encrypt data from a text field like an address or notes. When I try to use the encrypt command I get a result 'message too long'. What is the method for encrypting long or large data? My current line of

Re: [ANN] Release 10.0.0 DP-1

2021-12-14 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-12-14 13:50, Rolf Kocherhans via use-livecode wrote: First of all thanks for the WebAssembly HTML5 implementation. This is really great stuff ! For instance all my URL stuff (loading a stack on same domain) is unfortunately not working anymore. Also, all the PHP scripts which I used to

Re: How to paste into a form element in the browser widget

2021-12-14 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-12-14 11:41, Tore Nilsen via use-livecode wrote: I have a problem pasting into a form element on a web page in the browser widget. This works well in the IDE, but not in a standalone application. The application has no menus, but I have included a pasteKey script to handle paste

Re: Android tap location doesn't match visual location

2021-11-20 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
Hi Scott - the touch coords being wrong sounds like a bug to me - can you file a report (with example stack if possible). Thanks! Mark. Sent from my iPhone > On 20 Nov 2021, at 12:04, scott--- via use-livecode > wrote: > > Just answering my own question in case anyone searches this later.

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

2021-11-19 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-11-19 17:20, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: I just wanted to thank Jacqueline Landman Gay and Charles Warwick for this thread https://www.mail-archive.com/use-livecode@lists.runrev.com/msg113554.html I still wonder how more than one synchronous operation can be in play at the

Re: Broken: November use-livecode Archive!

2021-11-18 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-11-18 18:13, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode wrote: The November use-livecode Archive has been broken for around 20 hours: Its a side-effect of deleting a recent post which contained sensitive information

Re: How to restrain impatient tsNet?

2021-11-07 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
I think tsNetSetTimeouts is what you need :) Warmest Regards, Mark Sent from my iPhone > On 7 Nov 2021, at 16:51, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode > wrote: > >  > I'm finally moving an app from LC 6.7 to LC 9.6.5 (huge thanks to Mark W for > fixing the accumulating/sorting delay loops,

Re: LC 9.6.5 RC 2 Speed Test

2021-11-05 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-11-05 12:32, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode wrote: Absolutely; thanks! I'll do that within the next few days. (Should I use the old speed bug 21561 or a new one?) If you just add it as another example stack to Bug 21561 that would be fine - there's a good chance its multiple actual

Re: LC 9.6.5 RC 2 Speed Test

2021-11-05 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-11-05 11:05, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode wrote: My first LC 9.6.5 RC 2 Speed Test - Results on Windows 10, current WordLib Ratings: - LC 9.6.5 RC 2 vs LC 9.6.3: 5 Wins, 0 Losses - LC 9.6.5 RC 2 vs LC 6.7.11: 2 Wins, 3 Losses Conclusion: Good progress; if we follow up on

Re: Lemniscate Polygon

2021-11-03 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
Hi Roger, On 2021-11-02 22:27, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Dear List, Bernd has produced an absolutely beautiful animation using a Lemniskate polygon that was previously provided by Hermann Hoch. Can anyone provide some help on how to create this polygon mathematically? Since the

Re: Number of items

2021-10-25 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-10-25 16:22, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: Why is it a feature? (I'm sorry, I am sure it has been explained before in these lists) Its a fundamental rule in the way xTalk string lists work. It is neither a bug nor a feature - it is a rule - much like xTalks are one-based rather

Re: Some questions about Command-line argument parser library

2021-10-19 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-10-18 23:04, matthias rebbe via use-livecode wrote: Mark, thank you very much for your explanations. It works now. Would you please be so kind to also explain what for the argumentArray can be used? GetOpt(grammar [, argumentArray]) Okay, i could use it for testing in the LC IDE,

Re: Some questions about Command-line argument parser library

2021-10-18 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-10-18 15:14, matthias rebbe via use-livecode wrote: Hello, is there anyone who uses the Command-line argument parser library? I am not sure how i can get the value that is attached as parameter when the programm is started from the command-line Let's say i call my program like this

Re: how to autodetect inclusions in a password protected stack

2021-10-15 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-10-15 08:41, Tiemo via use-livecode wrote: When you build a standalone, the inclusions can't be detected automatically, when the stack is pw protected. I am working with pw protected stacks and have copied manually the needed externals in my externals folder on windows or in the app

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-07 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-10-07 20:12, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote: Quite right. I make sure it’s the main stack selected and that all other stacks, inspectors and editors are closed just in case. Then, as you have it laid out in steps 2 to 4 and 4 and 4 ad infinitum. :) That’s all there is to it. There

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-07 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-10-07 17:25, Brian Milby via use-livecode wrote: I would be more of a fan of lowering the engine check to just a warning vice a hard error/prohibition. Like you said, if you don’t use the long name then most of the time you are going to reference the earliest opened version of the stack

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-07 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-10-07 17:10, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote: The ‘save/purge/cancel’ is only intuitive to you it seems because you understand the background. It doesn’t seem to make sense to us (and certainly not a newcomer) because we have only our experience from other software to go on and how we

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-07 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-10-07 15:57, Brian Milby via use-livecode wrote: Clone stack avoids the check. It is not that hard to get multiple stacks with the same short name but different long names in memory (in a standalone). The engine makes sane choices when referencing the top stack in that case. Any

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-07 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-10-07 15:38, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: On 2021-10-07 15:26, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote: Hi Mark (both :) ) Thanks for your explanation. Very thorough. What I don’t understand is why the engine needs to delete the old reference (weak handle) when invoking a ‘save

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-07 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-10-07 15:26, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote: Hi Mark (both :) ) Thanks for your explanation. Very thorough. What I don’t understand is why the engine needs to delete the old reference (weak handle) when invoking a ‘save as’. Is it not just a matter of resaving you a new location and

Re: Stack with the same name loop

2021-10-07 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-10-06 22:30, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: That's what I do as well. Kill, then go do something else for a bit. Reading the code that invokes this dialog (the reloadstack handler in revbackscriptlibrary.livecodescript) isn't much help. It's only the IDE that can't handle this, not

Re: What's in LC 9.6.4?

2021-09-17 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-09-16 11:50, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode wrote: What are the big LC 9.6.4 changes versus 9.6.3? Thanks. The licensing and the fact it is single edition - beyond that 9.6.4 should be functionally identical to 9.6.3 (hence why the release notes do not list any IDE/Engine

Re: PATCH command in tsNetCustom

2021-09-14 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-09-14 12:07, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode wrote: put tsnetCustomSync(tAddr, "PATCH", tHeaders, tRecvHeaders, tResultCode, tBytes) into tData Where does tJson get put? I think you want tsnetCustomUploadSync here - that has an extra parameters for the body to upload, and return.

Re: Sorting text is *VERY* slow in LC9 on Windows (Re: Accumulating text is *VERY* slow in LC9 on Windows)

2021-09-12 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-09-10 19:10, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode wrote: The other was The only caveat is that it might cause apps mutating lots of medium->large strings concurrently to take up more memory in general... > ... (and any issue arising from that could be resolved by moving to the 64-bit

Re: Sorting text is *VERY* slow in LC9 on Windows (Re: Accumulating text is *VERY* slow in LC9 on Windows)

2021-09-10 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-09-10 14:06, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: The windows heap is much more prudent than UNIXy counterparts it would seem - where UNIX heaps will happily leave plenty of free space (which the heaps know about and thus can re-use), Windows appears to avoid that like the plague

Re: Sorting text is *VERY* slow in LC9 on Windows (Re: Accumulating text is *VERY* slow in LC9 on Windows)

2021-09-10 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-09-02 18:38, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: We will endeavour to fix for 9.6.5-rc-1 (due 'real soon now'!). So I have been prodding the windows 'accumulating large strings' speed problem this week (in amongst other things). It is definitely memory allocation causing

Re: LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?

2021-09-09 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-09-09 16:47, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 9/8/21 10:40 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote:   put [1, 2, 3] into tVar2 is equivalent to:   put 1 into tVar2[1]   put 2 into tVar2[2]   put 3 into tVar2[3] That's still ambiguous, though. Is put [4, 5, 6

Re: LiveCode Community - anyone up for maintaining the community edition?

2021-09-09 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-09-08 22:54, Paul McClernan via use-livecode wrote: I've already fixed a bug that I reported back in April in my fork(s) and added a link to my fix to that bugzilla report. https://github.com/PaulMcClernan/LiveCodeCommunity-IDE-DontPanicEdition At this point in any changed

Re: randomSeed maximum length

2021-09-09 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-09-09 08:25, scott--- via use-livecode wrote: Does the randomSeed have a maximum length? Meaning, if the length of the provided number exceeds the maximum length, does the provided number get truncated or dismissed or… ? Its a signed 32-bit integer - so range is -2147483648 to

Re: LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?

2021-09-08 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
true into tVar2[2]    put true into tVar2[3]    ?? and then On 08/09/2021 08:50, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: Yes. But I'm not sure he meant it :-) No - 'he' didn't mean that ;) I failed to look properly at the LHS of the puts in your example :D put [1, 2, 3] into tVar2

Re: LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?

2021-09-08 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
Heh - I think you are both right in different contexts... For sure, when used as a noun in isolation (a couple) it refers to two - specifically either a pair of parallel but opposing forces (physics) or a pair of (usually romantically) involved individuals (some might wryly suggest that these

Re: LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?

2021-09-08 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-09-08 16:48, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode wrote: It requires an explicit '...': Ahah! Not being a javascripter, I completely missed that, and thought you were just omitting some text for clarity! [Sidenote: what idiot decided to use ellipsis as an operator?? And not even the

Re: Send a table in an email.

2021-09-08 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-09-08 11:02, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode wrote: Hi all I'm trying to use the MIME encoder to send an email with a table in the body. I have a field that has both plain text and a few lines that are displayed as a table in the middle of it. I basically just turn on the v and h

Re: LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?

2021-09-08 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-09-08 13:09, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode wrote: I'm also excited by the items in this list, at least the ones that I understand. I am a bit disturbed by the Tail Expressions one, because to the extent that I do understand it, I don't see how this doesn't break existing code that

Re: LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?

2021-09-08 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-09-08 11:35, Andre Garzia via use-livecode wrote: I just don't understand this one, so no comment. As I understand, this is LC version of the “spread operator”. It allows you to spread the elements of an array as the arguments to a handler. The code: put “an...@example.com

Re: LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?

2021-09-08 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-09-08 01:33, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: But put [1, 2, 3 ] into tVar2 isn't clear to me. If it was in Python it would be a list - but LC doesn't have 'lists'. Is it equivalent to    put true into tVar2[1]    put true into tVar2[2]    put true into tVar2[3]    ?? Yes. A

Re: Text encoding.

2021-09-02 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-09-02 18:34, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: The character itself is the 'undefined/illegal codepoint' which has a different sequence of bytes for each of the main (UTF-8/16LE,BE/32LE,BE) encodings. If you do `hexdump -c | less` on the file, then if it is UTF-8

Re: Sorting text is *VERY* slow in LC9 on Windows (Re: Accumulating text is *VERY* slow in LC9 on Windows)

2021-09-02 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-08-30 20:22, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode wrote: Thanks to Mark Waddingham's advice about using a buffer var when accumulating a large text variabel in stages, I've now got a script that took 8 hours under LC9, and (8 minutes under LC6) down by stages to just under 1 hour under LC9.

Re: Text encoding.

2021-09-02 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-09-02 12:12, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: Sorry to drag us off the interesting topic of licensing :-) into some Livecode question. I know little or nothing about Unicode, text encodings, etc. - so my question is indeed naive. I have a text file (War & Peace from Project

Re: Accumulating text is *VERY* slow in LC9 on Windows

2021-08-26 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-08-25 18:15, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode wrote: I simplified it down to this (pointless) loop which just rebuilds a table one line at a time: local tNewTable repeat for each line tRow in tWorkTable put tRow & return after tNewTable end repeat with these results:

Re: [iOS] possible console bug

2021-07-12 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-07-12 15:37, Andre Garzia via use-livecode wrote: Mark, That’s the problem, I’m looking at the system log on the iOS Simulator and there is no output for put without a target. Heh sorry - I didn't actually read the code you posted in your original post :D I believe this should work

Re: [iOS] possible console bug

2021-07-12 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-07-12 15:01, Andre Garzia via use-livecode wrote: but it is supposed to work, right? Did this changed in some version? Apple stopped piping stdout/stderr to 'console' a few years ago I think - both on Desktop, and when looking at the device console for iOS. In version 9.0 though we

Re: AW: AW: codesigning FAILS with Umlaute

2021-06-18 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-06-18 11:47, Tiemo via use-livecode wrote: Strangely enough, codesigning and notarizing a package with umlauts still works and is verified by Apple. Since codesigning a package has to be done with "productsign" and not "codesign" it looks as "codesign" is broken and not the shell. Tiemo

Re: codesigning FAILS with Umlaute

2021-06-16 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-06-16 16:28, Tiemo via use-livecode wrote: Any idea? please no stories about your doctor experiences . So I asked Ian to have a look into this - my first thought was that we were missing an appropriate textEncode when building the shell command in the S/B to do the codesigning...

Re: iOS push notifications on Windows

2021-04-23 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-04-23 16:11, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote: Hello Andrew, The lesson was written and tested on a Mac. But yeah, on Windows, when trying to execute "sh /path/to/send.sh" either directly from the terminal or via the shell command using LC, it is expected to throw an error. You

Re: rant: truewordOffset

2021-04-20 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-04-20 17:04, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 4/20/21 6:00 AM, Niggemann, Bernd via use-livecode wrote: Mark Wieder wrote You can't just say put truewordOffset("font", tText) into tOffset because it might encounter "fontTable" first. If I set wholematches to true it works for

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.2 RC-4

2021-04-13 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-04-13 16:46, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Hi Mark. I downloaded LC 9.6.2 for Windows and installed it on a Server 2012 VM. It installed in the Program Files (x86) folder. I was under the impression that only happens when the app is a 32 bit app. Then you downloaded the 32-bit

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.2 RC-4

2021-04-13 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-04-13 16:15, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: Do the release notes need updating? Hah! Yes - we've had a 64-bit windows build (separate installer) available since 9.5. Warmest Regards, Mark. -- Mark Waddingham ~ m...@livecode.com ~ http://www.livecode.com/ LiveCode: Everyone

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.2 RC-4

2021-04-13 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-04-09 22:25, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Ya so LC for Windows is basically running in an emulator. No - its either running as a 32-bit app (if you have installed the 32-bit version of LC) or as a 64-bit app (if you have installed the 64-bit version of LC) - there's no

Re: License Activation

2021-04-12 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-04-12 14:58, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: When I started LC 9.6.1 this am I got a message that the license is corrupted. When I entered my username/password to re-activate I got this message "An error occurred while attempting to contact the server" Anyone else having

Re: New(?) Idea for Standalones

2021-03-29 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-03-27 22:22, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Also note: The stacks you distribute cannot violate the LC license agreement. They can't reproduce IDE features or allow users to do things that only a licensed user can do. Please don't violate the license agreement; we all want LC to

Re: Unreliable File Deletion

2021-03-29 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-03-28 18:11, R.H. via use-livecode wrote: @ Peter Reid Your message found my attention. Also I am working on Windows 10 and have the same problem using LC 9.6.1 Indy version. The similar or same problem as you have: I want to delete the text file. The command I issue is "detele

Re: Resources folder on mac, and the good old days

2021-03-29 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-03-29 03:13, Neville Smythe via use-livecode wrote: you may already know this, but this will not work in a standalone! We will surely not have write permissions in that folder! As a workaround I would probably use -> specialfolderpath("temporary") Or even write the text to -> the

Re: Polygon fill algo?

2021-02-15 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-02-16 05:55, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: My expectation was almost beyond anything reasonable, but it would seem useful if there was some way to make it happen: imagine if each segment within a list of discontiguous points was rendered as though it's a separate object, back

Re: Using MySQL on (headless) Linux

2021-02-03 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-02-03 20:07, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: LC Server had already been ruled out (for whatever reason) in an earlier part of the thread... That's too bad. LC Server is LiveCode build designed specifically for command line use. Interesting - I don't remember that being what I

Re: Using MySQL on (headless) Linux

2021-02-02 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-02-03 00:31, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: As for my post, it was a question in reply to Mark Waddingham's note about how only standalones can be expected to use externals. That is, at least as I read it. Mark said nothing of the sort :) LC Server had already been ruled out

Re: Using MySQL on (headless) Linux

2021-02-02 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2021-02-01 22:25, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode wrote: Undesirable things found: 1. I've not found how to access externals (in this case the database library) without explicitly setting the 'externals' property of the stack to a (generally unreliably) full path before the stack is saved.

Re: Server error? SOLVED

2020-12-31 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-12-31 11:08, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, we could finally solve the problem by copying the revsecurity.dll from LC 9 to the LC 5.x runtime folder! 8-) I really had no idea that they were compatible!? Nevertheless I will write to the mothership next week, just to get

Re: Encrypting Stack Breaks Field References

2020-12-13 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-12-14 06:03, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: On 12/13/20 6:02 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Copying objects is disallowed in an encrypted stack, since of course once an object is copied it could be pasted into an unencrypted stack, and thus expose the source.

Re: export snapshot woverwrites variable?

2020-12-10 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-12-10 13:55, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi friends, ## Doing this again fixes the inconvenience and I can continue: put dasObjekt() into tObject ... Funky, funky!? Nope - not funky. Container syntax can be either a variable (with array indices or without), or an object

Re: filter

2020-11-19 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
So I thought ... filter fld 1 with "[*" ... would do the job, but that EMPTIES the field!? Obviously this [ interferes with some REGEX mechanism of filter? So what should I use now? I think: filter fld 1 with "[[]*" Should do the trick... Basically, you can use '[...]' to 'escape' the

Re: VPN and tsNet

2020-10-27 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-10-27 01:05, Brian Milby via use-livecode wrote: I have a fairly simple stack that I use to get FedEx tracking data using tsNetPostSync. It has worked fine until a new VPN connection was added. The only change that I know is that it no longer allows a split tunnel so everything must go

Re: First version of LC that supports httpS?

2020-10-19 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-10-19 17:31, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, see subject, maybe someone happens to know. Obviously LC 5.02 does not support httpS yet. HTTPS has been supported since engine version 2.6 judging by the libURL source - so that would be LiveCode 2.x (for some 'x' - I can't

Re: SSL cPanel mySql setup

2020-10-16 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-10-16 10:51, matthias rebbe via use-livecode wrote: Hi Sean, there was a discussion a few weeks ago with the topic "Strange behavior between Mysql, MariaDB and SSL." I am not sure if the information in that discussion will solve your problem. I had a quick look through that thread

Re: DataGrid 2 swipe actions

2020-08-27 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
) breaks > scrolling(s), thus my PR(s), from however-long-ago it(s) was. :-P > Tag. You(s)'re it(s) > >> On Thu, Aug 27, 2020 at 2:17 PM Mark Waddingham via use-livecode < >> use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: >> >>> On 2020-08-27 17:07, Mike Kerner vi

Re: DataGrid 2 swipe actions

2020-08-27 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-08-27 17:07, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote: name's mikey. y'all can call me... mikey howdy. i think it was just one line of code, too, right? it was just a matter of setting the delayTouches to true. i have no idea why it was originally "false". Well, the advantage of

Re: Adding items to a group

2020-08-26 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-08-26 10:06, Jimmieson, Phil via use-livecode wrote: One thing I’m considering is having a set of dummy hidden items already in the group and making one of those look like the word the user just dragged in - thus it’s already a member of the group and can be scrolled etc with the rest.

Re: Cross Platform Font Layout - current workarounds

2020-08-25 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-08-24 21:49, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode wrote: My client provided the font they needed in line with their tv show brand. They need the app to work both PC and Mac. It seems I have to manually go through each field, button and widget and make sure they are laid out properly. The

Re: iOS app denied: AVAudioSession

2020-08-21 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-08-21 16:39, Dan Friedman via use-livecode wrote: Any thoughts? Client is waiting for this post! The only difference between 9.6.1-rc-1 and rc-2 was the removal of some no-longer-used references to an Ad SDK on Android. 9.6.1 was the same as 9.6.1-rc-2 (except for version). Apple

Re: Browser Widget and Twitter on iOS 13

2020-08-14 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-08-14 14:01, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: On 2020-08-14 13:31, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: Should I use the userAgent globally for all browser widget http(s) requests on platform = iphone? Isn't the issue on iPad? Hah - ignore this - I forgot to edit it when I

Re: Browser Widget and Twitter on iOS 13

2020-08-14 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-08-14 13:31, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: Thanks Panos and Mark! So... to recap.. 1) get the userAgent in Safari on my 10.14.6 Mac 2) in App (If the platform="iphone" then set userAgent to this value). Pretty much - although I recommend not using the userAgent string from a

Re: Browser Widget and Twitter on iOS 13

2020-08-13 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-08-13 18:30, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: That tester has both iPhone and iPad and I know there both running the same version of iOS. iPhone doesn't get the message but the iPad does. I will find out if there both up to the latest 13.x.x. (it flew out of my head after I heard

Re: Browser Widget and Twitter on iOS 13

2020-08-13 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-08-13 17:06, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: Thanks Mark. I searched all stacks for "userAgent" and it did not exist. After I got some more feedback it is working on iOS 13 iPhones but not on an iOS 13 iPad. So far this iPad is the only one with this issue. The user tried in

Re: Browser Widget and Twitter on iOS 13

2020-08-13 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-08-13 13:46, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: When accessing Twitter via the Browser Widget on iOS 13 I get this error message==> "This browser is no longer supported. Please switch to a supported browser or disable the extension which masks you browser to continue using

Re: Secure Socket

2020-08-07 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-08-06 19:28, Tom Glod via use-livecode wrote: Do you think it is overkill to still encrypt it before I send it? Yes :) Applying industrial strength encryption twice does not increase security - it just wastes processor cycles. Indeed, if you are encrypting data to send over an

Re: Google Play SDK problem

2020-07-31 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-07-31 16:25, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 7/30/20 10:32 PM, JeeJeeStudio via use-livecode wrote: Looks like the fix is on the way for 9.6.1. Quick response from the team. https://github.com/livecode/livecode/pull/7412 Yes - sorry - I meant to either post (or get someone to

Re: fixed textheight affects scrolling?

2020-07-09 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-07-09 09:54, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, Am 08.07.2020 um 17:51 schrieb Klaus major-k via use-livecode : Hi friends, strange phenomenon, maybe I am missing something!? LC 9.6 on macOS 10.14.6 I have two fields with all available fonts and each line is formatted

Re: AR in LiveCode Browser?

2020-06-30 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-06-30 15:46, Dan Friedman via use-livecode wrote: Klaus, No, mobile. If I open the link (https://nexen.ehpec.com/usdz.html) in Safari on my iPhone, I get total interaction with the AR (Augmented Reality) object. If I open the same URL in a LiveCode browser (native or widget) it

Re: AR in LiveCode Browser?

2020-06-30 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-06-30 12:38, KOOB via use-livecode wrote: That should be in the documentation. I looked at the dictionary for Browser Widget and it didn't mention the browser engine it was using. I just assumed it was native to the platform it was being used on. It is on Mac, Android and iOS...

Re: Unicode and languages

2020-06-05 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-06-05 18:15, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: I don't even know if language exists in the IBM Unicode engine as some exportable property a future version of LiveCode could expose. Any clever ideas or thoughts on this problem are welcome. Unicode doesn't deal in languages but

Re: SHELL command works in Terminal but not via SHELL in LC

2020-06-03 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-06-03 12:13, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: However if he fires this in LC: on mouseUp put shell("ffmpeg -i Desktop/ffmpegMac/TiffSequence/Test_%5d.tif test3.mp4") end mouseUp He gets: /bin/sh: line 1: ffmpeg: command not found But this is working in the Terminal!? What is

Re: LC9.6 Android EXIF image data issue

2020-05-14 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-05-13 23:54, Alan Stenhouse via use-livecode wrote: Hi Monte Thanks for the info, though that is bad news. It had previously come through on iOS ok - when picking a photo from the library, and also on Android AFAIK. Do we have any way of getting EXIF data from an image picked from an

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.0 RC-1

2020-05-12 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-05-12 13:45, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: Monte/LC Team, I understand that you have limited resources. Could there be a comprise here to share the workload? Instead of LC having to support and change the iOS standalone options every time there is a new iOS device format we(LC

Re: Small and strange problem

2020-05-11 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-05-11 18:18, Graham Samuel via use-livecode wrote: As I tiny bit of background, the script tries to parse a string that represents a longitude, copied from a web site. It certainly has some weird characters in it, but I thought I’d got round then. FWIW, the string is 004° 31′ 50″ W I

Re: HTML Platform

2020-05-06 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-05-06 18:40, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: And mySQL from LC in the browser is tonnes faster than on the desktop - massively! Because they’re both on the same server. Even though the message path is LC>JS>(AJAX)>PHP>JS>LC! I suspect there's something going on there that can be

Re: I need some DataGrid performance help

2020-05-06 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2020-05-06 17:36, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: A while back Mark Waddingham reviewed the situation and decided that getProp and setProp were indeed more rightly in the category of custom messages rather than system messages, and as such should ideally be immune to the effects of

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