Re: How do I interpret this Build Error dialog?

2021-02-15 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 2/15/21 5:29 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: In Sample Stacks, search for LiveCode Error Lookup. I keep it my Plugins folder. You can paste the whole list of errors into it and it will tell you what they mean. However, usually you only need the first line which is where a break

Re: Close Stack Cleanup

2021-02-04 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 2/4/21 6:33 PM, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode wrote: The preOpenStack handler is NOT ideal for this type of cleanup. "Literally, to "clear the fields" of a stack." (And now we also know, a "complex" stack.) That is NOT something best done in preOpenStack. A complex stack usually has

Re: Close Stack Cleanup

2021-02-04 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 2/4/21 4:19 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: NVM I found this bug has already been submitted… IN 2008! LOL! https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=4617 Hey Kevin! Looking at that, here's a (completely untested) suggestion: The revIDEHandleCloseStackRequest handler is in the

Re: Using MySQL on (headless) Linux

2021-02-04 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 2/4/21 1:52 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: With all this flexibility in one lean install, for me the pros of LC Server for headless work are clear: ...plus the fact that there's an "include" command in the server, allowing for things like global constants. -- Mark Wieder

Re: Smooth scrolling

2021-02-02 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 2/1/21 7:10 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: using Kafka's Metamorphosis... ...then you should expect bugs. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to

Re: Using MySQL on (headless) Linux

2021-02-01 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 2/1/21 2:25 PM, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode wrote: 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. If you type in the

Re: Using MySQL on (headless) Linux

2021-02-01 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 2/1/21 11:15 AM, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode wrote: With thanks to friends here who helped me install and start using LC on a headless Linux box. I've now another little problem... my stack tries and fails to connect to a MySQL database. When it attempts to call revOpenDatabase, it

Re: installing and running LC on 'headless' linux server

2021-02-01 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 2/1/21 10:29 AM, kee nethery via use-livecode wrote: Basically I needed a stack to launch and run in the IDE and LiveCode didn’t have a way to do that. ??? on preOpenStack choose pointer tool startMeUp end preOpenStack on startMeUp answer "I'm started" end startMeUp -- Mark

Re: open secure socket... using certificate

2021-01-26 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 1/26/21 6:05 AM, Bernard Devlin via use-livecode wrote: Is it really the case that for the past 6 years LC documentation has been misleading people concerning the implementation of certificates for secure socket connections? Sadly, yes. I notice in the Dictionary the entry for "open

Re: Considering work with livecode server

2021-01-18 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 1/18/21 2:20 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode wrote: Building a single web-based app that avoids the world of all the mobile apps and desktop idiosyncrasies is attractive. I thought mobile stores (Apple, etc) explicitly disallowed apps that were essentially just web browsers to

Re: Printing borked for LC Linux?

2021-01-18 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 1/16/21 10:30 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Any of you able to print from LC in Linux? You seem surprised that Yet Another Feature is broken on linux. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2021-01-14 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 1/14/21 1:37 AM, Heather Laine via use-livecode wrote: Did somebody say cheese?? Uh oh. Busted. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and

Re: disabling a group

2021-01-13 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 1/13/21 11:32 AM, jbv via use-livecode wrote: Hi list, I have a group that contains various controls, including graphic objects. When I disable the group, the colors of every object becomes lighter, except for graphics whose colors remain the same. What is the best way to make colors of

Re: move cursor to the end of a line in a field

2020-12-23 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/23/20 12:57 PM, matthias rebbe via use-livecode wrote: That's the end of the *field* not the *line*. But it would work, because Douglas wrote that it is a single line field. Ah. I just assumed it was a bit of mistyping and should have been "single line of a field" ...and yes, I know

Re: move cursor to the end of a line in a field

2020-12-23 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/23/20 12:26 PM, Brian Milby via use-livecode wrote: To improve on my initial suggestion... select after char -1 of field 1 That's the end of the *field* not the *line*. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Debian 10 install failure

2020-12-17 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/17/20 9:57 AM, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode wrote: Solved. Debian 10 buster has GTK 3.0 installed but LC needs GTK 2.0. I just ran the following: sudo apt-get install --reinstall libgtk2.0-0 This got me back down to gtk v2 and the installer for LC ran properly. Cool. Maybe has to do

Re: Debian 10 install failure

2020-12-17 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/17/20 8:29 AM, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, Continuing my study on Linux alternatives, I've just tried installing LC9.6.2RC onto the latest Debian 10 (buster) build (clean install in Parallels from its add VM page). However, it comes up with an error when installing LC

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-16 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/16/20 1:39 AM, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote: Back to my OP. - What system build of Linux should I best install in Parallels virtual and Server Remote Host for deployment should I run with? Given the choices of potentially having LC IDE running as the ‘live’ software stack on the

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-15 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/15/20 3:48 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: 2. Stir up trouble. Personally I think that LiveCode central are being a bit @#$%^&* claiming that LiveCode is cross-platform and not saying they support more recent versions than Ubuntu 16.04 and so on. And stirring up trouble means

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-14 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/14/20 3:17 PM, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode wrote: Hi Mark, Are you able to say what particular bits were broken so I know what to be on the lookout for and assess if these might affect our project? Sure. Here's the PR https://github.com/livecode/livecode/pull/7127 But note that you

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-13 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/13/20 4:20 PM, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote: Thanks all. These insights are useful. Hery’s explanation of their choice to move to Debian provides a good argument. I had just tried Ubuntu 20.04 in a parallels virtual machine and my server app worked ok. I will try a Debian build

Re: Decrypt problem on Windows

2020-12-13 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/13/20 1:46 AM, Neville Smythe via use-livecode wrote: [I had just recovered strength from fighting the gratuitously different syntax that Windows uses in its implementation of cURL to hit this problem] I don't have an answer to the decryption problem (sorry), but... I use (and have

Re: return "error" code from standalone compile

2020-12-12 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/11/20 3:36 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: The bigger problem with these sorts of issues is how the public web site becomes so different from the ones we have installed. Agreed. I think I wasn't even much aware that an online dictionary existed. I was about to post that I

Re: return "error" code from standalone compile

2020-12-11 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/11/20 12:56 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 12/11/20 10:57 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: @ Mark Weider: where did you learn about the quit command supporting an exit code? I just always assumed this was part of the canon. The dictionary entry for "quit

Re: return "error" code from standalone compile

2020-12-11 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/11/20 10:57 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: @ Mark Weider: where did you learn about the quit command supporting an exit code? The dictionary entry for "quit" Am I missing something here? -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___

Re: return "error" code from standalone compile

2020-12-09 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/9/20 5:53 PM, Douglas A. Ruisaard wrote: Beauties! .. thanks! ... should have remembered that! Cool. And where you put it depends on your application. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: return "error" code from standalone compile

2020-12-09 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/9/20 5:32 PM, Douglas A. Ruisaard via use-livecode wrote: On the completion of a stack, can the compiled executable return an error code like the old DOS ErrorLevel value(s)? If so, how do you specify the error code? in the on closeStack call? See the quit command in the dictionary.

Re: Will Browser widget ever work on Linux?

2020-12-09 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/9/20 8:40 AM, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode wrote: Yep, it actually feels great to be a Windows-first LiveCoder. I'm not gonna get sucked into religious wars here... Like the field, embedded Browser is a way to deliver and display so many different kinds of content that it should

Re: Can LC read QR-Code?

2020-12-08 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/8/20 7:15 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: > - Where is the documentation for QR *decoding* for both iOS and Android? Ah. The QR library is for *generating* QR codes, not for reading them. > - The Dictionary appears in my browser, not in a LiveCode window, >so it appears

Re: Will Browser widget ever work on Linux?

2020-12-08 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/8/20 3:12 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: LC also has dropped using the CEF on Windows because reasons. Oops. Have to correct myself here. It's actually OSX where CEF usage was dropped, not Windows. More gory details here <http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=11=34

Re: Can LC read QR-Code?

2020-12-08 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/8/20 11:08 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Thanks. I'm familiar with tindyDictionary and admire Bernd's work, but had hoped there would be documentation available on the web. I can download tinyDictionary, or just look at my Mac, so if the only documentation for the QR code

Re: Will Browser widget ever work on Linux?

2020-12-08 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/8/20 1:54 PM, Tom Glod via use-livecode wrote: Hi folks, I need to know whether there are any plans of making the CEF browser work correctly on Linux? I vaguely remember a conversation about it and it seeming like there is very little hope of that. Can anyone confirm? Um. It's

Re: Can LC read QR-Code?

2020-12-08 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/7/20 6:07 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Where is LC's QR code plugin documented? I have Indy, but LiveCode has no functioning browser widget for Linux, and so it has no Dictionary; instead it opens the Dictionary from the public site, which apparently only documents things

Re: Some sad news

2020-12-05 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 12/4/20 4:07 AM, Heather Laine via use-livecode wrote: Dear List Folks, I have today received some sad news. Thanks for passing on the news, Heather. Hermann and I met some years ago at one of the Edinburgh conferences and we spent several hours that week talking while walking around

Re: Google and OpenSource apps

2020-11-23 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 11/23/20 10:50 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: The "free" described in the GPL and other open source licenses isn't about money ("gratis") but freedom ("libre"). This ambiguity with "free" is among the many limitations of our language, but few speak Latin so the license was

Re: filter

2020-11-20 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 11/20/20 3:27 AM, David V Glasgow via use-livecode wrote: Apologies for barging in, but I am confused by regex generally and in this specific example by the function of the terminal ‘+’ If you are only finding one character, why do you need to specify 'at least one' of one char? Ha!

Re: filter

2020-11-19 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 11/19/20 9:09 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi Mark, Am 19.11.2020 um 18:07 schrieb Mark Wieder via use-livecode : On 11/19/20 7:38 AM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: I think: filter fld 1 with "[[]*" Should do the trick... As an alternative, fi

Re: filter

2020-11-19 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 11/19/20 7:38 AM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: I think:   filter fld 1 with "[[]*" Should do the trick... As an alternative, filter fld 1 with regex pattern "^\[+" also does the trick. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___

Re: Delete Menu Item from Option Menu Button

2020-11-14 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 11/14/20 4:03 PM, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Can someone tell me how to delete a menuItem from an Option Menu button programmatically? Standing by ready to apply dope slap. No dope slap necessary - it's not really obvious. The menuItems are stored as the text of the button, so you

Re: The Most Stupid Question Ever?

2020-11-08 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 11/8/20 8:02 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 11/8/20 6:57 PM, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Please tell me why this doesn’t work: ...and that is, btw, hardly a stupid question. You want stupid you'll have to get in line after me. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com

Re: The Most Stupid Question Ever?

2020-11-08 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 11/8/20 6:57 PM, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Please tell me why this doesn’t work: on mouseUp put "start" wait for 5 seconds put "stop" end mouseUp “start” never appears in the message box and after 5 seconds, “stop” appears The wait command is blocking

Re: Plotting Equations that Bifurcate

2020-11-04 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 11/4/20 3:37 PM, Jerry Jensen via use-livecode wrote: Neil DeGraph Tyson? On Nov 4, 2020, at 3:09 PM, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Oooh, I like it! How about VanDeGraph? The Graph is Always Greener. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com

Re: IOS Screen resizing /EXACT FIT not working as before

2020-11-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 11/3/20 4:08 PM, Lagi Pittas via use-livecode wrote: Thanks though - every suggestion comes in useful sometime (is that a Dean Martin song?) LOL -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com

Re: mergeJSON on server problem

2020-10-31 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/31/20 10:27 AM, David Bovill via use-livecode wrote: I use mergeJSON to move back an forth between json and arrays for web services. It’s currently failing when I fetch json data from another source on the Ubuntu server, while the same code and data works on MacoS - presumably due to

Re: Script Editor freezes in Windows 10 (was Can't edit scripts in DataGrid group in Windows 10)

2020-10-23 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/23/20 6:44 AM, Martin Koob via use-livecode wrote: I figured out what caused it. I am using Monte’s lcVCS plugin to keep the project in bitbucket Try Brian Milby's Script Tracker plugin. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___

Re: POST to https in LC5.0.2 - Error socket closed

2020-10-22 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/22/20 9:48 PM, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode wrote: I don't know what else I can do. Curl is not an option as this will be running as an app on clients Windows machines. But even put url("https:// returns error socket closed so that rules out setting up a server app too. Nothing works!

Re: Websockets

2020-10-21 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/21/20 7:09 AM, Tom Glod via use-livecode wrote: Hi Livecoders, Does anyone know if there are any plans for introducing websockets to livecode? Or if there are any working 3rd party implementations that are available? its been a lot of years. Thanks, Charles Warwick has something in

Re: Odd data in message box

2020-10-18 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/18/20 10:56 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: I've seen error lists appear in the message box too I've seen that sometimes as well, but don't have a repeatable recipe. I just always assume it's something screwy with my code. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com

Re: Odd data in message box

2020-10-17 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/17/20 10:13 AM, Dan Friedman wrote: 1. Why didn't the debugger throw an error? Instead, it put this error chunk in the message box? Dunno. I can't replicate your experience. Somewhat higher in your stack or in the message path? If I try this on my system with an invalid sTime value

Re: Odd data in message box

2020-10-17 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/17/20 10:13 AM, Dan Friedman wrote: 2. Where did Jacque get that list of codes? Is there some support docs I don't know about that explain these types of thing? The error texts are in a global property, but there's a definite catch22ness involved because you have to know it's there

Re: SSL cPanel mySql setup

2020-10-16 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/16/20 10:14 AM, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote: The call to the server along with all the credentials had been copy pasted over 900 times inside 700 objects. OMG!!! -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___ use-livecode mailing list

Fwd: Re: Odd data in message box

2020-10-16 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/16/20 9:57 AM, Dan Friedman wrote: Mark, THANK YOU for the reply... Line 2185 is: put sTime + ((timeOffset*60)*60) into sTime That's what I thought. The error you're getting (see Jacque's annotated list) is pointing to an invalid value for sTime in some iteration of that

Re: Odd data in message box

2020-10-16 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/16/20 8:46 AM, Dan Friedman via use-livecode wrote: There is no problem with this function, and it's producing the correct time. However, when it's all said and done, I get this in the message box: 394,2185,1 what's line 2185 look like? -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com

Re: Textsize of label of copied btn changes

2020-10-13 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/13/20 5:54 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode wrote: set the textsize of btnRef to the textsize of srcBtnRef Try set the textsize of btnRef to the effective textsize of srcBtnRef -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___ use-livecode

Re: Anyone archived the information from http://andregarzia.com/async.irev

2020-10-11 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/11/20 9:46 AM, William Prothero via use-livecode wrote: Matthias: Try: https://use-livecode.runrev.narkive.com/faoKGyaT/revserver-tips-spreading-the-load-or-why-wise-developers-use-asynchronous-workflows

Re: Modal stacks cpu usage

2020-10-08 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/2/20 5:08 PM, Neville Smythe via use-livecode wrote: Looks like Elanor beat me to it Bug 22929 Ian fixed the problem. It's currently awaiting a merge into the next release. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-04 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/4/20 9:35 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: And as to "download yourself", all I can say is that while I have tried many, many daft things in my life I have never tried to either download or upload myself . . . Heh. If I ever tried to upload myself I suppose I'd probably try to

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/3/20 8:09 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: I wonder: https://developerinsider.co/download-xcode-and-other-developer-tools-up-to-16-times-faster/ But thanks for the link. That's a very interesting website. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 10/3/20 8:09 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: I wonder: https://developerinsider.co/download-xcode-and-other-developer-tools-up-to-16-times-faster/ Looks interesting, but I'd be wary of anything that does install.sh | bash without checking the source first -- Mark Wieder

TIL: JSON validator

2020-09-30 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
I've been in the DeveloperWeek conference for the last couple of days, and in a morning session today about OpenAPI I learned about an online JSON Schema validator tool. https://www.jsonschemavalidator.net/ Also, this JSON/YAML linter may be of use:

Re: Back to School: Raspberry Pi fork?

2020-09-24 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 9/24/20 11:33 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: I had yet another conversation this morning with a colleague who would love to use LC in his school district, but the two crasher  bugs prevent him from doing so. Now he's had no choice but to start looking into kid-friendly Python

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-23 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 9/23/20 4:50 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Heh. Now you understand why I didn't want another lookup table. :) OTOH, one of the cardinal rules of data design is *not* to use real data as an index into data. YMMV. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-23 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 9/22/20 11:10 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: There's more to it than that; the server runs a cron job hourly that indexes all its files and creates AWS secure URLs for each. The app downloads that lookup file on demand. When the user selects a name from a list, the selection is

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-22 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 9/22/20 7:58 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Is this just a temporary filename (not long-term storage)? No, the stacks are uploaded to AWS and remain there, retrieved from the server on request. There are currently hundreds of them with more added frequently. That's why I'm

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-22 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 9/22/20 3:48 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: I have a stack with an index. When a user clicks a line, a handler uses the clicktext to create a file name which is always the clicktext plus the ".livecode" extension. The stack is then downloaded from an AWS server and displayed.

Re: Create image from SVG widget

2020-09-21 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 9/21/20 12:57 PM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi friends, I need a little hint, I forgot what command creates an image from an SVG widget. 8-) ... set the text of img 1 to ???(???) ... Thanks for any hint! Dunno. I export a snapshot from the widget. -- Mark Wieder

Re: HOw to get htmltext from the field to display in another field

2020-09-20 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 9/20/20 1:10 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: As an aside, I first thought that this would work:   if the htmltext of field "mainText" <> the text of field "mainText" then -- plain text is in the field which does return "false" correctly. But when I set the text of the field

Re: HOw to get htmltext from the field to display in another field

2020-09-20 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 9/20/20 7:28 AM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: Eureka! So easy, now to get back to the htmlText as per the code if the htmlText of field "mainText" then put the htmlText of field "mainText" into field "mainText" else set the htmlText of field

Re: HOw to get htmltext from the field to display in another field

2020-09-17 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 9/17/20 5:41 PM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: Ralph, So this did not work. I have [ fld "Src" ] My Trek to Siva Magical Abodes Join the author on a tour of ancient Siva temples -- [ fld "Dest" ] My Trek to Siva Magical Abodes Join the author on a tour

Re: sudo apt-get install livecode

2020-09-14 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 9/14/20 10:47 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Also: why is the installer app "silly"? It is no worse or no better than  the installer apps for Macintosh and Windows, and I, for one, have no real problem with any of them. Having "real" installers (.deb, .rpm) would enable LiveCode to

Re: THIS group

2020-09-14 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 9/14/20 8:35 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: thank your for your encouraging words! :-D LOL. Well, having been down that rabbit hole before, I just thought I'd mention it. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___ use-livecode

Re: sudo apt-get install livecode

2020-09-14 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 9/13/20 7:39 PM, Eric A. Engle via use-livecode wrote: I just get tired of downloading the silly installer app etc. why isn't it in a repo? any way i will google it but if there is a terminal command line interface set of commands which will gksudo aptitude livecode OR SIMILAR please

Re: THIS group

2020-09-14 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 9/14/20 2:00 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi friends, I just field an enhancement request to make THIS also work for groups. ... of THIS GROUP Would be a helpful addition. Currently THIS only works for cards and stacks. But

Re: Contesting for Idiot du Jour

2020-09-02 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 9/2/20 9:25 PM, Dev via use-livecode wrote: You do understand math much better than I do obviously! Better than I do as well. I was puzzling over that thing until Jerry came through with the answer. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___

Re: Layers in PBrowser

2020-09-02 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 9/2/20 8:22 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Looks like revGLX2 status. Interesting. I don't have that problem. I see a different problem though. I just tried minimizing Navigator and it's more or less centered on my main screen, but it's also unmovable when minimized, which is

Re: Hacktoberfest is coming

2020-08-31 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 8/27/20 9:05 AM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote: Please discuss, here, add a repo and/or an update that you would like to see to a particular repo (include a link to the repo), and let's see if we can get a bunch of LC Hackers, this year. Kind of an exercise in futility, though, no? I

...and now for something completely off the wall...

2020-08-28 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
Almost every article on the Scots version of Wikipedia is written by one American teenager who can't speak Scots "A veelage is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smawer than a toun, wi a population rangin frae a few hunder tae a few thoosand (sometimes tens o

Re: DataGrid 2 swipe actions

2020-08-27 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 8/26/20 9:36 PM, Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode wrote: The highlighted row when scrolling is a separate bug patched by Mike Wieder https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=22798 awaiting a GitHub merge, but turning

Re: Old stack will not save or save as...

2020-08-19 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 8/19/20 9:41 AM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: Why I can't save or save as a modeless stack in IDE is a mystery to me. The save command saves (or attempts to save) the topstack. Only stacks whose style is "toplevel" can be the topstack. This prevents accidentally saving e.g. a

Re: LibURL and TSNet in LC Indy

2020-08-19 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 8/19/20 8:08 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: I get a 404 error on the download. Change the directory to "tsnet" instead of "tsNet" Bob S On Aug 18, 2020, at 9:52 PM, Charles Warwick via use-livecode

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-14 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 8/14/20 12:06 PM, Lagi Pittas via use-livecode wrote: Same as winning the lottery - you have to have a ticket. Winning the lottery is cheaper if you don't buy a ticket. And the odds are about the same. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___

Re: Browser Widget and Twitter on iOS 13

2020-08-14 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 8/14/20 2:54 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: Mark/Panos, Thanks for all your help, this worked like a charm! I got the userAgent from a v12 iPad and v13 iPad. For any other iPad OS version I use the v13 version. Just curious... what userAgent string worked for you? -- Mark

Re: Layers in PBrowser

2020-08-14 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 8/14/20 3:33 PM, Brian Milby via use-livecode wrote: If I can get a stack that demonstrates the issue, I would like to poke around and see if anything jumps out. If it is engine level, it is probably a bit out of my lane (although I have contributed a few lines of C++). If it is IDE I

Re: livecode in terminal? (linux)

2020-08-10 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 8/10/20 7:31 PM, Eric A. Engle via use-livecode wrote: is there any way to invoke the livecode engine from the terminal in linux? suppose e.g. i wanted to run "put 7" or "put 3 + 2" from xterm or such. Is that  possible? If so, how? Or e.g. running a stack or script from the terminal? If 

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-10 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
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 "sense" in the same sentence! -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-04 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 8/4/20 11:39 AM, Dev via use-livecode wrote: > I think that the changes being made are actually done from a protectionist perspective in an increasingly hostile digital world. The point here, though, is that Apple is now demanding that anything sold through mobile ads requires a 30%

ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
...catching up on some reading here. One of my email providers (ahsoftw...@protonmail.com) has gone public with some of the heavy-handed tactics Apple uses on developers. For example: "Apple has now even gone so far as to ban apps from the App Store if they refuse to offer in-app purchases

Re: Google Play SDK problem

2020-07-31 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/30/20 10:32 PM, JeeJeeStudio via use-livecode wrote: Well 2 things: 1. Since LC is no longer supporting ads, with which one might earn an extra dime, they could better remove it. Maybe via lcb and an injection in the manifest something is possible and one could choose it's own preferable

Re: Help me understand infinity

2020-07-29 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/29/20 5:31 PM, Brian Milby via use-livecode wrote: This change first appeared in 9.5 DP 1, so it isn’t really new. Right. I don't think anyone accused this change of popping up in the latest release though. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com

Re: Help me understand infinity

2020-07-29 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/29/20 3:17 PM, Ali Lloyd via use-livecode wrote: Now you can do: local tMin, tThisResult put infinity into tMin repeat for each element tElement in tList -- perform some computation on tElement to get tThisResult put min(tMin, tThisResult) into tMin end repeat Well, yes, that's

Re: Help me understand infinity

2020-07-29 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/29/20 12:17 PM, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode wrote: Bah, ℵ2> floating point infinity (which is ℵ1) Outside of the axiom of choice (or actually even with it) that's not something provable. OTOH, Kant's proofs of aleph null and aleph one are brilliant. -- Mark Wieder

Re: Help me understand infinity

2020-07-29 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/29/20 12:08 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: On 29/07/2020 18:57, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: In the v9.6.1RC1 Release Notes there's this:    Infinity constant    The constant infinity has been added to the language in this release.    As a result, theunquoted literal

Re: Object naming

2020-07-26 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/26/20 5:31 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: I think my head is melting :-) I have a group called 'A'. Inside A, there is a rect called "R" and also a group called "B" inside B there is a rect called "R" How do I refer unambiguously to the first rectangle (i.e. A - R, not A - B

Re: Is "import snapshot" without parameters broken?

2020-07-24 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
Also note that in Richard Gaskin's comment to https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=15103 the "export snapshot" command may also be a workaround. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Is "import snapshot" without parameters broken?

2020-07-24 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/24/20 3:31 PM, matthias rebbe via use-livecode wrote: Hi, today i've tried to do a screen capture using "import snapshot", but without parameter. Livecode displays a crosshairs cursor, but i am not able to select an area with the mouse. Liveconde freezes then in some way and i have to

Re: Using OAuth2 with Microsoft API services

2020-07-22 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/22/20 12:00 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Oddly, it appears as though we're authentincating fine as it is using shared secret, the only problem being that we're not getting the redirect to close the browser widget and return the auth code to us. What happens if you try

Re: Using OAuth2 with Microsoft API services

2020-07-22 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/22/20 11:55 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: And I missed something - how does Amazon play into this? Sorry - my bad. Doing too many things at once here. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Using OAuth2 with Microsoft API services

2020-07-22 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/22/20 9:26 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: I've run into a snag in which the OAuth2 redirect URI does not seem to be called when used to authenticate for Microsoft API services such as Dynamics 365. Before getting into details (there are many) it would be helpful to know

Re: Live code server with Debian 8 Jesse

2020-07-13 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/13/20 11:25 AM, Heriberto Torrado via use-livecode wrote: Hi Kevin, I use Livecode server on several Linux machines: Centos 7 / 8 and Ubuntu 14/16/18. I didn't need 32bits libraries. I created a brief installation tuto in my blog:

Re: Live code server with Debian 8 Jesse

2020-07-13 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 7/13/20 9:28 AM, Kevin Stallibrass via use-livecode wrote: > Thanks Mark, > Debian is 64bit and I’m using the linux64 downloads of live code server. Do I not need the 32bit libraries? Documentation is very unclear about this. I’d presumed that live code server was still 32bit Ah...

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