Re: sort container parameters

2021-03-02 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
fo.net -----Original Message- From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Paul Dupuis via use-livecode Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2021 4:56 PM To: use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Cc: Paul Dupuis Subject: sort container parameters I just discovered much to my disma

sort container parameters

2021-03-02 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
I just discovered much to my dismay that you can not execute the following: put "ascending" into tDirection soft lines of tContainer tDirection international apparently neither the sort direction (ascending|descending) nor the sort type (international|text|datetime|numeric|binary) can be

Re: S3 Compatible?

2021-02-24 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 2/24/2021 4:23 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote:  I would imagine adding optional args for new endpoints would be simple to do, and open the package up to MANY more use cases. This may not be an issue with the folks at LiveCode, Ltd, but one possible reason why the library for

Re: [OT] Poll: What does it mean for 1 rect to be 'within' a certain distance of another rect?

2021-02-17 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
, but it looks like a really great piece of work. Cheers, David G On 16 Feb 2021, at 9:43 pm, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: company Researchware produces called HyperRESEARCH for performing qualitative data analysis. ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: [OT] Poll: What does it mean for 1 rect to be 'within' a certain distance of another rect?

2021-02-16 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 2/16/2021 2:46 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: Paul - if you need to do this (i.e. find pairs of rects which are too close) for LARGE numbers of rects, I have some code to do this very efficiently (somewhere in an old archive, just ready to translate from C to LC). It uses a

Re: [OT] Poll: What does it mean for 1 rect to be 'within' a certain distance of another rect?

2021-02-16 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 2/15/2021 5:53 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: This is an Off Topic informal poll of sorts, but related to LiveCode as I am writing a LiveCode expression to determine if 2 arbitrary rectangles (r1,r2) are with some distance d (in px) of one another. In considering this problem

Re: [OT] Poll: What does it mean for 1 rect to be 'within' a certain distance of another rect?

2021-02-16 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
/finding-the-distance-between-two-rectangles https://www.programmersought.com/article/44554760896/ etc On Mon, 15 Feb 2021 at 22:53, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: This is an Off Topic informal poll of sorts, but related to LiveCode as I am w

Re: [OT] Poll: What does it mean for 1 rect to be 'within' a certain distance of another rect?

2021-02-16 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
ticle/44554760896/ etc On Mon, 15 Feb 2021 at 22:53, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: This is an Off Topic informal poll of sorts, but related to LiveCode as I am writing a LiveCode expression to determine if 2 arbitrary rectangles (r1,r2) are with some

Re: [OT] Poll: What does it mean for 1 rect to be 'within' a certain distance of another rect?

2021-02-16 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
rred to me is that the bigger rects would have to have rounded corners. Hmmm. OK, I’ll just sit back and see how it should be done. Cheers David G On 16 Feb 2021, at 5:08 pm, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: On 2/16/2021 6:16 AM, David V Glasgow via use-livecode wrote: Being a

Re: [OT] Poll: What does it mean for 1 rect to be 'within' a certain distance of another rect?

2021-02-16 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 2/16/2021 6:16 AM, David V Glasgow via use-livecode wrote: Being a bear of little brain, I would try placing each rect into a group centred on a larger rect, where the margin is d/2, then test using intersect. Now, where did I put that hunny? Like the pooh reference! Although I am not

[OT] Poll: What does it mean for 1 rect to be 'within' a certain distance of another rect?

2021-02-15 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
This is an Off Topic informal poll of sorts, but related to LiveCode as I am writing a LiveCode expression to determine if 2 arbitrary rectangles (r1,r2) are with some distance d (in px) of one another. In considering this problem, the questions comes up: What is meant by rectangles being

Re: Codesigning & notarizing

2021-02-04 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
Dupuis via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: I should add, we're not using Levure. We are using LC9.6.2rc2, we codesign via Terminal on Mohave using Xcode 10.2.1 On 2/4/2021 3:37 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: FYI - Our App includes the revZIP library. We codesig

Re: Codesigning & notarizing

2021-02-04 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
I should add, we're not using Levure. We are using LC9.6.2rc2, we codesign via Terminal on Mohave using Xcode 10.2.1 On 2/4/2021 3:37 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: FYI - Our App includes the revZIP library. We codesign deep via Terminal command and get no crashes. Codesign, notarize

Re: Codesigning & notarizing

2021-02-04 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
FYI - Our App includes the revZIP library. We codesign deep via Terminal command and get no crashes. Codesign, notarize, and staple without problems. On 2/4/2021 2:40 PM, Marty Knapp via use-livecode wrote: Re: building a standalone in LC 9.6.2 rc2 with the “Revolution Zip” library (crashes

Re: Sign a Mac App, also sign the DMG?

2021-02-04 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
de wrote: Hi Paul, Am 04.02.2021 um 17:46 schrieb Paul Dupuis via use-livecode : If the App is Signed and Notarized, it is actually best NOT to sign the DMG. Older versions of MacOS (like Mavericks, etc.) have a problem with signed DMGs thank you very much, very helpful! On 2/4/2021 11:40

Re: Sign a Mac App, also sign the DMG?

2021-02-04 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
If the App is Signed and Notarized, it is actually best NOT to sign the DMG. Older versions of MacOS (like Mavericks, etc.) have a problem with signed DMGs On 2/4/2021 11:40 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi friends, quick question, now we have a Mac app, signed and notarized and

Re: Codesigning & notarizing

2021-02-03 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
I am using LC 9.6.2rc2 and to the best of my knowledge, it does NOT codesign standalone for you. Codesigning and notarization (on macOS) is up to you. I codesign and notarize and stable under macOS Mojave using Terminal commands and all is working for me. Apple just sent a notice to

Re: Double sided PDF Problem

2021-01-29 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 1/29/2021 11:16 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: As an IT technician working for a copier sales and service company, I always discourage page imposition in the document itself. Most print drivers have a means of producing booklets and handle the imposition for you. If you are indeed

Re: OT Friendly customers....

2021-01-26 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
When  people buy our software an email with a license key is sent to them. We probably get a handful of people contacting support each MONTH with problems - in most cases they are polite and just want the problem solved, which is usually that they are using the wrong license key with the wrong

Re: Stack check-out/check-in

2021-01-25 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
If the could storage the stack is on has write access, the easiest mechanism is a file based flag. When the stack is launched, if checks: if there is a file then   -- the stack is already open, so exit else    put empty into URL ("file:"&) -- creates a empty file to mark as open end and 

Comments for Properties in the Property Inspector?

2021-01-23 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
Random Thought of the Day: Does anyone else wish that custom properties had an optional comment field that could be viewed in the Property Inspector (PI)? I realize you can always comment properties in the code where you use them, but I find myself often in the PI looking at a Property that

Re: lock screen

2021-01-22 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
When I have a handler that needs to lock the screen I will often do the following begins handler put the lockScreen into tPreserveLockScreen if not tPreserveLockScreen then lock screen ... code ... if not tPreserveLockScreen then unlock screen end handler Code in our main LC app is large

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.2 RC-2

2021-01-14 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 1/14/2021 5:53 AM, David V Glasgow via use-livecode wrote: I paid for the Windows version of SuperCard that was advertised in MacUser for some considerable time in the ?mid 90s. I waited, and waited, and waited…. Me too! ___ use-livecode

Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2021-01-08 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
Andre and Panos, Thank you both. That given us some confidence we can release under LC 9.6.2rc1 so that customers can go ahead with their M! Big Sur systems as they want to. On 1/8/2021 6:46 AM, Andre Garzia via use-livecode wrote: Hi Panos, Just updated

Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2021-01-07 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
I know the mothership does not like to estimate release dates, but does anyone have a sense of when LC 9.6.2 STABLE may be out? And more importantly, whether it will come with 'official' support for the M1 hardware or at least a fix for this apparent M1 specific bug:

Re: Building a Standalone MacOS App in 9.6.1

2021-01-06 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 1/6/2021 10:17 AM, Tore Nilsen via use-livecode wrote: 6. jan. 2021 kl. 15:48 skrev Paul Dupuis via use-livecode : macOS Catalina or Big Sur apps have to be code signed AND notarized. You must have the command line tools installed and there is a non-trivial number of commands you have

Re: Building a Standalone MacOS App in 9.6.1

2021-01-06 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
macOS Catalina or Big Sur apps have to be code signed AND notarized. You must have the command line tools installed and there is a non-trivial number of commands you have to execute to prepare you app for code signing, then code sign it, and then notarize it, including obtaining an app

Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2020-12-31 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
displayed "as sheet" These bugs are resent under Big Sur (regardless of whether you are on the M1 chip or Intel) in LC 9.6.1 and are fixed in 9.6.2rc1 Again, search the https://quality.livecode.com/ for "big sur" for details JB On Dec 31, 2020, at 5:15 AM, Paul Dupuis via

Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2020-12-31 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
You need to be on macOS Big Sur for the new hardware (I think). There are bugs in LC vs Big Sur that are only fixed in LC 9.6.2rc1 so you probably want to rebuild any Standalones using that version of LC On 12/30/2020 10:29 PM, John Balgenorth via use-livecode wrote: Should any LC

Re: Encoding puzzle

2020-12-29 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 12/29/2020 6:07 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Original text: Révéler l'archéologie LC urlEncoded string: R%8Ev%8Eler+l%27arch%8Eologie URLEncode(textEncode(,"UTF8")) -> gets you a properly URL encoded string where the server is expecting UTF8

Re: Slow performance on Big Sur

2020-12-14 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 12/14/2020 2:04 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: My client is running Big Sur and says that changing cards in a stack causes a very slow, stuttering display. The background image appears in chunks and text in the fields comes in as sequential pieces. The order of the display

Re: LC9.6.2rc build issues?

2020-11-24 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 11/24/2020 8:54 AM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: I have to try making changes again and see if I can get the issue to repeat itself. Now trying to repeat the build issue in LC962rc1, I made an edit to a button script. Applied the change, closed the substack window (getting

Re: LC9.6.2rc build issues?

2020-11-24 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
startup) and then build the standalones using 962rc1 and it worked. I have to try making changes again and see if I can get the issue to repeat itself. On 11/24/2020 8:44 AM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: So, I have a large applications. Under 9.6.1 STABLE I open the main stack and build

LC9.6.2rc build issues?

2020-11-24 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
So, I have a large applications. Under 9.6.1 STABLE I open the main stack and build the standalone (Windows and macOS) without issue. I just tried it under 9.6.2rc1 and I get an infinite loop of "duplicate stacks" errors and it keeps trying to reload the app over and over?!?!? I had to force

Re: Getting a real number from scientific notation

2020-11-23 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
All this is why I prefer format() over numberFormat. The function is more versatile and you get exactly what you specify with less guess work. On 11/23/2020 6:52 PM, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Yaknow, this whole thing is confusing. Turns out you don’t even need to set the

Re: Getting a real number from scientific notation

2020-11-22 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
So, if you want to concert form scientific notation to a real number, you can use the "format" function (see dictionary). Example: putformat("%1.0f",4.21911E+11) -- outputs 42191100 Is that shat yo are looking for? On 11/22/2020 3:30 PM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Please,

Re: Big Sur bugs

2020-11-18 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
Jacque, Thank you! My blood pressure is already going down to more normal levels. I will work on the assumtion it is a VM issue for now and set up a partitioned Big Sur install. On 11/18/2020 3:07 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: On 11/18/20 12:06 PM, Paul Dupuis via use

Re: Big Sur bugs

2020-11-18 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
M) Mac? I am curious to see if other folks can reproduce this bug. Kind regards, Panos -- On Wed, 18 Nov 2020 at 20:58, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>> wrote: I just filed bug https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=22986 <https://

Re: Big Sur bugs

2020-11-18 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
I just filed bug https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=22986 Media is dead under Big Sur On 11/18/2020 1:06 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: Has any experienced any problems playing back media (.mp3 audio files or .mp4 video) under macOS Big Sur? I just ran into an issue where

Re: Big Sur bugs

2020-11-18 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
Has any experienced any problems playing back media (.mp3 audio files or .mp4 video) under macOS Big Sur? I just ran into an issue where none of my media is playing (at all) in a LC9.6.1 built stand-alone under Big Sur. ___ use-livecode mailing

Re: Big Sur bugs

2020-11-15 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 11/15/2020 11:27 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: But just enter -> Big Sur in the search field on the page and hit RETURN!:-) Thank you! ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe,

Re: Big Sur bugs

2020-11-15 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
be tested in our pre-release build. There are another 2 cosmetic bugs, and one that seems to affect only the new ARM Macs. These bugfixes are expected to appear in the upcoming release of LC 9.6.2 RC-1. Kind regards, Panos -- On Sun, 15 Nov 2020 at 17:05, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode <

Re: Big Sur bugs

2020-11-15 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
So Big Sur was released on the 12th. It is not our in user's hands. Does anyone (or LiveCode corporate) have any update about Big Sur compatibility? We have customer's inquiring. We can not afford the time to jump through Apple's hoops for any of their beta versions. Now that the release is

Re: Reading key values in info.plist file iOS or Mac using XML library?

2020-11-13 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 11/12/2020 8:32 PM, matthias rebbe via use-livecode wrote: Are you using the xml library for that? Anyway, would you like to share your handler? Yes, and yes (below). tDocTypes contains a cr delimited list of addition document types to add to the pList file. Also, the old use of

Re: Reading key values in info.plist file iOS or Mac using XML library?

2020-11-12 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
I have an on standaloneSaved handler that reads and writes an updated info.plist for my standalone that adds additional document types since the standalone builder only allows a single document type. On 11/12/2020 7:30 PM, matthias rebbe via use-livecode wrote: Hi, does anyone know if it is

Re: Windows startup issue

2020-11-10 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 11/10/2020 7:45 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: But Paul's suggestion that standalones include the entire error list isn't a bad one, though I'd like it to be optional. Users don't care what the descriptions are and I can look them up, but some might want those included. I

Re: Windows startup issue

2020-11-10 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 11/10/2020 2:14 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: J. Landman Gay wrote: > On 11/9/20 3:54 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: >> And WTH happened to LC's error reporting dialog? > > Standalones have always reported this way on both desktop and mobile. > It is up to the

Re: Windows startup issue

2020-11-09 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
The first things is to determine what the error codes mean. I forget off teh top of my head, but I things of the first 2 numbers one is a line number and the other an error code? Hopefully someone can chime in who knows for sure. Knowing the errors will tell you more about what the likely

Re: Code Signing and Kernel Mode drivers

2020-11-08 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
The basic windows code signing cert works fine. You do not need the more expensive "EV" certificate. On 11/8/2020 12:58 PM, General 2018 via use-livecode wrote: Hi , Are the standard Livecode .dll that are included with the standalone Kernel mode drivers ?? The reason for asking is that

Re: Slightly OT: Windows Code Signing

2020-10-26 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
process on my Windows 10 VM. Regards, Matthias - Matthias Rebbe Life Is Too Short For Boring Code Am 26.10.2020 um 18:32 schrieb Paul Dupuis via use-livecode : My Windows Code signing cert for signing LiveCode standalones has expired. I purchased it from instantsll.com (3 year) which has

Slightly OT: Windows Code Signing

2020-10-26 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
My Windows Code signing cert for signing LiveCode standalones has expired. I purchased it from instantsll.com (3 year) which has become sectigo.com and it appears that they never moved over old accounts since my prior username, email, and password do not work nor does the email work for

Re: Bug: jumping stack windows (when supress messages is off)

2020-10-11 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
https://support.apple.com/guide/mac-help/work-with-app-windows-mchlp2469/mac Could it just be macOS's windows alignment feature? On 10/11/2020 8:28 AM, David Bovill via use-livecode wrote: Hi Bernd, the bug is not to do with the standard window snap. This is unresponsive try to any mouse

Re: Bug: jumping stack windows (when supress messages is off)

2020-10-09 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 10/9/2020 10:23 AM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: Window 10 has a snap to feature on by default that will try to snap any window of any application to the edges and resize it to have the screen (or perhaps other options) if the windows is being dragged and the mouse moves close to a scre

Re: Bug: jumping stack windows (when supress messages is off)

2020-10-09 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
Window 10 has a snap to feature on by default that will try to snap any window of any application to the edges and resize it to have the screen (or perhaps other options) if the windows is being dragged and the mouse moves close to a screen edge. I have not explored the feature fully, so I am

Re: formattedwidth/height does not work with some fonts

2020-10-07 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
It is different symptoms from this bug (https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=22882) but it could be related in the code? I recommend filing a bug report and I will be happy to add a note connecting the two bugs. The more issues found surrounding "the formattedWhatever" functions, the

Re: Canvas Limited to 32767

2020-10-06 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
You would think with 32K px at 72px/inch being like 450 inches that the 32K limit would not be an issue, but I have run into it as well I have written a custom graph (like a bar graph for example sake) that is generally fine with most customer data. However, on one customer data set it

Re: Problem an Repeat Loop

2020-09-28 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 9/28/2020 8:42 AM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: repeat with x = 2 to sTotalSceneCount put line x of sImageList into tPath go to card x set the filename of sStoryImage to tPath set the itemDelimiter to “|” put item x of

Re: How to delete cards but card 1

2020-09-28 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
repeat with i = the number of cards down to 2   delete card i end repeat On 9/28/2020 9:02 AM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: repeat forever go last card delete this card end repeat I have tried everything in the manual ?? BR

Re: Accessing files on a local network file server - BEST PRACTICE?

2020-09-25 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
Well, at least you have a server to test it on. Thank you. I am trying to resurrect a Windows 2003 Server VM and a Windows 7 VM configured to have it's home directory on the server. I just got both to run (finally) yesterday and just (at the end of teh day today) figured out what the admin

Re: Accessing files on a local network file server - BEST PRACTICE?

2020-09-25 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
Thanks Bob, Yes, the error messages you get on a failed file open are pretty generic. I am thinking that whether Mac or Win, the key is to check for whether there is a folder: /volumes/mountpoint/ (osx) or //server/mountpoint/ (win) For a given path tPath, I can tell if it is a windows

Re: Accessing files on a local network file server - BEST PRACTICE?

2020-09-25 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 9/25/2020 2:42 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: I know very little about Windows network addresses, but from the example you gave, I'd check to see if (slash-delimited) item 1 of the path is a single letter followed by a colon. Thanks for thought. In a Windows server

Accessing files on a local network file server - BEST PRACTICE?

2020-09-24 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
This question may have an obvious answer, but I am brain dead today, so here goes: I have a app installed with some customers in a Windows network environment. They have all their laptops set so that their Home directories are on a local network server. So, where as on a local laptop,

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-23 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 9/22/2020 6:48 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: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-22 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 9/22/2020 6:58 PM, Devin Asay via use-livecode wrote: But it that doesn’t help, and if nobody ever sees the filenames, why not just loop through the string and delete anything that’s not in ASCII range? Well, if the name is in Chinese,  you would delete the entire name.

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

2020-09-17 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
OR set the text of fld "Dest" to the htmText of fld "Src" IF you want to see what the htmlText (i.e. the tags) of fld "Src"actually is. On 9/17/2020 3:31 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: BR, set the htmltext of fld "Dest" to the htmlText of fld "Src" Ralph DiMola IT Director

Re: How do we set layers for groups

2020-09-17 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
see the 'relayer' command in the dictionary On 9/17/2020 2:34 PM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: if the layer of fld "checkHtml" > 3 then set the layer of fld "checkHtml" to 3 else set the layer of fld "checkHtml" to 20 end if # do

Re: sudo apt-get install livecode

2020-09-14 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 9/13/2020 10:39 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: text manipulation with Chinese characters (unicode): guide?

2020-09-09 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
As mentions, Unicode in a field just works (there is a known issue with Thai word breaks and another with printing Hindi) If you want to get Chinese (traditional or simplified) into a field, you can: 1)  get the text from a Utf8 ot utf16 text file and textDecode it i.e put url ("file:")

Re: formattedRect, formattedLeft, formattedWidth of chunks

2020-09-01 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
AM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>> wrote: formattedWidth ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences

formattedRect, formattedLeft, formattedWidth of chunks

2020-09-01 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
Just a heads up to anyone else out there who may be having VERY hard to track down crashes in LC 9.x.x. The following functions: formattedRect, formattedLeft, formattedWidth when operating on chunk expressions (i.e. char X to Y of field Z) can cause an engine crash for certain field content.

Re: Playing movies in LC_ Docs??

2020-08-20 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
Yes, there is a lot of information that circulates on the forums or lists or in people's head that probably should be in the LC documentation In the LC9.x.x series, the Player supports any audio or video formats supported by Apple Video Foundation (AVF) on macOS - google the apple developer

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

2020-08-19 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 8/19/2020 12:02 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Just a shot in the dark, suppress messages before opening? Good guess, but no winner. However, your suggestion did put me on to the answer. The stack was set to "modeless". If I execute in the message box save stack "XYZ" as

Old stack will not save or save as...

2020-08-19 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
I have a really old stack (the file ends in .mc for Metacard) When I open it in LiveCode, the save and save as are disabled in the File menu. This us under Windows and the same in LC 4.6.4, LC 6.7.11 and in LC 9.6.0, the Save and Save As are enabled, but when I select the stack and try to

Re: More Standalone Building Weirdness...

2020-08-14 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
"revStandaloneProgress" and \ the mode of stack "revStandaloneProgress" > 0 then exit closeStack end if --- lock messages quit --triggers shutdownrequestmessage, if not handled then it hangs pass closeStack end closeStac

More Standalone Building Weirdness...

2020-08-12 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
I have a stack that when I build into a Windows Standalone (only Windows) in LC 9.6.0 under Windows, the dialog that says "Attaching Engine..." never finishes. The Standalone gets built and runs properly, but the "Attaching engine..." dialog in the building process never finishes (waiting

Re: Building a Windows standalone without tsNet?

2020-08-12 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Paul Dupuis via use-livecode Sent: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:40 AM To: How to use LiveCode Cc: Paul Dupuis Subject: Building a Windows standalone without tsNet? I have a very simple stack that I want to build a Windows standalo

Re: Building a Windows standalone without tsNet?

2020-08-12 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
he startup of the Standalone itself? Enable: dispatch "revloadlibrary" to stack tsnetliburl Ralph DiMola IT Director Evergreen Information Services rdim...@evergreeninfo.net -Original Message- From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Paul Dupuis v

Building a Windows standalone without tsNet?

2020-08-12 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
I have a very simple stack that I want to build a Windows standalone for (.exe). I do not use any internet/networking related commands or functions in my scripts The standalone builder for LC9.6.0 insists on including the "Externals" folder with tsNet dll in it. Can some one remind me how I

Re: Ansi-Pantsy

2020-06-30 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 6/30/2020 5:18 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Why does fontLanguage return ANSI for English language fonts instead of romething like 'Roman'? There is a fundamental mismatch between 'ANSI' and Unicode. Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing

Mora Catalina permissions woes....

2020-06-29 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
List Folks: A head up of a Catalina issue: If your code signed Standalone is trying to access stacks that are OUTSIDE the app bundle under Catalina, sometimes Catalina will not properly detect your apps need for access. You will not get an "App wants access to blah blah: Allow or Deny"

Re: Platform Divergence

2020-06-23 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
We make and sell a desktop application (Windows and macOS) for a niche research market. I expect when Apple does their migration to a common processor and OS, Apple Developer's will have to go through all of Apple hoops for all their platforms.Most of our customer don't care about UI widget

Re: Catalina Entitlements or Permissions (was Possible Catalina problem)

2020-06-17 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
Talluto's suggestion to use AppWrapper! On 6/16/2020 6:28 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: Hi Panos, Thank you very much. The discussion in the bug entry answered  lot of my questions. I have one last thing I hope you or someone can point me two, which is a list of Apple macOS "entit

Re: Catalina Entitlements or Permissions (was Possible Catalina problem)

2020-06-16 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
sary entitlements, and include it in the params passed to the codesign command. See this report for more details: https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=22660 Kind regards, Panos -- On Mon, 15 Jun 2020 at 14:56, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: We're ha

Catalina Entitlements or Permissions (was Possible Catalina problem)

2020-06-15 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
We're having some macOS Catalina permissions/entitlements issues We have applications that we deliver for Catalina where the application (LiveCode standalone) is code-signed. It is then packaged in an installers (LiveCode standalone) and the installer is code signed. That is then placed in a

Re: Possible Catalina problem...

2020-06-08 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
standalones created frome the IDE with no signing etc. If you like, I can test your apps on my MacBook with Catalina in order to check if the problems are replicable. CU, Torsten Am 08.06.2020 um 16:55 schrieb Paul Dupuis via use-livecode : We have run into a possible problem. Researchware makes

Possible Catalina problem...

2020-06-08 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
We have run into a possible problem. Researchware makes two applications, HyperRESEARCH and HyperTRANSCRIBE. We have new forthcoming versions of both built on LiveCode 9.5.1. These two applications are code signed and the DMG is code signed, notarized, and stapled for Catalina. They both work

Re: Unicode and languages

2020-06-05 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 6/5/2020 1:46 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: 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

Unicode and languages

2020-06-05 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
In all the added stuff the LC7 and higher Unicode engine includes, is there any way to determine the LANGUAGE of a range of text? USE-CASE We have a tool that helps researchers transcribe text from digital media. It is used internationally. We have added spell checking using lclSpell form

Re: ADA Compliency

2020-05-28 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 5/26/2020 6:56 PM, Dan Friedman via use-livecode wrote: Has anyone done anything in regards to ADA compliancy in mobile apps built with LiveCode? Using the apple or android accessibility tools such as Screen reading, for example. I have been periodically looking at assistive

AW: Drawing a blank on simple code...

2020-05-20 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 5/19/2020 6:46 PM, Phil Davis via use-livecode wrote: You're almost there Paul! On 5/19/20 2:18 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: I have a set of custom properties in stack "X", a lot of which begin with "options_" So I assume these are members of a customPro

Drawing a blank on simple code...

2020-05-19 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
I have a set of custom properties in stack "X", a lot of which begin with "options_" I want to loop through them and get the values, so I have:   local tDisplayList   put the customKeys of stack "X" into tProperties   filter lines of tProperties with "options_*"   if tProperties is empty then

AW: Re: I need some DataGrid performance help

2020-05-07 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
Reduced to a consistent 1.5 to 2 minutes by revising the setting of datagrid column properties the columns themselves, widths, and alignments set all at one. Tooltips, sort type and sort direction set in a loop in revised code. I still do not understand why in the original code, when 1st set

Re: I need some DataGrid performance help

2020-05-06 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 5/6/2020 1:53 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: In reality, 'lock messages' is a sledge-hammer and like a sledge-hammer it can cause fallout if not wielded carefully. Slightly off topic, but I have run into time where I wish I could lock a specific message or set of messages.

Re: I need some DataGrid performance help

2020-05-06 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 5/6/2020 7:58 AM, zryip theSlug via use-livecode wrote: After each call to a column property such as dgColumnWidth, the datagrid is resized (header, column, rectangles, etc) This I did not know. Thank you. Instead of having them in the loop, prepare the column size, columns label, etc and

Re: I need some DataGrid performance help

2020-05-06 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 5/6/2020 6:55 AM, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote: What handler do you have this code? From what you are saying it seems it’s deploying this formatting script every time it redraws which itself is very inefficient and unnecessary. It should only have to deal with the data itself ideally.

I need some DataGrid performance help

2020-05-05 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
I have a datagid operation that should be fast that is taking a long time and I don't understand why. I use a datagrid to display a table of data as part of an analysis. The columns are file names and the rows are selected phrases found in those files. The first column is the list of phrases

Re: OT: How to graph a specific data set?

2020-05-05 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 5/5/2020 11:17 AM, Prothero-ELS via use-livecode wrote: Paul, The first question I have is: “what are you trying to communicate with your chart?” The answer to that question will point to a charting strategy. Bill I am trying to visually call attention to those intersections with high

OT: How to graph a specific data set?

2020-05-05 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
This is NOT a "How to do this in LiveCode" question. I have a data set (below), produced by a LiveCode program and the data is exported to Excel. I am trying to figure out: 1) What the "best" style of graph to visualize this data is? I thought perhaps a "Bubble Chart" but  - in Excel at

Re: What is a real?

2020-04-25 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 4/25/2020 10:40 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Apparently nothing is a real. Neither is anything strictly a real. I have never heard a more philosophical statement in all my life ;-) ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: LC equivalent of php utf8_encode and utf8_decode ?

2020-04-13 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 4/13/2020 9:07 AM, jbv via use-livecode wrote: Hello list, Suddenly I'm having a blank : what is the LC equivalent of utf8_encode and utf8_decode in php for a string ? Thanks in advance jbv ___ use-livecode mailing list

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