Re: Application not working with MacOSX 10.6 (maybe due to tsNet)

2017-04-26 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 26/04/2017 11:41, Hakima Manseri via use-livecode wrote: Hi again, the new standalone does leunch on 10.6 but tsNet with LiveCode 8.0 doesn't seem include SFTP support. Is that the case or have we messed up somewhere ? tsNet is only included in LiveCode 8.1.0 or later.

Re: [ANN] This Week in LiveCode 78

2017-04-10 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 10/04/2017 16:10, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Thank you, Panos. This item was particularly interesting: Add a new script library implementing unified diff generation and patch application: Expected in LiveCode 9.0 DP-7

Re: Blowfish digest , how to create in Livecode

2017-03-28 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 28/03/2017 00:29, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode wrote: Hi, i have a MySQL DB which uses passwords created with php crypt function using blowfish the php code looks like this for example $salt='$2a$08$NWy7XidPPL2XEsouCG3dy’; $digest= crypt(‘myPassword01’,$salt); how can i do this in

Re: Text formatting in LC HTML5 apps?

2017-03-28 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 28/03/2017 10:32, Terry Judd via use-livecode wrote: Is there any way to display styled text in HTML5 apps? There only seems to be one font supported and I can change the colour and size but nothing else sticks (LC Community 9.0.0 dp5). You can add any additional fonts you like by putting

Re: HTML5 export broken in 9.0.0-dp-6?

2017-03-17 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 17/03/2017 07:04, Terry Judd via use-livecode wrote: Is it just me or is HTML5 export not working in 9.0.0-dp-6? A stack that worked in 8.1.2 just a few minutes ago now throws an exception... To use dlopen, you need to use Emscripten's linking support, see

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-15 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 14/03/2017 21:26, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: I'm dealing with non-English languages, and JSON data retrieved from a database comes in with unicode escape sequences like this: Eduardo Ba\u00f1uls. I need to translate those. I can do it by replacing the "\u" with "0x" and then

Re: SHA1 cracked .... What are the chances this will be addressed in LC?

2017-03-07 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 07/03/2017 15:28, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Thanks Peter. But then how will I know programmatically if the password is correct or not? Hi Bob, Here's a worked example of what I'm talking about. Peter

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 73

2017-03-06 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #73 here: https://goo.gl/SBNgjA This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

Re: SHA1 cracked .... What are the chances this will be addressed in LC?

2017-03-06 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 03/03/2017 18:00, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: It looks like the encrypt command is already using this method if the "with salt" arguement is provided? At least the encrypted result starts with "salted" and at least part of the salt value. Hi Bob, The "encrypt" command provides

Re: SHA1 cracked .... What are the chances this will be addressed in LC?

2017-03-02 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 02/03/2017 19:28, Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode wrote: How difficult would be to guess a sha1 digest, if we repeat it many, many times? Just as Peter Brett wrote in a previous message: put sha1Digest(sha1Digest(sha1Digest(tData))) -- 3 times! Don't do this. It will make it

Re: SHA1 cracked .... What are the chances this will be addressed in LC?

2017-03-01 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 01/03/2017 18:22, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: The answer turns out to be: "Quite good - pull request submitted, status changed to 'Awaiting Build'" - i.e. "done!" http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=14223 Many thanks to Peter Brett for addressing this, and implementing it

Re: SHA1 cracked .... What are the chances this will be addressed in LC?

2017-03-01 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 01/03/2017 15:37, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Hi Peter. Very informative thank you. In the example, [protected form] = [salt] + protect([protection func], [salt] + [credential]); It looks like they are saying to prepent the salt prior to the protect function (in the case of LC

Re: RSYNC still uses MD5 and...

2017-03-01 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 01/03/2017 02:39, Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode wrote: RSYNC would be a nice and useful addition to LiveCode engine. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rsync Could RSYNC be implemented fast enough using only LiveCode scripts? The way that rsync uses hashes isn't at all problematic. If

Re: SHA1 cracked .... What are the chances this will be addressed in LC?

2017-03-01 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 28/02/2017 15:46, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Thanks for that Peter! I've been thinking about a way to encrypt data for storage in database systems for things like passwords and server credentials. Now to figure out how to decrypt it... Hi Bob, Never store user passwords in clear

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 72

2017-02-27 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #72 here: https://goo.gl/HBdY5z This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

Re: SHA1 cracked .... What are the chances this will be addressed in LC?

2017-02-27 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 24/02/2017 18:47, axwald via use-livecode wrote: few days ago I read about PHP incorporating a modern crypto lib now: https://dev.to/paragonie/php-72-the-first-programming-language-to-add-modern-cryptography-to-its-standard-library Not a specialist regarding this, but wouldn't it be

Re: SHA1 cracked .... What are the chances this will be addressed in LC?

2017-02-24 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 24/02/2017 17:18, Lagi Pittas via use-livecode wrote: Why does it need to be a part of the language and not a widget or a library stack which we can all fiddle with for our projects , which would make it more difficult for the bad boys to decrypt? Cryptographic hash implementations have a

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 71

2017-02-20 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #71 here: https://goo.gl/QJ73VB This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 70

2017-02-13 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #70 here: https://goo.gl/NIzw7V This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 69

2017-02-06 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #69 here: https://goo.gl/iaxtl0 This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 68

2017-01-30 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #68 here: https://goo.gl/0co0Zb This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

Re: TextDecode JSON array

2017-01-21 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 22/01/2017 03:22, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Here's a test sample of some UTF8 I get back from a server: {"UserID":48,"UserName":"Eduardo Ba\u00f1uls","UserLoginName":"ebanu"} Hi Jacque, This is valid JSON (and also valid ASCII). In JSON, any character in a string may be

Re: Changes to use-livecode list.

2017-01-06 Thread Peter TB Brett via use-livecode
On 06/01/2017 12:29, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: Now that's impossible - all emails in the thread appear from the same address, and need to be individually opened to see who they were from, and so searching for a reply that I remember ws from (say) Richard is much harder. Hi Alex, Do

Re: LC 8.1.2 Stable

2016-12-19 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 19/12/2016 20:12, Richmond Mathewson wrote: Anyway, be that as it may; I wonder what the socking great 60 MB difference between the Community version for Mac and the Indy Version for Mac actually consists of. The Indy edition contains tsNet and a bunch of mergExt externals that aren't

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 64

2016-12-19 Thread Peter TB Brett
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #64 here: https://goo.gl/BRgVx0 This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

Xcode 8.2 support coming in 8.1.3

2016-12-15 Thread Peter TB Brett
Hi all, The LiveCode dev team's been working on adding support for deploying iOS standalones using Xcode 8.2, and we expect to release it in LiveCode 8.1.3. Peter -- Dr Peter Brett LiveCode Technical Project Manager

Re: AW: AW: Installer software

2016-12-09 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 09/12/2016 09:54, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote: Hi Peter, thats interesting. Right now, I pack the 2 video files (total 8 GB) in 10 zip files on DVD and store them when installing in a users choice location on HD. I would have never thought it would be a good idea to create one big 8GB app

Re: AW: Installer software

2016-12-09 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 09/12/2016 08:17, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote: the main reason for me to use installer maker is the feature, to call a program after the installer has finished (which makes a second part of installation, extraction and copying 2 videos from 10 zip files). I don't know, how I could realize

[ANN] LiveCode is on Gitter

2016-12-08 Thread Peter TB Brett
Hey folks, The #livecode channel on the Freenode IRC network hasn't become very popular, so I've been looking for an alternative community instant messaging solution. Several people contacted me to suggest using Gitter, so I've now set up a community for LiveCode users and developers:

Re: understanding on how to handle UTF-8 import/export

2016-12-06 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 06/12/2016 13:42, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote: In my LC 6 programs I have uniEncoded and uniDecoded text when exporting/importing text to an xml file via revXML. Now with LC 8 everything internal in LC is UTF-8 and since uniDecode/uniEncode is deprecated my first thought was, that I could

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 62

2016-12-05 Thread Peter TB Brett
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #62 here: https://goo.gl/XlzIg4 This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

Re: Modern email library

2016-11-30 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 30/11/2016 13:16, Ben Rubinstein wrote: I've one app that's been in existence for over a decade, which uses Shao Sean's libSmtp. It works fine. Now I find myself wanting to send email from a new stack I'm working on. I could just drag that library out again, but I suspect that a more modern

Re: SVG import

2016-11-30 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 30/11/2016 07:50, David V Glasgow wrote: 2/ If not, what vector graphics program is good for (very simple) objects. Mac preferred, but hey ho. Inkscape is excellent: https://inkscape.org/ Peter -- Dr Peter Brett

Re: LC 9 has all the improvements of the LC 8.1 series, yes?

2016-11-29 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 29/11/2016 13:15, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote: And additionally I would like to know, what caused a new first number? Why not 8.2? What is the relevant change to make a new major version? Concerning compatibility? Hi Tiemo, From LiveCode 9 onwards, we will use a simplified numbering scheme:

Re: JavaScript + LC HTML5 = LiveCode.js

2016-11-28 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 28/11/2016 16:19, Bob Sneidar wrote: It was a joke Peter. Buggy? Licecode? Ticksperience?? Apparently I missed it. Sorry! Peter :-) -- Dr Peter Brett LiveCode Technical Project Manager lcb-mode for Emacs:

Re: JavaScript + LC HTML5 = LiveCode.js

2016-11-28 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 28/11/2016 16:00, Bob Sneidar wrote: I personally have founf the current version of Licecode to be too buggy for my needs. You may have a different ticksperience. :-) Hi Bob, Please can you let me know which bugs are causing you particular trouble? I could take a look and see whether

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 61

2016-11-28 Thread Peter TB Brett
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #61 here: https://goo.gl/ryfZt1 This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

Re: JavaScript + LC HTML5 = LiveCode.js

2016-11-25 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 25/11/2016 04:38, Todd Fabacher wrote: Mark, One question I had that was NOT answered is..Can a JavaScript function call a LiveCode function? I know this was added in the LC8 browser. Hi Todd, Mark and Kevin are on holiday today, but I'll try and address this for you. At the moment,

Re: [Blog] Do as Javascript Comes to HTML5

2016-11-23 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 23/11/2016 17:07, Heather Laine wrote: Dear List Folks, Check out this exciting blog post showing you a major advance in LiveCode for HTML5: https://livecode.com/control-your-webpage-with-livecode-html5/ Looking forward to

Re: Sharing widgets (was Re: Type on an angle)

2016-11-22 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 22/11/2016 16:03, Paul Dupuis wrote: Could someone from the Mothership (i.e. LiveCode) weigh in on where people should publish LCB widgets? If Kevin really wants a 1000 widgets, then LiveCode really should designate an "official" place to put them or at least put links to them (if not the

Re: roundUp function?

2016-11-22 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 22/11/2016 14:48, Roger Eller wrote: Good to know. Thanks again. And I've now submitted a pull request to fix that. Thank you for pointing it out! https://github.com/livecode/livecode/pull/4911 Peter -- Dr Peter Brett

Re: roundUp function?

2016-11-22 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 22/11/2016 14:40, Roger Eller wrote: ceil works in 8.1.1, and in the docs of 8.1.1 says "Introduced in 6.7", yet it fails in 6.7.5 and6.7.8, nor is it in the 6.7.x dictionary. That said, I need it in an app that is built and deployed in 6.7.5. Hi Roger, That appears to be a

Re: roundUp function?

2016-11-22 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 22/11/2016 14:15, Roger Eller wrote: We have round, which will either round up or down depending on the decimal value being > or < .5, but what if I want ANY decimal value, even .01 to round UP to the next whole number? You probably want to use "the ceiling of ", or "the ceil of ".

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 60

2016-11-21 Thread Peter TB Brett
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #60 here: https://goo.gl/iczS1e This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

Re: Macintosh support

2016-11-19 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 19/11/2016 15:13, Richmond wrote: I would like to know why Livecode 9 has dropped support for all versions of Mac OS before 10.9. LiveCode 9 may still run on OS X 10.7, for the time being -- we just don't provide any official support for (or run tests on) that platform any more. The

Re: recode: set the useUnicode

2016-11-16 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 16/11/2016 08:47, Richmond wrote: I am currently working on a series of automated routines to recode my Devawriter Pro stack from Livecode 4.5 to Livecode 8/9 and . . . my code is peppered with set the useUnicode to true and set the useUnicode to false statements. Does anyone know if

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 59

2016-11-14 Thread Peter TB Brett
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #59 here: https://goo.gl/PLhY9B This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

Re: Subject: Re: What speed advantage comes from a private handler?

2016-11-09 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 09/11/2016 16:13, Bob Sneidar wrote: Oh! I thought private handlers were ones only accessible by handlers in the same script. Private handlers are indeed only accessible by handlers in the same script. Peter -- Dr Peter Brett

[ANN] Release 8.1.2 RC-1

2016-11-09 Thread Peter TB Brett
Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.1.2 RC 1. Getting the Release === You can get the release at https://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/ or via the automatic updater. Release Contents Fewer crashes - LiveCode

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 58

2016-11-07 Thread Peter TB Brett
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #58 here: https://goo.gl/ZHwIjZ This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

Re: Recoding: search and replace

2016-11-07 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 06/11/2016 12:44, Richmond wrote: I wonder if there is a way to replace this: set the unicodeText of fld "fDECODE" to (numToCodePoint(107) & numToCodePoint(104)) with this: *put (numToCodePoint(107) & numToCodePoint(104)) into fld "fDECODE"* where /(numToCodePoint(107) &

Re: export snapshot

2016-11-06 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 06/11/2016 11:27, Richmond wrote: I tried this: export snapshot from img "met" to file "met.png" as PNG and that worked in 7.1.4 but did NOT work in 8.1 I wonder why? Because the correct syntax is: export snapshot of img "met" to file "met.png" as png

Re: iOS simulator not found after updating LC and Xcode

2016-11-03 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 03/11/2016 14:37, Bob Sneidar wrote: When it comes to Xcode, this is almost never the case. What I have gotten from all the iOS posts in this forum, keeping LC and Xcode in sync is far more important than having either/both up to date. Which version works with which should probably be

Re: Trigger Warnings in Livecode postings?

2016-11-02 Thread Peter TB Brett
Hi all, This thread is getting increasingly off topic, so please end it here. Peter -- Dr Peter Brett LiveCode Technical Project Manager lcb-mode for Emacs: https://github.com/peter-b/lcb-mode

Re: Goofy question about Datagrids

2016-11-01 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 01/11/2016 18:29, Richmond wrote: What advantage has a datagrid over a tableField? You can build each row of datagrid using any controls or widgets. Peter -- Dr Peter Brett LiveCode Technical Project Manager lcb-mode for Emacs:

Re: [ANN] calendar widget updated

2016-10-31 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 31/10/2016 12:21, Mike Kerner wrote: There is going to be a problem if every time someone forks/fixes/improves a widget, it has to be under their name. We should develop a better way. On some of the things I've worked on for LC, there have been five or six of us that have done something.

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 57

2016-10-31 Thread Peter TB Brett
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #57 here: https://goo.gl/GTPJ98 This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

Re: [ANN] calendar widget updated

2016-10-31 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 24/10/2016 20:07, BNig wrote: http://www.berndniggemann.on-rev.com/calendar/calendar.zip inside the folder there are two folders: community.livecode.elanor.datesupport.1.0.0 community.livecode.elanorb.calendarBN.1.0.0 Hi Bernd, 1. Did you register "elanorb" as a LiveCode developer ID?

Re: cut/copy/paste text in standalone

2016-10-28 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 28/10/2016 12:45, Klaus major-k wrote: Hi friends, until version 6 of LC the shortcuts CMD-X, CMD-C and CMD-V (for text) have always been working in a standalone even if you did not have an appropriate "Edit" menu or scripted otherwise. Did not build a standalone in LC 7.x but found that

Re: How to assign Hi-DPI images as button icons?

2016-10-28 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 28/10/2016 10:29, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote: Hello, I made my first tests on windows with 2 sets of images, standard and @extra-high, which works fine. What I don't see is, how to assign two sets of images as button icons for each state of the button. I can't refer button icons to an external

Re: Autodiscovery of LAN devices

2016-10-28 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 28/10/2016 01:58, Richard Gaskin wrote: Armed with that I just attempt a TCP connection to each device in turn, looking for a specific reply. When I get what I expect, I know I've reached my app on the other machine. Takes less than a second to scan the network. Note that more advanced

Re: AW: AW: What do I have to prepare if enabling Hi-DPI scaling for Win standalone?

2016-10-27 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 27/10/2016 14:57, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote: Hi Peter, as far as I had understood an 1920x1080 display not yet a Hi-DPI display and wouldn't trigger the Hi-DPI function, or am I wrong that this option already would take action with such an display? It's determined based on the system

Re: AW: What do I have to prepare if enabling Hi-DPI scaling for Win standalone?

2016-10-27 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 27/10/2016 14:43, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote: Since this isn't a thing of Hi-DPI, I am not sure if and what I could do, to make this better. Is LC already vector image ready for all cases (plain image on screen, image as button icon, image in text?) Beside this is pretty much work for me, to

Re: override HTTPS certificate failure

2016-10-26 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 26/10/2016 15:42, Trevor DeVore wrote: On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 9:21 AM, Peter TB Brett <peter.br...@livecode.com> wrote: On 26/10/2016 14:42, Trevor DeVore wrote: Peter, I agree that in most cases you don’t want people bypassing these warnings. There are situations in so

Re: override HTTPS certificate failure

2016-10-26 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 26/10/2016 14:42, Trevor DeVore wrote: On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 2:01 AM, Peter TB Brett <peter.br...@livecode.com> wrote: On 25/10/2016 20:41, Lyn Teyla wrote: 2. If the user elects to trust the certificate, save the certificate details received from the server during that

Re: sluggishness of 8.1.1 on send in 0/wait 0 pairs?

2016-10-26 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 25/10/2016 21:30, Monte Goulding wrote: On 26 Oct. 2016, at 6:55 am, Dr. Hawkins wrote: *unless* there is an opportunity to execute it, such as (exclusively?) "Wait with messages", at which point the message due is supposed to be checked. send in time is supposed to

Re: override HTTPS certificate failure

2016-10-26 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 25/10/2016 20:41, Lyn Teyla wrote: 2. If the user elects to trust the certificate, save the certificate details received from the server during that first connection. You've forgotten an extremely important step: train the user to be able to distinguish a valid-but-not-trusted certificate

Re: How experimental is OS X 64-Bit mode?

2016-10-24 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 24/10/2016 18:30, Graham Samuel wrote: Thanks, that’s pretty clear. I have a couple of ideas for web apps, but I will just leave them on the shelf. As to 64-bit, I imagine the word will arrive from the mother ship fairly soon? I believe that within the language development team we very

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 56

2016-10-24 Thread Peter TB Brett
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #56 here: https://goo.gl/U7bRCg This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

Re: [ANN] Release 9.0 DP 1

2016-10-18 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 18/10/2016 20:47, Richmond wrote: What I did notice as I did a "Save As" was that I was offered the chance to save in "Legacy 8.0" format which seemed to imply that LC 9 enjoys (?) a new file format, but I couldn't find any mention of that in the release notes . . . would be glad of a comment

[ANN] Release 9.0 DP 1

2016-10-17 Thread Peter TB Brett
Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 9.0 DP 1, a development preview of LiveCode 9. You can find out more about the release in this blog post, including an update to our release numbering: https://livecode.com/whats-new-in-livecode-9-dp-1/ Developer Preview

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 55

2016-10-17 Thread Peter TB Brett
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #55 here: https://goo.gl/Klu93f This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 54

2016-10-10 Thread Peter TB Brett
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #54 here: https://goo.gl/nsflBc This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

Re: CantDelete

2016-10-10 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 09/10/2016 07:46, Peter Bogdanoff wrote: Another bingo! The cantSelect does do it. However, that seems to have to be set by a script. I understand that you then can’t select it with the pointer tool to show the Property Inspector for it, so not having a checkbox to set that property makes

Re: iOS 10 and native scroller

2016-10-06 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 06/10/2016 12:09, John Dixon wrote: Does the fix to the native scroller include having the scrolling items remain within the declared content rect, rather tha Yes. The ability to scroll in a phone app is more than a little important... any time-scale on 'as soon as possible' for

Re: Ask dialogs in iOS10 with apps built with LC 6.7.11

2016-10-06 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 06/10/2016 11:23, Dave Kilroy wrote: Thanks Peter for the lightning fast response! OK I thought it must be general thing (and yet another reason to move to LC 8.1) Actually (nearly) all my work is in LC 8.1.1 now - this particular app I’m using 6.7.11 on is a legacy one for a client that

Re: iOS 10 and native scroller

2016-10-06 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 06/10/2016 10:58, tekne wrote: I see the bug is already fixed with target release 8.1.2-rc-1 When do you think we can have this release? The mobile picker doesn't work correctly with iOS10 and to solve we need to use Xcode 8 which is not supported in LC6 or LC7 anymore. So I can¹t upload

Re: Ask dialogs in iOS10 with apps built with LC 6.7.11

2016-10-06 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 06/10/2016 11:14, Dave Kilroy wrote: I’m getting what seems to be a bug but would like to check it out with you guys first… If I use LC 6.7.11 (and Xcode 7.3.1) to build an app that contains an ‘Ask question’ and/or ‘Ask password’ dialog box - on iOS 9.3.5 they work fine - but on iOS 10

Re: [ANN] This Week in LiveCode 53

2016-10-04 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 03/10/2016 19:20, Alejandro Tejada wrote: Hi Peter, Could you make a change in the newsletter? Could you change this: "Alejandro Tejada has dug up some 23-year-old HyperCard stacks" For this? "Lagi Pittas, Andrew Ferguson and Alejandro Tejada has dug up some 23-year-old HyperCard stacks

Re: 9.0???

2016-10-03 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 03/10/2016 11:23, AndyP wrote: Ok, I've obviously missed something here.. (no that unusual: -) Where is this mystical reference to V 9??? https://github.com/livecode/livecode/pull/4533 Peter -- Dr Peter Brett

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 53

2016-10-03 Thread Peter TB Brett
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #53 here: https://goo.gl/LM3ye4 This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and

Re: 9.0???

2016-09-30 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 30/09/2016 16:53, Mike Kerner wrote: Whoa. They're working on LC 9 (rubs hands together while quietly snickering to self) All will soon be revealed! Peter -- Dr Peter Brett LiveCode Technical Project Manager lcb-mode for

Re: Help Adding Cookie support to libURL

2016-09-29 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 29/09/2016 02:30, Trevor DeVore wrote: Hey gang, I've been going through a customized version of libURL that I've distributed with the GLX App Framework for years and incorporating the changes into libURL. Some additions are new features while others are bug fixes. Some changes have been

Re: Setting text in the prop inspector - bug

2016-09-28 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 28/09/2016 19:23, hh wrote: Devin A. wrote: It’s been there a few days but is still unconfirmed. AFAIK Panos has a holiday break. Yes -- so far this week the rest of the language team have mostly been concentrating on Infinite LiveCode (exciting!) and fixing confirmed bugs.

Re: iOS 10 and native scroller

2016-09-28 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 28/09/2016 06:59, Ludovic THEBAULT wrote: to have a native scroller on field list i’ve made this : put my long field in a group set the size of the group and lock it it worked perfectly until iOS 10. Now I see my text beyond group boundaries. I believe you are describing bug 17779 [1],

Re: Multiple Browser Widgets

2016-09-27 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 27/09/2016 23:11, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami wrote: Given a framework with many stacks and many cards in those stacks if you instantiate the browser widget in 10 different stacks on 20 different cards, is this increasing the size of the frame work 1 Widget X 10 X 20 = 200 times or is the

Re: [ANN] This Week in LiveCode 52

2016-09-26 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 26/09/2016 18:32, Richard Gaskin wrote: Good update, Peter. Happy anniversary. Of particular interest to me was this item: Research presented at ICER2016 showed lower overall cognitive load for LiveCode developers http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=2960310.2960321 Unfortunately

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 52

2016-09-26 Thread Peter TB Brett
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #52 here: https://goo.gl/nhk41W Special anniversary edition, because TWiL is 1 year old! This is a weekly newsletter

Re: How to extract specific columns/line items from a CSV file?

2016-09-26 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 20/09/2016 21:16, Keith Clarke wrote: Hi folks, I’ve a large number of sizeable CSV files from each of which I need to extract just 2 or 3 specific columns. Creating nested iterations through every item in every line seems somewhat inefficient - as does loading each full file into memory -

Re: itemOffset still not working

2016-09-26 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 23/09/2016 23:16, Bob Sneidar wrote: put rContactRecord ["contacttype"] into tContactType -- verified is "|it|" set the itemdelimiter to "|" set wholematches to true put itemoffset(pType, tContactType) into tOffset -- verified pType is "it" tOffset contains 0 I also used literals as in put

Re: use "" as an array key

2016-09-24 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 24/09/2016 04:26, Kay C Lan wrote: On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 2:27 AM, Peter TB Brett <peter.br...@livecode.com> wrote: "" isn't "the absence of a string", it's a string that's 0 characters long. Being able to use it as an array key is important for being able to

Re: Likely arrival date for the "Full cross platform audio recording" part of "Infinite LiveCode"

2016-09-23 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 23/09/2016 12:36, Dave Kilroy wrote: Hi - anyone got any news / heard any rumours about a landing data for full cross platform audio recording? I’m particularly interested in delivering this for iOS/Android - I know I could use mergAV (and in theory mergAndroid) but would prefer to use a

Re: use "" as an array key

2016-09-22 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 22/09/2016 18:58, Matt Maier wrote: I find myself in want of a YAML library again. Mark posted some functions on the forum that I'm debugging http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=21434 Something I discovered while debugging is that "" is being accepted as an array key. It seems like

Re: Extra spaces in .XLS files

2016-09-21 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 21/09/2016 13:25, Roger Eller wrote: Has anyone here ever ran into this? When I put URL ("file:/path/to/file.xls") into field "imported text", EVERY character has an extra space following it. Example: c e l l 1 TAB c e l l 2 TAB h e l l o w o r l d I can script them away to normalize the

Re: Random topic: What script font do you like/use?

2016-09-21 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 21/09/2016 02:31, Jeanne A. E. DeVoto wrote: I've used Andale Mono by preference, but I don't have the bold, and so on versions of LC after 5.x, bolding for comments and keywords doesn't show up in the script editor. (Bah.) I liked it because it was: 1) clean-looking with a good x-height

Re: What's everyone working on this month? (September 2016)

2016-09-19 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 19/09/2016 15:16, Mike Kerner wrote: The RFID is tricky because right now, there is no hardware capability in either ios or android, so you need to attach external peripherials. We need to narrow down the hardware options, because the communication with them is going to be the sticky wicket.

Re: Xcode 8 / iOS 10 support coming in 8.1.1

2016-09-19 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 19/09/2016 15:12, Mike Kerner wrote: specifically? Current release-critical items that I'm aware of: [T] 18135 Error building iOS standalone in OS X 10.12 beta 4 [T] 18422 Cannot launch iOS 9.2 simulator on OS X 10.10 [T] 18414 iOS 10 resources not copied in simulator 18418 App crashes

Re: What's everyone working on this month? (September 2016)

2016-09-19 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 01/09/2016 15:23, Mike Kerner wrote: Let's see: • Peter challenged me to do better than the new Documentation setup. Maybe he didn't mean it that way, but that's the way I took it, so I'm going to have a go. • Finishing a new app that allows machine shops to quickly determine how to run

Debugging LCB programs [was: What's everyone working on this month?]

2016-09-19 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 02/09/2016 10:51, Alex Tweedly wrote: But in the end I found the programming experience in LCB just too frustrating. I've been spoiled :-) I'm used to symbolic, interactive debuggers - been using them pretty much continually for the last 45 years that I've been programming, starting with

Re: Xcode 8 / iOS 10 support coming in 8.1.1

2016-09-19 Thread Peter TB Brett
On 08/09/2016 08:57, Peter TB Brett wrote: Hi all, Since Xcode 8 GM is now available for download by members of the Apple developer program, I thought it might be helpful to give you an update on our plans for enabling LiveCode app deployment using Xcode 8. - iOS 10 deployment using Xcode 8

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