Re: Simple Datagrid task?

2021-04-27 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
f > > end if > > pass mouseDoubleUp > end mouseDoubleUp > > > —— > > Hope this helps. > > Martin Koob > > >> On Apr 27, 2021, at 8:20 AM, hakan--- via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> On the second tab in the preferences pane there i

Simple Datagrid task?

2021-04-26 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I’m wanting to use a datagrid to store data that I enter by hand. Seems this oughta be quite simple, but ….. messing with the docs is frustrating. I want to be able to click on an empty cell in a datagrid, have it open, and enter a number or text. Then I want to store the values to a

Re: Help! I'm stuck

2021-04-08 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Richard: What you suggest makes a lot of sense. As someone who doesn’t build complex apps very often, my first question is “why would I turn off error notifications?” Would I miss something by turning them off when making a build? Anyway I think it would be far more straightforward to just have

Re: Help! I'm stuck

2021-04-07 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Ralph and Curry: Fortunately, I took a break for a week before trying your solutions. For someone who doesn’t do this every day, it is a confusing mess and I suppose that somewhere there is an explanation in the help files of what to do, but my cursory searches didn’t find anything for such a

Re: Help! I'm stuck

2021-04-05 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
eakpoints. Then resave. (Close and reopen your stack >> and LC if you like). Rebuild. It will be ok. >> >> Sean >> >> On Sun, 4 Apr 2021 at 01:10, William Prothero via use-livecode < >> use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: >> >>> Matthias, or any

Re: Help! I'm stuck

2021-04-05 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
com > HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com > On April 3, 2021 7:13:25 PM William Prothero via use-livecode > wrote: > >> Also, I wonder if disabling all these open …. handlers during build might >> cause build problems. If it was a universal problem/bug, I would th

Re: Help! I'm stuck

2021-04-03 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
ease notes yesterday. > > > Regards > Matthias > > > > > > > - > Matthias Rebbe > Life Is Too Short For Boring Code > >> Am 20.03.2021 um 18:22 schrieb William Prothero via use-livecode >> : >> >> Matthias: >&

Re: Help! I'm stuck

2021-03-20 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Matthias: I see that openstack and closestack messages are inhibited during application build, using: on closeStack if the mode of stack “revStandaloneProgress” > 0 then exit closeStack end if end So, before I start adding this to all openstack, closestack,

Re: LC, Mac Mail & Rules

2021-02-24 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
I’ve noticed some odd behavior with Apple Mail since I upgraded to Big Sur, too. There has been some work on it and I don’t think it’s for the better. Bill Prothero > On Feb 24, 2021, at 2:22 PM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode > wrote: > > Thanks for the discussion link. More confirmation

Re: Another question about multiple stack projects

2021-02-16 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
ny time before you make a > call to them. For instance, I have a database setup card that configures the > database connection when the card is opened. I start using my database > library on openCard. > > Bob S > > >> On Feb 15, 2021, at 9:40 PM, William Prothero via use-li

Another question about multiple stack projects

2021-02-15 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I have a question about multiple stack projects. My project starts with a splash stack. In the standalone preferences of this stack, I list all stacks the project uses, including script only stacks I use as libraries. Should I do a “Start using” on all of these stacks at this point? But

Re: How do I interpret this Build Error dialog?

2021-02-15 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Mark and Jacqueline: Thanks. That’s very helpful! Bill > On Feb 15, 2021, at 5:54 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > 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

Re: How do I interpret this Build Error dialog?

2021-02-15 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
hings that likely led up > to the fault. There are more 219 and 241 errors and it starts with a 490 > (repeat: error in statement). Work your way through the error codes and see > what you find. > > All the best > Sean > > On Mon, 15 Feb 2021 at 23:24, William Prothero via

How do I interpret this Build Error dialog?

2021-02-15 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I have a pretty complex app that I’ve been adding onto for awhile and now I’m getting a seemingly informative error dialog when I try to build it. It works fine in the IDE. The app consists of numerous stacks and libraries launched with a splash stack. I get an error dialog but have no

Re: LC Roadmap

2021-02-15 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
s. > > On 2/15/21 2:21 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode wrote: >> Codesigning is always a trudge for me because I don’t do it very often and >> Apple is regularly changing the parameters. So I also very much appreciate >> Matthias’ lesson. >> Thanks from me too!

Re: LC Roadmap

2021-02-15 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Codesigning is always a trudge for me because I don’t do it very often and Apple is regularly changing the parameters. So I also very much appreciate Matthias’ lesson. Thanks from me too! Bill > On Feb 15, 2021, at 11:32 AM, Roger Guay via use-livecode > wrote: > > I definitely owe an

Re: LC Roadmap

2021-02-14 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Jacqueline: I didn’t know about http://lessons.livecode.com . Thank you for letting me know of that resource. It looks very useful and I like the user feedback part. To be clear, it is my intent to stimulate thought toward opportunities, not to complain. In a

Re: LC Community Ask Password

2021-01-24 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
I tried it on LC 9.6.2 RC-2 in Big Sur and it worked, but it didn’t put the window title on the entry window. on mouseUp ask password "Please log in:" titled "Password Test" answer it end mouseUp Bill > On Jan 21, 2021, at 12:35 AM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode > wrote: > >

Re: Considering work with livecode server

2021-01-19 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
from the dev team. Sounds much more useful than HTML5. >> >> Best, >> Bill >> >>> On Jan 19, 2021, at 11:13 AM, Dan Brown wrote: >>> >>> When livecode supports WebAssembly as a build target you'll be able to do >>> what you've asked &

Re: Considering work with livecode server

2021-01-19 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
> When livecode supports WebAssembly as a build target you'll be able to do > what you've asked > > On Tue, 19 Jan 2021, 20:46 William Prothero via use-livecode, > mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>> wrote: > Thanks, all, for your comments. It would sure be nice i

Re: Considering work with livecode server

2021-01-19 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Thanks, all, for your comments. It would sure be nice if there was some equivalent to shockwave, back in the days. Of course, downloadable plug-ins like shockwave and flash apparently have too many security issues and are not allowed anymore. HTML5 eventually? I assume HTML5 apps would run in

Re: Considering work with livecode server

2021-01-18 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Richard, I did understand that the server was pretty much like php, but I didn’t know how much beyond that it could go in terms of dynamic interaction with screen objects. The reason I wanted to look into it’s use in a browser is that for education, lower level grades use a lot of browser

Re: LiveCode Advanced Application Architecture eBook price reduced

2021-01-03 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Andre, Thanks for this. I very much agree with you about the need for more Livecode books. For example, online education has become a big deal because of the pandemic. It won’t go away after it’s over, because media and content are being developed that will be applied to support live classes

Re: Design Question

2020-11-20 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Software > (Now with 20% less chalk dust!) > web https://elementarysoftware.com/ > email sc...@elementarysoftware.com > booth1-360-734-4701 > ------ > >> On Nov 17, 2020, at 11:18 AM, William Prothero via us

Re: Design Question

2020-11-19 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Jim: What I’m thinking is that my app would allow students to write their text and create the images. I would export the “composition” in pdf format. That would be imported into the LMS or sent to the teacher external to my app. The teacher could then comment on the writing either in the LMS or

Re: Design Question

2020-11-17 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Richard, I kinda like the pdf idea. Seems it would give me a way to encapsulate and format the text and images and perhaps a fairly defined pdf format would make it straightforward to edit it using Livecode as well. Best, Bill William A. Prothero https://earthlearningsolutions.org > On Nov 17,

Design Question

2020-11-16 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks, I’m refining an application I used to teach Plate Tectonics when I was a working prof. The application’s core is access to Earth data (that scientists used to develop the theory of plate tectonics) and capturing and annotating plots that can be incorporated into student writing. I am

Re: LC Server- Optimum setup

2020-10-19 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Thanks, Richard. Good info. I’m not quite ready to jump in on this yet, but soon, and probably with Trevore’s Levure app. Best, Bill William A. Prothero https://earthlearningsolutions.org > On Oct 19, 2020, at 11:03 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > prothero wrote: > > > I’ve

Re: Textsize of label of copied btn changes

2020-10-18 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Richard: I found that when I created a button, the textsize property had not been set, even though the IDE showed it to be 13. I then went to the IDE to click the size up to `4, then back down to 13 and then, when I did: put the texsize of btn “mybutton”, it showed the textsize correctly. It’s

Re: SSL cPanel mySql setup

2020-10-16 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Sean: You might find this download interesting, perhaps useful: http://earthlearningsolutions.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/RemoteDbEncryption.livecode.zip It is a demo of AES encryption that I use.

Re: Textsize of label of copied btn changes

2020-10-13 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Richard: After the button is copied to the destination card, I do: set the textsize of btnRef to the textsize of srcBtnRef the contents of btnRef is: btn "doNext2" of card "WhatsTheMystery-2" of stack "/Users/AfilePath/PlateTectonics.livecode" srcBtnRef is pretty much the same thing with the

Textsize of label of copied btn changes

2020-10-13 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
I am copying a button from one card to another. The font size of the label changes from that of the original to a large font and I can’t figure out how to change the textsize of the label. I keep getting an error. I’m probably missing something, but ….. How do I change the textsize of the font

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

2020-10-11 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Matthias: Try: https://use-livecode.runrev.narkive.com/faoKGyaT/revserver-tips-spreading-the-load-or-why-wise-developers-use-asynchronous-workflows Bill

Re: Basic question about behaviors

2020-08-26 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
property, but there’s nothing stopping > you from using it if you wish, you just need to populate it first. :) > > Paul > >> On 25Aug, 2020, at 15:48, William Prothero via use-livecode >> mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>> wrote: >> >

Re: Basic question about behaviors

2020-08-25 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
I assumed the script would be: on mouseUp put this me into theName —theName is blank. end mouseUP However, it gave me a blank. I found that this works, though. on mouseUP put the exectionContext into theName end mouseUp Thanks, Bill William A. Prothero

Re: Playing movies in LC_ Docs??

2020-08-20 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
video in a player and letting the user play it, you should search > the LiveCode quality center for player bugs - there are many dozens. Some > minor, some more serious. > > > > On 8/20/2020 6:15 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode wrote: >> Folks: >> I’m buil

Playing movies in LC_ Docs??

2020-08-20 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I’m building an app that needs to play movies. It’s a desktop app that I need to work on Mac and Windows. But, when looking at the dictionary and the lessons, all I get is references to Quicktime and the dictionary is hopelessly uninformative about what formats are required. I haven’t

Re: Integrating Desktop or mobile application with LMS using LTI 1.3

2020-08-05 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
gt; some participation in a LiveCode LTI library. I've just started my work so >> no code yet though... >> >> Best wishes, >> >> Håkan >>> On 27 May 2020, 01:34 +0200, William Prothero via use-livecode >>> , wrote: >>> Martin and

Re: Live code server with Debian 8 Jesse

2020-07-15 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Hery: I know that I would appreciate this. I have been at the periphery of deciding to mess with the livecode server, and a good tutorial that is up to date would be very helpful. My server is on Centos 7, and I would probably debug locally on my Apple using MAMP, though. But, before I invest

Re: [off-topic-ish] do you prefer LC-related content as books or video courses?

2020-07-08 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
FYI, I’ve found some of the MovAvi apps to be good and very inexpensive. That said, I’m not doing a lot of video editing these days, but found the video editing app to be easier to use than iMovie. I used Final Cut Pro, but didn’t renew when Apple went to 64bit

Re: What the heck? Writing and reading ios files??

2020-06-25 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Jacqueline: Thanks for responding. I am really stuck on this. I can write the file, and get a list of the files I write, but when I try to read the file using the same code to create the filepaths, etc, the read routine says the file doesn’t exist. It all works in the dev environment. I had

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Thanks, Jacqueline! I’ll file that info away for future pondering. I’m glad there was one positive response to the possibility of using Livecode on a chromebook. Best, Bill William A. Prothero https://earthlearningsolutions.org > On Jun 22, 2020, at 2:52 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode >

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Colin: Probably HTML5 would be better, ultimately. But, I look at the HTML5 postings, limitations, and quirks and it would most likely require me to become an expert in javascript and various server technologies that put me over the interest level that would be required. I’m fine with

Re: Set Line color in dG?

2020-06-16 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
ts.runrev.com> wrote: >>>> >>>> Bill, >>>> >>>> The example you mention is probably using a custom column behavior >> script >>>> for accomplishing this. >>>> Do you have copied the button in your project? The button m

Set Line color in dG?

2020-06-16 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I’m having trouble getting the line color of a dataGrid to change. The lessons shows a very simple tutorial and the download example works. However, in my application, it doesn’t. The code is: on mouseup put the dgDataOfLine[3] of group "meterReadings" of this cd into theDataA

Zoom or others-and Livecode

2020-06-05 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I’m curious if anybody has explored a way to interact over one of the online sharing resources, like Zoom of Google Groups, to interface with livecode apps. There is so much going on with folks trying to continue to teach during the pandemic, that a connection of one of these resources

Re: Map Widget - how does it actually work?

2020-05-29 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Graham: Here is a link to an example that I, with lots of help from Hermann created. Maybe it will be useful. All done in livecode, so it should work. Haven’t tried it since 2017, tho. Bill https://www.dropbox.com/s/kg5l80bi82u1sap/google-maps-demo.livecode?dl=0

Re: Integrating Desktop or mobile application with LMS using LTI 1.3

2020-05-26 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Martin and Peter: I am retired, but still creating one (big) educational application. I thought the LMS integration idea had died a death by silence, so I am so glad you are looking into this. I’m very interested, but have not put forth any effort in this direction. Please keep me informed

Re: Is it possible to get the clicked cell for a table field, if the table is empty?

2020-05-02 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
e cCol of the target to item 1 of tName > set the cRow of the target to item 2 of tName > end if > end getline > > I just tried a quick test and tName has the cell row and column. > > Paul > >> On May 1, 2020, at 22:21, William Prothero via use-liveco

Is it possible to get the clicked cell for a table field, if the table is empty?

2020-05-01 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I have an app that requires that I be able to get the cell row and column when I click on the cell. I know a dataGrid can do this, but is it possible with a table field? I know I can get the clicked line, but what about the cell, when the table is empty. I use, to get the line (from the

Corona Virus app idea

2020-04-29 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I had an idea for a Corona Virus app that Livecode is perfect for, and which could be coded up fairly quickly. I don’t have the time for doing it, but offer this idea just in case someone on the list wants a project for this. The idea is to solve the problem that is now being created as

Re: A short question about Xcode

2020-04-17 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Graham: I’ve been where you are, with the maze of requirements to get an app on iPhone. One thing I found was that the trail of mis-steps left a confusing mess of invalid entries in the keychain and Xcode app, and in the other places in my . When I got rid of every entry that I had made and

Re: Getting HTML5 going

2020-03-25 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
> Sean Cole > Pi Digital > > >> On 25 Mar 2020, at 23:34, William Prothero via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> What I was thinking of was distributing a fairly basic educational >> application, then adding features and lessons as life goes on. Sounds like >

Re: Getting HTML5 going

2020-03-25 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
What I was thinking of was distributing a fairly basic educational application, then adding features and lessons as life goes on. Sounds like it would depend on how extensive the features were. Perhaps lessons would only trigger a problem if they required the addition of significant new

Re: Getting HTML5 going

2020-03-25 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Richard and Sean: My app is desktop. One of the actions is clicking on a map to specify a data (of various kinds) profile across a great circle path. You really need a mouse to accurately select a point (although there are ways of magnifying small area to get precise location). Anyway, it does

Re: Getting HTML5 going

2020-03-24 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
latively easy steps. What I’ve achieved > in about a year on and off is evidence that it is capable once the ‘caveats‘ > get ironed out. Watch this space. > > Sean Cole > Pi Digital > > >> On 23 Mar 2020, at 21:57, William Prothero via use-livecode >> w

Re: Getting HTML5 going

2020-03-23 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Sean: It looks really nice If HTML5 deployment didn’t look so quirky and require such a variety of other than livecode skills, I’d give it a try. I hope it will mature before I get too old to care. Bill William A. Prothero https://earthlearningsolutions.org

Re: Problem opening version 9.6.0 (dp3)

2020-03-20 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Doh: Yeah, it helps. I got a new Macbook and it came with Catalina, which opens “unsafe” files differently than I was used to. All good. Tnx for the help. Bill William A. Prothero https://earthlearningsolutions.org > On Mar 19, 2020, at 8:24 PM, Devin Asay via use-livecode > wrote: > > Bill,

Re: ... in iOS 13....

2019-10-20 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I have a bit of a worry about the Apple Catalina update. I want to keep a bootable copy of the latest Mojave OS on an external disc. That way I can run any older 32 bit programs I might need. However, I have a backup program (Tri-Backup) that says it can’t make a bootable drive because

Questions about LC Server Apps

2019-10-08 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I’m doing web stuff with php and Wordpress, and reading all of the postings about LC’s HTML5 deployment. Since I have done a lot of programming of LC and have a business license, it could be a lot easier to use LC in a server environment than struggling with my minimal php skills. The

Re: Writing a Book on LiveCode need your help

2019-09-16 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Patrick: I also would find a book that covered server resident apps. I know HTML5 is in progress (I think) so regular updating may need to fit into your plans, as well. Hermann has produced some wonderful examples that combine Javascript and LC. Anyway, you will have to think about whether

Re: BasicGeoLib_v100

2019-09-12 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Nice contribution. Thanks! Bill > On Sep 12, 2019, at 1:16 PM, hh via use-livecode > wrote: > > Some specialists may be interested in the following, please report if you > have any problem with the stack. > > BasicGeoLib is a collection of very basic functions for using geoPoints. >

Re: Is HTML5 really practical?

2019-08-31 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks, Thanks for your thoughts on LC HTML5 for web pages. I use LC increasingly only for my own projects, even though I own a commercial license. I’m retired and give away any education applications that I create. For simple web page projects, though, I start with WordPress. There is a lot of

Is HTML5 really practical?

2019-08-30 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I’m considering making a web site that will use livecode’s html5 engine. Is this practical? What I want to create is a signup system for a kayaking club. Paddles are scheduled for each week and members enter their names for various paddle times. The member list would be in a database

Reading a file from icloud on ipad

2019-05-20 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: Is it possible to read a file from the iCloud drive, in iOS, using LC? I’m trying to read a csv file downloaded from my browser, into an application that will use that downloaded file. I can’t immediately see how to do this. If I use a browser widget, where will a downloaded file go? I

Re: Debugging in iOS 12?

2019-04-11 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
s > rdim...@evergreeninfo.net > > -Original Message- > From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf > Of William Prothero via use-livecode > Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:38 PM > To: Use-livecode Use-livecode > Cc: William Prothero > S

Debugging in iOS 12?

2019-04-11 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I’m just diving into debugging my iPhone app after a long hiatus. I have iOS 12.2 on my iPhone and am using Xcode 10.1. Unfortunately, it appears that LC 9.0.4 (rc2) won’t support Xcode 10.2 (from the web site) and I get the following error message in Xcode: "This iPhone 6 is running

Re: Standalone builder tells me that there is a stack ... already open and so on

2019-02-19 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Matthias: Do you use Microsoft OneDrive? The following happened to me and I was, at first, blaming Livecode. I couldn’t get Hermann’s turnImage contribution working, but then did a lot of work trying to clean my system of disc errors, then found that oneDrive was corrupting my boot drive (Mac

Re: Weird LiveCode Plugins Prefs writing problems

2019-02-12 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: Just in case you are getting the same "invalid bsd flags ….” when you try to do a disc first aid using disk utility, on your Macintosh SSD boot drive, it turns out that the recent versions of OneDrive are causing that error. I found that the error only occurs on the SSD drive. If I boot

Re: Weird LiveCode Plugins Prefs writing problems

2019-02-10 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Problem solved, but first: I found that BitDefender kept deleting the “Safe Application” setting for “Livecode Business 9.0.2”, so it blocked writing to the Devo Prefs file. The OS wouldn’t let me delete the library files associated with BitDefender. I also found that there were un-fixable

Re: Devolution Problem

2019-02-08 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Richard: I just posted a more detailed description of the problem and it appears to affect other plugins too. I think I’ll try taking all of the plugins out of the plugins folder and trying just Devolution. By the way Hermann said I should erase the livecode cache. I don’t know where that is,

Weird LiveCode Plugins Prefs writing problems

2019-02-08 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: Livecode 9.0.2 business Mac OSX 10.14.2 I can’t figure this out. I’m having problems with LiveCode Plugins writing prefs to the Plugins folder on my Mac. None of the prefs for the extensions are able to update. At first, I thought it was a problem with 4WDevolution, but now it’s with

Re: Widget TurnImage89_v100

2019-02-07 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Hermann: I just downloaded the sample stack for the first time yesterday. But I’ll try this: > ** And before going to "Sample Stacks" please clear the revonline > cache in the LC preferences. ** Thanks, Bill > On Feb 7, 2019, at 5:36 PM, hh via use-livecode > wrote: > > Bill, > > the

Devolution Problem

2019-02-07 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Richard: Hi, I am having a problem getting Devolution to save new projects in the project browser. I enter a new project, it shows up and opens normally, but if I quit Livecode, it doesn’t save the most recent project I entered, although previously entered projects continue to be listed. I

Re: Widget TurnImage89_v100

2019-02-07 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Hermann: I’m trying to install your turnImage sample stack. When I click on the “Install the turnImage widget for LC 8+9” button, I get an error message: “extension missing from “…/community.livecode.hermann.turnimage.1.0.0” So, I can’t install the widget. I’m on MacOS, 10.14.2, LC 9.0.2. I

Re: Whoops: Getting the name of the script only stack an handler is in

2019-01-02 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Bob: I tried it. Yes: put the name of me —returns the name of the control that hosts the behavior script put the name of this me —returns the name of the behavior script Best, Bill > On Jan 2, 2019, at 11:34 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > Ah yes then, me refers to the object

Re: Whoops: Getting the name of the script only stack an handler is in

2018-12-31 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
on pollActions put the short name of this stack into myAction put "CP_handwriting" into myAction dispatch "actionsList" to cd "Opening" of stack "CP_Main" with myAction pass pollActions end pollActions Happy New Year, Bill > On Dec 31, 201

Whoops: Getting the name of the script only stack an handler is in

2018-12-31 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: Sorry, I accidentally sent the email before finishing it. Here’s the complete message. But perhaps I’ve solved it. I only need to put the name of the “feature” stack in the pollActions handler. Anyway, I still have my question. I’m trying to implement a structure where I can simply add

Getting the name of the script only stack an handler is in

2018-12-31 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I’m trying to implement a structure where I can simply add script only stacks that seamlessly add capability to my app. To do this, I have all of the “feature” stacks in a given folder, and when I initialize the app, I start using all of the “feature” stacks. Then I want to initialize

OT-Reading Old Quicken Files

2018-12-04 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I’m just curious if anybody has tried to use Livecode to read pre-2004 Quicken files. They are in binary, and the current Quicken, and Quicken2007 (which I have) will no longer read them. I’m trying to recover archives of old transactions and checking whether it’s even feasible. Best,

Re: Array editing or Validate JSON string?

2018-11-17 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
net/> > canelasoftware.com <http://www.canelasoftware.com/> > > > > >> On Nov 15, 2018, at 3:09 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> Hi, I’m editing a json string (for development uses) and wonder if there is >> an easy w

Re: Array editing or Validate JSON string?

2018-11-15 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
r displaying > and editing the contents. > > Terry... > > On 16/11/2018 10:10 am, "use-livecode on behalf of William Prothero via > use-livecode" use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >Hi, I’m editing a json string (for development uses) and

Array editing or Validate JSON string?

2018-11-15 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Hi, I’m editing a json string (for development uses) and wonder if there is an easy way to validate whether the string is a valid JSON string. Or, perhaps there is an easier way to display and edit a pretty simple array. Suggestions would be helpful. Currently, I convert the array to JSON, put

Re: using the map widget

2018-10-29 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Herman made an excellent stack that demos the use of Google Maps. I have a link to it here: http://earthlearningsolutions.org/google-static-maps-demo/ You need to get an API key from Google, but the demo shows how to set it up. This

Re: Will it ever be possible place controls over browser widget?

2018-10-28 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Hermann: You are sooo DARN CREATIVE! I’m awed. Bill > On Oct 28, 2018, at 10:54 AM, hh via use-livecode > wrote: > > We already know that this is not possible by "ordinary" controls > because the browser widget has a native layer. > (Except we"bundle" your controls in a floating window.) > >

Re: Autocomplete Problem

2018-10-23 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Monte: What is annoying to me is when I use brackets and quotes. Maybe it’s just the way I have gotten habituated, but it is always trying to put double quotes when I add a quote (or bracket at the end of a bracketed expression) at the end of a string. Best, Bill > On Oct 23, 2018, at 2:58

Re: 3WDevolution question

2018-09-06 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Richard, Thanks for looking into this. My problem came when the Devo palette wouldn’t move to the left, even if the IDE tools palette was closed. But, it’s easy to fix by just moving the IDE Tools palette to the right until it lets me move the Devo palette to the left, then it no longer snaps

Re: 3WDevolution question

2018-09-04 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
it happen, I can live with it, especially now that I’ve played with it a bit more. It’s really pretty minor. Best, Bill > On Sep 4, 2018, at 10:27 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode > wrote: > > Richard: > Here’s what I found on the palette thing. I’m no longer worried about

Re: 3WDevolution question

2018-09-04 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Richard: Here’s what I found on the palette thing. I’m no longer worried about the backdrop because it was just me not seeing that there was a LC toolbar menu item that would turn it off. In fact, I may have been blaming Devo incorrectly, when it was LC’s responsibility. If you, in 9.0.1 RC 2

Re: 3WDevolution question

2018-09-04 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Must be a bad day. It’s 4World, of course. Bill >> >> Second question: Since 9.0.1 RC1 of livecode, the 4WDevo tool palette will >> not stay on the left side. It is exactly offset to show both the LCE tools >> palette and the 4WDevo tools palette. But, if I want to toggle between them, >>

Re: 3WDevolution question

2018-09-04 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Oh, gaads. I found the View/Backdrop menu setting to move it to the background. Never mind…. Ok, the tools palette offset is still annoying. Bill > On Sep 4, 2018, at 4:32 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode > wrote: > > Folks (Richard?): > Ok, I know this is really easy,

3WDevolution question

2018-09-04 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks (Richard?): Ok, I know this is really easy, I did it when I first installed it, and I’m probably just not seeing something, but …….. I’m on Apple, 10.13.3 and LC 9.0.1 How do I get rid of the white background that covers the desktop when 4WDevolution is launched? I have gotten used to

Re: Best way to store videos

2018-08-24 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Martin: Thanks for the input. What I need, though is to display the same video on a web page, or in a livecode app. It’s the web page in a wordpress site that is the real problem. Best, Bill > On Aug 24, 2018, at 6:16 AM, Martin Koob via use-livecode > wrote: > > If you go with AWS S3 for

Re: Best way to store videos

2018-08-23 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
tended distribution >>>> that YouTube has. And I have to pay over $100 a year to be able to >>> upload >>>> the quality I want quickly. >>>> >>>> On Thu, Aug 23, 2018 at 12:20 Tom Glod via use-livecode < >>>> use-livecode@list

Re: Best way to store videos

2018-08-23 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
-livecode < >> use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: >> >>> just fyi..you can disable to recommened videos in the embedd code.. >>> you can also detect via java script when the video ends. so you really have >>> more control than you think. jus

Re: Best way to store videos

2018-08-23 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
. so you really have > more control than you think. just got to send script to the browser . > "do in widget". > > I haven't done anything crazy ...but i know that there is more control than > what is obvious at first. > > On Thu, Aug 23, 2018 at 3:12 PM Will

Best way to store videos

2018-08-23 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I have numerous videos that I would like to play on a wordpress web site, and in livecode. I don’t want to host these on my own server for obvious reasons of bandwidth, support for different browsers, etc. This is not a commercial project, but an educational software project where I

Re: Browser Widget question

2018-07-26 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
> -- > > On Thu, Jul 26, 2018 at 5:27 AM, William Prothero via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> I am using the browser widget on iOS. I can load and display one URL. But, >> if I set another URL, it doesn’t load. Are there commands I should

Browser Widget question

2018-07-25 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
I am using the browser widget on iOS. I can load and display one URL. But, if I set another URL, it doesn’t load. Are there commands I should give to unset the old URL and refresh to the new one? I have it working in the IDE, but on IOS, only the first URL will load. Another one has now effect.

Trouble getting Browser Widget to work on iOS

2018-07-25 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
I’ve been having trouble getting the browser widget to work in ios. I’m in livecode 9.0.0 Business edition. It works fine in the IDE, but won’t load on the iPhone. I’m wondering if I could have left out any required inclusions. No help in the dictionary for that, tho. I’ve added everything

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