I can't find a reason to keep business subscription!

2022-05-11 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
I have a perpetual indy license, and a $299/year business license, which renews on Thursday. I only picked it up during a promotion because it seemed like a good deal, and I might want it in the future. To date, the only thing I’ve ever tried to do with it is the PDFs that got added a

Re: Curved text possible?

2022-04-27 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
I looked at this some years ago. I forget why I wanted to do it (a logo, perhaps?). My conclusion was that the best way would be to write it as either eps or postscript. This gives you something that can be trivially rotated without loss, but the catch is that you have to then feed it to

Re: Single Window LC IDE?

2022-04-26 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
tom tumbled, >I wouldn't worry that they will pigeon-hole the ide in that way. >That would be madness. Was it StarOffie 4 (or 5?) that shipped such madness? I recall it being *utterly* unusable, and staying with the prior version. ___ use-livecode

Re: Advantages of Memory based sqLite databases

2022-04-21 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
The difference between :memory: and the local hard disk is, in itself, stunning. I initially set up with mysql, and (iirc) disk sqlite. Whether it’s mysql or livecode’s fault, it isn’t (wans’t?) possible to to do a compound transaction to a mysql server. So when I opened a “file” (a couple of

Re: Pixel 5

2022-04-16 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
For some reason, I feel a sudden urge to sprinkle my doorstep with Holy Water . . . ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Emojis in Text

2022-03-20 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
curry culled, >I love Unicode Emojis.  bah. If you can’t express yourself in ascii, you should keep your emotions to y0ourself! :_) ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and

Re: use-livecode Digest, Vol 222, Issue 8

2022-03-10 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
jacqui jawed, > filter tHugeDict without regex pattern "[qkxyz]” I expect that would be faster. But it will also bring words that are too long, although I have no idea whether or not there would be enough to matter. ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: revOpenDatabase over SSH tunnel?

2022-03-10 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
bob blipped, > Livecode currently can only send one statement per query to *any* sql server, > at least that is what I have come to understand. Trust me, I send a single transaction of several hundred SELECT every time I open a debtor “file”. Not being able to do updates as a block, though,

Re: Hey Lurkers: Anyone still using LC 6.7? (Regulars too)

2022-03-10 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Gosh, I never got *any* version of 6 to work well enough to use! :) There’s still switches in my code for 5, but there are enough other uses of later features of 7+ that it’s a non-issue. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com

Re: revOpenDatabase over SSH tunnel?

2022-03-10 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
I dropped mysql after the first run with my software—I don’t know if mysql could have handled it at the time, but LiveCode could only send a single command per transaction (afaik, this is still the case). And with several hundred transactions to start a session . . . (there were also issues

Re: use-livecode Digest, Vol 222, Issue 8

2022-03-09 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
jacqui juggled, > > Funny you should bring this up, as I was playing with it last night. Turns > out that multiple filters do slow down on the Pixel so I was looking for the > One True Regex. Something like ^[manl]\{2,5\}$ which matches all strings of length 2 to 5 composed exclusively

Re: [ANN] Release 10.0.0 DP-2

2022-02-22 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
martin mumbled, > The term “Multi-finder” rung a bell but not very loudly. I knew it was a Mac > thing but I wasn’t quite sure what anymore. It was downright amazing. Most importantly it saved the time of sequentially quitting and loading applications, letting you cut and paste from one to

Re: For the Mathematicians.

2022-01-23 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Roger rumbled, > Thank you very much for your reply. You’re quite welcome. Accumulated knowledge is wasted if not shared! I used to find it online quite easily. But not any more. >Again I thank you for taking the time to respond. Is your dissertation >readable to a LiveCoder that has no

Re: For the Mathematicians.

2022-01-23 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
roger reasoned, > Yet, as I mentioned in the beginning, Graphing tools like Good Grapher on the > Mac can do it. And, I wonder how? My guess would be using either differentials or differences, and drawing from the current point for a small distance, with some watching for branch points.

Re: For the Mathematicians.

2022-01-23 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Implicit functions are not, in general, directly plowable, as there is no general y(x) explicit function available. You *could*use differentials and derivates to take small steps, if you’re careful and watch for points with multiple solutions (in the example function, when it crosses either

Re: OT: Wordle

2022-01-17 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
colin complied, > > You could say, thinking aloed, is aloed aloed? I could, but Jacqui would weider I didn’t . . . ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your

Re: OT: Wordle

2022-01-17 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
mark mentioned, >I don't think you can aloe something or say that something has been aloed. Are you saying that such usage isn’t aloed? ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and

Re: Sorting cards

2022-01-01 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Hmm, I better take that back. Here’s the original manual: https://vintageapple.org/macbooks/pdf/HyperCard_Users_Guide_1988.pdf I’ll plead 30 years . . . ___ use-livecode mailing

Re: Sorting cards

2022-01-01 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
paul plead > I meant different backgrounds on different cards. For example, cards 1-20 > have background ID 1234 but cards 21-40 have background ID 6789. I think both > both could even have the same name, and have the same fields, but a sort by a > bg fld might only sort the cards with the

Re: Sorting cards

2022-01-01 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
paul pondered, > I'm not sure about this, but do all the cards have the SAME background with > the SAME fields (I think they were Category and Title?). If you have mixed > backgrounds - I think there may be sort problems sorting on background > fields. Again, this is from memory and I could

Re: Sorting cards

2022-01-01 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Something is trying to stir in a dusty corner of my mind, from long ago. Didn’t hypercard have some kind of property/tag that cause cards to be excluded from sorting? Or maybe it was something like foreground/background status? As I think about tit, there *must* have been something, as

Re: Is it normal to not be able to set script of objects in an encrypted stack?

2021-12-30 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
tom trilled, > On the flip side, as soon as I want to set the script of a button, I'm > doomed to have my code remain readable. I gotta think of a workaround for > why I was setting the script to begin with. Now I’m wondering . . . can you set the behavior of the object in the protected stack

Re: Sorting cards

2021-12-30 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
If you’re working on the original stack and not a duplicate, I suppose you could always kill -9 Livecode before it saves . . . ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your

Re: Sorting cards

2021-12-30 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
jacqui jagged, >What's the best way to ignore the previous sort order? I think what you’re looking at here isn’t even livecode itself. Just about any computer sort doesn’t change the order of two objects that “tie” during a sort—whichever was first, remains first. I think you’re going to

Re: Livecode downloads VERY slow

2021-12-22 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
I’ve been using “wget -c http://somewhere.com/somefile” for decades now. Just leave it open in a terminal, and if it bombs partway through, just up-arrow it and run again, so that it continues from where it left off. Dropped connections have always been a bigger issue than speed for me.

Re: Smile for Christmas.

2021-12-16 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
rick ruminated, >Combining two arrays is nice, but it really shouldn’t spell correct “color” to >“colour”. Oh, dear I almost forgot. It’s time for my annual vowel drive! Please send all your excess “u” and other vowels (I’m looking at *you*, Britain!). I will package them, and send them

Re: PDF Viewer widget - how to enable interaction?

2021-12-08 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
keith kayaked, > Hi folks, > Can anyone share any experiences with the PDF Viewer widget that’s available > via the old Business Edition or Pro Pack subscription? I had great hopes and excitement. I rearranged my project to use it. All looked great on screen. And then I found that it turns

Re: mobile accelerometer

2021-11-02 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
mike mumbled, > > is anyone using the mobile accelerometer functionality? > i am thinking of adding it to our shop floor app to stop updates while > forklifts are moving. I used it a few years ago to move something around the screen by tilting. It was rather straightforward: just read the

Re: OT: Facebook -> Meta (Damaged Infinity!)

2021-10-29 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
They had to use “Meta”, as “Satan” was already taken . . . ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Mudslinging and consequences - a change to our policy

2021-10-28 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Oct 28, 2021, at 9:47 AM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode wrote: > > The following article will really get your thinking about infinity: I took my Set Theory from Halmos himself. At the time, I knew he must be a major figure, as there was an “with apologies to Halmos” in the introduction.

Re: Number of items

2021-10-26 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
richmond rattled, > Not as obvious as it seems as with MacOS you can reset many function keys, for > some odd reason you cannot assign another key to do the "fN" thing. Sure you can: settings->keyboard->modifier keys, and you can mix and match capslock, control, escape, command, and fn to the

Re: Number of items

2021-10-26 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
peter provided, > And there is also ᠁ ⋰ ⋱ ︙ ᠁ the last being the MONGOLIAN ELLIPSIS. The latter being useful for separating mountain ponies . . . > On Tue, 26 Oct 2021 at 01:52, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com > wrote:

Re: Our survey - please don't discuss :)

2021-10-22 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
sean stumbled, >My wife and I have an agreement that ‘if it isn’t written down, it never >happened’. >We never wrote the agreement down though, so… Pictures, or . . . Oh, wait, you’re already there. Nevermind . . . ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Our survey - please don't discuss :)

2021-10-22 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
ralph rumbled, >Buy the way I won't be using LC anymore I am getting $25,000,000 from an >anonymous benefactor in Asia. on fallForScam put allOfMyMoney into scammersHands end fallForScam :) ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: LiveCode community edition is gone

2021-09-02 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Rick rumbled, > It would be nice if the company were willing to provide the final version of > the Community > version under an MIT license instead of GPL since they will no longer be > supporting it at all, and > it marks a true fork in the road from the codebase going forward. While it

Re: Licensing model change

2021-09-01 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Kevin kayaked, >Look what happened to Open Office. It died because no one wanted to work on it. ??? The bulk of the developers bolted and formed LibreOffice from the OO codebase. It’s alive and well--I just downloaded a new version this morning. It isn’t that OO faded or died, but that

Re: httpd library

2021-07-26 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Andre added, > I love when you folks call me a young man :-) I’ve been 41 for a while now > and no one asks for my ID when I buy a beer anymore. That’s why I hang around the knights of columbus—it’s the only place I get called “young man” any more . . . :)

Re: building standalone FAILS with German Umlaute in app name

2021-06-15 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
mark muttered, > It sounds funny but that is the advice given for people with adhesive > capsulitis aka “frozen shoulder”. I was given this advice for wines. We eventually figured out that those headaches came the night after sharing a bottle of inexpensive white with my wife, or even a

Re: Find Replace in Script Editor with cr

2021-04-06 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
sean slipped > For instance, suppose I have multiple commands on one line separated by ; > and I want to search for semicolon and replace with semicolon followed by > return character to drop the remaining script onto a new line. put the script of someThing into tscript replace “;” with “;” &

Re: [ANN] This Week in LiveCode 259

2021-03-25 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
andre amplified, >Next time, I’m leaving them in. Ahh. The director’s cut . . . :_) ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Why is livecode sniffing around my network

2021-03-11 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
The only process that I have anything to do with that could have reached off-machine would have been reaching to the Postgres server, but that doesn’t use a local address (although the server is indeed local). This is the business edition, but it has never had an iOS or android

Why is livecode sniffing around my network

2021-03-11 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Little Snitch just reported, > LiveCode Business 9.6.2 (rc 1) (LiveCode-Business) wants to connect to docs-12-pro-max.local on TCP port 62078 Why in the world is livecode sniffing about my localnet? ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.2 RC-2

2021-02-21 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
michael mentioned, > Yesterday I downloaded SuperCard 4.8.1 Trail wich still is maintained. I still have my SuperCard 1.5 install disks . . . I bought it because it could have two windows open at once. When HyperCard 2.0 came out, it did everything I needed from supercard, but there was no

Re: Livecode IDE question

2021-02-12 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
I don’t know if this helps, but I turn off the icons and just have the text buttons, giving back space. Or you can just hide both . . . macOS can assign keystrokes to application menu items in settings ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: OT Friendly customers....

2021-01-26 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Bob bumbled, > WAIT… THAT was a SCAM??? Definitely. He actually sent the money to me. There was a great website years ago that I can no longer find, in which a women strung along one of these guys, posting what she was doing and the correspondence. She became increasingly salacious,

Re: lock screen

2021-01-22 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Not so much either/or as it’s a counter, with 0 being unlocked. Lock increments the counter, and unlock excrements. The counter gets set to 0 when the engine idles, as well -- Dr. Richard E. Hawkins, Esq. (702) 508-8462 ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Threads in LC

2021-01-05 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
richard reminisced, >I wonder if we can tailor an LC approach to more closely resemble it, or at >very least arrive >at a language feature proposal to give us parallelism within a single-thread >like Python does. I put some thought into this a few years ago. It could begin with some

Re: Secure connection to server

2020-12-26 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
There was supposedly an effort to enable secure Postgres connection a few years ago, but it seems to have withered and died. I had to give up on mysql for postgesql one the need to send compound queries. AFAIK, you still can’t do a block mysql transaction in mysql with livecode, making

Re: PDF Manipulation was Design Question

2020-11-19 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
*IF* the pdf files are simple enough, there are some substitutions that you can “just make”. A string literal can be replaced with a string of the same length. It could also be replaced with a shorter string and space-padded for the extra space. You want to put a string that is three

Re: Livecode server UNIX version (not Linux).

2020-10-31 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
heriberto harrumphed >3) Today's macOS is descended from NeXT (which Apple acquired and > transitioned macOS to in 1999) And they got a free Jobs to go with it! Or did they buy a Jobs, and get a free OS. I’ve never quite been clear . . > 6) The Mach microkernel was replaced with the

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-10 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Jerry jesticulated, > Are you sure? The W12 used in some Bentleys is made by VW, and many years of > Phantoms used a V12 of the proper displacement. Of course they don’t talk > about mundane stuff like that! But VW now makes “Bentley", while “Rolls” is now a BMW brand. In either case, you

Re: Q re monetization via ads

2020-07-31 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Richard rumbled, > > How many LC devs have earned more than $500 from in-app ads? For that matter, did *anyone* ever manage to get that company to even run an add. The answer I got back (after an unreasonably long delay) made it pretty clear that they weren’t interested until there was a huge

Re: Downloading LiveCode Slow...

2020-07-08 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
I've never seen it *not* slow. When I'm going to download, I clip the link and use "wget -c" from the command line, so it can continue from where it left off if interrupted. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this

Re: Test

2020-06-29 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Henry hollered, >This is a test. Please ignore Kids have been saying that every time they get a C- for generations . . . ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your

Re: Sockets (again)

2020-06-29 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
I have a pair at http://dochawkbk.com/lcImages/ of master and slave stacks to talk to one another. They're meant to be compiled. They're probably 5.x stacks . . . I haven’t looked at them for a while. ___

Re: test

2020-06-20 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Jee jee jabbered > = > it seems my emails do not always arrive on this use list. Can't find the > cause why. This is usually the mail client, not the mailing list. Gmail, for example, does not show your own messages until and unless someone replies.

Re: test

2020-06-20 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
flunk ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode

Re: Moving object out of a group

2020-06-16 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Mark meandedered, > > On 6/15/20 12:32 PM, doc hawk via use-livecode wrote: >> by scripting the past. > I thought Jacque was the only who had that superpower… She had been, but no longer was, once I adjust it. (Gosh,inter- temporal

Re: Moving object out of a group

2020-06-16 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Mark mumbled, > Have I mentioned lately how much I hate the Project Browser? I still find it far too painful to use. A couple of times a year to work around another bug or crash situation, but that’s it. ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Moving object out of a group

2020-06-16 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Mark mentioned, > > The only way I can ever do something like this is with the messagebox command > line. There appears to be something generally wrong when trying to manipulate the layers of objects when groups are involved. I think this goes back (at least) to version 5. The only

Re: Moving object out of a group

2020-06-15 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
I believe that I’ve also used cut to get things out of groups by scripting the past. > On Jun 15, 2020, at 11:48 AM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode > wrote: > > two possible, but not great, answers ... but (something like) this has worked > for me in the past. > > 1. - drag/drop the grc rect

Is the speech library really there?

2020-06-15 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
I tried to play with the speech library this morning, and on business 9.6, I can’t even prove that it’s there! (I would think that if nothing else, it would hit the online version of the dictionary Even more interesting, when I try “speechInitializeLibrary” it comes up with *no* results . . .

Re: checking we are back

2020-06-15 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Heather hailed, >If you see this, no need to reply. Not required, but permissive? :_) ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: on cheese

2020-06-08 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Martin mentioned, > Suppose someone made a cheese related app I tried that once but the code was full of holes. On the bright side, I could debug it just by heating it . . . ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this

Re: Times ARE changing

2020-06-06 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Jun 6, 2020, at 1:29 PM, PEL via use-livecode wrote: > They pointed out, correctly, that “Little Black Sambo” was Indian, not > African. And it was obvious that most protesters had not “read” the book. I don’t think this went whereto meant :) However, skids, we thought Sambo was cool,

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.0

2020-06-02 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
> Panos protested, > I have not seen that error before, Now *those* are words to make one shudder . . . :_) But I once got a new high-end laptop from it . . . Remember several years ago, when the MacBooks had a problem when switching video cards (the Pros had two, one for performance,

Re: Most obscure HC question

2020-05-02 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On May 2, 2020, at 4:46 PM, Colin Holgate via use-livecode wrote: > > That is the whole reference guide. I have physical copies of that! Was there > a particular part that might help with the ‘maximize’ card size problem? I was thinking the menu reference, but that didn’t survive pasting

Re: Most obscure HC question

2020-05-02 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Colin called, > > But between you all you may remember something that will help me. I have a > standalone HC application, and it opens with a window that shows that you are > only seeing part of the card window. The card window doesn’t resize, and I > can’t remember how to make it be bigger.

Re: Best relational database for IOS / Android

2020-04-29 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Rick remanded, > Nice! Not just nice, but necessary for consistency—if I have a variable change which also causes two more to change, it is absolutely critical that either all three change, or that the whole thing fail. You just can’t do that without begin/end, AFAIK, unless you have a

Re: Best relational database for IOS / Android

2020-04-29 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Rick rejoined, > I have a preference for PostgreSQL. I recoded for Postgres from mysql a few years ago simply because, at the time at least, livecode can send a compound transaction to Postgres, and only single transactions to mysql. ___

Re: Wildcard? replaceText, offset?

2020-04-26 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Apr 26, 2020, at 11:24 AM, Rick reasoned > In the middle-end part of the string I have “(x)” where x represents some > integer. > it could be (4) or (10) or (5) etc. If you’re certain that this is the only, or even the first, integer, a regular expression search and replace or [0-9]+

Re: What is a real?

2020-04-25 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Apr 25, 2020, at 10:19 AM, Kee Nethery via use-livecode wrote: > > In FORTRAN, any variable that starts with a letter in the alphabet from “I” > to “N” is an INteger. All other variables are reals (something expressed in > scientific notation). Leading to the observation that “GOD is

Re: What is a real?

2020-04-25 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Mark mumbled, > If it helps any (hint: it doesn't) it's the currency of Brazil. I think it has something to do with strawberry fields . . . ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe

Re: Which git service suits a LiveCoder best?

2020-04-23 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Andreas announced, > Thanks everyone for your feedback and insights. Nothing speaks against > GitHub, it seems, so I’ll give that a try then. I’m curious though: *how* are you gong to do this? Don’t you need to reduce the stacks to text files first?

Re: Which git service suits a LiveCoder best?

2020-04-22 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
It’s no substitute for GitHub and the like, but I have a rather simple system that intercepts saveStackRequest, checks the date, and saves a new version with the date as part of the name. I also have a bmpVrsn routine that can be used to advance a letter during the day, so things like 200422b

Re: Even Distribution

2020-04-17 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Bob belabored, > BAs I said, all else being equal, roughly same work required, localized > territory, no chance of a job being rescheduled, etc. Use a Round Robin > approach. For that matter, if it is an ongoing situation, where this is simply a daily load of randomly sized tasks, round

Re: Even Distribution

2020-04-16 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Apr 16, 2020, at 7:23 PM, Skip Kimpel via use-livecode wrote: > > I have 15 "jobs" that need to be assigned to 7 "drivers". How would you > evenly distribute the jobs to the drivers? Fire two drivers. :_) If they complain, fire two more, and it’s still easy . . .

Re: Damn You Unicode!

2020-04-14 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
I’m thinking that possibly there is a violated assumption as to what the other end is using within that, yes. Or that the other end makes an assumption, and puts the “wrong” type back in. Which kind of SQL server is that? Microsofts? I can probably rig access to my Postgres server if you

Re: Damn You Unicode!

2020-04-14 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Mark mumbled > and in doing so you could unUnicode it. OK I made up that word, but still… Verbing nouns again, the man is . . . ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage

Re: Damn You Unicode!

2020-04-14 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Mark mentioned > > Try a picnic basket instead Given that someone actually implemented RFC 1149, why not? ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription

Re: Damn You Unicode!

2020-04-14 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Shooting from the hip, but could it be differences in cr, lf, and the like getting processed differently? That is, being intrereted by your yogi as a break in one implementation and not another? (Which, of course, would be a boo-boo.) pawk, who couldn’t manage to get “Cindy” or “ranger smith”

Re: Go to card has become slow

2020-04-06 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Apr 5, 2020, at 11:18 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: > > I don’t think LC accepts multiple statement transactions at all, does it? I’d be dead int the water if it didn’t. ;) I’m flat out *dependent* on these—opening a debtor in my software requires several hundred entries to be

Re: Go to card has become slow

2020-04-05 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
If server performance is at all an issue, SQLite may be the wrong choice. It has a kind of, very reluctant, simultaneous access that the developers warn you not to use. They suggest PostgreSQL for heavy loads. I use SQLite within the application (the in-memory access is blindingly fast), and

Re: Our first Community Zoom Session

2020-04-02 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Apr 2, 2020, at 12:05 PM, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote: > > That article is based on out of date information. Yeah. Zoom has enough recent issues without resorting to the old ones! :_) ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Our first Community Zoom Session

2020-04-02 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
I actually create a throwaway user account on my Mac, and run zoom from the .dmg file . . . ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Our first Community Zoom Session

2020-04-02 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
I think you’re right. I added 5 from London to EST, and 3 more to the et. So (no longer trueing my time math), 8AM PST? Err, and Friday still in PST, right? ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to

Re: Our first Community Zoom Session

2020-04-02 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
I think the that’s midnight PST . . . Also, I would ask that you to *not* submit our email address to zoom, but instead send the code to the lit, or by your own servers to our email—it came out in the last couple of days that, just a zoom was nearing a whole week without a new security or

Re: Using Shift + Cmd + 1 as a menu short in LiveCode

2020-03-30 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Mar 30, 2020, at 8:02 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: > > Cmd-E will eject a mounted removable disk. I've never heard of Cmd-Shift-1. Newbie :) It seems to have disappeared some time ago. I know that I used it some years ago on a CD, to my surprise. -3 and -4 are still live,

Re: Ordering text

2020-03-29 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
As more cobwebs and dust fall away . . . First impose a (temporary?) index column, idx, ordering the transactions, with a step of 1. And then you do something like UPDATE theTable SET tBal=tBal(idx -1) + charge WHERE idx > MIN(idx); ___

Re: Ordering text

2020-03-29 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
I haven’t fully followed the queries that led to this, but would something like SELECT SUM(OLD -NEW) FROM some_table WHERE need_to_calc IS true; get you anywhere? I’m also thinking of a lag within the list, to assign them all at once, but the commands coming to memory are from statistical

Re: Idea to keep us all connected

2020-03-25 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Mar 25, 2020, at 12:33 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: > > On 3/25/20 12:11 PM, doc hawk via use-livecode wrote: > >> I used yesterday’s version, and not installed globally (ran from the opened >> dmg). And will purge that account today, and make another i

Re: Idea to keep us all connected

2020-03-25 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Mar 25, 2020, at 11:37 AM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: > > the problem being that the server daemon was still active after ending a zoom > session. And also that it was done without user consent, and in violation of the rules enforcedly apple . . . I used yesterday’s version,

Re: Using Shift + Cmd + 1 as a menu short in LiveCode

2020-03-25 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Isn’t that the key sequence for ejecting the internal floppy, err, first removable disk? It does seem to be removed from recent releases, though (although -3 an -4 still work, though not quite how they used to . . ) These were in the original release for the 128k . . .

Re: Idea to keep us all connected

2020-03-25 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Mar 25, 2020, at 10:37 AM, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode wrote: > > Zoom is fantastic. A Be very cautious with zoom, and note it’s snarky privacy policy which acknowledges they sell data about you . . . I had to use it yesterday for a nonprofit board meeting. I created a throw-away

Re: Guessing the encoding of a test file... [OT]

2020-03-20 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Mar 20, 2020, at 4:04 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: > > Even Morse code got a new character recently. But does livecode support that character? :) ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to

Re: Guessing the encoding of a test file... [OT]

2020-03-20 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Mar 20, 2020, at 12:51 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: > > Just for a laugh... one of the more esoteric codings I used in the quasi > modern error (besides EBCDIC) was the 5 bit Quotron stock ticker system in > the mid 90s. It used different codes for requesting/receiving quotes

Re: Guessing the encoding of a test file...

2020-03-20 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Mar 20, 2020, at 11:09 AM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: > > Okay, now you going for the low blow :-)\ What part of “lawyer” wasn’t clear? B b :_) > Next, you'll be suggesting I need to check for EBCDIC encodings! That will be a start, but it’s not done until you include Baudot.

Re: Guessing the encoding of a test file...

2020-03-20 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Mar 19, 2020, at 1:31 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: > > “ASCII" Wait, you’re not going to distinguish between six and seven bit ASCII? :_) ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe,

Re: ChangeImage Widget

2020-02-24 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
You got my hopes up at first glance . . . I bought it said “champagne” widget . . . :) ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Progressive Web App (PWA)

2020-02-16 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On Feb 16, 2020, at 5:15 AM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: > > "A progressive web application is a type of application software delivered > through the web, built using common web technologies including HTML, CSS and > JavaScript. It is intended to work on any platform that uses a >

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