Re: Anybody tried to import data to Quicken for Mac?

2022-05-06 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
did you ask about another management program? what up? > > On Fri, May 6, 2022 at 4:41 PM William Prothero via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> Folks: >> I have a nasty accounting problem and need to somehow get data into >> Quicken

Anybody tried to import data to Quicken for Mac?

2022-05-06 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I have a nasty accounting problem and need to somehow get data into Quicken (or perhaps find another management program). My question is whether it’s possible (or known) how to take csv data (easy) and convert to acceptable QIF form, which quicken requires. Best, Bill Prothero William

Re: Curved text possible?

2022-04-27 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Folks, I made a vertically oriented y axis text label for a data plot once. The text was written in a field with a transparent background, then a screen capture of the text field area, then rotating the captured image 90 degrees. It worked great. Obvious limitation was that the background was

Re: New desktop freeware app

2022-03-29 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Klaus, It looks interesting. The url to your site works, but I get only German language. The second link gets me nowhere. But, I'd like to try it out. Best, Bill Prothero William A. Prothero, PhD Prof Emeritus, Dept of Earth Science University of California, Santa Barbara > On Mar 29, 2022, at

Re: Speed up a slow loop

2022-03-06 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I've been following this thread in wonder at the creative ways of optimizing this word search. I hope that the code will be published somewhere, available to all, with credits to the multiple idea authors. Kudos and congratulations to those who offered such creative and thoughtful

Re: Into the future

2022-02-28 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Dealing with Apple certificates is the most onerous part of building a standalone. I really wish the livecode team could help address this issue and help us out. best, Bill William A Prothero > On Feb 28, 2022, at 12:56 PM, Tom Glod via use-livecode > wrote: > > I use a mac in the cloud

Re: Question about organization of large projects

2022-02-05 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
, PhD Prof Emeritus, Dept of Earth Science University of California, Santa Barbara > On Feb 5, 2022, at 12:05 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 2/5/22 12:21 AM, prothero--- via use-livecode wrote: >> Ok, thinking….. so for development, I would need to

Re: Question about organization of large projects

2022-02-05 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
always returns the path to > the folder where files or folders specified in the Standalone Builder are > located. On MacOS this is inside the (splash stack’s) .app bundle… even if > the current stack is a free-floating stack file located wherever. > > — > Scott > >&g

Re: Question about organization of large projects

2022-02-04 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
t; > -- > Scott Morrow > > Elementary Software > (Now with 20% less chalk dust!) > web https://elementarysoftware.com/ > email sc...@elementarysoftware.com > booth1-360-734-4701 > -------------- > > >&

Question about organization of large projects

2022-02-04 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Folks, Rather than thrashing around on this, I am asking for some general guidance. I am working on a large project that has a splash stack, some stacks that do things, and some of those stacks access data contained in the app. It’s a project I built at least 10 years ago and, of course, it

Re: 9.6.6 build errors

2022-02-01 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
d any trouble before. >>> -- >>> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com >>> HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com >>> On February 1, 2022 11:12:51 AM William Prothero via use-livecode >>> wrote: >>> >>> > Thanks,

Re: 9.6.6 build errors

2022-02-01 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
to. > > Kind regards, > Panos > -- > >> On Tue, 1 Feb 2022 at 18:46, William Prothero via use-livecode < >> use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: >> >> Regarding this, I don’t recall seeing a reply to my query about whether >> you still need to

Re: 9.6.6 build errors

2022-02-01 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Regarding this, I don’t recall seeing a reply to my query about whether you still need to disable error messages when building a standalone. Hopefully this has been fixed, but … Best, Bill William A. Prothero, PhD Prof Emeritus, Dept of Earth Science University of California, Santa Barbara >

Re: question re lock screen

2022-01-30 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
ractivesw.com >> On January 30, 2022 10:29:29 AM William Prothero via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> I’m working on a transition from one stack to another, and initializing to >> destination stack’s screen before I show it. >> So, my question is whether the lo

question re lock screen

2022-01-30 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
I’m working on a transition from one stack to another, and initializing to destination stack’s screen before I show it. So, my question is whether the lock screen command actually works on the invisible destination screen. Or does it only apply to a screen that is visible. How does it determine

Re: LC 9.6.6 oddities when showing/hiding text

2022-01-28 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
Jacqueline: This appears to do the trick. I had other problems too, like locking the screen before I went to the card that was to display the text. But what you describe works and now I’m cleaning up the stack. Thanks, Bill > On Jan 28, 2022, at 9:59 AM, William Prothero via use-livec

Re: LC 9.6.6 oddities when showing/hiding text

2022-01-28 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
w.hyperactivesw.com >> On January 28, 2022 10:51:03 AM William Prothero via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> Craig, >> Tnx, the reason I did the “do” stuff is because I wanted to programmatically >> vary the speed of the dissolve, initially, but it’s probably not n

Re: LC 9.6.6 oddities when showing/hiding text

2022-01-28 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Roger, It has always worked fine for me, too. That’s why I’m perplexed. I will also try older versions of Livecode. I remember that there was an issue with “showing” in one of the previous versions. Best, Bill William A. Prothero, PhD Prof Emeritus, Dept of Earth Science University of

Re: LC 9.6.6 oddities when showing/hiding text

2022-01-28 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
; > end mouseUp > > Works just fine. > > Why go through all the “do” stuff? Why not just: > > show fld 1 with visual effect dissolve > > Craig > >> On Jan 27, 2022, at 9:12 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode >> wrote: >

LC 9.6.6 oddities when showing/hiding text

2022-01-27 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
I have a stack where I’m hiding and showing text fieldsm, in LC 9.6 I’m doing a show field with effect. I made it work by putting in a delay before each action, like: put "show "&" with visual effect " into tDo --wait for 1 second with messages wait 500 milliseconds with messages do tDo It

Re: Sharing a desktop app, or with beta testers

2022-01-27 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
a free tool available from Late Night Software called SD Notary, >> which also does the needed steps to get a notarized app. >> https://latenightsw.com/sd-notary-notarizing-made-easy/ >> <https://latenightsw.com/sd-notary-notarizing-made-easy/> >> >&

Question Re desktop app construction

2022-01-27 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks, Just wondering if, in the latest versions of Livecode we still need to silence error messages when we build the app? I’m wondering if I might be missing some useful build errors. Thanks, Bill William A Prothero > On Jan 27, 2022, at 3:30 AM, matthias rebbe via use-livecode > wrote: >

Re: Sharing a desktop app, or with beta testers

2022-01-26 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Matthias: I tried the command in the shell It didn’t work as shown in the status field. I then switched to superuser, with the password, and it ran the following without complaint. xattr -cr "/Users/prothero/Oceanography Projects/LiveCode-RunRev Projects/1-AA-Current Projects/PT_Explorer

Re: Sharing a desktop app, or with beta testers

2022-01-26 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: I’m using the notarizing app. I have it set to only “Sign, notarize and staple App”. I’ve tested the suDo password in the terminal and it’s ok. In debug mode, I get: ***DEBUG MODE*** deleting zip file... can't delete that file can't

Sharing a desktop app, or with beta testers

2022-01-26 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: Sorry for this question which probably has been answered many times, but …. I’m trying not to waste my day searching around. What’s the best way to send a desktop app on Apple OS 12.1 to a friend or beta tester? I sent an app and a security issue came up. Thanks, Bill P William A.

Thinking out loud

2022-01-14 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: Just thinking out loud. My hobby and gift to pay back all of the money I got from the National Science Foundation over my career, is to program and make educational applications about Earth Science. I’m finding, tho, that for younger kids, Chromebooks are mostly used. So, tapping into

Re: I wish all a Happy & Prosperous New year

2022-01-01 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: Happy New Year to you all too.. A special thanks to Curry K for the fabulous word import, Wordlib, product. I just tried it and I love it. Bill Prothero Sent from my iPad > On Dec 31, 2021, at 10:11 PM, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode > wrote: > >  > Dittos! Welcome to 2022,

Re: Sorting cards

2021-12-30 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
each item and sort on item # of the lines. Hope this makes sense. Bill P Easy peasy. Best, Bill P Sent from my iPad > On Dec 30, 2021, at 1:15 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode > wrote: > > It might be less work to just implement your own sorting code. I’ve found > t

Re: Sorting cards

2021-12-30 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
It might be less work to just implement your own sorting code. I’ve found them pretty easy to implement. A bubble sort is very simple, but inefficient for a large number of items to sort. If you have a lot of cards, you would want to use a more efficient algorithm. Check out the link below if

Re: Is there a better way to check if images are the same? I now use imagedata

2021-12-29 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
William, My basic suggestion is that you use the location data of each connected dot, rather than the image data. Good luck, Bill P Sent from my iPad > On Dec 29, 2021, at 8:42 AM, William Prothero via use-livecode > wrote: > > William, > I understand that you want to

Re: Is there a better way to check if images are the same? I now use imagedata

2021-12-29 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
William, I understand that you want to see if the dots that are connected in one path are also connected in another path which may have them connected in a different order. Seems you could just loop through each dot in the reference path, then see if the same dots are included in the user’s

Re: Livecode downloads VERY slow

2021-12-22 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Win32 simultaneously via the download >>> page in about a minute. Using “SpeedTest”, I get 110Mb/sec. >>> >>> I remember when got our first t1(1.544mb/sec) and thought we >>> were styling ridiculous >>> >>> Ralph DiMola >>> IT Direc

Re: Livecode downloads VERY slow

2021-12-22 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Director >> Evergreen Information Services >> rdim...@evergreeninfo.net >> >> -Original Message- >> From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf >> Of William Prothero via use-livecode >> Sent: Wednesday, Decem

Re: Livecode downloads VERY slow

2021-12-22 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
remember when got our first t1(1.544mb/sec) and thought we were > styling ridiculous > > Ralph DiMola > IT Director > Evergreen Information Services > rdim...@evergreeninfo.net > > -Original Message- > From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runr

Livecode downloads VERY slow

2021-12-22 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: When I download an update to Livecode, it takes hours. I’m wondering why. Locally, using “SpeedTest”, I get 160Mb/sec internet speeds. Could it be the livecode server that serves the updates? Just wondering. Best, Bill William Prothero waproth...@gmail.com

Re: IDE line number doesn't update

2021-09-22 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Sean, Sending much hope for your good recovery. Bill Prothero Sent from my iPad > On Sep 22, 2021, at 7:29 AM, Pi Digital via use-livecode > wrote: > > Have you logged these on the quality site? I didn’t see them when doing my > research. > > Sean Cole > Pi Digital Productions Ltd > >

Re: [ANN] Organize 1.1 now in App Store

2021-09-10 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
it today, and tomorrow is not looking any better, I’ll just > throw it forward a week and deal with it then. > > It’s primarily a list of tasks you constantly add to, rearrange, reorder, > finish, etc. > > Hope that helps. > > Mark > > >> On Sep 10, 2021

Re: [ANN] Organize 1.1 now in App Store

2021-09-10 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Mark, Sorry, I started but didn’t continue to participate in the feedback request for your app. My question, though, is “what does this app do that just using the calendar can’t?” It could help to state it’s unique capabilities in the app description. Good luck and happy app creation. Best,

Re: Suggestion: Non-Appbuilding Community Edition

2021-09-06 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
Folks: I’ve been following this thread and have a few thoughts I decided to share. Interestingly, I don’t see Android support for XOJO. Hmm…. In my case (I have a Commercial license), I am really happy that version 10 of LC will be improving the web software. I’ve been thinking about diving

Re: Is there an issue with beep on iOS?

2021-08-07 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
ibrator. > > On Thu, Aug 5, 2021 at 17:11 William Prothero via use-livecode > mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>> wrote: > Folks: > This is a small thing, but I wonder if there is an issue with the beep > command on iOS. I am on LC 9.6.3 and iOS 14.7.1, I get sound for othe

Is there an issue with beep on iOS?

2021-08-05 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Folks: This is a small thing, but I wonder if there is an issue with the beep command on iOS. I am on LC 9.6.3 and iOS 14.7.1, I get sound for other apps but my LC app only gives me the vibration. Best, Bill Prothero William Prothero waproth...@gmail.com

Re: mySQL 8 destroyes umlaute

2021-07-09 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Folks, I have posted a sample php file that I have used for a couple of years, that uses aes-256 encryption for database operations. Data is encrypted in Livecode and decrypted by the php script, which posts it to the mysql db. Perhaps it will be of interest and I welcome any feedback.

Re: Open a folder on the desktop from a LiveCode app

2021-06-23 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Klaus and others: I love it! I can use this too. Bill Prothero > On Jun 19, 2021, at 12:50 PM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi Paul, > >> Am 19.06.2021 um 20:48 schrieb Paul Dupuis via use-livecode >> : >> >> What is the "best" way (or any way) to open a folder on the Windows

Re: bordercolor of buttons

2021-06-07 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Folks, This issue also confused me recently when I was making an app for my own use. It seems like an idiosyncrasy to me, even tho a pretty minor one that could be mentioned in the dictionary. Best, Bill William Prothero https://earthlearningsolutions.org > On Jun 7, 2021, at 7:30 AM, Klaus

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: Unreliable File Deletion

2021-03-28 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Folks, This alarms me. In my app, I write a file to specialFolderpath(“desktop”). What are the conditions to make this work on Apple or Windows standalones? Bill William Prothero https://earthlearningsolutions.org > On Mar 28, 2021, at 10:22 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode > wrote: > >

Re: New(?) Idea for Standalones

2021-03-27 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
I thought that if you set up beta testers, with the id of the device an app would be run on, others could run your app as a beta tester. But, perhaps,you need an apple license to do even that? Bill William Prothero https://earthlearningsolutions.org > On Mar 26, 2021, at 10:10 PM, David

Re: New(?) Idea for Standalones

2021-03-26 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Folks, That sounds pretty interesting. Wouldn’t that be doable by creating a splash stack the looked for a stack to launch in its folder. That stack would be the app. But I don’t know if a stand-alone compiled splash stack could call and run a raw xxx.livecode stack. Can it? Best, Bill

Re: Help! I'm stuck

2021-03-20 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
s > Matthias > > > > > > > - > Matthias Rebbe > Life Is Too Short For Boring Code > >> Am 20.03.2021 um 18:22 schrieb William Prothero via use-livecode >> : >> >> Matthias: >> I see that openstack and closestack

Re: Help! I'm stuck

2021-03-20 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
here on page 2 for an explanation what you have to add to your openstack > and closestack handler > https://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/9_0_1/LiveCodeNotes-9_0_1_rc_1.pdf > > > - > Matthias Rebbe > Life Is Too Short For Boring Code > >> Am 20.03.2021 um 01:

Re: Help! I'm stuck

2021-03-19 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
> https://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/9_0_1/LiveCodeNotes-9_0_1_rc_1.pdf > > > - > Matthias Rebbe > Life Is Too Short For Boring Code > >> Am 20.03.2021 um 01:31 schrieb ELS Prothero via use-livecode >> : >> >> It’s mystifying that all mess

Re: Help! I'm stuck

2021-03-19 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
gt; Regards, > Matthias > - > Matthias Rebbe > Life Is Too Short For Boring Code > >> Am 20.03.2021 um 00:03 schrieb prothero--- via use-livecode >> : >> >> Folks: >> I have a pretty complicated application, with numerous stacks and lib >> stacks.

Re: Help! I'm stuck

2021-03-19 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
;> On Mar 19, 2021, at 4:03 PM, prothero--- via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> Folks: >> I have a pretty complicated application, with numerous stacks and lib >> stacks. I’m trying to build a stand-alone but after making a bunch of >> progress dealing with ob

Help! I'm stuck

2021-03-19 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
Folks: I have a pretty complicated application, with numerous stacks and lib stacks. I’m trying to build a stand-alone but after making a bunch of progress dealing with obvious errors, the standalone builder gives me an error listing that I can’t figure out where to go from here. All of the

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: LC Roadmap

2021-02-17 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
Andre: I think if your chapters offered several ways of organizing a project, starting with beginners, and then discussing the various philosophies, say how to name variables, using Levure, setting up MVC, etc, etc. And you are right to be concerned with how quickly the information gets out of

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

2021-02-15 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
ode > wrote: > > Hi Folks, > > >> On 15 Feb 2021, at 01:46, William Prothero via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> Andre Garza’s post about his planning to write a book on some aspect of >> Livecode programming got me thinking about this. First, I thi

Re: LC Roadmap

2021-02-14 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
| http://www.hyperactivesw.com > On February 14, 2021 11:27:24 AM ELS Prothero via use-livecode > wrote: > >> Curry, >> Your comments echo some of my experiences with Livecode. In olden times, >> when I realized that I could significantly improve my students’ l

Re: LC Roadmap

2021-02-14 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
mously to the benefit of the mothership to have this resource, both by supporting existing users and gaining new ones. Happy Valentine’s day, Every day is “Valentine’s Day” (if your name is Valentine), Best, Bill Prothero > On Feb 14, 2021, at 9:25 AM, ELS Prothero via use-livecode > wrote

Re: LC Roadmap

2021-02-14 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Curry, Your comments echo some of my experiences with Livecode. In olden times, when I realized that I could significantly improve my students’ learning by enlisting computers, I began with HyperCard, went to Supercard, and when it failed at cross platform, I went to Macromedia Director. I’ve

Re: No visual effects on Big Sur?

2021-02-08 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
backcolor of this card to (line random(552) of colornames()) >>> unlock screen with visual effect "dissolve" >>> end mouseUp >>> >>> The standalone was set with all the default parameters and auto inclusions. >>> >>> Sean >>&g

Re: No visual effects on Big Sur?

2021-02-06 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
Hakan: I get the same thing. Big Sur, livecode version LC 9.6.2 (rc2). It was working on previous versions. Yes, please file a bug report. Bill > On Feb 5, 2021, at 10:55 PM, Håkan Liljegren via use-livecode > wrote: > > Running LC 9.6.2 (rc2) on macOS Big Sur I have no visual effects that

Re: OT Friendly customers....

2021-01-26 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Matthias, I regularly get emails that threaten to do financial harm if I don’t do some kind of payment to them. If it’s a scam, the return email may be spoofed also. Once I got an email from a known friend requesting assistance during a travel problem, but the email had been hijacked. From that

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

2021-01-20 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Andre, You are probably correct. Thanks to all of you who have responded to my question about deployment on the web. Best, Bill William Prothero http://es.earthednet.org > On Jan 20, 2021, at 8:22 AM, Andre Garzia wrote: > >  > Bill, > > :-) that topic is too large for a book to be

Re: Considering work with livecode server

2021-01-20 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Thank you, Andre, for you wisdom. What I take from your comments is if I want to develop dynamic interactive web based apps with Livecode, I should get up to speed on JavaScript and will need to either use Livecode to generate html5, compiled with webAssembly, or find another platform to

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

Considering work with livecode server

2021-01-18 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
Folks: I’m considering doing some work with LiveCode server. It looks like revigniter would be a good startng place, but I have questions before I invest a lot of time in it. Can I position and drag graphic images around. For example, I’m thinking of the capability to create an image with

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: Trying to use the Segmented Control

2020-11-28 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
>> Ralph DiMola >> IT Director >> Evergreen Information Services >> rdim...@evergreeninfo.net >> >> -Original Message----- >> From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf >> Of prothero--- via use-livecode >> Sent:

Trying to use the Segmented Control

2020-11-28 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
Folks: I’m trying to use the segmented control and a navigation button on a card. Its purpose is to go to various location in my app. The only message it seems to respond to is hiliteChanged. But when I then try to set the hilites to empty (so no segments are hilited), it triggers another

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-27 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
rs, but as you know it hasn’t > panned out that way. > > Good luck with your development work! > > Rick > >> On Nov 27, 2020, at 12:46 AM, prothero--- via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> Rick: >> Thanks. I’ve considered that. But my app is pretty compl

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-26 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
rs with web > access, not just ChromeBooks. > > Good luck with whatever you decide to do! > > Rick > >> On Nov 26, 2020, at 12:52 AM, prothero--- via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> Folks: >> My son is a 5’th grade teacher. He tells me that apps for e

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-26 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
. They've come a long way > from the time when they were basically just a big web browser. > > > -- > Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com > HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com >> On November 25, 2020 11:54:54 PM prothero--- via use-livecode >> w

Chromebook apps?

2020-11-25 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
Folks: My son is a 5’th grade teacher. He tells me that apps for elementary school learning must run on ChromeBooks to be used in elementary school. I just want to verify that this means I would be developing an Android app for a Chromebook. I also wonder if there are minimal requirements for a

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,

Re: Design Question

2020-11-17 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
. Ironically, they >> almost all allow Word documents to be incorporated into the clinical record >> too. Nurses don’t need to be shown how to do these things, because they >> wrestle with ugly, poorly designed clinical information systems on a daily >> basis. >&g

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

2020-10-22 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Sean, I wonder if you used http without ssl, but did 256 bit encryption and decryption at source and in the php connecting to mysql. I posted a link to a sample stack using this method awhile back. It’s pretty simple. I am traveling and not at my computer, but if you searched the emails for the

Re: Livecode Podcast Player

2020-10-21 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Sean, Amen on making the guide searchable. I find it useless. A challenge for me is solving problems that are beyond the basic level covered in the dictionary. Usually I can find help using google searching, though. Keeping all the help docs up to date is a big task, but vital for growing the

Re: LC Server- Optimum setup

2020-10-20 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Thanks, Richard! RevIgniter also looks like something I should explore. Would a program that needs to produce graphs be practical? My current work requires various plots of earth data. Just wondering if I could think about getting it on a web server. Best, Bill William Prothero

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

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