Re: The Most Stupid Question Ever?

2020-11-11 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Details on how the Message Box behaves, which explains the seeming anomaly and is perhaps just fun to know (esp. if you ever want to write a drop-in Message Box replacement): https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=9=34903#p198108 -- Richard Gaskin Fourth World Systems Software Design

Re: The Most Stupid Question Ever?

2020-11-11 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
The message box is not a container. It’s a stack. A stack that tracks global properties, global variables, pending messages and stacks in use actively. It stands to reason then that it has to be either in the message path somehow. I’m not sure how that affects things, but I have noticed while

Re: The Most Stupid Question Ever?

2020-11-11 Thread David V Glasgow via use-livecode
> On 10 Nov 2020, at 11:14 pm, Craig newman via use-livecode > wrote: > > So then LC knows when the message box is about to be the target, and > therefore acts differently than with any other container. The actual already > executed command "put" is left stranded, unrequited, because the

Re: The Most Stupid Question Ever?

2020-11-10 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
t; > Craig > > -Original Message- > From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf > Of Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > Sent: Monday, November 09, 2020 12:04 PM > To: How to use LiveCode > mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>> >

RE: The Most Stupid Question Ever?

2020-11-10 Thread Craig newman via use-livecode
d is girding itself to access it?? Odd. Craig -Original Message- From: Craig newman [mailto:cr...@starfirelighting.com] Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:35 PM To: 'How to use LiveCode' Subject: RE: The Most Stupid Question Ever? I am switching between the forum discussion about th

RE: The Most Stupid Question Ever?

2020-11-10 Thread Craig newman via use-livecode
v.com] On Behalf Of Roger Guay via use-livecode Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 3:55 PM To: How to use LiveCode Cc: Roger Guay Subject: Re: The Most Stupid Question Ever? Weirder of Weider??? R > On Nov 10, 2020, at 12:03 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wr

Re: The Most Stupid Question Ever?

2020-11-10 Thread Roger Guay via use-livecode
Weirder of Weider??? R > On Nov 10, 2020, at 12:03 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > Wierder than you think. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your

Re: The Most Stupid Question Ever?

2020-11-10 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
t;> Cc: Bob Sneidar mailto:bobsnei...@iotecdigital.com>> Subject: Re: The Most Stupid Question Ever? I have seen this sort of thing before with the wait command. Very frustrating. Apparently Livecode is not *strictly* single threaded. Bob S ___ u

RE: The Most Stupid Question Ever?

2020-11-10 Thread Craig newman via use-livecode
0 12:04 PM To: How to use LiveCode Cc: Bob Sneidar Subject: Re: The Most Stupid Question Ever? I have seen this sort of thing before with the wait command. Very frustrating. Apparently Livecode is not *strictly* single threaded. Bob S > On Nov 8, 2020, at 22:31 , Roger Guay via use-livec

Re: The Most Stupid Question Ever?

2020-11-09 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I have seen this sort of thing before with the wait command. Very frustrating. Apparently Livecode is not *strictly* single threaded. Bob S > On Nov 8, 2020, at 22:31 , Roger Guay via use-livecode > wrote: > > Thank you, Mark. You’re very kind! And very helpful. I do remember now how >

Re: The Most Stupid Question Ever?

2020-11-08 Thread Roger Guay via use-livecode
Thank you, Mark. You’re very kind! And very helpful. I do remember now how one needs to wait with messages. Roger > On Nov 8, 2020, at 9:05 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 11/8/20 8:02 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: >> On 11/8/20 6:57 PM, Roger Guay via use-livecode

Re: The Most Stupid Question Ever?

2020-11-08 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 11/8/20 8:02 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 11/8/20 6:57 PM, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Please tell me why this doesn’t work: ...and that is, btw, hardly a stupid question. You want stupid you'll have to get in line after me. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com

Re: The Most Stupid Question Ever?

2020-11-08 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 11/8/20 6:57 PM, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Please tell me why this doesn’t work: on mouseUp put "start" wait for 5 seconds put "stop" end mouseUp “start” never appears in the message box and after 5 seconds, “stop” appears The wait command is blocking