Re: Cognitive load

2017-04-23 Thread Keith Martin via use-livecode
On 23 Apr 2017, at 15:14, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: Until about 1600 is was a "well-known fact" that the world was flat Heh. Nice analogy. Except that even this fact itself isn't true! Most educated people much further back than that believed that the Earth was round.

Re: Browser widget

2017-04-23 Thread Klaus major-k via use-livecode
Hi John, > Am 23.04.2017 um 14:02 schrieb John Dixon via use-livecode > : > > Are there any messages than can be used with the browser 'widget', so that > you could know when the URL has finished loading, for example ? sure, e.g. -> browserNavigateComplete tUrl

Re: Cognitive load

2017-04-23 Thread Keith Martin via use-livecode
On 23 Apr 2017, at 8:55, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: I'm not sure why smaller should necessarily be better. Surely a better equation might be how much one gets out for what one puts in. Well, that would be *another* measurement – related but not the same. Even harder to

Browser widget

2017-04-23 Thread John Dixon via use-livecode
Are there any messages than can be used with the browser 'widget', so that you could know when the URL has finished loading, for example ? dixie ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe,

Re: Cognitive load

2017-04-23 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
On 4/23/17 2:59 pm, Keith Martin via use-livecode wrote: On 23 Apr 2017, at 8:55, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: I'm not sure why smaller should necessarily be better. Surely a better equation might be how much one gets out for what one puts in. Well, that would be *another*

Re: Browser widget

2017-04-23 Thread hh via use-livecode
Yes, see Dict:API:Browser or tinyDict:Dicts:Browser ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Cognitive load

2017-04-23 Thread jbv via use-livecode
On Sun, April 23, 2017 9:55 am, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: > I'm not sure why smaller should necessarily be better. > It is actually, and the cognitive load approach, especially for programmers newbies, is quite relevant. Newbies have to deal with 2 or 3 things simultaneously : 1-

Re: Cognitive load

2017-04-23 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
On 4/23/17 6:01 pm, Keith Martin via use-livecode wrote: On 23 Apr 2017, at 15:14, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: Until about 1600 is was a "well-known fact" that the world was flat Heh. Nice analogy. Except that even this fact itself isn't true! Very few facts ultimately

Stupid Q No 999: mergeBLE

2017-04-23 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
So, here I am with Livecode 8.1.3 Indy (owing to the generosity of a donor) which contains mergeBLE I also own a floor-robot (Blue-Bot), know its UUID and have complete documentation of commands accepted by the robot. HOWEVER, I cannot for the life of me work out HOW one would do this sort of

Re: Cognitive load

2017-04-23 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
"a well-known fact" Actually this is a fairly subjective finding, and it is not a bad idea to work out the difference between a 'fact' (as in "this concrete is hard, as you will see if you hit it with your first") and widely held beliefs which may later prove to be erroneous. "Cognitive Load"

Re: Cognitive load

2017-04-23 Thread jbv via use-livecode
sorry I didn't have the time to go into details in my previous post, but as for "a well-known fact" I was referring to decades of studies in psychology and ergonomics. This approach has nothing to with "reducing the human brain/mind to the level of a binary computer", but rather with very specific

Legofied thistle

2017-04-23 Thread hh via use-livecode
In order to follow the current Lego-Hype of LC's advertising you may create an own 'legofied' version of the thistle that thistles at Thistle street NW, Edinburgh. To have a playground for the little version-boys from LC's homepage... http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?p=153583#p153583

Don't ampute numberformat

2017-04-23 Thread Roland Huettmann via use-livecode
I get around with numberformt, format() and own custom functions. But the discussion is interesting nevertheless, even when repeating. But it would be better to have consistent support throughout the IDE with one preferred method covering also international formatting edge cases. What I really

Re: Stupid Q No 999: mergeBLE

2017-04-23 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Have you looked at the mergBLE commands in the LC dictionary? mergBLEConnectPeripheral pUUID Monte will likely have the answers you seek. ~Roger On Sun, Apr 23, 2017 at 6:38 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > So, here I am with Livecode 8.1.3

RE: AW: Which code signing authority?

2017-04-23 Thread Camm via use-livecode
Second that ! -Original Message- From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of tbodine via use-livecode Sent: 21 April 2017 14:17 To: use-revolut...@lists.runrev.com Cc: tbodine Subject: Re: AW: Which code signing authority? I've been using K Software's

Re: Don't ampute numberformat

2017-04-23 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
Well, that would be a nice thing to have in a field widget, but I run into formatting issues with databases, as well, especially when sorting. On Sun, Apr 23, 2017 at 12:42 PM, Roland Huettmann via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > I get around with numberformt, format() and

Re: Stupid Q No 999: mergeBLE

2017-04-23 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
" All of the addons have full documentation making it a joy to use them in your app." Well I am unfortunately missing 2 things: "full" documentation (extremely minimal in the LC Documentation stack), and the "joy": te second as a consequence of the first. Richmond. On 4/23/17 10:59 pm,

Re: Don't amputate numberFormat (was: affecting array keys???)

2017-04-23 Thread Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode
Richard: > With format(), you put something in and get something > else out in one statement. > With numberFormat, you first change an abstraction in > the engine, then do something to a value elsewhere, > and if you remembered to do it in the right order, > and within a single handler, you'll

Re: Cognitive load

2017-04-23 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I'm not sure why smaller should necessarily be better. Surely a better equation might be how much one gets out for what one puts in. Another consideration is how many transferrable skills one learns during any one cognitive apprenticeship. Richmond. On 4/23/17 2:29 am, Mike Kerner via

Re: How many words from start of text to my selection

2017-04-23 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
HYi Kaveh, LiveCode sets the focus to the clicked object after running the scripts. If I would select text the normal way, the selection would be deselected again, because the focus would go away from the field to the button containing the script. Using the send in time command, I make sure