Re: Paint tools and image creation

2017-08-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 8/22/17 6:02 PM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: the paint tools seem to be badly broken here in 8.1.6 if I draw an oval it , appears but selects the entire card rect as the enclosing rect/container instead of the actual oval itself. Attempting bring the area "down" to

Re: Parent of Target

2017-08-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 8/22/17 11:42 PM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode wrote: Why do you need to turn the long id of the parent into a small array and dispatch to to any object along the path? From the search custom control I would just do the following: dispatch "behaviorSearchAndFilter" This sends the message

Re: Bad Crash on Attempt to Group Radio Buttons

2017-08-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
All crashes are bugs and need reporting. It sounds like in this case you had individual objects selected and tried to edit those as you would a group. The engine couldn't handle it. I've not had a crash if a group itself is selected when I choose "edit group". To create a group inside another

Re: Bad Crash on Attempt to Group Radio Buttons

2017-08-23 Thread Monte Goulding via use-livecode
> On 23 Aug 2017, at 1:47 pm, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode > wrote: > > Before I report… anyone seeing this or know this has been addressed in more > recent versions. A crash log should help us find this relatively quickly if you can’t come up

Re: Parent of Target

2017-08-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 8/23/17 1:33 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: On 8/22/17 11:42 PM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode wrote: Why do you need to turn the long id of the parent into a small array and dispatch to to any object along the path? From the search custom control I would just do the

Re: Paint tools and image creation

2017-08-23 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2017-08-22 20:31, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Mark Waddingham wrote: Basically, only the browser, pointer and help tools will recurse into groups - the paint tools will not ...nor drawing tools or object tools (eg field or button). Well that's a slightly different case

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
On Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 4:43 PM, Stephen Barncard via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > the Android world creeps me out. And those phones always seem to break. > > sqb > > -- > Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - > mixstream.org > > LOL! I love the customizability of

Re: Quartam PDF Lib - remove dashed lines

2017-08-23 Thread scott--- via use-livecode
I guess I still need help :- ) > On Aug 23, 2017, at 4:50 AM, scott--- via use-livecode > wrote: > > Ah, sheesh It was easy and I was doing it correctly… all except the part > where I was setting the line options in a second place. > >> On Aug 23, 2017, at

Re: Paint tools and image creation

2017-08-23 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2017-08-23 12:04, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: I fear that these two parts of code are quite distinct, however, so it isn't a case of do one and get the other free... The image one is probably quite straight-forward (although, I could well be wrong); the group one (judging by the

Quartam PDF Lib - remove dashed lines

2017-08-23 Thread Scott Morrow via use-livecode
For any users of Jan’s Quartam PDF Lib… After setting line options with qrtPDF_SetLineOptions tDocRef,"round","miter","0,2",1 I can't work out how to go back to using solid lines. I’m sure that I’m missing something obvious since the library is generally very satisfying to work with. (I

Re: Quartam PDF Lib - remove dashed lines

2017-08-23 Thread scott--- via use-livecode
Ah, sheesh It was easy and I was doing it correctly… all except the part where I was setting the line options in a second place. > On Aug 23, 2017, at 4:43 AM, Scott Morrow via use-livecode > wrote: > > For any users of Jan’s Quartam PDF Lib… After setting

Re: Parent of Target

2017-08-23 Thread Trevor DeVore via use-livecode
On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 1:33 AM J. Landman Gay via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 8/22/17 11:42 PM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode wrote: > > Why do you need to turn > > the long id of the parent into a small array and dispatch to to any > object > > along the path?

Re: Parent of Target

2017-08-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
This is actually useful. Let's say you have some fields which do some basic validations against database table constraints and some that do not require them. You could simpy dispatch a command to validate to all fields and only the ones which need to will handle the message. I like it. Bob S

Thoughts on BLOBs in SQLite

2017-08-23 Thread Glen Bojsza via use-livecode
Hello, I was looking for feedback on whether it is better to store images as BLOBs in an SQLite database for a LC app or store paths to the images in the SQLite database and the images in a separate folder. Any help in understanding possible performance and memory issues is what I am looking

Re: Thoughts on BLOBs in SQLite

2017-08-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Better is a relative term. Do you need to occasionally edit the images? Will the database continue to grow over time? My instinct is to keep files as files on the disk, because managing them is not dependent on access to a database. However, having the images universally accessible in a

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Mike Bonner via use-livecode
I'm with bob on this.. If for some reason you can't use the database that produced the array, shove the data into an sqlite db instead. In memory, or if you need persistence a db file. Alternatively, if you store your data flat rather than in an array. Then you can repeat for each line tline

Re: Thoughts on BLOBs in SQLite

2017-08-23 Thread Glen Bojsza via use-livecode
My databases will be fixed in their content (basically they are going to be different test engines for students) so the images will not be edited nor changed. I am thinking that this may help me avoid any future issues that may arise if different platforms have different directory structures and

Re: Goofy question #7234

2017-08-23 Thread Mike Bonner via use-livecode
Old question but.. since its a function, whether you use do or not, gotta have the () at the end. On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 8:57 AM, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Sorry - old message that randomly popped up in my email! > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On

Re: Thoughts on BLOBs in SQLite

2017-08-23 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
For Augmented Earth, the images are base 64 encoded. This is needed for transmitting. Also, I can store a variable number of images in a single blob cell, using a character outside of the base64 range as a delimiter between encoded images. Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 23, 2017, at 12:48 PM,

Re: Thoughts on BLOBs in SQLite

2017-08-23 Thread Stephen MacLean via use-livecode
Hi Glen, First, as Richard G. mention, internet wars have been fought over this issue… to me it’s your choice. I’ve done both and both have their ups and downs. For mobile, I’ve sided with keeping it in the DB. It keeps everything together and the way I’m querying the DB, I’m already pulling

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Oh wait I see you ARE using an SQL database to begin with. Why would you then want to search an array? Bob S > On Aug 23, 2017, at 08:34 , Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > Yes. Don't use an array, use a memory based sqLite table. > > Bob S > > >>

Re: Parent of Target

2017-08-23 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
Odd. I wouldn't have guessed the dependence on "in time" for the send command. Bill P William Prothero http://es.earthednet.org > On Aug 23, 2017, at 8:22 AM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > >> On 08/23/2017 07:59 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote:

Re: Parent of Target

2017-08-23 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 08/23/2017 08:23 AM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode wrote: That is correct, as long as you aren’t using `in time` with `send`. The following script won’t cause an error until the last `send`: Good to know. Yeah, that's weird. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com

Re: Thoughts on BLOBs in SQLite

2017-08-23 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
You can also store multiple images in a single blob, which can be helpful. Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 23, 2017, at 12:25 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > Better is a relative term. Do you need to occasionally edit the images? Will > the database

Re: Thoughts on BLOBs in SQLite

2017-08-23 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Glen Bojsza wrote: > I was looking for feedback on whether it is better to store images as > BLOBs in an SQLite database for a LC app or store paths to the images > in the SQLite database and the images in a separate folder. This is a religious issue in some circles, and there may be technical

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Yes. Don't use an array, use a memory based sqLite table. Bob S > On Aug 23, 2017, at 08:24 , Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode > wrote: > > OK I can make this work, (have to since I don't see another way) > > But it seems like a lot of looping. >

Re: Parent of Target

2017-08-23 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 08/23/2017 08:50 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: This is actually useful. Let's say you have some fields which do some basic validations against database table constraints and some that do not require them. You could simpy dispatch a command to validate to all fields and only the

Re: Paint tools and image creation

2017-08-23 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Mark Waddingham wrote: > On 2017-08-22 20:31, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: >> Any opportunity here to generalize the solution to accommodate this? > >> tool property for groups/creating objects in groups interactively >> http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=623 > > I think that

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Bob Sneidar wrote: >> On Aug 23, 2017, at 13:23 , Richard Gaskin wrote: >> >> Stock Android is safer than just about any desktop OS, including >> macOS. > > Gotta disagree there. Not sure how you would quantify it either. Without quantification there would be no objective means to see if you

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 8/23/17 4:19 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: But here I just did a Google search - this was the first one I found:    Get root on an OS X 10.10 Mac: The exploit is so trivial it fits    in a tweet; If you want it fixed, upgrade to the El Capitan beta

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Using equal queries is efficient *if* the columns are indexed. If you use LIKE, I do not believe that the indexes are used, unless you employ some kind of full text search indexing. Only certain databases support that. Bob S > On Aug 23, 2017, at 12:07 , Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami wrote: > I can't wait to use the new tools for watching processes to see where > bottle necks arise… ? -- Richard Gaskin Fourth World Systems Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 8/23/17 3:38 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Gotta disagree there. Not sure how you would quantify it either. I have yet to see an exploit for OS X that elevated priveleges, allowed software to be installed silently, and didn't require user interaction of some sort.

Re: CouchDB, DayBed, etc.

2017-08-23 Thread Jim Lambert via use-livecode
Alex, > local storage, and that data is subsequently > synched to "the cloud” You might want to take a look at Mark Talluto’s LiveCloud. http://livecloud.io And I agree Greg's Daybed library and CouchDB course are very good. Jim Lambert ___

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
J. Landman Gay wrote: > On 8/23/17 4:19 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: >> But here I just did a Google search - this was the first one I found: >> >> Get root on an OS X 10.10 Mac: The exploit is so trivial it fits >> in a tweet; If you want it fixed, upgrade to the El

Sierra update --> Xcode install --> LC no provisioning profile

2017-08-23 Thread Glen Bojsza via use-livecode
Well, as usual, upgrading OS X and doing an install of Xcode causes LC 8.0.01 not to find any provisioning profile and wants iOS 9.3 SDK. The Xcode shows a 10.3 SDK so now I need to figure out how to add earlier SDKs...any suggestions on how to go about this? Or do I need to download Xcode 7.3

Re: is IMAP or POP3 supported with tsNet?

2017-08-23 Thread Stephen MacLean via use-livecode
Thanks Monte, great to hear!! Looking forward to it. Best, Steve MacLean > On Aug 23, 2017, at 4:40 PM, Monte Goulding via use-livecode > wrote: > > >> On 24 Aug 2017, at 1:06 am, Stephen MacLean via use-livecode >> wrote: >>

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
"Security Fix: A stack overflow vulnerability was found in nan* functions that could cause applications, which process long strings with the nan f" WHAT arbitrary code? Code that can run elevated? What does arbitrary mean? Just because you can get code to run, doesn't mean it can override

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Alex Tweedly via use-livecode
On 24/08/2017 01:04, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: 2) "create an in-memory SQLite Database." this is news! Where do we find docs on this? right now the SQLite data base is in specialFolderPath("documents")/jnanam.sqlite how do you "create in memory? According to

Re: notifications system using "the files"? bad idea?

2017-08-23 Thread Mike Bonner via use-livecode
If things don't work as well as you like, and you decide to go with sockets, (and you are ok with running a small server process) chatrev is cool, is already built, and should be easy to modify to do what you want. (Its already set to distribute messages from clients to the server then out to the

Re: Thoughts on BLOBs in SQLite

2017-08-23 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
I rely very much on SQLite and I do not use & store blobs at all. reason 1 is that it always required special handling which is a red flag reason 2 when I googled it ..it was all problems. so I base encode the binary variable and then save it in a text field in table. no problems and no bs

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
And I quote, "The security bug can be exploited by a logged-in attacker, or malware on the computer, to gain total unauthorized control of the Mac." How did the attacker "log in"? How did the malware GET on the computer?? That is my point. ANY software that an end user installs no longer

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
The media meta dbase "jnanam.item" table actually has 87 columns, ha! way over kill, but I'm actually glad we did that because there is indeed "nothing we cannot know about any media item in the universe" But any given item… only uses a subset. media_type = "audio/song" and media_type =

Re: notifications system using "the files"? bad idea?

2017-08-23 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
by notification I don't mean anything fancy or OS or network based...just a notification system that shows to the user "so and so has invited you to a file"... defined entirely by me. the code in the filename is pre-defined, they would all be lower case and under x amount of characters. my

Re: "cleanser" for SQLite and UTF

2017-08-23 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
interesting ... the filter in the dictionary should optionally search the text for each entry. i might add that as a feature request. On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 9:01 PM, Tom Glod wrote: > cuz its either utf-8 or utf-16. > > check the textencode and textdecode functions to

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
Well thanks to all of you urging me to stay away from re-processing the array but going back to the dbase. I Looked back at my code and realized that I *had* set it up to be re-usable, I just forgot how well I had done that I have this function in the behavior_Listen which is attached to the

Thoughts on BLOBs in SQLite

2017-08-23 Thread Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode
Glen Bojsza wrote: > I was looking for feedback on whether it is better to store images as > BLOBs in an SQLite database for a LC app or store paths to the images > in the SQLite database and the images in a separate folder. After reading this thread, I searched for "SQLite and rsync" to

"cleanser" for SQLite and UTF

2017-08-23 Thread Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode
I've really never paid much attention to UTF; 7 bit ASCII is fine for everything I've ever needed to do (save immigration forms, but that was handled by someone else's software). Is there a "cleanser" hidden somewhere in livecode that converts arbitrary text to plain old boring (and those

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
Alex, thanks, this is very helpful 1) put x into aFilteredPlayListIndex[z] (there's no need to replicate all the data when the array will continue to exist, just keep the indices you want). awesome… I think I could increment the z from 1 up and then my clickline number will still work. 2)

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Mike Bonner via use-livecode
I think you need to use ":memory:" as the name actually. It looks (from the sqlite docs) that supplying no name creates a temporary db file. And now i'm curious.. Is there a way to attach the file based db to a memory db? IE Open the file database, then use the info here:

Re: "cleanser" for SQLite and UTF

2017-08-23 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
Have you looked up textencode and textdecode? Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 23, 2017, at 6:45 PM, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode > wrote: > > I've really never paid much attention to UTF; 7 bit ASCII is fine for > everything I've ever needed to do (save immigration

Re: notifications system using "the files"? bad idea?

2017-08-23 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
i understand. Thats exactly what I am I am going with ease of implementation. the list of files would be obtained using "the files" function of livecode . from a mapped drive on a LAN. Thats what I am thinking. it should all be ok .. i hope the OS caches to memory the folder

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
Yep… I just found that too. and related 4-yr old discussion http://use-livecode.runrev.narkive.com/ntBLeXGM/relative-performance-of-two-dimensional-array-and-in-memory-sqlite-database What I don't get is "don't give it a name"open/create in memory, but the data is on SQLite dbase on

Re: CouchDB, DayBed, etc.

2017-08-23 Thread pink via use-livecode
Daybed's built in local storage system is the save stack, works well on all platforms. I am actually fiddling around with using SQLite as a save file as well, just haven't had a lot of free time. You can set things to sync whenever possible rather easily as well. CouchDB does have a local save

Re: notifications system using "the files"? bad idea?

2017-08-23 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
like for example inv-fileidhash.not would mean "invitation to file with that ID" but having been placed in a particular user's notification folder, it would know the notification is for that user and no other. make sense? On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 8:55 PM, Tom Glod

Re: notifications system using "the files"? bad idea?

2017-08-23 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
So you would be using sockets to send a list of 1 or more file names (notifications) across the network to other computers? If so, I am not sure there is any significant performance difference than having the notifications in a database. The only practical difference may be the ease of

Re: Sierra update --> Xcode install --> LC no provisioning profile

2017-08-23 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
xcode 8.3 and 8.3.3 On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 6:18 PM, Glen Bojsza via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Well, as usual, upgrading OS X and doing an install of Xcode causes LC > 8.0.01 not to find any provisioning profile and wants iOS 9.3 SDK. > > The Xcode shows a 10.3 SDK

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
did you see the pitch for business upgrade? scroll down.. there some new thing that give you time on processes On 8/23/17, 9:28 AM, "use-livecode on behalf of Richard Gaskin via use-livecode" wrote: > I

Re: "cleanser" for SQLite and UTF

2017-08-23 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
cuz its either utf-8 or utf-16. check the textencode and textdecode functions to find what you need. On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 6:45 PM, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > I've really never paid much attention to UTF; 7 bit ASCII is fine for > everything

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami wrote: > I can't wait to use the new tools for watching processes to see where > > bottle necks arise… ... > did you see the pitch for business upgrade? scroll down.. there some > new thing that give you time on processes Thanks. I'd forgotten that was a new premium

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 8/23/17 10:27 PM, Stephen MacLean via use-livecode wrote: Only about ~15% of Android devices are at anywhere near a recent patch level or current OS version. Android, locked down like iOS (store only apps, current OS version, no - cheap knock offs, stock only OS, etc, etc.) may be close to

Native Mobile Radio Buttons - Focus on Entry Field on Mobile

2017-08-23 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
OK I successfully built a little custom Control which is a searchform that dynamically changes out some options depending on the class of audio being viewed by the user.. Pretty straight forward, a search fields, some radio buttons for what to search in and then two other sets of radio

Re: notifications system using "the files"? bad idea?

2017-08-23 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
Thanks for that idea Mike! On Aug 23, 2017 10:07 PM, "Mike Bonner via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > If things don't work as well as you like, and you decide to go with > sockets, (and you are ok with running a small server process) chatrev is > cool, is already built,

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread Stephen MacLean via use-livecode
> On Aug 23, 2017, at 4:23 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > J. Landman Gay wrote: > > > On 8/23/17 9:46 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: > >> But the reason there are more attacks against Android is simple. > >> It's orders of magnitude

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread Stephen MacLean via use-livecode
> On Aug 24, 2017, at 12:00 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 8/23/17 10:27 PM, Stephen MacLean via use-livecode wrote: >> Only about ~15% of Android devices are at anywhere near a recent patch level >> or current OS version. >> Android, locked

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Alex Tweedly via use-livecode
I'm not going to disagree with the other replies Plan A. use your database Plan B. create an in-memory SQLite database. Plan C. use an array, kind of like you are doing. And *only* if there are good reasons for not doing Plans A or B, then : C1. Instead of repeat for each key x in

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
J. Landman Gay wrote: > On 8/23/17 9:46 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: >> But the reason there are more attacks against Android is simple. >> It's orders of magnitude easier to exploit. > > Very true. But the actual percentage of Android users who contract > malware is less than 1%

Re: notifications system using "the files"? bad idea?

2017-08-23 Thread Monte Goulding via use-livecode
Hmm… by notifications do you mean IPC? Is this over the network or multiple processes on a single machine. For both cases sockets is probably easiest. On the single machine then you can just accept on localhost to avoid getting firewall dialogs: local sPort set the defaultNetworkInterface to

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Gotta disagree there. Not sure how you would quantify it either. I have yet to see an exploit for OS X that elevated priveleges, allowed software to be installed silently, and didn't require user interaction of some sort. Lots of press, but when you get down to where they talk about the

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Alex Tweedly via use-livecode
On 23/08/2017 20:07, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: Bob, Mike, thanks…"use the dbase" good thought ... So then it comes down to whether doing a query semi-complex query that looks at 50,000 records and uses %like% against 3 columns is faster than iterating loops on a

Re: Parent of Target

2017-08-23 Thread Monte Goulding via use-livecode
> On 24 Aug 2017, at 2:07 am, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > Good to know. Yeah, that's weird. It’s not _that_ weird. Using in time there’s no context to throw an error on at the time the handler is sent… Of course pending messages could keep track

Re: Thoughts on BLOBs in SQLite

2017-08-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
> On Aug 23, 2017, at 09:36 , Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > Glen Bojsza wrote: > > > I was looking for feedback on whether it is better to store images as > > BLOBs in an SQLite database for a LC app or store paths to the images > > in the SQLite

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 8/23/17 9:46 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: But the reason there are more attacks against Android is simple. It's orders of magnitude easier to exploit. Very true. But the actual percentage of Android users who contract malware is less than 1% (0.01 sticks in my memory.) And

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
But... the Chinese are out FRIENDS! ;-) (and their food is quite tasty too!) Bob S > On Aug 23, 2017, at 12:20 , J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > Avoid the cheap Chinese knock-offs that ship without Google's software. Those > are the dangerous

Re: Thoughts on BLOBs in SQLite

2017-08-23 Thread Glen Bojsza via use-livecode
Thanks Steve...it looks like (in my current case) that the encode / decode SQLite text field is the easiest way to get me solution. Glen On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 1:43 PM, Stephen MacLean via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hi Glen, > > First, as Richard G. mention,

Re: Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
Bob, Mike, thanks…"use the dbase" good thought The reason we use the array is once we load that into a local than I use the click line number of the song list (titles in a simple list field) to get the data for that particular song. click on line 9 get use everything we need from

notifications system using "the files"? bad idea?

2017-08-23 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
Hi folks, I'm building a notification systemand I don't want to add another DB query to the systemso my idea is to save notifications as a file in a folder, and the just read and process "the files" so the name of the file would contain the notification data i wouldn't have to

Re: is IMAP or POP3 supported with tsNet?

2017-08-23 Thread Monte Goulding via use-livecode
> On 24 Aug 2017, at 1:06 am, Stephen MacLean via use-livecode > wrote: > > Don’t think it is, based on what’s in the dictionary, but thought I would > ask: is IMAP or POP3 supported with tsNet? > > I know CURL does, but don’t know if it’s been added to tsNet.

Re: notifications system using "the files"? bad idea?

2017-08-23 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 8/23/2017 4:25 PM, Tom Glod via use-livecode wrote: > Hi folks, I'm building a notification systemand I don't want to add > another DB query to the systemso my idea is to save notifications as a > file in a folder, and the just read and process "the files" > > so the name of the

Re: Parent of Target

2017-08-23 Thread Trevor DeVore via use-livecode
On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 9:59 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Wh??? So send would but dispatch won't? > That is correct, as long as you aren’t using `in time` with `send`. The following script won’t cause an error until the last `send`: on mouseUp

Re: Parent of Target

2017-08-23 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 08/23/2017 07:59 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Wh??? So send would but dispatch won't? Bob S On Aug 23, 2017, at 06:21 , Trevor DeVore via use-livecode wrote: I'm in the habit of using "dispatch" as it mimics how the engine works and won't

Search Values of Array in "One Go"

2017-08-23 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
We use these arrays with media metadata that is extracted from our database of media metadata. The dbase was originally designed for lots of columns so that "there is nothing we cannot know about a media item" incorporating DCIM columns and also W3C media metadata initiative's recommended

CouchDB, DayBed, etc.

2017-08-23 Thread Alex Tweedly via use-livecode
Just a quick thank you to Greg for the info on his Daybed library, and for the Udemy course on CouchDB. I found the course fascinating - and I watched it first so I had the overview before watching the Daybed specific talk in Livecode Global. (And I have to admit I watched it all on 1.5x

Re: Paint tools and image creation

2017-08-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
As an aside, I stumbled across the editMode property when I tried to use it as a property of a stack to store edit/view/search for a form/card. No bueno. Bob S > On Aug 23, 2017, at 03:04 , Mark Waddingham via use-livecode > wrote: > > P.S. This idea might

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
So long as social engineering is not counted in the gamut of "hacks", I might agree. I don't count anything where a user does something unprescribed, or is tricked into doing something as a hack. I was listening to The Tech Guy last Sunday and a gal called in to say she was in facebook and an

Re: Parent of Target

2017-08-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I have that very thing. I call it searchBar. It looks pretty much like a search field from a browser or Finder window (in a somewhat earlier version of the OS) and it's designed to retrieve data and update a datagrid. I would post the rather simple code, except it is dependent on sqlYoga and

Re: Goofy question #7234

2017-08-23 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
Sorry - old message that randomly popped up in my email! Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 23, 2017, at 10:53 AM, jonathandly...@gmail.com wrote: > > The "do" command converts text into a command. Like this: > > Put "answer 5" into tcommand > Do tcommand > > This is useful in some situations, but

Re: Parent of Target

2017-08-23 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Wh??? So send would but dispatch won't? Bob S > On Aug 23, 2017, at 06:21 , Trevor DeVore via use-livecode > wrote: > > I'm in the habit of using "dispatch" as it mimics how the engine works and > won't throw an error if a message isn't handled.

Re: Parent of Target

2017-08-23 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
OH! "This sends the message down the normal message path starting at the object containing the script. " And here I've been thinking that a target was required for specificity, because of this in the dictionary: "If no target is specified, the message is sent to ' me '. In the

is IMAP or POP3 supported with tsNet?

2017-08-23 Thread Stephen MacLean via use-livecode
Hi All, Don’t think it is, based on what’s in the dictionary, but thought I would ask: is IMAP or POP3 supported with tsNet? I know CURL does, but don’t know if it’s been added to tsNet. TIA, Steve MacLean ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Goofy question #7234

2017-08-23 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
The "do" command converts text into a command. Like this: Put "answer 5" into tcommand Do tcommand This is useful in some situations, but usually it is more efficient to just say: Answer 5 Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 10, 2017, at 11:23 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode >