Re: JSON import error

2017-11-03 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2017-11-02 19:57, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: On 11/2/17 6:52 AM, Dave Kilroy via use-livecode wrote: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubber_duck_debugging Yeah. Story of my life. I've since hit another error in the JSON import

Re: JSON import error

2017-11-03 Thread Phil Jimmieson via use-livecode
Or when you’re preparing an example stack for the bug report and realise that it’s not a bug, you’ve been doing it wrong... > On 3 Nov 2017, at 11:55, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 2017-11-02 19:57, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: >> On

Re: JSON import error

2017-11-03 Thread David V Glasgow via use-livecode
From the thrid party perspective, it doesn’t matter whether the OP has an epiphany, or another list contributor solves the problem. All is good interesting and helpful. It’s also nice to see that even the wise ones have the same 'moments of discovery' that the rest of us do. David G > On

Re: iPhone X or "Apple is just the most annoying company of all time"

2017-11-03 Thread Colin Holgate via use-livecode
One interesting thing has come up with Android’s new immersive mode, for it to work you have to do the counterintuitive NOT hide the status bar. Apple also recommend not hiding the status bar on iPhone X. > On Nov 3, 2017, at 2:19 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode >

Re: Link to iOS device settings

2017-11-03 Thread Andrew Bell via use-livecode
Based on that SO discussion you should be able to use launch url. It looks like the url scheme changed from `prefs:` to `App-Prefs:` in iOS 10. So you might want to try one then the other. So: launch url ?App-Prefs:root=NOTIFICATIONS_ID=? if the result is ?no association" then launch

The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
Hi all, My most recent talk at LCG (in October) was 'Building an SVG Widget' and in order to talk about such a thing, I needed to actually build one - so I did :) So, we are now firmly on the road to full SVG support in LiveCode! At the moment the implementation only supports geometric

Re: JSON import error

2017-11-03 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2017-11-03 13:03, Phil Jimmieson via use-livecode wrote: Or when you’re preparing an example stack for the bug report and realise that it’s not a bug, you’ve been doing it wrong... Recipe stacks for bugs are useful for all kinds of reasons ;) Warmest Regards, Mark. -- Mark Waddingham ~

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
OOOH. Cool. So pretty soon maybe I can render interfaces in Sketch after applying themes from my favorite interface design houses... On Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 9:19 AM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hi all, > > My most recent talk at LCG (in

Re: results of SPLIT when keys not unique

2017-11-03 Thread Jim Lambert via use-livecode
> Monte wrote: > > Perhaps something like: > > split by and [{replacing | > splitting | ignoring} duplicates] Yes. +1 Jim Lambert ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and

Re: JSON import error

2017-11-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 11/03/2017 05:03 AM, Phil Jimmieson via use-livecode wrote: Or when you’re preparing an example stack for the bug report and realise that it’s not a bug, you’ve been doing it wrong... Normally I find that right *after* filing the bug report. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com

Re: Device implementation problems

2017-11-03 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I've seen this happen when something goes wrong in the code and in a standalone that can fail silently. If it does, the engine exits to top and that is why things get left undone. Bob S > On Nov 2, 2017, at 22:55 , Pyyhtiä Christer via use-livecode > wrote: >

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2017-11-03 14:19, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, My most recent talk at LCG (in October) was 'Building an SVG Widget' and in order to talk about such a thing, I needed to actually build one - so I did :) So, we are now firmly on the road to full SVG support in LiveCode!

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
This is great news! Bill William Prothero http://es.earthednet.org > On Nov 3, 2017, at 8:18 AM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode > wrote: > > OOOH. Cool. So pretty soon maybe I can render interfaces in Sketch > after applying themes from my favorite interface

Re: Call for Speakers 2018

2017-11-03 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
I've got another project we could work on as part of an LCB "class" - un-hardcoding the icons that are in the various widgets, so the developer can drag/drop SVG's. Perhaps that could be from an icon library widget. Segmented controls, buttons, etc. could all benefit from this. On Fri, Oct 27,

Re: JSON import error

2017-11-03 Thread Dave Kilroy via use-livecode
quite agree, and as Jacque says “its the law” - and only the brave own up to their DOH! moments (of which I have several every hour) kind regards dave > From the thrid party perspective, it doesn’t matter whether the OP has an > epiphany, or another list contributor solves the problem. All

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Bleiler, Timothy via use-livecode
This is good news!! Is there any reason not to call the control “SVG?” Why create another abstraction in the name from what the control actually is? e.g. Set the fileName of SVG “My Picture” to …. Tim Bleiler, Ph.D. Instructional Designer, HSIT University at Buffalo > On Nov 3, 2017, at

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
I like “vectorImage” too! “Picture" has been used for images for a long time, and we don’t want to add more confusion for users. Just my 2 cents.. Rick > On Nov 3, 2017, at 2:23 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > Or maybe "vectorImage".

The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode
Mark Waddingham wrote: > we are now firmly on the road to full SVG support in LiveCode! These are great good news! Congratulations. :-D > the name is currently vectoricon Actually, I like the name "Picture" because it remembers me about the PICT file format that could include bitmaps, vectors

Re: Should engine be applying link or metadata to an LINEFEED (LF) character?

2017-11-03 Thread Trevor DeVore via use-livecode
On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 2:42 PM, Jim Lambert via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > As you noted, one gets: > 10 > > 90660 > > > Now select before char 1 of line 2 and hit the delete key, so that all the > text is on line 1. > Next hit the return key, so that the text is again

Re: iPhone X or "Apple is just the most annoying company of all time"

2017-11-03 Thread Colin Holgate via use-livecode
So did Kindle, and that certainly has layout issues. The immersive mode I meant is the one that was added to the most recent Android system. > On Nov 3, 2017, at 2:53 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 11/3/17 6:53 AM, Colin Holgate via

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
At least historically, paintings were bitmapped, not vector (think MacPaint vs. MacDraw) On Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 3:40 PM, hh via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Look forward to the first release of . > > For the name, what about "painting"? > >

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/3/17 11:05 AM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: the name is currently vectoricon To be honest, I like this better than "picture". It's more descriptive. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software |

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
SVG's are not just standalone objects. They are also part of various widgets. On Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 2:02 PM, Bleiler, Timothy via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > This is good news!! > > Is there any reason not to call the control “SVG?” > Why create another abstraction

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2017-11-03 19:02, Bleiler, Timothy via use-livecode wrote: This is good news!! Is there any reason not to call the control “SVG?” Three main reasons: - SVG is a somewhat human-unfriendly term - SVG is technically a vector graphics interchange format (and so an adjective, not a noun

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Mark Waddingham via use-livecode
On 2017-11-03 19:33, Rick Harrison via use-livecode wrote: I like “vectorImage” too! “Picture" has been used for images for a long time, and we don’t want to add more confusion for users. Where do you think the confusion would come from? As I said one of the goals of this control would

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Klaus major-k via use-livecode
Hi Mark > Am 03.11.2017 um 14:19 schrieb Mark Waddingham via use-livecode > : > > Hi all, > > My most recent talk at LCG (in October) was 'Building an SVG Widget' and in > order to talk about such a thing, I needed to actually build one - so I did :) > > So, we

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/3/17 1:12 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: On 11/3/17 11:05 AM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: the name is currently vectoricon To be honest, I like this better than "picture". It's more descriptive. Or maybe "vectorImage". -- Jacqueline Landman Gay |

Re: iPhone X or "Apple is just the most annoying company of all time"

2017-11-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/3/17 6:53 AM, Colin Holgate via use-livecode wrote: One interesting thing has come up with Android’s new immersive mode, for it to work you have to do the counterintuitive NOT hide the status bar. Apple also recommend not hiding the status bar on iPhone X. I'm not sure if it's new or

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread hh via use-livecode
Look forward to the first release of . For the name, what about "painting"? ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Kay C Lan via use-livecode
On Sat, Nov 4, 2017 at 7:19 AM, hh via use-livecode wrote: > > Probably we could call it "artwork"? > (If all the promises realise it is indeed a software artwork!) Beat me to it. But considering LC takes the hard work out of cross platform programing. And

Re: iPhone X or "Apple is just the most annoying company of all time"

2017-11-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/2/17 7:17 PM, Colin Holgate via use-livecode wrote: Apple do document what they mean by a safe area, and the amount it eats into the screen isn’t very much: https://developer.apple.com/ios/human-interface-guidelines/overview/iphone-x/ Android developers have been dealing with a

Markdown ultra-lite

2017-11-03 Thread Alex Tweedly via use-livecode
I wanted to find a LC implementation of markdown, so I could easily use markdown files on a website, and have them be converted to html for output. I really wanted it completely in LC, so I could just include it without worrying about installing, or checking for, any other languages, scripts,

The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode
Jim Lambert wrote: > I like Mark's ‘picture' because it is general. A picture can contain > both vectors and bitmaps. Richard Gaskin wrote: > Seconded. When I first read Mark's post I was wary of "picture", > but on further reflection I remembered Apple's PICT file/data type, > distinct from

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/3/17 1:41 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: As I said one of the goals of this control would eventually be to replace the image object - so at some point (all being well) you will be able to do:   set the filename of "foo" to "foo.png"   set the filename of "foo" to

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
Please, not "vi" On Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 4:14 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 11/3/17 1:41 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: > >> As I said one of the goals of this control would eventually be to replace >> the image object - so at some

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Oh you 'nix people. Okay, "vct" then. ;) Mark doesn't like abbreviations. We're at his mercy. On 11/3/17 3:16 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote: Please, not "vi" On Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 4:14 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: On 11/3/17 1:41 PM,

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Stephen Barncard via use-livecode
Universal Image Object uni-Image imagePak UIO imageBlob imagepack imageContainer quicktime... (oh, wait..) how about imageData ... has been used yes but base the 'thing' on that ...add the options -- Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - mixstream.org On Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 12:49 PM,

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Jim Lambert wrote: > I like Mark's ‘picture' because it is general. A picture can contain > both vectors and bitmaps. Seconded. When I first read Mark's post I was wary of "picture", but on further reflection I remembered Apple's PICT file/data type, distinct from PNTG as the latter was

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Actually, any button using an image/icon should have a scale and alternately a position, like when you set a picture for a web avatar. But that may be asking too much. A scale percentage would be great! I usually import the image, set it's scale, lock it's location, and then the buttons that

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread hh via use-livecode
> At least historically, paintings were bitmapped, > not vector (think MacPaint vs. MacDraw) Yes. And LCB "draws" an image and uses "OnPaint" for it's canvas. Probably we could call it "artwork"? (If all the promises realise it is indeed a software artwork!)

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Jim Lambert via use-livecode
I like Mark's ‘picture' because it is general. A picture can contain both vectors and bitmaps. Any word with ‘icon’ in it seems overly specific as does ’SVG’-anything; while ‘vectorimage’ implies an image made up of vectors. set the filename of pct 1 to ‘blah blah.blah’ Jim Lambert

Re: Device implementation problems

2017-11-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 11/3/17 12:55 AM, Pyyhtiä Christer via use-livecode wrote: When I issue the "go" and let the script run, many of the objects won't get done completely, for example card background, button or field colouring gets only partially done. However, if I either add "lock screen" before the "go"