Re: Voice Comparison in LiveCode?

2017-12-27 Thread Phil Davis via use-livecode
Hi Peter, Here is some additional input: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/17010516/how-to-detect-how-similar-a-speech-recording-is-to-another-speech-recording HTH - Phil Davis On 12/27/17 4:16 AM, Peter Reid via use-livecode wrote: i'm developing an app for cheap Android tablets (e.g.

DoMenu not working right?

2017-12-27 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Dictionary states: doMenu menuItem [of menu menuName]. I state: select button "Development";domenu "Object Inspector" of menu "Object". I get: Message execution error: Error description: Handler: can't find handler Hint: of ? Bob S ___ use-livecode

Re: Voice Comparison in LiveCode?

2017-12-27 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
On 12/27/2017 7:16 AM, Peter Reid via use-livecode wrote: > Any help with this would be gratefully received! > > Peter > -- > Peter Reid > Loughborough, UK > I am not sure how much help this may be but Mark Smith (email on the stack is m...@maseurope.net) create a stack called "AudioWaveform

Re: Voice Comparison in LiveCode?

2017-12-27 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Peter, What you are trying to do is extremely complex. Each person’s voice print is unique to that person. The waveform of one person pronouncing a spoken phrase correctly could be quite different from how someone else’s waveform looks when spoken correctly, due to overtone harmonics, voice

Simulator woes

2017-12-27 Thread Devin Asay via use-livecode
Hi all, I’m heading into my annual foray into teaching mobile development, and so testing running stacks in the simulator. For the life of me, I’m unable to get a stack to show up in the simulator, where I’ve had little trouble in the past. Has something changed? When I try to test a stack in

Re: Voice Comparison in LiveCode?

2017-12-27 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Not sure about that: http://www.webring.org/l/rd?ring=runtimerevoluti1;id=15;url=http%3A%2F%2Fmarksmith%2Eon%2Drev%2Ecom%2Frevstuff%2F Richmond. On 27/12/17 3:16 pm, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: On 12/27/2017 7:16 AM, Peter Reid via use-livecode wrote: Any help with this would be

Voice Comparison in LiveCode?

2017-12-27 Thread Peter Reid via use-livecode
i'm developing an app for cheap Android tablets (e.g. Amazon Fire 7in) that allows a user to practice speaking a set of words. The app plays a sample of a word and the user then tries to say the same word. So far the app can play sample words and capture the user's attempts for the same

Re: Optimizing for small Android devices

2017-12-27 Thread AndyP via use-livecode
Do you compress your png images? If not give this a try. https://tinypng.com - Andy Piddock My software never has bugs. It just develops random features. TinyIDE a Free alternative minimalist IDE Plugin for LiveCode Script editor Themer for LC

Re: Voice Comparison in LiveCode?

2017-12-27 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Oh, sorry: I thought you were going to convert the sound files into text files rather than use a voice-to-text application. I wonder how accurate voice-to-text transcription is, and how you can squeeze that into your app for Android tablets. Richmond. On 27/12/17 2:49 pm, Richmond Mathewson

Re: [ANN] Release 8.1.8

2017-12-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
What makes this seem *odd* is that installing LC 9.0.0 dp 11 is trouble-free. Richmond. On 12/27/2017 02:01 PM, Richmond wrote: LC 8.1.8 Linux 32-Bit does NOT install (installer does not run) on MX 17 Horizon 32-bit Linux ( https://mxlinux.org/ ), but LC 7.1.4 does. Richmond.

Re: [ANN] Release 8.1.8

2017-12-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
LC 8.1.8 Linux 32-Bit does NOT install (installer does not run) on MX 17 Horizon 32-bit Linux ( https://mxlinux.org/ ), but LC 7.1.4 does. Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe,

Re: Voice Comparison in LiveCode?

2017-12-27 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I'd probably do the text comparison. Although, having said that, as a LInguist, I wonder what value that would have as it would ONLY show that the two sound files were different, it would not, for the sake of argument, show HOW the second one differed from the first one phonetically.

Re: DoMenu not working right?

2017-12-27 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
In fact, it seems I can also select which tab I want hilited like so: open stack "revPropertyInspector 1" dispatch "menuPick" to stack "revPropertyInspector 1" with "Position" -- or whatever the name of the tab is I am working on a contextual app builder, and this will come in handy. Bob S

Re: DoMenu not working right?

2017-12-27 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Bob Sneidar wrote: > Dictionary states: doMenu menuItem [of menu menuName]. I state: select > button "Development";domenu "Object Inspector" of menu "Object". I > get: > Message execution error: > > Error description: Handler: can't find handler > > Hint: of > > ? The Dictionary also states:

Re: Voice Comparison in LiveCode?

2017-12-27 Thread Marc Siskin via use-livecode
Peter, While I don’t have direct experience with these programs, there are several Open-Source code sets that may be appropriate to your use. They are located at: http://www.speech.cs.cmu.edu/. The Sphinx software set might be the most useful. Marc Siskin On Dec 27, 2017, at 10:04 AM, Rick

Re: Simulator woes

2017-12-27 Thread Paul Hibbert via use-livecode
Devin, I did just see the same error when launching the simulator for the first time (this session), but then I restarted the simulator device and all worked as expected, but it was a long laborious process displaying multiple messages. One trick I’ve used in the past still worked OK. When the

Re: Simulator woes

2017-12-27 Thread Devin Asay via use-livecode
Thanks, Paul. I did finally get it working, using the old standby—deleting LiveCode preferences and then restarting the simulator. Wish I’d thought to try that combination earlier. Thanks for your suggestions. Devin On Dec 27, 2017, at 3:11 PM, Paul Hibbert via use-livecode

Re: Optimizing for small Android devices

2017-12-27 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Besides the memory footprint, there could be stress on the CPU when running scripts that aren't tightly optimized. You might see what can be pared down there. Big job, I know, with a project this large. On 12/26/17 11:04 PM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: Our new SivaSiva

Dash docset now v1.4, and Make docset updated to v2.3

2017-12-27 Thread James At The Hale via use-livecode
Somewhere along the way I lost the summaries I had attached to the widget and library entries in the Dash docsets. This has now been corrected. “LiveCode v1.4” is now available via the Dash user contributions area. I have also corrected the version number to reflect 1.4. “Make docset” has also

Re: DoMenu not working right?

2017-12-27 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Ah! I didn't read that far. I don't think menuPick will work, unless the Livecode default menu is actually an IDE menubar. It's not really important now, I just ran into it whilst trying to use the message box to get the properties of the selected object without having to manually pop a menu.

Re: Optimizing for small Android devices

2017-12-27 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
@ Andy (cc support) Yes, I used tinyPng I have paid for their 50 image at a time option, awesome tool, I think we will get a site license of photoshop plug in… The home card(s) (navigation "portals) on the app are one big parent scrolling parent group with some subgroups. max 8 "rows) with

Re: use-livecode Digest, Vol 171, Issue 44

2017-12-27 Thread Phil Davis via use-livecode
On 12/27/17 4:26 PM, Peter Reid via use-livecode wrote: Hi Marc, Paul, Phil, Rick and Richmond Thanks for your various thoughts. To put a bit more flesh on this, here's what I'm developing and why... In the first instance I'm doing this development for a friend who's grandmother suffers from

Re: Optimizing for small Android devices

2017-12-27 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
I am going thru Aravind's reports. His phone is top of the line Android… Samsung Galaxy A7 (3GB RAM) 7.0 Nougat, It appears that 8.1.9 RC 1 did not fix all the Android rendering issues… yes, the problem of leaving the app via home or app switch and coming back to the app, yes, that is

preloading an mages dimensions

2017-12-27 Thread Nicolas Cueto via use-livecode
Before setting the filename of an image object, how do I get the original dimensions of an image (jpg)? Thank you. -- Nicolas Cueto ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage

iconSVG Library - add icon

2017-12-27 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
Someone mentioned a desire to use custom icons in several of the widgets included with the later versions of LiveCode. Currently they all can only be set to use icons sourced from the iconSVG library. Rather than adjusting all of them to handle arbitrary SVG, I thought it would be easier to

Re: use-livecode Digest, Vol 171, Issue 44

2017-12-27 Thread Peter Reid via use-livecode
Hi Marc, Paul, Phil, Rick and Richmond Thanks for your various thoughts. To put a bit more flesh on this, here's what I'm developing and why... In the first instance I'm doing this development for a friend who's grandmother suffers from aphasia (saying completely the wrong word). The idea is

Re: Optimizing for small Android devices

2017-12-27 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
7 installs end of day one..yesterday End of today, up to 21 But with 61 crashes already! Yikes. So I expect it will get hit pretty hard... I put signs up around here and we are getting about 400 visitors a day… I expect about 50% of them are on Android… I'll have to keep the promotion quiet

screenloc not actually centered after changing scalefactor (was Screen Resolution for Desktop Apps)

2017-12-27 Thread Nicolas Cueto via use-livecode
Following upon Jacqueline's advice on the original thread, here is my stack script for modifying scalefactor based on monitor screenrect differences (i.e., between the monitor I developed the stack and other monitors): /// on

Re: Optimizing for small Android devices

2017-12-27 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
If you limit your user base to Android 8.1 almost no one can use it. Right now it has a very tiny user base, I think only Pixel users have that version. It was just pushed to Pixels a little while ago. A whole lot of devices are still waiting for Android 7. On December 27, 2017 8:49:02 PM

DG2: How much is mobile-only?

2017-12-27 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
It seems the swiping in DG2 is mobile only - is that correct? What other DG2 goodies are currently only usable on a mobile device? The desktop has become very influenced by mobile design trends. Apple's even begun the move to integrate the two. And the desktop is still where businesses bet