Re: Pasting tabs into Excel

2018-02-03 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
I got the same results as Matthias on 6, 7, and 9 (Mac Sierra) On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 8:56 AM hh via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Possibly this is not LC but an Excel update that changed > Excel's default delimiter from tab to comma. > Does comma as delimiter work? > >

Re: Pasting tabs into Excel

2018-02-03 Thread dunbarx via use-livecode
I have no access to Excel at the moment, but I cannot believe that the default field delimiter could possibly have changed from tab. May just as well change the record delimiter from return It would break just about everything. Craig -- Sent from:

Re: Pasting tabs into Excel

2018-02-03 Thread hh via use-livecode
Possibly this is not LC but an Excel update that changed Excel's default delimiter from tab to comma. Does comma as delimiter work? ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage

RE: FormattedHeight of a field and its contents

2018-02-03 Thread Ralph DiMola via use-livecode
David, Nice I've been wrestling with this. I am going to see how your observations translate into mobile. I'm going to apply your of findings to my app and see if I get better results than I get now. There have been a few threads in the past few years addressing vertically centering text

Re: Pasting tabs into Excel

2018-02-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Like Mike, I found that the text to columns tool, using space as delimiter, will separate the entry into columns. That seems to imply that somewhere the tabs are changed to spaces. Also, pasting into a text editor does show the tabs, and copying from there preserves them when pasting into

Re: any tricks to make SHELL non blocking?

2018-02-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 02/03/2018 02:31 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: If everyone would just get over themselves and start using Linux we could all enjoy named pipes. :) After working on our kitchen plumbing for the last few days, I've got a few choice names for pipes. -- Mark Wieder

Re: Pasting tabs into Excel

2018-02-03 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
I don’t think it changed. But Excel currently supports tab and return characters within cells. If you paste text with tabs/returns into the formula bar area it will all go into that cell. I'm using Excel 16.9 (180116) Try this function (LC 8/9): *on* stripClipboard *local* tData *lock*

Re: Anyone using a third-party update tool for LC-originated desktop apps?

2018-02-03 Thread Graham Samuel via use-livecode
Just reporting in, having had a closer look, I see that what Trevor has done is frankly beyond me. There seems too much to learn, starting with GitHub, and the number of days I could dedicate to the task in the near future is quite limited. For that reason I’m tempted to try to grow my own,

Re: Navigator update: better conversion to behaviors, better property editing, better version control, and send to private commands

2018-02-03 Thread Geoff Canyon via use-livecode
The update is now available here . I haven't updated the documentation yet. The main changes are: 1. The whole convert-to-behaviors and restore-from-behaviors bit has been moved to its own custom palette, opened from Navigator. This

Re: Pasting tabs into Excel

2018-02-03 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Brian Milby wrote: > More info on those 2 bugs: > > The first bug is about LC placing too much on the system clipboard. > Prior to 8, LC only put text+RTF on the clipboard. With 8, HTML was > added - LC ran everything through its internal conversion to LC styled > text and put LC HTMLtext on

Re: Pasting tabs into Excel

2018-02-03 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=19206 http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=20336 On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 4:28 PM Richard Gaskin via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Brian Milby wrote: > > > More info on those 2 bugs: > > > > The first bug is about LC

Re: any tricks to make SHELL non blocking?

2018-02-03 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Paul Dupuis wrote: > FYI we found that interapp communication via sockets is more reliable > cross-platform that via interprocess communication, but at some real > world customer sites, security setting can prohibit socket > communication even to the same computer where as IPC still works, so >

Re: any tricks to make SHELL non blocking?

2018-02-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
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Re: Pasting tabs into Excel

2018-02-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 2/3/18 12:23 PM, Brian Milby via use-livecode wrote: Try this function (LC 8/9): *on* stripClipboard *local* tData *lock* the clipboard *put* the rawClipboardData["public.utf8-plain-text"] into tData *set* the rawClipboardData to empty *set* the

Re: Pasting tabs into Excel

2018-02-03 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 2/3/18 1:52 AM, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode wrote: But what i noticed is the following: When i just click on a cell, so that it is selected without showing the blinking write cursor in the cell, then pasting is working w/o problems. When i double click a cell, so that it is selected and

Re: Pasting tabs into Excel

2018-02-03 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
PR 6293 should correct this issue (19206). When plain text is copied to the clipboard, styled text will not be added. On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 4:32 PM Brian Milby wrote: > http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=19206 > http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=20336 > On