Re: send "keyUp" / "rawKeyUp" ?

2018-02-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
It always give a "q" as that is the Unicode name for "q". Richmond. On 26.02.2018 01:55, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: On 2/25/18 1:57 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: I want to send a rawKeyDown signal that fakes typing on the key on my keyboard that has the

Re: Quit Command corrupts standalone (stack called by standalone splash)

2018-02-26 Thread Phil Davis via use-livecode
Let me improve this a bit. On 2/23/18 4:19 PM, Phil Davis via use-livecode wrote: Roland, I believe Tom is exactly right. I would restructure your two closing handlers like this: local sMyFilename on closeStack     put the filename of me into sMyFilename     saveMe     send "quitMe" in 1

Re: Quit Command corrupts standalone (stack called by standalone splash)

2018-02-26 Thread Phil Davis via use-livecode
Hi Roland, This is the only reply of yours that I see. On 2/26/18 4:13 AM, R.H. via use-livecode wrote: Thanks, Phil and Tom I already replied, but I cannot see my first reply to your answers. Did it appear in the list? Phil: "quitMe" should be sent before 'saveMe' is executed, because

Re: Quit Command corrupts standalone (stack called by standalone splash)

2018-02-26 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Stack file corruption is very rare with LiveCode. It has happened now and then, but is rare enough (and of course serious enough) to merit attention by the LC team. Even if we can mitigate the issue by altering your code, the main question remains: why does a save operation become

Android Java Virtual Machines

2018-02-26 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
I was using java jdk1.8.0_121.jdk Even though documentation says it should work (any above 1.6 should work) It an attempt of get to jdk1.8.0_152.jdk, I had installed Java 9, inadvertently. To make a long story short, I installed sdkman to manage my Java (very cool, http://sdkman.io/) Any

Re: Quit Command corrupts standalone (stack called by standalone splash)

2018-02-26 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On February 26, 2018 9:40:58 PM Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: There are many ways that imagined scenario might for all I know be accounted for in the way Dropbox is written. But there may also be other scenarios that can produce the same corrupted

Re: Quit Command corrupts standalone (stack called by standalone splash)

2018-02-26 Thread Knapp Martin via use-livecode
Richard, could you elaborate on the issues with Dropbox? Is there a recommended procedure for dealing with it? Marty On Feb 26, 2018, at 11:07 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: > Stack file corruption is very rare with LiveCode. It has happened now

Re: Quit Command corrupts standalone (stack called by standalone splash)

2018-02-26 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 02/26/2018 05:14 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Knapp Martin wrote: > Richard, could you elaborate on the issues with Dropbox? I first came across it in a search at Google for "dropbox sqlite", looking for tips on making the most of that relationship.  What I found was a long

Re: Quit Command corrupts standalone (stack called by standalone splash)

2018-02-26 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Knapp Martin wrote: > Richard, could you elaborate on the issues with Dropbox? I first came across it in a search at Google for "dropbox sqlite", looking for tips on making the most of that relationship. What I found was a long series of support forum and blog posts filled with horror

Re: Quit Command corrupts standalone (stack called by standalone splash)

2018-02-26 Thread Knapp Martin via use-livecode
Thanks for the in-depth reply. Are there known issues with saving LC stacks to Dropbox? I was thinking of Roland's issue with corruption and Phil's suggested fix of watching the file with the tilde character before allowing a quit to complete. I have an app where users create documents (stacks)

Re: Quit Command corrupts standalone (stack called by standalone splash)

2018-02-26 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Knapp Martin wrote: > Thanks for the in-depth reply. Are there known issues with saving LC > stacks to Dropbox? I was thinking of Roland's issue with corruption > and Phil's suggested fix of watching the file with the tilde character > before allowing a quit to complete. I have an app where

Re: Quit Command corrupts standalone (stack called by standalone splash)

2018-02-26 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 02/26/2018 07:38 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Consider this scenario with stack files, for example: Mark writes a stack, then I open it, then you open it.  You and I are both making changes, and I save mine a few seconds before you save yours. In that scenario, what's on

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 118

2018-02-26 Thread panagiotis merakos via use-livecode
Hi all, Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open source community in today's edition of the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter! Read issue #118 here: https://goo.gl/NzB8We This is a weekly newsletter about LiveCode, focussing on what's been going on in and around

Re: Question about the result

2018-02-26 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
It would be nice if we had more consistent locations to check for feedback, without special cases and provisos. For example, returning a value from a function and a command (forget "for value" and "for error") populate it or the result depending on whether we are using a command or a function.

Re: Xcode 9.2 & LC 8.1.9

2018-02-26 Thread panagiotis merakos via use-livecode
Hi Christer, >There was an error while saving the standalone application >..then about 20 ines of groups of numbers and different command logs. Without seeing the logs it is difficult to guess what is wrong. Another thing to note is that when using a new Xcode version, you have to make

Quit Command corrupts standalone (stack called by standalone splash)

2018-02-26 Thread R.H. via use-livecode
Thanks, Phil and Tom I already replied, but I cannot see my first reply to your answers. Did it appear in the list? Phil: >> "quitMe" should be sent before 'saveMe' is executed, because the 'save' command is blocking. It would prevent 'quitMe' from being sent until (in this case) 1 second

Xcode 9.2 & LC 8.1.9

2018-02-26 Thread Pyyhtiä Christer via use-livecode
Combination Xcode 9.2 and LC 8.1.9 creating iOS app states: There was an error while saving the standalone application ..then about 20 ines of groups of numbers and different command logs. However, it sloowly starts in simulator, directly from LC - provided that you select only one device from

Re: widget properties

2018-02-26 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Ali Lloyd wrote: > Essentially my point of view is that a properties property should > return all properties. Otherwise it can't really work with widgets. Would it simplify things if what is needed for widgets is done for widgets, and the current data derived from engine-native objects remains