Re: [OT] Web based HyperCard

2018-03-28 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
That was a nice trip down memory lane. However, I would rather have a modern online script editor for LiveCode where you write a script in one tab of Chrome/Safari/Firefox/Edge , and execute/display it in another tab. No installation of any IDE! ~Roger From:

LCG Session Suggestions

2018-03-28 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
Looking for suggestions for sessions for LCG, whether advanced, beginner, or somewhere in between -- On the first day, God created the heavens and the Earth On the second day, God created the oceans. On the third day, God put the animals on hold for a few hours, and did a little diving. And

Re: [OT] Web based HyperCard

2018-03-28 Thread Eller, Roger via use-livecode
Interesting. In his FAQ, Scott mentions B4X tools as a superior alternative to LiveCode for mobile development. It does look really nice. ~Roger From: use-livecode on behalf of Richard Gaskin via use-livecode

Re: LCG Session Suggestions

2018-03-28 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
There is still a great need for Widgets tutorials. On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 2:22 PM, Tom Glod wrote: > haahaha. i would do it in the future ...but for this may i need > something less intense busy time for me. last time i picked > something that would actually

Re: Make an open stack modal by script

2018-03-28 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
The Property called mode is read only. The mode is set using the style keyword as was pointed out. That works a peach! I had been jumping through hoops to prevent users from accidentally switching a customer or site while editing a device record belonging to one of those two. Now I just set the

Re: LCG Session Suggestions

2018-03-28 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
here is an idea for you ...3D shapes? On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 1:00 PM, Tom Glod wrote: > lol.. > > thinking about studying animation and doing something with that. > > > On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 12:25 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode < >

Re: [OT] Web based HyperCard

2018-03-28 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Eller, Roger wrote: > That was a nice trip down memory lane. However, I would rather have > a modern online script editor for LiveCode where you write a script > in one tab of Chrome/Safari/Firefox/Edge , and > execute/display it in another tab. No installation of any IDE! There was a

Re: gather windows

2018-03-28 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Thanks for the kind words, Bill. Very glad you're finding devolution useful. I haven't worked a day in the last 15 years without it. -- Richard Gaskin Fourth World Systems William Prothero wrote: > I downloaded Richard’s devolution program and it’s very handy. Thanks, > Richard! > Bill >

Re: Make an open stack modal by script

2018-03-28 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Bob Sneidar wrote: > Unfortunately, and to my great chagrin, the mode of a window is read > only. What does that mean? What exactly do you see? I can't think of any mode that prevents text entry, so maybe you've encountered a bug, or some other script is preventing editing. -- Richard

Re: LCG Session Suggestions

2018-03-28 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
lol.. thinking about studying animation and doing something with that. On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 12:25 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Too bad, I beat you to it. > > On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 10:10 AM, Tom Glod via use-livecode < >

Re: LCG Session Suggestions

2018-03-28 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
Nope. You can have that. Have fun. On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 1:03 PM, Tom Glod via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > here is an idea for you ...3D shapes? > > On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 1:00 PM, Tom Glod wrote: > > > lol.. > > > > thinking about

How to handle BasicAuth in Browser widget?

2018-03-28 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
This forum post is an interesting problem: https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=30796 By what means can our stacks use the standard Basic Auth dialog when going to a page that requires it in the Browser widget? -- Richard Gaskin Fourth World Systems Software Design and Development

Re: OSX printing of images issue

2018-03-28 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Being an IT guy, and presently working for a Copier company, deploying copier/printers for our customers, I'd advise that you make sure the basics are covered. First, make sure the drivers are current. Don't use XPS drivers as these are problematic. If you want to test the output of a print

Re: LCG Session Suggestions

2018-03-28 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
haahaha. i would do it in the future ...but for this may i need something less intense busy time for me. last time i picked something that would actually be R & D for actual projects. kinda ran out of those though. On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 1:59 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode <

Re: OSX printing of images issue

2018-03-28 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
Marty, I also hope there is an answer, but the lack of responses to my post on this list suggests either very few people are printing images or at least very few are have ever run into this issue. Some images print fine and some do not and I can not find anything consistent about the images

Re: How to handle BasicAuth in Browser widget?

2018-03-28 Thread Monte Goulding via use-livecode
I think we would either need to add support for a callback or present a dialog natively. It might be possible to handle the load failed callback and check the error string then specify the username and pass in the URL though... > On 29 Mar 2018, at 4:17 am, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode >

Re: OSX printing of images issue

2018-03-28 Thread Knapp Martin via use-livecode
I’m curious to know what you find. I’m about to embark on updating 2 apps from LC 6.6.5 to the latest in order to get ready for Apple requiring 64 bit. Both apps are heavily printing oriented, so I hope there is an answer here. --- Marty > On Mar 28, 2018, at 8:28 AM, Paul Dupuis via

Re: Qustion abut "the stackfiles"

2018-03-28 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
This doesn't matter as the stack files are saved in a place in the standalone where the executable knows where to find them. What the paths are prior to that, relative or absolute, has no effect on the executable. Bob S > On Mar 27, 2018, at 14:52 , Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via

Re: variable xref

2018-03-28 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
Heck no. I spend way too much time in environments that were written to make the complier-writer's job easier and have 50-100 lines of headers. It's annoying to the extreme. Nothing makes code less readable than re-using i, j, k, l, and m because you don't feel like using a readable loop counter

Re: variable xref

2018-03-28 Thread Alex Tweedly via use-livecode
On 28/03/2018 14:45, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote: Heck no. I spend way too much time in environments that were written to make the complier-writer's job easier and have 50-100 lines of headers. It's annoying to the extreme. Yeah - why are those variables declared all together, way up at

Re: LCG Session Suggestions

2018-03-28 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
me too. :) On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 9:36 AM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Looking for suggestions for sessions for LCG, whether advanced, beginner, > or somewhere in between > > -- > On the first day, God created the heavens and the Earth > On the second

Re: variable xref

2018-03-28 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
The C key will copy what you have selected, if you hold down the ctrl or cmd key when you type it. Similarly, the V key will put what you copied where the cursor is, and will even replace whatever you have selected! ;-) Bob S > On Mar 28, 2018, at 06:52 , Alex Tweedly via use-livecode >

Re: variable xref

2018-03-28 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
Right. It's the beauty of LC. You choose to declare, I choose to not declare. Can you imagine how annoying it would be whenever you send a text that included jargon and your phone autocorrected it for you because it didn't know what you meant? Or when your voice assistant didn't understand you

Re: LCG Session Suggestions

2018-03-28 Thread Mike Kerner via use-livecode
Too bad, I beat you to it. On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 10:10 AM, Tom Glod via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > me too. :) > > On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 9:36 AM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > Looking for suggestions for sessions for

Re: Make an open stack modal by script

2018-03-28 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Brilliant! This will make things much smoother. I was hiding all other substacks while editing, but the disappearance of the other windows was disconcerting. Bob S > On Mar 28, 2018, at 08:50 , Paul Dupuis via use-livecode > wrote: > > set the style of stack

OSX printing of images issue

2018-03-28 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
I have a print subsystem for my application that prints a particular set of data by laying our the page (sizing the card to the paper, allowing for margins, etc, where the content area of the page is a single image object. The resizeQuality is set to "best" and alwaysBuffer is true When I print

Make an open stack modal by script

2018-03-28 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Hi all. I broached this subject before but in the reverse direction. I have an app that allows multiple windows (I call forms) open at the same time. For instance I can have the customer form, the sites form and the devices form open simultaneously. Changing the customer loads the sites for

Re: Make an open stack modal by script

2018-03-28 Thread Paul Dupuis via use-livecode
set the style of stack XXX to modal set the tail end of the style entry in the Dictionary for details On 3/28/2018 11:35 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: > Hi all. > > I broached this subject before but in the reverse direction. I have an app > that allows multiple windows (I call