Re: Multiple Windows

2018-04-02 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I do the same thing. There is no downside to using substacks or other stacks, but you can open a stack in a current window. Bob S > On Mar 31, 2018, at 08:25 , dunbarx via use-livecode > wrote: > > Anyway, I have never needed such a feature, but certainly see

Re: Blurring field contents

2018-04-02 Thread David V Glasgow via use-livecode
Thanks for all the suggestions, but blur works really well. I just take a snapshot of the field, blur the resultant image, overlay it on the confidential field, snapshot the entire card to clipboard and then delete the blurred image. I had to manually include it in the standalone, though,

Re: variable xref

2018-04-02 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
When Apple went from Carbon to Cocoa, the offered their developers no such migration utility (to my knowledge at least). What they DID do is inform people well in advance of depricating Carbon that the time was coming where adherence to Cocoa would be mandatory, and they offered frameworks and

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-02 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
First of all, neither has a Gazebo in the back yard... Bob S > On Apr 2, 2018, at 13:20 , Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > >> So when is an array not a variable? > > Why is a raven like a writing-desk? > > -- > Mark Wieder > ahsoftw...@gmail.com

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-02 Thread Ali Lloyd via use-livecode
Yes, or the return value of a function On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 9:39 PM Brian Milby via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Would that be for properties? Save the step of putting it into a variable > first? > > On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 2:29 PM J. Landman Gay via use-livecode < >

SoCal LC Meetup Thurs-Special Guest!

2018-04-02 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
This coming Thursday, April 5, is our next SoCal LC User Group meetup, with a special guest: Phil Davis of PDS Labs will be coming down from Portland, OR to join Paul Looney in discussing a socket server implementation for networked business applications. Phil's been developing in LiveCode

Re: SoCal LC Meetup Thurs-Special Guest!

2018-04-02 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Can we drink beer yet? :-) Bob S > On Apr 2, 2018, at 12:04 , Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > This coming Thursday, April 5, is our next SoCal LC User Group meetup, with a > special guest: Phil Davis of PDS Labs will be coming down from Portland,

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-02 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 04/02/2018 12:59 PM, Jerry Jensen via use-livecode wrote: I recently was attempting to explain, to a savvy younger programmer new to LC, the concepts of variables being promoted to arrays and multidimensional dictionaries. She gave me the “crazy old man” look. .Jerry Ooo...

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-02 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
Would that be for properties? Save the step of putting it into a variable first? On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 2:29 PM J. Landman Gay via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > I found this: > > *** > Additionally the into clause has been added to all array set set > operations

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
In addition to this: I was just reading the release notes for 9.0rc1 and came across this entry: Additional forms of create command Create in now works correctly You can now create in as well as in Any guesses? I found this: *** Additionally the into clause has been added to all

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-02 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
On Apr 2, 2018, at 12:28 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: > > So when is an array not a variable? I recently was attempting to explain, to a savvy younger programmer new to LC, the concepts of variables being promoted to arrays and multidimensional

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-02 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 04/02/2018 12:28 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: So when is an array not a variable? Why is a raven like a writing-desk? -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-02 Thread Ali Lloyd via use-livecode
Probably there should be an example that illustrates the use of the into clause in that way! On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 10:00 PM Ali Lloyd wrote: > Yes, or the return value of a function > > On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 9:39 PM Brian Milby via use-livecode < >

Installation failed

2018-04-02 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
Livecode Installer // Installation failed The installation was not successful Could not launch Installer Slave. Sound familiar to anyone? I cannot install LC 8.1.9 from a freshly downloaded copy in Windows 7 64 bit. Bob S ___ use-livecode mailing

Re: Value & parentheses when doing math

2018-04-02 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Knapp Martin wrote: > I have a tab delimited list where item 4 is a number and I'm adding > things up. What is considered best practice when doing this? > > add item 4 of line x of tList to tRunningTotal > or > add (item 4 of line x of tList) to tRunningTotal > or > add value(item 4 of line x of

Re: Value & parentheses when doing math

2018-04-02 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
the 2nd one is the one most readable to me so thats the one i would use On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 6:08 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Knapp Martin wrote: > > I have a tab delimited list where item 4 is a number and I'm adding > > things up. What is

Re: SoCal LC Meetup Thurs-Special Guest!

2018-04-02 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
When I spoke with Veronica, the restaurant manager, this morning I asked her about that. There are still some details being worked out with the restaurant's new owners, so while they're still waiting for that license she suggested ordering one of their excellent milkshakes instead. :) I have

Value & parentheses when doing math

2018-04-02 Thread Knapp Martin via use-livecode
I have a tab delimited list where item 4 is a number and I'm adding things up. What is considered best practice when doing this? add item 4 of line x of tList to tRunningTotal or add (item 4 of line x of tList) to tRunningTotal or add value(item 4 of line x of tList) to tRunningTotal Marty

Re: Value & parentheses when doing math

2018-04-02 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
The second one is more readable. The third is unnecessary. The first works just fine. It just depends on how readable you want to make your code for others. I always take the time to put values into their own variables so I can point at them in the debugger and see their current values in the

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-02 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
> 2/2018 12:59 PM, Jerry Jensen via use-livecode wrote: >> ...variables being promoted to arrays and multidimensional dictionaries... > Ooo... multidimensional dictionaries are *so* Douglas Adams... > Mark Wieder .Jerry ___ use-livecode mailing

Re: Installation failed

2018-04-02 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Also, if you’re using something like Windows/Parallels on a Mac, you have to do the whole operation completely in Windows. Peter > On Apr 2, 2018, at 7:04 PM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode > wrote: > > Sounds like you are trying to install on Windows when the

Re: Installation failed

2018-04-02 Thread Trevor DeVore via use-livecode
Sounds like you are trying to install on Windows when the installer is on a network drive. Try copying the installer to the Windows machine. — Trevor DeVore On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 4:54 PM Bob Sneidar via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Livecode Installer // Installation

Re: Installation failed

2018-04-02 Thread Trevor DeVore via use-livecode
Right. That is because the Mac drive is accessed over a network drive in that scenario. The Windows installer won’t work on a network drive. — Trevor DeVore On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 9:46 PM Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Also, if you’re using something

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Aha. Clarity. I'd wondered if properties might be involved but hadn't considered functions. Examples in the dictionary would be great. On 4/2/18 4:03 PM, Ali Lloyd via use-livecode wrote: Probably there should be an example that illustrates the use of the into clause in that way! On Mon, Apr

Re: Android Native Button

2018-04-02 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
Looking at the code for the android field, it is probably a bug. In that code the type is optional pointer and a check is done that a pointer was returned. That check is not done for the button. Are you sure the font being specified is valid? I have not done anything android, so this is just a

Android Native Button

2018-04-02 Thread Ralph DiMola via use-livecode
I'm receiving the error below. The button does render. I can't change the textsize? Have I missed something or should I submit a QCC bug report? Thanks occurred on line:0 0,Value is not of correct type for assignment to variable - expected type for assigning to a variable tTypefacePtr in