Re: Script Only Behaviors

2020-05-02 Thread Trevor DeVore via use-livecode
On Fri, May 1, 2020 at 7:51 PM Bob Sneidar via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > I’m gonna say that script only stacks cannot have behaviors eh? Reason is, > I’d like to move my nested data grid behavior to a script only stack, but > it occurs to me this might break the

Re: FormattedHeight

2020-05-02 Thread scott--- via use-livecode
I’ve run into that a few times but not recently. I couldn’t find anywhere that I had worked around it. All I can imagine trying is 1. Swapping text in and out at some point (possibly just one giant stutter) or 2. Changing the size of the text that is not visible during the scroll… though (the

Re: Script Only Behaviors

2020-05-02 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 5/2/20 12:06 AM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode wrote: script "My script-only stack" with behavior "A Stack Name" Nice! I didn't know that behavior syntax existed. Is that documented somewhere? -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___

Re: Script Only Behaviors

2020-05-02 Thread Trevor DeVore via use-livecode
On Sat, May 2, 2020 at 8:36 AM Mark Wieder via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 5/2/20 12:06 AM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode wrote: > > > script "My script-only stack" with behavior "A Stack Name" > > Nice! I didn't know that behavior syntax existed. Is that documented

DataView and DataView Tree Updates

2020-05-02 Thread Trevor DeVore via use-livecode
Hi, I've updated the DataView and DataView Tree code in my GitHub repos with a script that will load all of the necessary files for developers who are not using the Levure framework. You will find updated instructions in the README, a link to the latest release, and a link to a demo project

Re: Script Only Behaviors

2020-05-02 Thread Ali Lloyd via use-livecode
It's also mentioned in the scriptOnly property and in the script only stack entry in the glossary On Sat, 2 May 2020 at 18:48, Mark Wieder via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 5/2/20 7:44 AM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode wrote: > > On Sat, May 2, 2020 at 8:36 AM Mark

Re: FormattedHeight

2020-05-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I think the solution has to be in the engine. I'm in trouble. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On May 2, 2020 2:27:53 AM scott--- via use-livecode wrote: I’ve run into that a few times but not recently. I couldn’t find

Re: Script Only Behaviors

2020-05-02 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 5/2/20 7:44 AM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode wrote: On Sat, May 2, 2020 at 8:36 AM Mark Wieder via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: On 5/2/20 12:06 AM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode wrote: script "My script-only stack" with behavior "A Stack Name" Nice! I didn't

Re: Script Only Behaviors

2020-05-02 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 5/2/20 12:13 PM, Ali Lloyd via use-livecode wrote: It's also mentioned in the scriptOnly property and in the script only stack entry in the glossary OK - I see documentationcache/9_6_0_dp_4_community/api.html has a reference under "script only stack". But it's hinted at obliquely in the

Re: FormattedHeight

2020-05-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I was considering that when Trevor contacted me and suggested his DataView (he posted about it today) and it's the same idea. I'm going to look into that, it sounds promising. I really appreciate the responses here, you guys are awesome. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com

Re: FormattedHeight

2020-05-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I wish, but no. I need to highlight selections in different colors, overlay controls, format text, extract text, and other things that are easy in fields but hard in a browser. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On May 2,

Re: Most obscure HC question

2020-05-02 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
On May 2, 2020, at 4:46 PM, Colin Holgate via use-livecode wrote: > > That is the whole reference guide. I have physical copies of that! Was there > a particular part that might help with the ‘maximize’ card size problem? I was thinking the menu reference, but that didn’t survive pasting

Most obscure HC question

2020-05-02 Thread Colin Holgate via use-livecode
I fear that the HyperCard group in Yahoo may be lost. Please let me know if that isn’t true. But between you all you may remember something that will help me. I have a standalone HC application, and it opens with a window that shows that you are only seeing part of the card window. The card

Re: Most obscure HC question

2020-05-02 Thread doc hawk via use-livecode
Colin called, > > But between you all you may remember something that will help me. I have a > standalone HC application, and it opens with a window that shows that you are > only seeing part of the card window. The card window doesn’t resize, and I > can’t remember how to make it be bigger.

Re: FormattedHeight

2020-05-02 Thread Terry Judd via use-livecode
Could you use a browser instance instead of a field? On 03/05/2020, 03:27, "use-livecode on behalf of J. Landman Gay via use-livecode" wrote: I think the solution has to be in the engine. I'm in trouble. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive

Re: Most obscure HC question

2020-05-02 Thread Martin Koob via use-livecode
Hi I posted this but then it bounced back because the message was too large. Trying again posting as plain text. -- I looked this up in my Hypercard Script Language Guide If you could get at the stack the script to set the window full size would be set the rect of cd window to

Re: FormattedHeight

2020-05-02 Thread scott--- via use-livecode
What about having two fields with a small amount of overlapping (same) text and as the first field reaches the end of its scroll, the second field could be displayed and begin its scroll… —Scott > On May 2, 2020, at 10:25 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > I think the

Re: FormattedHeight

2020-05-02 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
J. Landman Gay wrote: > I think the solution has to be in the engine. I'm in trouble. Even if you find a workaround, I hope the engine team understands that it's a workaround, and has interest in letting us work in ways that are far less strangely counterintuitive that having to wrap a field

Re: Script Only Behaviors

2020-05-02 Thread Trevor DeVore via use-livecode
On Sat, May 2, 2020 at 2:14 PM Ali Lloyd via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > It's also mentioned in the scriptOnly property and in the script only stack > entry in the glossary > I'm not sure how I missed that. I searched for "script only" in the dictionary and no results

Re: Most obscure HC question

2020-05-02 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
What happens if you make a copy of the HC standalone file, delete the resources, and change the file's type fom 'APPL' to 'STAK'? Can you then open the remaining data fork in an older version of LC to bring it into the modern world? -- Richard Gaskin Fourth World Systems Software Design

Re: Is it possible to get the clicked cell for a table field, if the table is empty?

2020-05-02 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Paul: Well, I’ve gotten so many good tips from Mike. He is amazing! I never would have found that one. Yes, it does actually work. Thanks! Bill William A. Prothero https://earthlearningsolutions.org > On May 2, 2020, at 5:38 PM, Paul Hibbert via use-livecode > wrote: > > Mike Bonner posted

Re: Most obscure HC question

2020-05-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 5/2/20 9:09 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: What happens if you make a copy of the HC standalone file, delete the resources, and change the file's type fom 'APPL' to 'STAK'? Can you then open the remaining data fork in an older version of LC to bring it into the modern world?

Re: Most obscure HC question

2020-05-02 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
J. Landman Gay wrote: On 5/2/20 6:04 PM, Colin Holgate via use-livecode wrote: >> As it’s a standalone application I can’t easily get at the stack, >> but feel sure there was a way to hack the stack out of a standalone. > > There was, only I can't remember the details either. But I do remember >

Re: FormattedHeight

2020-05-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 5/2/20 8:20 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: LiveCode is nearly unmatched for making desktop apps, but for mobile development there are so many unfinished edges it's barely a contender for anyone not already heavily invested in LiveCode from desktop work. It would be reassuring

Re: Most obscure HC question

2020-05-02 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 5/2/20 6:04 PM, Colin Holgate via use-livecode wrote: As it’s a standalone application I can’t easily get at the stack, but feel sure there was a way to hack the stack out of a standalone. There was, only I can't remember the details either. But I do remember that there was a fairly clear

Re: Most obscure HC question

2020-05-02 Thread Colin Holgate via use-livecode
That is the whole reference guide. I have physical copies of that! Was there a particular part that might help with the ‘maximize’ card size problem? > On May 2, 2020, at 5:39 PM, doc hawk via use-livecode > wrote: > > > Colin called, >> >> But between you all you may remember something

Re: Is it possible to get the clicked cell for a table field, if the table is empty?

2020-05-02 Thread Paul Hibbert via use-livecode
Mike Bonner posted this back on the 14th February 2020… Found an interesting behavior.. I was trying to set up a custom control that keeps track of the current row and column and put the script in the group, but rawkeyup or rawkeydown messages never reach the group. I'm wondering if its because