Re: Snapping To A Grid of TopLefts?

2014-10-19 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hi John, I use this handler to snap to a grid, there may well be clearer / more efficient implementations though. constant kHDist = 100 // horizontal distance between points constant kVDist = 75 // vertical distance between points on locToSnap @xLeft, @xTop local tTopOver, tLeftOver put

Re: Two features I don't understand

2014-10-31 Thread Ali Lloyd
Regarding id caching, I had an idea that one might be able to use it to emulate the performance gain of a 'repeat for each...' style structure on controls. Referencing a control by number or name will iterate through the controls of the card until it gets to the specified one. Thus a loop of the

RELEASE 6.7.1-rc-1

2014-10-31 Thread Ali Lloyd
Dear list members, We're pleased to announce release of LiveCode 6.7.1-rc-1. *Warning:* this is not a stable release. Please ensure you back up your stacks before testing them. *Release Contents* This release contains 9 bugfixes: 13848 Menu items from popup menu improperly removed 13847

RELEASE 7.0.1-rc-1

2014-10-31 Thread Ali Lloyd
Dear list members, We're pleased to announce release of LiveCode 7.0.1-rc-1. *Warning:* this is not a stable release. Please ensure you back up your stacks before testing them. *Release Contents* This release contains 38 bugfixes: 13850 ask file and ask folder default to wrong folder 13848

Re: Reverse a list

2015-02-10 Thread Ali Lloyd
great news. Does LC 7 now do character references in constant (albeit a bit slower) time? Or linear? Or... On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 4:50 AM, Ali Lloyd a...@runrev.com wrote: Apologies - hit send too early. 6.7.1 There are 2931 lines in tstart There are now 14655 lines

Re: Reverse a list

2015-02-09 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hi all. Thanks very much for this thread, it has uncovered a quite inefficient code path in chunk resolution that we will be able to sort out. Indeed, I believe that http://quality.runrev.com/show_bug.cgi?id=14504 was already potentially causing a problem for the 'char' chunk. In theory the

Re: Reverse a list

2015-02-10 Thread Ali Lloyd
Apologies - hit send too early. 6.7.1 There are 2931 lines in tstart There are now 14655 lines in tstart revers(ta) took 427 ms qrevers(ta) took 6 ms Output OK krevers(ta) took 412 ms Output OK 7.0.2 + bugfix There are 2931 lines in tstart There are now 14655 lines in tstart

Re: Reverse a list

2015-02-10 Thread Ali Lloyd
It's not quite as fast as LC6, but I'm seeing a vast improvement here: On 10 February 2015 at 04:10, Kay C Lan lan.kc.macm...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 11:58 AM, Geoff Canyon gcan...@gmail.com wrote: It seems that what we've lost with unicode/7 is the speed of character

Re: Release: LiveCode 8.0.0 DP 2

2015-04-14 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hi Klaus, As Roger noticed, the icon picker widget is meant to be used with the LCB syntax popup widget to return the name of an icon, whose SVG path can then be obtained using the iconSVGPathFromName function in the iconSVG library. It is not particularly useful as a widget in its own right,

Release: LiveCode 8.0.0 DP 2

2015-04-13 Thread Ali Lloyd
Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.0 DP 2. Warning: this is not a stable release. Please ensure you back up your stacks before testing them. Known issues with 8.0.0 DP 2: - The new property inspector lacks some properties present in the old property

Re: arrays with merge

2015-06-05 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hi, The reason put merge(SELECT [[tColumns]] FROM '[[tTable]]' [[myArray[test]]] [[tSortOrder]]) into tSQL doesn't work is the double quote around test. Merge should work fine with arrays (I should know because bug 11274 was one of the first I ever fixed!) You can either use and quote to

Re: arrays with merge

2015-06-05 Thread Ali Lloyd
]]] [[tSortOrder]]) into tSQL All the best Terry On 5 Jun 2015, at 10:13, Ali Lloyd a...@runrev.com wrote: put merge(SELECT [[tColumns]] FROM '[[tTable]]' [[myArray[test]]] [[tSortOrder]]) into tSQL doesn't work is the double quote around test. Merge should work fine with arrays (I

Re: arrays with merge

2015-06-05 Thread Ali Lloyd
In that case I can highly recommend trying LiveCode Builder ;-) On 5 June 2015 at 16:13, Dr. Hawkins doch...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Jun 5, 2015 at 7:31 AM, Peter Haworth p...@lcsql.com wrote: Well I missed the countdown so I'll +1your post. and I'll +2. The things that I would most

Re: Do new Livecode 8 widgets work on mobile?

2015-06-20 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hi David, If you do put true into gRevDevelopment in the message box you'll find break points are honoured and you can also use the contextual menu to find the function you're looking for. Ali On Saturday, 20 June 2015, David Bovill david@viral.academy wrote: Isn't it crazy that given how

Re: Open Source Kickstarter Report Card

2015-08-19 Thread Ali Lloyd
A few words on the IDE: Although we've not been able to prioritise IDE development in the 8.0 cycle, a great deal of work has been done and groundwork for future improvement laid. Firstly, a fair portion of that work has gone into supporting widgets, both in terms of their integration in the IDE

Re: Open Source Kickstarter Report Card

2015-08-19 Thread Ali Lloyd
Excellent progress. With that foundational work out of the way it would seem an excellent time to optimize the most important part of the IDE, the script editor. Version 7 is where the company makes money today, and as the foundation for v8 it's also where the company will make its money

Re: Open Source Kickstarter Report Card

2015-08-19 Thread Ali Lloyd
Sorry, it seems part of that accidentally became a quote. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Script Editor future (was Re: Open Source Kickstarter Report Card)

2015-08-21 Thread Ali Lloyd
On Thu, 20 Aug 2015 at 16:49, Richard Gaskin ambassa...@fourthworld.com wrote: With the IDE things are even better: it's already written in a high-level scripting language. Why not use LiveCode Script? If we can't build a good text editor in LiveCode, what are any of us doing here? That

Re: Script Editor future (was Open Source Kickstarter Report Card)

2015-08-23 Thread Ali Lloyd
On Sun, 23 Aug 2015 at 16:18, Dr. Hawkins doch...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Aug 23, 2015 at 2:51 AM, Ali Lloyd ali.ll...@livecode.com wrote: It's not possible for it to have gotten worse in LC 7, as the 7 IDE is identical to the 6 IDE except for branding It does, however, seem to be a huge

Re: Script Editor future (was Open Source Kickstarter Report Card)

2015-08-23 Thread Ali Lloyd
On Sun, Aug 23, 2015 at 2:35 AM Mark Wieder mwie...@ahsoftware.net wrote: The IDE has way too many hooks that need to be trapped in a frontscript in order to use a different editor from the built-in one. And it's gotten worse, not better, with LC 7/8. It's not possible for it to have

Re: Open Source Kickstarter Report Card

2015-08-20 Thread Ali Lloyd
Thank you for the update on progress and reasons for the delay. When you outline all the reasons, the delay is understandable. The problem, as I see it, is that until a better IDE is released the new user just sees a poorly executed environment without basic features. The new user does

Re: Open Source Kickstarter Report Card

2015-08-20 Thread Ali Lloyd
Assuming one of the elements to be replaced with widgets is the field control used to display code in the script editor, will it result in the following long-standing scrolling issue (opened since March 2008) being resolved? http://quality.runrev.com/show_bug.cgi?id=6286 Scrolling a

Re: Daisy Pulls it Off

2015-08-24 Thread Ali Lloyd
https://livecode.com/resources/api/ On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 10:08 AM Richmond richmondmathew...@gmail.com wrote: On 08/24/2015 11:43 AM, Peter TB Brett wrote: On 24/08/2015 09:33, Richmond wrote: So, I changed my system over from Xubuntu 32-bit 15.10 alpha (stupido!) to Xubuntu 64-bit

Re: Split by null

2015-07-23 Thread Ali Lloyd
Moreover, that example succeeds in LC 7! On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 4:04 PM Paul Dupuis p...@researchware.com wrote: On 7/23/2015 1:11 AM, Peter Bogdanoff wrote: A heads up: split tText by cr and null works differently in LiveCode 7 than it did in LC 6. The cr parameter is OK, but

Re: "lineAtOffset"?

2015-10-29 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hi Richard, It would really not take long to implement this, nor would it take much longer to implement it for the other chunk types. The way string chunks have been refactored, you would (for example) immediately get the item version for free with the line version. So no need to consider question

Re: LC8 Geometry Manager

2015-10-21 Thread Ali Lloyd
Cog icon top right -> Header / Footer Size -> Large On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 8:21 PM Richard Gaskin wrote: > Mark Waddingham wrote: > > On 2015-10-20 19:43, Richard Gaskin wrote: > >> Adjusting the order of buttons prevents people from acquiring muscle > >> memory

Re: How can a button not have properties?

2015-10-23 Thread Ali Lloyd
Indeed, or you can force evaluation to an array using brackets. put the keys of (the properties of btn "File" of grp "mcp_menu" of cd 1 of stack "old_cp") On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 10:09 PM Mark Schonewille < m.schonewi...@economy-x-talk.com> wrote: > Hi, > > Actually, a property isn't an array.

Re: How can a button not have properties?

2015-10-23 Thread Ali Lloyd
t 10:15 PM Ali Lloyd <ali.ll...@livecode.com> wrote: > Indeed, or you can force evaluation to an array using brackets. > > put the keys of (the properties of btn "File" of grp "mcp_menu" of cd 1 of > stack "old_cp") > > On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 a

Re: LC8 Geometry Manager

2015-10-21 Thread Ali Lloyd
Well I'm at home as it's past 11pm. What happens when you try it on Ubuntu (in 8.0 DP 7)? On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 10:02 PM Richard Gaskin <ambassa...@fourthworld.com> wrote: > Ali Lloyd wrote: > > > On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 8:21 PM Richard Gaskin wrote: > >

Re: LC8 Geometry Manager

2015-10-21 Thread Ali Lloyd
ssa...@fourthworld.com> wrote: > Ali Lloyd wrote: > > > On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 10:02 PM Richard Gaskin wrote: > > > >> Ali Lloyd wrote: > >> > >> > On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 8:21 PM Richard Gaskin wrote: > >> >> Mark Wad

Release 8.0 DP 9

2015-11-13 Thread Ali Lloyd
Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.0 DP 9. Warning: this is not a stable release. Please ensure you back up your stacks before testing them. *Release contents* *Browser widget kind* The browser widget kind has been changed to "com.livecode.widget.browser".

Re: Release 8.0 DP 9

2015-11-16 Thread Ali Lloyd
Unfortunately there was an issue with recursive array union that's preventing the GM working. If anyone would like to test the general functionality of the geometry manager in the meantime, you could apply the following workaround to the script of stack "revIDELibrary":

Re: garbage collection run amok again in 7.1.1Rc2?

2015-11-05 Thread Ali Lloyd
I have actually seen this myself once whilst running in debug mode from source, and I think it was stuck in a 'TryToEvaluate' loop for some reason - I think it can be stopped by doing Cmd + . although that might not be the same thing. Anyway, It's worth filing a bug report if there isn't one

Release 8.0.0 DP 8

2015-11-03 Thread Ali Lloyd
Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.0 DP 8. Warning: this is not a stable release. Please ensure you back up your stacks before testing them. *Release contents* *Browser Widget* This feature introduces a new embeddable browser implemented as a widget, making

LC 8 Property Inspector

2015-10-08 Thread Ali Lloyd
So that this does not get lost in the Project Browser / App Browser thread, I've split it off into a separate topic: On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 8:04 PM Richmond wrote: > While I'm on a roll, I could also point out that I cannot see any > obvious advantages in the

Re: LC 8 Property Inspector

2015-10-08 Thread Ali Lloyd
One thing we can easily do is have a preference which allows you to switch to the section names instead of icons. On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 4:36 PM Trevor DeVore wrote: > On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 11:16 AM, Rick Harrison > wrote: > > > > > I

Release: LiveCode 8.0 DP 7

2015-10-08 Thread Ali Lloyd
Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.0 DP 7. Warning: this is not a stable release. Please ensure you back up your stacks before testing them. *Release contents* This release contains all the fixes and improvements made during the global jam, including 29 bug

Re: Release: LiveCode 8.0 DP 7

2015-10-08 Thread Ali Lloyd
Sorry about that, should be ok now! On Thu, 8 Oct 2015 at 18:18, Paul Hibbert <p...@livecode.org> wrote: > > > On 8 Oct 2015, at 10:13, Ali Lloyd <ali.ll...@livecode.com> wrote: > > > > *Getting the release* > > You can get the release at http://do

Re: LC 8 Property Inspector

2015-10-08 Thread Ali Lloyd
OK, the palette header actually doesn't currently have the option to display both icons and labels, so I might rectify that tomorrow. For now, here's a pull request adding the display preference between icons and labels. https://github.com/livecode/livecode-ide/pull/564 The way we have written

Re: LC8

2015-10-06 Thread Ali Lloyd
Yes the dictionary has changed dramatically - the data is now in JSON format. The loading of plugins was an issue but should be fixed in the latest builds. On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 11:55 PM Peter Haworth wrote: > Does anyone know if the location and/or format of the dictionary

Re: LC 8 Property Inspector

2015-10-09 Thread Ali Lloyd
see. On 10/08/2015 02:14 AM, Ali Lloyd wrote: > > > 2) The new inspector is *really* flexible for the classic objects. Have a > > look at this fix for bug 16118 (no way to change a scrollbar's tooltip in > > the property inspector): > > https://github.com/livecode/livec

Re: Vector images?

2015-10-09 Thread Ali Lloyd
That seems sensible. You could file an enhancement request ;-) To be honest it's more a case of "not everything has been done yet" than "we think you ought to do it this long-winded way". On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 7:33 PM Richmond wrote: > On 09/10/15 20:33, Colin

Re: LC 8 Property Inspector

2015-10-08 Thread Ali Lloyd
Labelled icons are also possible - we could potentially have a preference setting for one, the other, or both. They do already have tooltips, btw. On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 6:56 PM Roger Guay wrote: > > > On Oct 8, 2015, at 10:50 AM, J. Landman Gay >

Re: Documentation [was: Re: v8 DP3

2015-08-28 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hi James, The format is indeed not straight markdown but more like YAML. The Description element is the only part of it which is straight markdown. You can find a complete description of the format in the Extending Livecode guide in the dictionary, in the Specifications section. On Fri, Aug 28,

Re: Script-only stacks [was: Re: Script Editor future]

2015-08-29 Thread Ali Lloyd
I agree that any scriptOnly property should be read-only, thus eliminating any potential dire consequences. After all, you can easily lossily scriptify a stack by creating a new script-only and setting the script to another one. Whilst I agree that the main use of script only stacks should be for

Re: Script-only stacks [was: Re: Script Editor future]

2015-08-30 Thread Ali Lloyd
Ah yes, I see what you mean. It would be very handy for that case. Another option would be a variant of the save command, like save pStack as [(script only | binary) stack] pFilename On Sun, 30 Aug 2015 at 00:28, Monte Goulding mo...@sweattechnologies.com wrote: On 30 Aug 2015, at 8:24 am,

Re: Script-only stacks [was: Re: Script Editor future]

2015-08-30 Thread Ali Lloyd
for it in a standalone. Cheers Monte Sent from my iPhone On 30 Aug 2015, at 5:19 pm, Ali Lloyd ali.ll...@livecode.com wrote: Ah yes, I see what you mean. It would be very handy for that case. Another option would be a variant of the save command, like save pStack as [(script only | binary) stack

Re: Building from develop on OS X

2015-08-26 Thread Ali Lloyd
Ah actually, on second thoughts it is probably the extensions target that you need to build. On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 2:43 PM Ali Lloyd ali.ll...@livecode.com wrote: It sounds like you haven't built the revZip target (and probably the other externals too). Try building the LiveCode-all target

Re: Building from develop on OS X

2015-08-26 Thread Ali Lloyd
It sounds like you haven't built the revZip target (and probably the other externals too). Try building the LiveCode-all target and then run development again. Ali On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 1:33 PM Charles Warwick char...@techstrategies.com.au wrote: After causing myself some problems with my

Re: Building from develop on OS X

2015-08-27 Thread Ali Lloyd
On 26 Aug 2015, at 11:39 pm, Ali Lloyd ali.ll...@livecode.com wrote: Ah actually, on second thoughts it is probably the extensions target that you need to build. On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 2:43 PM Ali Lloyd ali.ll...@livecode.com wrote: It sounds like you haven't built the revZip

Re: LCB API's

2015-08-31 Thread Ali Lloyd
The dictionary attempts to detect whether any code snippet is livecode script or livecode builder - in this case it appears to be autodetecting incorrectly. I will have to investigate ways of fixing this. The syntax of everything is as it is displayed in the syntax field - the "LocalDate" you can

Re: LCB API's

2015-08-31 Thread Ali Lloyd
hat I needed in there, but it does not seem to be documented in the API, > which leads me to believe that either it isn't documented, yet, or I'm not > supposed to go there. > > On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 12:22 PM, Ali Lloyd <ali.ll...@livecode.com> > wrote: > > >

Re: Release: 8.0 DP4... also, HTML5

2015-08-31 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hi David, You most likely have old versions of those widgets downloaded from the store - if you delete them from you My Livecode/extensions folder and restart you will see the functioning packaged versions. On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 5:27 PM Colin Holgate wrote: > Although

Re: LCB API's

2015-08-31 Thread Ali Lloyd
to the timezone. On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 5:53 PM Ali Lloyd <ali.ll...@livecode.com> wrote: > Yes, if you look at the table for the entry for com.livecode.date, there > are three column headings: > NameSummarySyntax > LocalDate is the name of the entry in the dictionary. > > "

Re: LCB API's

2015-08-31 Thread Ali Lloyd
t;local" in > the LCB documentation without "date" (and I can't find "date" without > "local"), and there do not appear to be any other modifiers available. > > On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 12:52 PM, Ali Lloyd <ali.ll...@livecode.com> > wrote: >

Re: LC 8, Clor Swatch

2015-09-01 Thread Ali Lloyd
I'm not sure that it has much general utility really, but nevertheless the fact that it is missing docs is a bug, thanks! It has only one property, swatchColor, which takes a three or four item RGB(A) string for its color (each between 0 and 255), or 'empty' for no color in which case it shows a

Re: SEND x TO in y list

2015-09-01 Thread Ali Lloyd
the pendingMessages is your friend ;-) On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 7:51 PM Mike Kerner wrote: > Is there any way to see which events I've scheduled with SEND? > > -- > On the first day, God created the heavens and the Earth > On the second day, God created the oceans. > On

Re: LCB API's

2015-09-01 Thread Ali Lloyd
The fact that the example for the localdate doesn't actually include "local date" is indeed confusing, and a bug. I wonder if a judicious choice of parameter name would help with the multiple entries for the same syntax. If we had *LeftList *is *RightList*, etc. would that be ok? The reason they

Re: Editing Large Scripts is Faster

2015-09-03 Thread Ali Lloyd
e Desktop, Mobile, and the Web > > ambassa...@fourthworld.com http://www.FourthWorld.com > > Ali Lloyd wrote: > > That requires a backport, as the script editor in 8 has scriptified > > behaviors and a widget for the variable

Re: Editing Large Scripts is Faster

2015-09-03 Thread Ali Lloyd
That requires a backport, as the script editor in 8 has scriptified behaviors and a widget for the variable viewer. On Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 6:09 PM Richard Gaskin wrote: > Mark Wieder wrote: > > Jana Doughty writes: > > > >> We have an added perk to LiveCode 8 DP 4

Re: Editing Large Scripts is Faster

2015-09-05 Thread Ali Lloyd
On Fri, Sep 4, 2015 at 11:59 PM Mark Wieder <mwie...@ahsoftware.net> wrote: > Ali Lloyd <ali.lloyd@...> writes: > > > It's not harder. I'm saying it can't be accepted as a community > > contribution, because whichever way you slice it, it involves binary > > s

Re: Editing Large Scripts is Faster

2015-09-05 Thread Ali Lloyd
Yes, I completely agree that this is a problem which needs a solution. But the fact remains that we currently don't have one. On Sat, Sep 5, 2015 at 12:02 AM Richard Gaskin <ambassa...@fourthworld.com> wrote: > Ali Lloyd wrote: > >> >> On 4 Sep 2015, at 12:25 pm,

Re: How saucy is Open Source

2015-09-02 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hi Roger, We'd be keen to receive bug reports on the key features you rely on that are breaking down, if you're willing to elucidate, or if you have already done so, what bugs other than the aforementioned speed issue are affecting you. On Wed, 2 Sep 2015 at 18:07, Roger Eller

Re: LCB API's

2015-09-01 Thread Ali Lloyd
Probably instead of dots we would just display the whole syntax then, since delete element *Start* to *Finish* of *Target * would be just as illustrative but showing the parameter names as well. I guess ideally it would be something snappier, in the same way that in the script dictionary we have

Re: Editing Large Scripts is Faster

2015-09-04 Thread Ali Lloyd
> > > >> On 4 Sep 2015, at 12:25 pm, Mark Wieder > wrote: > >> > >> On 09/03/2015 10:52 AM, Ali Lloyd wrote: > >> > >>> That requires a backport, as the script editor in 8 has scriptified > >>> behaviors and a widget for the var

Re: This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things

2015-09-10 Thread Ali Lloyd
ark Wieder wrote: > > On 09/09/2015 12:06 AM, Ali Lloyd wrote: > > > >> I'm sorry you felt it was passive-aggressively not accepted. It was > >> meant > >> neither as passive-agressively , nor not accepted. > > > > Well, that was intended to be a fl

Re: This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things

2015-09-09 Thread Ali Lloyd
I'm sorry you felt it was passive-aggressively not accepted. It was meant neither as passive-agressively , nor not accepted. Indeed I have used almost the exact same wording in the past: https://github.com/runrev/livecode-ide/pull/9 In that case it was a one-line bugfix in a stack that was the

Re: Silly conference survey

2015-09-09 Thread Ali Lloyd
> Indeed, we could have given a list of an arbitrary number of places - > Munich, Shanghai, Outer Hebrides, *Tristan da Cunha*, Nuaha... LiveCode Conference to be held in Edinburgh*! *of the seven seas On Wed, Sep 9, 2015 at 11:41 AM Mark Waddingham wrote: > > The

Re: How We Can Have Nice Things

2015-09-11 Thread Ali Lloyd
I wonder if we can come up with a sort of format (maybe using yaml or something similar) which specifies the changes, a script that formats the changes into a diff, and a plugin that we have which applies the changes. So imagine the following, for example:

Re: Release 8.0 DP 5

2015-09-26 Thread Ali Lloyd
Argh, sorry - I misread - yes that's the main difference between the 7 and 8 IDE startup. On Sat, Sep 26, 2015 at 1:21 PM Ali Lloyd <ali.ll...@livecode.com> wrote: > Yes, sorry I was talking about the IDE - the dictionary is not included in > standalones. > > > On Sat, Sep

Re: Release 8.0 DP 5

2015-09-26 Thread Ali Lloyd
Yes, sorry I was talking about the IDE - the dictionary is not included in standalones. On Sat, Sep 26, 2015 at 11:15 AM Malte Brill wrote: > Hi Ali, > > > One reason the IDE might take slightly longer to start up in 8 because > > widget docs are dynamically added to the

LiveCode bugfix twitter feed

2015-09-28 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hi all, Just a quick one to say that there is now a twitter feed which automatically tweets when LC bugs are marked awaiting build in bugzilla, in case that's the sort of thing you like to follow. https://twitter.com/LiveCodeBugs Cheers, Ali ___

Re: LiveCode bugfix twitter feed

2015-09-28 Thread Ali Lloyd
>I like the idea - thanks for putting that together - but I wonder if >creating a Twitter account around "Bugs" sends the best message. >Named something like "LiveCodeQuality" could perform the same function >but have much more positive connotations. Fair point, and easily rectified! Ali On

Re: Release 8.0.0 DP 6

2015-10-03 Thread Ali Lloyd
The latter is a regression introduced in the 6.7 branch (bug 16017)- it will be fixed for DP 7. On Sat, 3 Oct 2015 at 06:27, Simon wrote: > Wow, on Win 7 lots of funny stuff. > On going to next card it moves the stack to the main monitor. > > Simon > > > > -- > View this

Re: LC 8 (DP4) widgets

2015-09-23 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hi Glen, > 1. for the widget selector is there an easy way to make the choices > vertical and not horizontal (I thought I saw this done in a earlier video)? The short answer is no - however it would be a relatively easy to add an orientation property to it - please submit an enhancement request

Release 8.0 DP 5

2015-09-23 Thread Ali Lloyd
Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.0 DP 5. Warning: this is not a stable release. Please ensure you back up your stacks before testing them. ***Known Issues***: - revBrowser fails to initialise in the 32-bit Linux engine. This causes the dictionary to fail

Re: LC 8 (DP4) widgets

2015-09-24 Thread Ali Lloyd
one) > > Error messages start again. > > On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 6:18 PM, Ali Lloyd <ali.ll...@livecode.com> wrote: > > > Hmm, I think it might have been a problem with the interaction between > > widgets and named colors - I will do some investigation of that tomo

Re: Release 8.0 DP 5

2015-09-25 Thread Ali Lloyd
One reason the IDE might take slightly longer to start up in 8 because widget docs are dynamically added to the dictionary. On Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 7:28 PM Malte Brill wrote: > Hi Ralph, > > > FYI: > > IDE Load times Desktop Win XP SP3: > > LC 6.7.7==> 9 seconds > >

Re: LC 8 (DP4) widgets

2015-09-23 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hmm, I think it might have been a problem with the interaction between widgets and named colors - I will do some investigation of that tomorrow as it may be a general issue. On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 6:39 PM Glen Bojsza wrote: > I did mean the card or stack background and that

Re: Release 8.0 DP 5

2015-09-23 Thread Ali Lloyd
>From the lack of replies, perhaps it is :-) What specific flavour of gibberish are you seeings, and in what location? On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 4:31 PM Eric Corbett <e...@canelasoftware.com> wrote: > The release notes are mostly gibberish. Is it just me? > > > > On Sep 2

Re: LC 8 DP 11

2015-12-13 Thread Ali Lloyd
There is an install log, it should be at /Users//AppData/Local/RunRev/Logs/LiveCodeInstallerLog.txt (off the top of my head - might be a slight variation on that) - tracking the log down for the aborted install might help us work out what is taking so long. On Sun, Dec 13, 2015 at 6:21 PM

Re: Step through libURL

2015-12-10 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hi Dan, The global gRevDevelopment controls whether breakpoints trigger in scripts in stacks with rev-prefixed names. If you do put true into gRevDevelopment in the message box, the breakpoints should trigger. Ali On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 3:06 AM Phil Davis wrote: > Hi Dan,

Re: Improving the LiveCode release notes

2015-12-14 Thread Ali Lloyd
Nope, that's in there. The example should probably be changed though, as revTools is now a script-only stack in a subdirectory and therefore doesn't need the .8 On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 6:42 PM Mark Wieder wrote: > On 12/14/2015 09:46 AM, Peter TB Brett wrote: > > > I'd

Release 8.0 DP 11

2015-12-10 Thread Ali Lloyd
Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.0 DP 11. Warning: this is not a stable release. Please ensure you back up your stacks before testing them. *Release contents* *HTML 5 Enhancements* The following have been added for HTML 5 standalones in DP 11 - ability to

Re: Dictionary alternatives

2016-01-02 Thread Ali Lloyd
The entry_data is arrayEncoded - it's keyed by the top-level 'elements' in the dictionary (I.e. Name, Summary, Type, Description etc) but some of those are sub-arrays - for example syntax is a numerical sub-array with all the syntax variants. On Sat, 2 Jan 2016 at 22:48, Mike Bonner

Re: Dictionary alternatives

2016-01-02 Thread Ali Lloyd
You could open the dictionary html file in a browser. That might not work in DP 12 but should in DP 11. On Sat, 2 Jan 2016 at 18:18, Richmond wrote: > On 02/01/16 15:53, Richard Gaskin wrote: > > While the Dictionary is being repaired for v8.0dp13, I was hoping to >

Re: Death of the Application Browser

2015-11-25 Thread Ali Lloyd
It was put into the plugins menu in DP 9. Apologies for the lack of release note to that effect. On Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 8:42 PM Richmond wrote: > I see the Application Browser has been removed > completely from LiveCode 8.0 DP 10. > > I am not happy about that as I

Re: Death of the Application Browser

2015-11-26 Thread Ali Lloyd
http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=16497 On Thu, Nov 26, 2015 at 9:13 AM Peter TB Brett <peter.br...@livecode.com> wrote: > On 26/11/2015 02:10, Mark Wieder wrote: > > On 11/25/2015 01:38 PM, Richmond wrote: > >> On 25/11/15 22:54, Ali Lloyd wrote: > >>&

Re: JSON library

2015-11-18 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hi Peter, The JSON library is an extension and so you need to include it manually (at least at the moment) - you'll need to select com.livecode.library.json in the Copy Files pane of the standalone settings. On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 10:55 PM Peter Haworth wrote: > A stack that

Release 8.0 DP 10

2015-11-24 Thread Ali Lloyd
Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.0 DP 10. Warning: this is not a stable release. Please ensure you back up your stacks before testing them. *Release contents* *Native string performance* The performance of native string operations has been vastly

Re: Feature Exchange any one?

2016-06-07 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hi James, Q1 - yes, that's fine by me, as long as you've signed the CLA http://livecode.com/store/account/contributor-agreement-signup (I'm not going to make too much of a habit of committing things on other people's behalves, but the datagrid docs are important and I really appreciate the time

Re: Feature Exchange any one?

2016-06-06 Thread Ali Lloyd
PM, Monte Goulding wrote: > >> On 6 Jun 2016, at 8:29 AM, Ali Lloyd <ali.ll...@livecode.com> wrote: > >> > >> Thanks for this Paul, I have taken the liberty of tweaking it slightly > more > >> and submitted a pull request: > >> > >> https

Re: Feature Exchange any one?

2016-06-08 Thread Ali Lloyd
Pull request submitted: https://github.com/livecode/livecode-ide/pull/1224 On Wed, Jun 8, 2016 at 7:35 AM Peter TB Brett wrote: > > > On 08/06/2016 06:33, jameshale wrote: > > Ok it is up. > > > > http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=17816 > > > > over to your

Re: Feature Exchange any one?

2016-06-06 Thread Ali Lloyd
Thanks very much! On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 1:18 PM Paul Dupuis <p...@researchware.com> wrote: > On 6/6/2016 3:37 AM, Ali Lloyd wrote: > > Paul, since I have committed the datagrid docs on your behalf, qould you > > mind signing the contributor licence agreement please? > &

Re: Has anyone got to the end of the BMI Calculator example?

2016-06-07 Thread Ali Lloyd
If you are having issues with the tutorial it would help a lot if you could say: 1) What platform you're on 2) What stage of the tutorial you got to before it got stuck 3) How you're stuck specifically - Does the instruction window not appear at all? - Is the instruction window hidden behind

Re: Widgets and the Dictionary

2016-05-25 Thread Ali Lloyd
That is a correct description of how it currently operates, although the 'thought experiment' of having 1000 widgets is valid - we are aware that it would be a problem but it is not current a priority. I hope that at some point we will able to remove all but the entry content from the dictionary

Re: Feature Exchange any one?

2016-06-05 Thread Ali Lloyd
Thanks for this Paul, I have taken the liberty of tweaking it slightly more and submitted a pull request: https://github.com/livecode/livecode-ide/pull/1218/files Now all we need to do is convert the guide to markdown ;-) On Sat, Jun 4, 2016 at 8:26 PM Paul Dupuis wrote:

Re: the keys of the dragData?

2016-05-27 Thread Ali Lloyd
You should also be able to do > *put* the keys of (the dragData) into dragKeys On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 4:05 PM Matt Maier wrote: > I think it should be "the keys of the dragData of something" or just "the > keys of dragData". > On May 27, 2016 17:58, "David Bovill"

Re: Definite Bug

2016-05-26 Thread Ali Lloyd
Hi Bill, I've already submitted a bug report for this, should you wish to track its progress. http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=17544 On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 11:34 PM William Prothero wrote: > Jacqueline: > Thanks for that hint. However, I have an application

Re: JSON not working in Standalones?

2016-06-20 Thread Ali Lloyd
> in 8.1.0 (dp 1) the new “Inclusions”-tab in the standalone settings is disabled, > so I can’t select anything there. I suspect you may have the "search for inclusions" radio button selected instead of the "select inclusions" one, in the General tab. On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 1:44 PM Ton Kuypers

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