Is there a Macintosh equivalent to relaunch on Windows?

2017-03-27 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
I use relaunch on Windows standalone to accept command line arguments. Is there an equivalent for a Macintosh standalone to do this? Thanks, Bill Vlahos ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe,

Re: Is there a Macintosh equivalent to relaunch on Windows?

2017-03-27 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
> https://www.facebook.com/marksch > > Buy the most extensive book on the > LiveCode language: > http://livecodebeginner.economy-x-talk.com > > Op 27-Mar-17 om 21:53 schreef Bill Vlahos via use-livecode: >> I use relaunch on Windows standalone to accept command li

Re: RIP Dan Shafer

2017-06-22 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Bummer. He will be missed but it was sure great having him with us. Thank you for letting us know. Bill Vlahos > On Jun 21, 2017, at 8:31 PM, Jerry Jensen via use-livecode > wrote: > > We lost Dan Shafer yesterday. He did a lot for LiveCode. I’m sure anybody

Why doesn't this work?

2017-05-19 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
I’m concatenating one field & a passed phone number & another field. The variable vNum works in the first if statement but is blank in the second. Why? Thank you, Bill Vlahos on searchNow vNum if the hilite of button "Enable1" then put field "f1a" & vNum & field "f1b" into vQuery

Re: Why doesn't this work?

2017-05-19 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
nd and the other does not. > > JB > > >> On May 19, 2017, at 11:20 AM, Bill Vlahos via use-livecode >> <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: >> >> I’m concatenating one field & a passed phone number & another field. >> >> Th

Re: Why doesn't this work?

2017-05-19 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Oh never mind. I was mistaken that it worked in the first “if statement”. I needed to make vNum a global variable and now it works. Bill > On May 19, 2017, at 12:00 PM, Bill Vlahos via use-livecode > <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > JB, > > It is

MacBook Pro Touch Bar support

2017-08-19 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Has anyone been able to integrate the MacBook Pro Touch Bar in a LiveCode application? If so, how? Thank you, Bill Vlahos ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your

How do I catch href tel web link to dial a phone number?

2017-11-29 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
I would like to catch the href tel link from a phone number on a web page to enable click to dial from a web page with our Zultys unified communications applications MXIE and ZAC. https://developers.google.com/web/fundamentals/native-hardware/click-to-call/

Re: For those who do not know lcTasklist

2018-09-28 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
BR, 1. The documentation is the second icon from the right on the bottom of the lcTaskList window. 2. To ignore certain stacks click on the 3rd icon from the right on the bottom of the lcTask window and then the Sacks tab. Thank you, Bill Vlahos > On Aug 27, 2018, at 9:58 PM, Sannyasin

Re: For those who do not know lcTasklist

2018-09-28 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Matthias, Thank you for the kind words of encouragement and support of lcTaskList. I would love it if LiveCode wanted to license it. Bill Vlahos > On Aug 20, 2018, at 4:44 PM, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi, > > I´ve purchased the plugin lcTasklist a long time ago and used

Re: For those who do not know lcTasklist

2018-09-28 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Matthias, To ignore certain stacks click on the 3rd icon from the right on the bottom of the lcTask window and then the Sacks tab. Thank you, Bill Vlahos > On Aug 28, 2018, at 2:13 AM, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode > wrote: > > > >> Am 28.08.2018 um 06:58 schrieb Sannyasin

Re: For those who do not know lcTasklist

2018-09-28 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Peter, I have not had any issues with LiveCode 9 and lcTaskList. Have you tried it with LiveCode 9.0.1? Bill Vlahos > On Aug 27, 2018, at 11:07 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode > wrote: > > There’s a help icon at the bottom of the window that explains everything. > > However, with

Re: What is Macintosh equivalent of relaunch handler?

2019-03-29 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Doing this on startup works perfectly but I don’t see how my app can get notification any other way while it is running. I’ve tried openCard, preOpenCard, openStack, preOpenStack, and resumeStack but no luck. Bill > On Mar 29, 2019, at 12:14 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: >

Re: What is Macintosh equivalent of relaunch handler?

2019-03-29 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
The existing application can do 2 things. It can send command line parameters It can send a formatted URL I can either catch the command line parameters - which is what I’ve been asking for or write the application to be a server responding to a URL sent to localhost. The latter seems overly

Re: What is Macintosh equivalent of relaunch handler?

2019-03-28 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Mark, That is unfortunate. The 3rd party middleware tool I’m using to send command line parameters doesn’t support AppleEvents. It only supports sending command line parameters. Please consider adding a feature that will let me catch the command line parameters for Mac apps like relaunch does

Re: What is Macintosh equivalent of relaunch handler?

2019-03-28 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Sorry if I wasn’t clear. I want my application to be able to catch parameters sent to it via the command line. The relaunch handler does that for Windows applications and also doesn’t open another instance of the application. You are correct that Mac apps run in a single instance by default

Re: What is Macintosh equivalent of relaunch handler?

2019-03-28 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Richard, GetOpt looks exactly like what I want. The docs specify on startup is only sent when the application is opened. This won’t work for me as I want to catch command line parameters ongoing while my application stays open. What would the syntax be if I want to catch 3 items some of which

What is Macintosh equivalent of relaunch handler?

2019-03-27 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
I want to receive command line parameters in my application. The relaunch pCommandLineArguments works perfectly in Windows apps. What is the equivalent handler for MacOS X apps? Thanks, Bill Vlahos ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Is there a command to display number of seconds as hrs:min:seconds?

2019-10-17 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
All great suggestions. I mostly wanted to see if there already was such a function - which there obviously isn’t. But it is great to see several easy ways to built your own. Thanks all. Bill Vlahos > On Oct 17, 2019, at 8:51 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > The problem with

Is there a command to display number of seconds as hrs:min:seconds?

2019-10-16 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
I’m writing a countdown timer application and want to display the remaining time not as the number of seconds but in the format of HR:MIN:SEC left. For example 75 seconds would display as “0:1:15”. 130 seconds would display as “0:2:10”. I know how to do the math to figure it out but I’m

Authentication questions

2020-01-28 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
LiveCode’s dictionary shows multiple authentication capabilities. However, I’m having trouble figuring out how to actually implement them working with our business phone system that uses CSTA authentication. The following link describes CSTA although I don’t see direct information regarding

Re: LiveCode won't recognize my stack

2019-12-30 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
22:51, Bill Vlahos via use-livecode wrote: >> List, >> Version 9.x of LiveCode doesn’t recognize stacks unless the file name >> ends with either .rev or .livecode. Previous versions (I don’t know >> when this changed) were able to. > > Nothing has changed here in an

Re: LiveCode won't recognize my stack

2019-12-31 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Richard, I’m running the different versions of LiveCode on the same Mac and looking at the same file so I don’t think the OS is affecting this. I’m just asking if there is a stack with the correct name and getting “false” as the answer if using LC 9.5.1. If I ask for “file” and not “stack”

Re: LiveCode won't recognize my stack

2020-01-06 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Richard and Brian, I think you guys are on to something. The LiveCode open dialog filter is a different issue than actually being able to open the file as a stack. Thanks. For some reason my OpenStack handler in the Card script isn’t being triggered. This is causing a number of issues

LiveCode won't recognize my stack

2019-12-27 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
List, Version 9.x of LiveCode doesn’t recognize stacks unless the file name ends with either .rev or .livecode. Previous versions (I don’t know when this changed) were able to. I use a stack file as the Preferences file for InfoWallet but the file name is “LicenseKey.IW”. When I execute the

Re: LiveCode won't recognize my stack

2019-12-27 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
go stack tURL > > where tURL is the directory path and it opens the stacks. My stacks don’t > have a suffix at all. > > Peter Bogdanoff > > > >> On Dec 27, 2019, at 5:51 PM, Bill Vlahos via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> List, >>

Re: LiveCode won't recognize my stack

2019-12-27 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
On 12/27/19 2:51 PM, Bill Vlahos via use-livecode wrote: >> List, >> Version 9.x of LiveCode doesn’t recognize stacks unless the file name ends >> with either .rev or .livecode. Previous versions (I don’t know when this >> changed) were able to. >> I use a stack f

Re: Hide stack change focus not supported 64bit

2020-04-09 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Just to let everyone know I got it working and it is working great. Thanks, Bill > On Apr 3, 2020, at 3:59 PM, Bill Vlahos via use-livecode > wrote: > > Bob, > > What file(s) do I need to add? > > When I try adding to Stack Properties it won’t let me select macOSt

Build for Windows 32 bit vs. x86-64 in 9.5.1?

2020-04-11 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
The default build choice in 9.5.1 is Windows 32bit not x86-64bit. Since the x86-64bit is not listed as experimental is there any reason why I shouldn’t build for it instead of the default 32bit? Thank you, Bill Vlahos ___ use-livecode mailing list

md5Digest gives different results Mac vs Windows LC 9.5.1

2020-04-19 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Before I report this as a bug, please confirm I’m not doing something stupid. LiveCode 9.5.1 Indy In the message box put the following: put the md5Digest of "LiveCode" I get the expected result on Macintosh but a different result on Windows. Thank you, Bill Vlahos

Re: md5Digest gives different results Mac vs Windows LC 9.5.1

2020-04-19 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
t; >>> On Apr 19, 2020, at 1:51 PM, matthias rebbe via use-livecode < >> use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: >>> >>> I think this is, because Mac uses Mac Roman and Windows ISO encoding. >>> >>> Or am i wrong? >>> >>> - >>&

Re: md5Digest gives different results Mac vs Windows LC 9.5.1

2020-04-19 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
s Rebbe > Life Is Too Short For Boring Code > >> Am 19.04.2020 um 22:34 schrieb Bill Vlahos via use-livecode >> : >> >> Before I report this as a bug, please confirm I’m not doing something stupid. >> >> LiveCode 9.5.1 Indy >> >> In the m

Re: Hide stack change focus not supported 64bit

2020-04-02 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
I don’t see it in the inclusions tab. How do I install your library? Thanks, Bill > On Apr 2, 2020, at 1:06 PM, Paul McClernan wrote: > > Glad to hear that someone finds it useful! > > >>I can’t figure out how to get it into my standalone. > > You have to include the library it in the

Re: Hide stack change focus not supported 64bit

2020-04-03 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
> On Apr 3, 2020, at 8:13 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > Open Stack Properties, add to the stackfiles. Also in the standalone builder > you can add other files and folders that are not stack files. > > Bob S > > > On Apr 2, 2020, at 9:33 PM

Re: Hide stack change focus not supported 64bit

2020-03-30 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
rote: > >> You can easily use AppleScript mixed with LiveCode script to change focus >> to another app >> >> On Sun, Mar 29, 2020 at 5:18 PM Bill Vlahos via use-livecode < >> use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: >> >>> >>> I have a

Re: Hide stack change focus not supported 64bit

2020-03-29 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
> Whaaa?? That is what I was seeing! In my case I used go invisible name>. The stack I went to got focus, but going back to the calling stack did > NOT return focus. What I ended up doing is using set the defaultStack to > > > Bob S > > > On Mar 29, 2020, at 2

Re: Hide stack change focus not supported 64bit

2020-03-29 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
;> >> This sounds like something AppleScript might be able to solve… >> >> >>> On Mar 29, 2020, at 3:01 PM, Bill Vlahos via use-livecode >>> wrote: >>> >>> Mark, >>> >>> OK. That makes sense and matches the behavior as m

Re: Hide stack change focus not supported 64bit

2020-03-29 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
sounds like something AppleScript might be able to solve… > > >> On Mar 29, 2020, at 3:01 PM, Bill Vlahos via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> Mark, >> >> OK. That makes sense and matches the behavior as my window does hide. >> >> However,

Hide stack change focus not supported 64bit

2020-03-29 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
I have a stack that needs to hide itself so a different window (other application) is now the frontmost window so my application can use AppleScript keystroke command to enter information into the other window. When I issue the command hide this stack my application window disappears but

Re: Hide stack change focus not supported 64bit

2020-03-29 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
which had focus before I clicked the button on my floating window after it hides itself. Bill > On Mar 29, 2020, at 2:43 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 3/29/20 2:17 PM, Bill Vlahos via use-livecode wrote: > >> The documentation in 9.5.1 says that hide s

Re: Hide stack change focus not supported 64bit

2020-04-02 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Paul, Very nice! I see you have some other useful tools as well. It is working in the IDE but I can’t figure out how to get it into my standalone. Thank you, Bill Vlahos > On Mar 30, 2020, at 9:52 PM, Bill Vlahos via use-livecode > wrote: > > Paul, > > Your AppHid

Compress/Decompress Inclustion?

2020-10-06 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
In InfoWallet I store attachments as encrypted and compressed files on disk. When I build InfoWallet in LiveCode 9.6.1 and attempt to decompress and decrypt the file, I get an error that the data is not compressed. The file is definitely compressed. I’m manually selecting inclusions. Do I need

Re: Compress/Decompress Inclustion?

2020-10-12 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Once I close and remove from memory my template stack, I still see File Selector in the Project Browser but nowhere else in the IDE so I’m not sure how to remove it. Even though I don’t create a standalone, the checkboxes for Macintosh, Windows, and Linux were checked. I unchecked the boxes

vCard save file format binfile or file?

2020-05-31 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
If I just use URL file to save vCard files I will get different results on Windows vs Macintosh regarding CRLF. VCard files are text files. The vCard standard requires CRLF as the line format regardless of which platform the data is being written in. LiveCode using the URL file command will

LC 9.6.2RC fix for tabs still a problem for Big Sur

2020-11-25 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
My application is a standalone stub that opens a stack. If I open the stack in the IDE, the tabs look correct. If my application opens the stack, the tabs have the artifact that the selected tab is white text on a white background. Strange. If I create a standalone with tabs they look correct

Re: LC 9.6.2RC fix for tabs still a problem for Big Sur

2020-11-25 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
I figured out the problem. Even though I set the backgroundColor of the stack to empty, I also needed to set the backgroundColor of my stub application to empty too. Regards, Bill > On Nov 25, 2020, at 2:28 PM, Bill Vlahos via use-livecode > wrote: > > My application is a sta

Mac inclusions. Is there one for file changed?

2020-11-20 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
Where can I find documentation on the inclusions? I’m looking to see if there is an option to mark the traffic light icon that a file hasn’t needs to be saved? I have a feeling it exists but I don’t see how to find out. Thank you, Bill Vlahos ___

Windows shell command with path

2020-11-18 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
I want to issue a command line prompt to a program in “Program Files (x86)\AppFolder\MyApp”. When I go to the command line my path is already “C:\Windows\System32> which is too deep. I have to cd .. twice to get to Program Files (x86)\etc. If I issue the shell command to “C:\Program Files

Publishing Mac Apps

2020-11-16 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
If I want to distribute Mac apps should I get a $99 Apple Developer account and Notarize them? I don’t anticipate putting apps in the Apple App Store? Are there other considerations or options to avoid problems as Apple continues to enforce more restrictions? Thanks, Bill Vlahos

Re: Enabling "About MyApp"

2020-11-16 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
This seems to be a bug in 9.6.1 for MacOS. Add a case statement for just “About”. The case statement for “About MyApp” won’t be recognized. Thanks to Elanor at LiveCode for pointing this out. Regards, Bill Vlahos > On Nov 15, 2020, at 11:56 AM, Bill Vlahos via use-livecode > wrote:

Re: Enabling "About MyApp"

2020-11-15 Thread Bill Vlahos via use-livecode
I have a app that has the About as the last item in the Help menu. It works in the Windows build but not in the Mac build (MacOS 10.14.6). It worked in previous versions. I don’t see anything wrong. The symptoms on the Mac is that the About item is in the correct place but the script is not