I'm having troubles with making snapshots on this release. I have numerous
images and the snapshot (previously fine on 6.6) is not reliably working, even
tho I have is wrapped in wait 0.1 seconds with messages.
A test stack worked, so it may be the other images on my card. I'll try some
I have a very simple test stack the moves 3 colored rectangles to random
positions, then takes a snapshot. Without a wait before the snapshot command,
it doesn't get the snapshot. Or, it takes the snapshot before the randomization
finishes. I'm new to livecode, so I'm not sure what
My mail server won't come online and I've read that a lot of folks are having
mail server showing up offline, on Mavericks. Probably related to the ssl bug.
I'm wasting a lot of time trying things. Anybody got a fix for this?
Fortunately, my iPad email still works.
Thanks, I'll file a bug report.
On May 6, 2014, at 10:41 PM, J. Landman Gay jac...@hyperactivesw.com
On 5/6/14, 3:26 PM, William Prothero wrote:
The complete code to test snapShot in my test stack is below. It runs
What I am doing is using the stack script of substacks to hold code modules.
This way, the search command works nicely. If I use external stacks for my
libraries the search command doesn't seem to have an option to include them
in a search without including the entire library, which
FYI, I just got a confirmation notice from livecode about my bug report about
snapshot quirks, failures. It's bug 12404. Man, these guys are really on top of
On May 8, 2014, at 3:06 AM, Neil Roger n...@runrev.com wrote:
Thanks for the reference to Richard's page! Excellent! It clarified some items
I've had on my mind.
Btw, Dar's post suggests to me that one could create an infinite loop if there
was a script in the substack that passed a message, then a script with the same
name in the main stack also passed
I completely agree. Naive or new users can provide invaluable input to
Being here asking questions is a valuable contribution in itself. For every
question posted here there are many subscribers who had the same
This looks awesome! It should save me loads of time when I put my app on iPad.
I'm going to buy it as soon as I get onto my work computer.
For this much work, the price seems quite fair.
On Jun 1, 2014, at 12:45 AM, Scott
Thanks for that. It may come in handy some time.
On Jun 6, 2014, at 4:38 AM, Kay C Lan lan.kc.macm...@gmail.com wrote:
For the first time, on OS X, I ran out of memory. Whilst Activity
Monitor is good, it doesn’t really give you a way to
I've had similar problems using the snapshot command, where the engine seems to
get behind. My latest problem was my own fault, though where I had locked the
screen and it couldn't update. What fooled me was that when I put in a
breakpoint, the breakpoint unlocked the screen and it looked as I
I'd definitely buy your book. Some of the things I would be interested in is
and css3. I've dabbled in all 3 of these but since I use them rarely, it's a
pain to use them. It would be nice to have a prescription
On Jul 4, 2014, at 9:09 AM, Mark Wieder mwie...@ahsoftware.net wrote:
Friday, July 4, 2014, 1:04:33 AM, you wrote:
My feature request would be to REMOVE the ordinals! Then one could ONLY do:
delete char 3 and so on
I'm still pretty new to livecode, so my first exposure to LC arrays left me a
bit skeptical. I am an experienced Director programmer and had gotten very
fluent with lingo property lists, which is the closest analogy to the LC
array. In Lingo (Director's main language), there are
I found this link. It might be easier to convert this code to LC.
On Aug 23, 2014, at 5:17 AM, Richmond richmondmathew...@gmail.com wrote:
On 23/08/14 15:13, FlexibleLearning.com wrote:
, e.g. floor(-4.0)
should be -4.
On Aug 23, 2014, at 8:09 AM, Richmond richmondmathew...@gmail.com wrote:
On 23/08/14 17:44, Earthednet-wp wrote:
I found this link. It might be easier to convert this code to LC.
I've wondered what, specifically, blocking means. Does it mean that there are
no idle messages sent? What is being blocked?
On Aug 27, 2014, at 8:16 AM, Bob Sneidar bobsnei...@iotecdigital.com wrote:
You cannot dispatch in time. But you can
This function fails when the number is a negative integer.
function Floor pValue
if pValue 0 then return trunc(pValue) - 1 else return trunc(pValue)
On Aug 27, 2014, at 9:11 AM, Bob Sneidar bobsnei...@iotecdigital.com wrote:
An attorney relative of mine is a lawyer who specializes in Drunk while
driving cases. He found that when he sent emails to his clients using gmail,
with the word DUI, his clients, on their webmail pages, had ads for DUI
lawyers (his competitors) on their browser pages. Needless to say, he
Interesting, but it seems counter-intuitive to have a handler that references
the stack being required to be on a card script. Which card? I assume it's the
card that first opens in the stack?
On Sep 7, 2014, at 12:02 AM, Terence Heaford
Ok, you answered my concern. I guess it's another item to add to the dictionary
On Sep 7, 2014, at 8:22 AM, Mark Wieder mwie...@ahsoftware.net wrote:
Terence Heaford t.heaford@... writes:
Putting it in the card script does
Thanks for all the good ideas. For line plots, I do create a line and set the
points of the line to the values I want. For plots with discrete symbols (there
may be many thousands), I draw directly into an image using a derivative of
code I got from Colin's simple draw program. This
I'll drink to that, too. It will save me reprogramming my plot routines.
On Sep 9, 2014, at 7:42 PM, J. Landman Gay jac...@hyperactivesw.com wrote:
On 9/9/2014, 6:17 PM, Alex Tweedly wrote:
accessing bytes (or historically chars) is 'direct' -
Thanks so much for looking into this!
On Sep 10, 2014, at 6:28 AM, Alex Tweedly a...@tweedly.net wrote:
On 10/09/2014 00:17, Alex Tweedly wrote:
I'll go experiment
Experimenting with copying a block of bytes in 7.0.0 RC1
What I do is use the finder for this action. Single click on the app bundle,
use the menu at the top to get info. An info window comes up and there is a
little popup at the bottom where you can set access rights. You should then
use the adjacent popup to make all files in the same
There was a problem with snapshot that, I think, got fixed in 6.7, or possibly
one of the 6.6 releases. I use snapshot heavily in my app, reported a bug a
while ago, and it was verified and fixed. You might try one of the newer
I'm doing all of my work on 7.0 now, and the app I'm
you set execution right via the info menu?
Von: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] Im
Gesendet: Montag, 29. September 2014 16:55
An: How to use LiveCode
Betreff: Re: How do you grant executing
Is it possible to build a standalone in LC 7 rc3 at this time? Unfortunately, I
have been working in 7 for awhile and want to have a standalone in January.
On Oct 18, 2014, at 12:12 AM, Kay C Lan lan.kc.macm...@gmail.com wrote:
On Fri, Oct 17,
still haven't tries
to make a standalone in LC, so
On Oct 18, 2014, at 3:05 PM, Richard Gaskin ambassa...@fourthworld.com
Is it possible to build a standalone in LC 7 rc3 at this time?
If there was a way to include user comments from a link in the dictionary
entry, it would be helpful to those who work to improve the dictionary. Or
perhaps a direct link to the location where dictionary bugs are reported. Many
of the comments would probably be made by newer users, who wouldn't
To me, allowing the entire LC user base to modify the dictionary that we all
use, will cause more problems than it solves. Richard's idea to form a team of
experienced live coders to at least review additions and changes and brainstorm
improvements is a great idea. Also, a feature that
I would buy this book. I would be also interested in various strategies for
organizing code for large projects, and auto update strategies.
On Nov 9, 2014, at 6:41 PM, Andre Alves Garzia an...@andregarzia.com wrote:
Ahah! Didn't know there was a mouse move message.
On Nov 18, 2014, at 5:58 PM, Alejandro Tejada capellan2...@gmail.com wrote:
Still not well from Cold, but here is
a very simple method:
Create a small field named cursorpos
Create an opaque rectangle
Yeah, I use the tool tips a lot. But the field I need displays the x,y values
under a data plot, as the user moves the mouse within the plot axes boundary. .
In that way, the user gets a convenient way of getting values from a data plot.
From: Earthednet-wp proth...@earthednet.org
To: How to use LiveCode firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent: Wed, Nov 19, 2014 1:04 am
Subject: Re: Whats the proper way to show a help field?
Yeah, I use the tool tips a lot. But the field I need displays the x,y values
I've been developing a large app in LC, while learning LC, and am just now at
the stage of building a standalone. So, I haven't faced the apple store
requirements yet. I guess I should spend more time looking at the forums,
because for now I've concentrated on this list for info, and
Congrats on a new life adventure.
On Nov 27, 2014, at 12:14 PM, Monte Goulding mo...@sweattechnologies.com
We just had a baby so I won't be able to get to mergExt related questions for
a few days. Rebecca(mum) and
Not half as funny as some of the substitutions that autocorrect can make, if
I don't carefully proofread my emails.
On Dec 2, 2014, at 7:47 AM, Bob Sneidar bobsnei...@iotecdigital.com wrote:
Oh. heh heh. This is the product of my
Thanks for checking this. I'm working in lcv7.0, on Mavericks. I'll retest.
Sometimes LC needs to be restarted to get things working right. Unfortunately,
V7.0.1 ( rc2) crashes on one of my operations, so I'm using v7.0, which crashes
on quit. Oh well, hope it gets fixed next release.
You can download the free community version on the livecode site. I think that
will save you a lot of grief and provide you a more rewarding experience.
On Dec 6, 2014, at 6:07 PM, Jim Beckmann jimbeckm...@comcast.net wrote:
I use a very
Try delete object of group me
I had a similar issue and this fixed it.
On Dec 7, 2014, at 1:17 AM, Terence Heaford t.heaf...@btinternet.com wrote:
I use polygons to draw a line using this script. Me is a group.
Has anybody made SCORM compliant livecode modules? It would be wonderful to
find a template or helper app to create one.
use-livecode mailing list
Midi would be a very different setup than digital audio. In midi, only events
need to be sent, while digital audio, especially independent tempo and pitch
translation require some fancy signal processing.
On Sep 21, 2013, at 6:59 AM, René Micout
I use post and php for remote MySQL database interaction. To use the LC MySQL
commands directly, you have to open permissions to the database to the world
(assuming your app accesses it). This makes an extremely insecure system. You
can open an ssh tunnel using shell commands, but I find
The docs under point, in the docs accessed through the script editor mention
On Oct 8, 2013, at 4:38 PM, Alex Tweedly a...@tweedly.net wrote:
I don't believe you can do that, I've always just added item by item - but I
Thanks for the comments. What I'm doing is dragging an image that is larger
than the viewing area. I set the loc of the image (according to the mouseloc)
inside a repeat loop. The general idea is below.
repeat while the mouseStillDown
--set the loc of the image according
, Earthednet-wp proth...@earthednet.org wrote:
Thanks for the comments. What I'm doing is dragging an image that is larger
than the viewing area. I set the loc of the image (according to the
mouseloc) inside a repeat loop. The general idea is below.
Thanks, Stephen. I did notice that some of the toolbar menus worked, tho, so I
could save the file anyway before I nuked it.
On Jan 19, 2014, at 2:20 PM, stephen barncard
On Sun, Jan 19, 2014 at 12:50
I'm a Director escapee too and I can't tell you how refreshing it is to be
working with livecode now.
On Jan 19, 2014, at 4:40 PM, tbodine lvhd...@gmail.com wrote:
So far, I find the resolution independence and fullscreen features of 6.5.1
My sincere condolences, Monte. I think losing a child is one of the saddest
things that can happen to a parent.
On Jan 20, 2014, at 9:31 PM, Paul Hibbert paulhibb...@mac.com wrote:
So sorry to hear your sad news, sincere condolences.
Appreciating your positive spin on happenings, I am.
On Jan 24, 2014, at 11:31 AM, Richard Gaskin ambassa...@fourthworld.com
Why the hell are they
You folks are talking broadly about trying to create change in a system that
may have little incentive for change. What I have found is that among the
groups of those resistant to change, you need to find at least one person who
finds your solution interesting, intriguing, or what not. You get
I get the same behavior with 6.5.1
On Jan 28, 2014, at 6:09 AM, dunb...@aol.com wrote:
I have seen something like this sporadically as well. I think it comes more
with if statements though. As you say, they are harmless but
I also am concerned with the organization of large script libraries.
I like the idea of putting libraries into buttons, then copying them into the
front script at startup. When you say there is a limit of some number of
scripts, what counts for a script? Is a single script counted as all the
, the method wouldn't be very useful for
On Feb 13, 2014, at 7:46 AM, Richard Gaskin ambassa...@fourthworld.com
I like the idea of putting libraries into buttons, then copying
them into the front
Replace char 1 of mystring with
On Feb 19, 2014, at 4:28 AM, Richmond richmondmathew...@gmail.com wrote:
On 19/02/14 14:09, John Dixon wrote:
as in something like this...
put char 2 to (the number of chars of fld 1) of fld 1
Mats' posting on encryption difficulties got me thinking about local variables.
Are they supposed to persist after the script is done executing, so that the
next time a handler within that script is called, they can be expected to hold
previously set values? I notice that they don't. Or would
Perhaps I missed it in the docs, but I didn't see where it said the char count
returned by offset was measured from the skipped chars count. I do skim, so
could have easily missed the fine print.
The way that it's implemented means to get the char position of the found char,
On Feb 23, 2014, at 2:41 PM, J. Landman Gay jac...@hyperactivesw.com
On 2/23/14, 2:53 PM, Earthednet-wp wrote:
Folks, Perhaps I missed it in the docs, but I didn't see where it
said the char count returned by offset was measured from the skipped
I've been following this discussion with interest and, as a newby to livecode,
but with a history going back to HyperCard and Supercard, you might be
interested in my perspective. I've programmed in Fortran, Pascal, C, Corona,
Php, Adobe Director (extensively) and Basic, so I've been
Sounds like your forms generator could be very useful to me, too. Any plans to
share, make public, or .?
On Feb 25, 2014, at 12:38 AM, Matthias Rebbe | M-R-D
Am 25.02.2014 um 02:17
Interesting. Built in flash.
On Mar 6, 2014, at 9:34 PM, Thierry Douez th.do...@gmail.com wrote:
Just find these 2 projects so amazing...
Hope some of you will too , and if not, sorry for the noise :)
On Mar 7, 2014, at 10:41 PM, PystCat pyst...@gmail.com wrote:
I second that.
On Mar 7, 2014, at 10:53 PM, John j...@onechip.com wrote:
Although I am not working on anything that could use this currently, it
No warranty? If it were me, I'd google the laptop type for user experiences
first, to see if the laptop is generally crap. Then, if the motherboard isn't
more expensive than the original laptop, and you want the laptop, it might be
worth it. But it's definitely a personal choice.
I implemented a php script to send mail to me, with some diagnostic
information, when my Director program threw a script error. I am not at my
desktop, so can't tell you the exact way to find it, but I am sure you can
google it. You just post your message and destination to the php
Unfortunately, invisibly sending information about your online activities is a
common situation. We don't expect it in standalone apps, but who deals only
with standalone these days? I know of no other environment where I am presented
with at least several attempts, per day, to do
Google WAMP. On the Mac, it's MAMP. Easy to install, contains Apache, MySQL,
and php. You can run it on your desktop computer. Also, free. Install is
trivial. You can install the LC server on it and do your testing. It's so easy
I don't know why more folks don't suggest it.
Didn't the release notes say it wouldn't run on lion anymore?
On Mar 29, 2014, at 12:36 PM, Peter Haworth p...@lcsql.com wrote:
I've been looking into my stacks to see how they will be affected by the
change to the way the label property of an
, minimal traffic) can I just
keep it on this dedicated PC of mine ?
Guess I just need to buy a domain? Is that correct?
Remember, please don't laugh...
Sent from my iPhone
On 30 Mar 2014, at 10:32 am, Earthednet-wp proth...@earthednet.org wrote:
Google WAMP. On the Mac, it's MAMP. Easy
Am I correct with this line of thinking?
Sent from my iPhone
On 30 Mar 2014, at 4:58 pm, Earthednet-wp proth...@earthednet.org wrote:
On the Mac, which is the only system I've tried it on, you get a ready to go
installation. You can set it to have a different port
In 100% agreement.
On Apr 1, 2014, at 5:27 PM, Bob Sneidar bobsnei...@iotecdigital.com wrote:
To play the Devil’s advocate so to speak, we had people downloading and
installing wares and peer to peer software, and then sharing illegal copies
Has anybody implemented Google Maps or Google Earth? I notice the mergeMK
external looks like it has some nice features. I'd be interested in anybody's
experience and particularly if the mergeMK external is expected to work with
that the best way to access it? I would prefer a solution that works on both
mobile and desktop.
On Apr 2, 2014, at 8:26 AM, John Dixon dixo...@hotmail.co.uk
I'm on an iPad 2 with iOS 7. I get the opening screen and clock and top left
menu, but it is frozen there. Nothing I touch makes anything happen.
On Apr 2, 2014, at 10:59 PM, Gerry Orkin gerry.or...@gmail.com wrote:
An old app
Actually, you can kill the process right on the activity monitor.
On Apr 3, 2014, at 5:37 PM, Bob Sneidar bobsnei...@iotecdigital.com wrote:
GOD BLESS YOU SIR! How many a frustrated night I’ve spent with an
unresponsive SQL server, waiting for
When I was considering a move to Livecode, after spending some time with
Corona, I looked fairly seriously at Xojo. The attraction was the programming
language syntax. But when I looked deeper, it was behind LC in multi platform
support and the discussion forum showed problems with basic
Thank you for asking this question. There is certainly a need for this in the
community. I am also new to livecode and am converting a rather large app from
Director. I am building a cross platform app, and perhaps a mobile version
later. Currently I am putting most of my code in the
I haven't tried to build a standalone yet. I'm not at my computer now, but my
memory is that you have to open substacks, then do start using. I have an
item list of substacks and am planning to associate various library substacks
with specific project modules, so I can manage memory. I
Just wondering if anyone has created whiteboard videoscribe style animations
in livecode. Seems like a natural for LC, and not too bad, once somebody has
figured out how to translate SVG files into LC lines and colors.
Or, has anybody worked with SVG file formats?
Why not try the round function to limit the number of digits being compared?
Put round(myNum,nDigits) - round(num2,nDigits)=theDiff
On Feb 4, 2015, at 4:17 AM, Peter W A Wood peterwaw...@gmail.com wrote:
I think that it is a
Thanks Geoff, for the clarification. I agree with you. I was thinking more in
general, and didn't mean to imply any criticism. As I get more familiar with
livecode and it's sometimes unexpected (to me as one more used to conventional
syntax) I am growing to love how quickly I can implement my
I think you're right about just putting out an update if I need to enhance the
app by writing new code. Certainly, a lot of content can be added or modified
without new code. Videos are important and I'm thinking more of streaming them,
probably from YouTube, rather than downloading them.
I've had a lot of experience doing this for a 300seat oceanography class. I
used my own server to store student work. Students downloaded the software in
this instance. They were identified by a 7 digit number. I used a combination
of files uploaded and downloaded to a local temp
Must have been a mistake. I have run it on Yosemite.
On Jan 14, 2015, at 12:32 AM, René Micout rene.mic...@numericable.com wrote:
I read in LiveCode 6.7.2-rc-1 Release Notes 1/8/15, page # 4 :
The Mac engine supports:
Tnx for the feedback. I think window 7 and 8 want 512x512 icons, tho. I have a
free one for windows that goes up to 256 and the app shows a blank icon for the
I've looked at icofx and they want a monthly fee. I guess I could sign up for a
month, make all my icons, then UN-sign
I feel your pain. Apparently, Android development is very difficult because
many of the versions on different phone models have OS bugs and custom
configurations that can cause problems. If I were developing for Android, I
might specify that the software is only guaranteed on platforms
Interesting discussion for a livecode list, but it can't resist jumping in. I
think the issue of titles is very cultural. In the US, titles are much less
important than they are in English society, for example (at least from my
extensive knowledge gained by watching Downton Abbey). After I got
That's what I see. It works fine on osx but crashes on windows standalones.
Works ok in windows IDE.
On Jan 11, 2015, at 11:42 PM, John Dixon dixo...@hotmail.co.uk wrote:
I'm not too sure about your closeCard handler... I am
Just a heads up re your lcstackbrowser app. I found that it interferes with
some of my code. Also, I got a message that it was trying to open one of your
handlers and couldn't because code was protected. I do a lot of creating of
fields, lines, and graphic elements. I'm trying to finish a
Snorting a couple lines of coke??
On Mar 22, 2015, at 9:58 AM, J. Landman Gay jac...@hyperactivesw.com
On 3/22/2015 11:02 AM, Richmond wrote:
Cool. :) I like the
Thanks. I'll try that method.
On Mar 18, 2015, at 10:29 PM, Terry Judd terry.j...@unimelb.edu.au wrote:
Hi William - you should be able to read a text file of that size into LC
no worries. Have you tried the 'put url
Cogent comments, all.
One of the functions of this community, I believe, is to support and encourage
the livecode dev team, and each other. Another equally important function is to
provide honest feedback and a kick in the pants when it seems to be needed. I
love the direction the team is
Thinking about Chromebooks because my son, a 4'th grade teacher will be using
them in his school.
Still just a browser in a box? So we'll be waiting for livecode export to html5?
On Apr 1, 2015, at 8:55 AM, Richard Gaskin
For disk repair, I use Disk Warrior. Your disc should,be ok using Disc Utility,
tho. But Disk Warrior has saved data not readable by Disc Utility for me.
On Mar 1, 2015, at 7:48 PM, Paul Hibbert p...@livecode.org wrote:
Thanks for reminding me
I think that what is really needed is intermediate level instruction like in
Colin's book. The most basic stuff is covered pretty well in the online
tutorials, which don't go far enough, for my purposes anyway.
On Feb 27, 2015, at 5:29 AM, Marian
Actually, I still see the same crashing behavior that I reported in the bug
report. I think it happens when the browser window isn't closed before purging
On Feb 26, 2015, at 9:41 PM, Monte Goulding
Thanks for the reply. I accidentally started downloading the update, but
stopped it before it was done, so hopefully the prev version is still ok.
On Apr 25, 2015, at 5:04 AM, Mark Waddingham m...@livecode.com wrote:
Not yet no - if you've auto
This sounds like something Bramaswami would be doing. It also sounds like a
very easy app to build, assuming that LC can play two audio files at the same
time, with independently adjustable volume.
On Apr 25, 2015, at 8:29 AM, Earthednet-wp proth
On Apr 29, 2015, at 10:40 PM, John Dixon dixo...@hotmail.co.uk wrote:
By default, iOS will dim the screen and eventually lock the device after
periods of no user interaction.
To control this behavior, use the following commands:
I have been using Google to find docs on livecode. I wonder if there was an
old, unlinked lesson that Google found. I'll try to find it and make a comment.
I think it was titled something like including media.
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