Re: MacOS Sierra - Tab Bar showing in Stack and IDE windows?

2017-02-20 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Check you Dock preferences. When Sierra came out I too was looking forward to this feature having gotten use to tabs in other apps. One app I use quite a lot is Nisus and having tabbed windows rather than multiple windows was going to be a real plus, or so i thought. Sadly tabbed windows was

OT - video compression HEVC woo cool!

2017-02-14 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Recently in a discussion on the data grid someone mentioned Trevor's DG presentations at runrev09. Grabbing my revLive09 disks I loaded up the relevant DVD. However I am not a great fan of DVDs these days and thought I would copy onto my hard disk. I also am not that keen on the Mac DVD player

nabble babble

2017-03-23 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
With the change in how nabble reports posts to the list I have now gone across to google's archive. https://www.mail-archive.com/use-livecode@lists.runrev.com/ Seems just as functional and clearly shows who posted what. To submit to the list I still prefer to use my mail client. To search the

Re: iOS SDK Question

2017-03-25 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
On the "pricing" page of the Livecode site, towards the bottom, there is an FAQ. The first question there is indeed what you are asking. The answer given is: "To build closed source apps you must have a valid current Indy, Business or other commercial license. If you do not renew this license

SVG for HTML5 on Mac

2017-03-30 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
macSVG is a MIT-licensed open-source macOS application for designing and editing Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) content for HTML5 web pages, mobile apps, animation design, and general graphics usage. very nice.

Re: iOS SDK Question

2017-03-25 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
The other way to be sure about your particular case is to visit your account page on the LiveCode site. The login link is in the upper right of the page. When I visit mine I see all my licenses and can tell from the version pop-up associated with each one what is actually licensed. I have 4

Re: OSX module file error when building standalone with LC 8 on mac

2017-03-17 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Solved. I had included an LC9 only widget in my stack. It obviously was not there in LC8 when I went to compile. So it seems... "There was an error while saving the > standalone application > Build failed for MacOSX x86-32: could not > open module file" is telling me the widget module was no

OSX module file error when building standalone with LC 8 on mac

2017-03-14 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
I just went to recompile a little utility I have and came across this error. The stack is simple and just gets the user to select file(s) or a folder or a text list to create folders somewhere else. I had compiled a standalone before but now am unable to with LC8. It gets all the way to

DPReleases I have missed (was Re: tsNet docs?)

2017-04-04 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Richard wrote: >I'm running LC v9dp76 Indy on Ubuntu 14.04. And I am only on dp6. James ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

"System" font on Mac - diff between LC 8 and LC 9??

2017-04-11 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Could other with a Mac please give this a go to see if my observation is local to my machine alone? Create a new stack in LC8 and place a field. Open the message box and enter... set the htmltext of fld 1 to "this is bold and this is italic" You should see this is bold and this

\"System\" font on Mac - diff between LC 8 and LC 9?

2017-04-11 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Hmm. Seems this has been sort of noted but no mention is made of the fix. http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=17344 ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your

\"System\" font on Mac - diff between LC 8 and LC 9??

2017-04-12 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
So, in LC8 changes were made to the UI font themes and the System font was one new addition. According to the dictionary... The list of font names includes a set of special-purpose names which automatically select the matching font for the platform. You can use these to request "the font used

Re: Download LC Community: trapped.

2017-03-09 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Richard wrote: > Most SEO brings people to the .com site, so those on the .org site are > the subset who specifically went there to get the open source edition of > LiveCode. The conversion rate there is understandably much lower than > on the .com site. > > After all, someone at the .com

Nightly builds

2017-03-09 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
I just noticed one of the benefits to membership of the open source community is access to nightly builds. Can anyone tell me how this is possible? Is it only for the community version? Is there a link or is one expected to make the build oneself? Or is this just smoke and mirrors? James

Re: Widget course

2017-07-10 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
OK, looked at actual widgets and see they have metadata items so I added these and the error disappeared. 1. Seems the minimum requirements for the Extension Builder have changed since the course first written (BTW I am using 8.1.5, when I tried in 9dp7 there were even more errors.) Full of

Re: Correct img format for browser widget.

2017-07-16 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Thank you so much Hermann and Jonathan It took me a little time but I worked out what to do after looking at your suggestions. The fact that setting the htmltext of the browser widget breaks the img URL's makes sense from a security and logical point of view. I then tried Jonathan's technique

Re: Correct img format for browser widget.

2017-07-15 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
hh wrote: > ... Or in case you meant simple HTML load (not canvas2d): > > > where src = "full http-path to image" (local server is running) > or src = "relative path to image" Actually I am not loading a file from a server, I am setting the htmltext of the widget. The file I am loading is

Re: GLX apps and 8.15

2017-06-26 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Hi Monte, Thank you so much for that quick response and solution. I modified the frontscript mainly because my knowledge of GLX's inner workings is limited. Down the track I might venture into the window management routines (to see if I really need them) or even consider moving to Levure,

Porridge (was Re: English Like?)

2017-05-24 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Richard wrote: > For those who like salt in their porridge there's LiveCode, and for > those who prefer sugar, or syrup, or prunes in their porridge > there are other puddings on offer. I actually like both. Couldn't imagine not putting salt in the porridge. Then once it is cooked, add sugar

Printed dictionary (was Re: send mouseup to control)

2017-05-24 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
In following them discussion on execution contexts Richard wrote: > The executionContexts is documented, though in all fairness that Dict > entry includes a note about not relying on the format of its contents. Normally I would moan to myself about how I would like to look that up but as I am

Re: Writing Extensions

2017-05-16 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
This is why the LiveCode Infinity project had such attraction to me. There were to be fully documented examples. Oh well. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your

Version 1.4 of Dash DocSet creator posted

2017-09-14 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Version 1.4 • format for description section now correct. * correct keyword lookup where multiple exists works again. Note - dependent on a type being included in text as in * Logo copyright info added. I think I have finally covered all the holes. Please let me know if you find

Dash "Make DocSet" stack version 1.6. and non-Mac Dash readers

2017-09-18 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
The Dash "Make DocSet" stack has been updated to version 1.6. See the details below. Hopefully this will be the final update, although I see Monte has been modifying some doc formats. See below. I have also noticed that Dash like readers exist on other platforms. Some paid for, some free.

LiveCode documentation set now available for Dash compatible readers

2017-10-03 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
There is now a documentation set (currently at LC 9 dp 9) available in the "user-contribution" category for Dash compatible readers. The set includes all the Guides and the dictionary (API) entries. Also included in this version are summary listing of all associated entries under their

Livecode docset for Dash

2017-09-11 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
I have just uploaded a stack "Make DocSet" to revonline that creates a "LiveCode.docset" for use in the documentation/snippet manager Dash https://kapeli.com/dash >From the revOnline entry: "Dash" is a documentation and snippet manager for MacOs and iOS. The MacOS

Re: Livecode docset for Dash

2017-09-11 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Hi Bob, Actually I might mean macro. I had entered a snippet called "sw" which was a three case switch template. While coding the stack I went to type "Answer" but couldn't get past "Answ" before the switch statement was inserted. I hadn't realized Dash would pick this up and act on it. My

Re: Livecode docset for Dash

2017-09-12 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
New version of "Make DocSet" uploaded. Changes in version 1.1 • LC icon added. • Table of contents added for Guides. They will appear in the left pane when viewing a guide. James ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com

New "Make Docset" stack uploaded

2017-09-13 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Uploaded a new revision to "Make DocSet" Any users should download the new version and remake your docset. Please remember to delete the old docset from the list of docsets in the preferences of Dash before loading the new one. Version 1.2 Note: Currently Dash does not recognise "glossary" nor

Update to Dash "docset" creator stack

2017-09-26 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
I have just updated the Make DocSet stack to version 1.8 This adds: • Script colorization in the Syntax and Example sections. • Tidied up some formatting. • Links to terms and other entries now limited to Summary, Changes, Description and Related sections James

FMaker is a utility stack to make folders/directories.

2017-09-27 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Just uploaded to "sample stacks" (button on toolbar in IDE or FMaker is a utility stack to make folders/directories. It will take a list of files from a directory (or a text file) and create folders with the same names as are in the list. Once loaded: • the

Re: New Books/Dictionary

2017-11-27 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
For those wanting to read the docs in an i-device Dash for iOS is FREE. I have posted some screenshots on the forum if you want to see how the docs look. http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=16=29745=160713#p160712

Update to FMaker utility stack

2017-12-13 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
FMaker - a utility to make folders based on a list. Updated FMaker to use "revCopyFile" rather than when moving files to newly created folder. This means the files do not need to be read into memory to be moved. This speeds up the process considerably, especially if you are moving large

Dash Docs and Docset Creator updates.

2017-12-13 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
I have just updated the Dash Docset to version 1.2 and the Dash Docset maker (Dash docset creator for LiveCode ) to 2.2 The main change is to include a linked summary of all messages and properties associated with the object

mkvMerge - batch processing stack for mkvToolnix

2017-10-25 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Hi, I have just uploaded a stack "mkvmerge" to livecodeshare. I manipulate lots of video files from different sources. In doing so I have on occassion need to use the main mkv processing app "mkvToolnix". Anyone who has used this app knows how powerful it is. mkvToolnix has a batch file

SOLVED Re: HELP - Script debugger out of sync

2017-10-21 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
After i sent my post I wondered if perhaps there were unseen gremlins in the script. I copied it out and pasted into BBEDIT and "Zap(ped) gremlins" (one of my favourite BBEDT commands). Pasted the zapped script back into LC and everything was back in sync. How I ended up with some unseen

HELP - Script debugger out of sync

2017-10-21 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
I have been modifying one of my utility apps and have hit a strange glitch. While trying to debug the script I find the visual feedback of where I am in the script to be out of sync by, it appears, 4 lines. For those interested in how this looks I have uploaded a video of same.

Make Docset updated to v2.5, Docset updated to 1.4.2

2018-02-01 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Hi, Recently I went looking for some LCB details and discovered that the nomenclature for the widget libraries had changed. They are now of type "Module". This meant that the cross referencing for these modules no longer worked and details of their contents were no longer displayed when they

update to Mkvmerger

2018-02-07 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
I have updated Mkvmerger on the livecodeshare. #1 Updated to correct output file error when both lists used. Sorry about that, not sure how that error was left there. #2 Added command to extract first subtitle from file The ability to extract the first subtitle (usually the one I want) from the

Sub-to-srt updated

2018-02-19 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
The Sub-to-srt stack on Livecode share has now been updated. The interface has been simplified and frame rate conversions can now be applied to converted ssa and sub files. For those who came in late...(apologies to L Falk) Sub-to-srt is a conversion utility ofr subtitles. It will convert

"Make Docset" updated to version 2.8

2018-08-26 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
With the release of 9.01 the "Guides" section of the dictionary now includes guide for the widgets. These guides come from documentation within the widget folder (within the Extensions folder of the LC package.) I have now added the code to the "Make Docset" stack on LiveCodeShare to generate

LiveCode 1.6.1 docset now available

2018-08-29 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
The "LiveCode 1.6.1" documentation set for Dash and Dash compatible is now available via the normal update mechanism for user contributed docsets. This version was compiled from the 9.01rc2 release of Livecode and includes all the guides for the widgets. James

Dash LiveCode Docset and "Make Docset" stack updated

2018-03-15 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
The Livecode Dash Docset has been updated to version 1.5 and has been compiled from the LC 9.0.0 rc1 documentation. The "Make Docset" stack on LivecodeShare has been updated to version 2.6 (modified version algorithm to catch fully the LC 9 series.)

Re: some thoughts on version 9.0.0

2018-04-20 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
My error. Yes the first badge takes you to the now empty behavior button. BUT the second badge does indeed open the script only stack. no bug, just me not moving further along the chain of badges. The badges follow along the chain as advertised. >> On 20 Apr 2018, at 1:41 pm, James At The

Interactive Tutorials - Where are they?

2018-10-30 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Whatever happened to the interactive tutorial that was introduced with LC 8? I can't seem to find any link/menu item of preference to bring it/them up. I have checked LC 8.1.8 as well and can't find them I deleted my copies of LC pre 8.1 and so had started to download LC 8.0 but it is only

Re: Interactive Tutorials - Where are they?

2018-10-30 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Found them. They are (well it is) available via the Start Center. Took me a while as the Start Center doesn't remain on the screen if you have any plugins set to open on start up. James ___ use-livecode mailing list

Docset Reader released and updates to Make Docset and Livecode.Docset

2018-11-01 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
One of my other stacks "Make Docset" produces a Livecode package containing the complete dictionary API as well as all the guides that ship with each version of Livecode. This package can be read by DASH compatible readers that accept user contributed sources. However not all platforms

Re: ?Make Docset? updated to 3.1, DASH docset for LC now at 1.7.1

2018-10-27 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
>From Mike > First of all, thanks a lot for doing this. Dash is now my default way to > access the docs, on both my ipad and mac. I love it. > Second, I have auto-updates turned on for both platforms, but they both > show the LC docs at 1.6.1 I am glad it is useful. I to really like the

How to update a css file when using the Browser widget

2018-11-03 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Recently I have been exploring modifying a css file so as to change the appearance of an html file being displayed in the browser widget. Simply, I thought. Load a page that uses a css file. Modify the css file and rewrite it to disk. Re-load the page from before, assuming it would use the

Re: How to update a css file when using the Browser widget

2018-11-03 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Further exploring from my previous post. Making a standalone of the stack. Simply reloading the html page still does not use the modified css (as was the case in the IDE) But, deleting the browser widget and recreating it before loading the page and the modified css is recognised. So the

Re: How to update a css file when using the Browser widget

2018-11-04 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
@brian - yes I am on a Mac. I wondered if it was webkit too. However Safari performs as expected. I load the page in Safari, then change the css and then reload the page in Safari (using the reload button in the address field) and the page reloads using the modified css. @Phil - no joy with

Re: How to update a css file when using the Browser widget

2018-11-05 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
hh wrote: > Say you have the font-size declaration in the css for body. > > Then script, for example: > do "document.body.style.fontSize = '110%';" in widget "Browser" Brilliant! Thank you so much Hermann. Putting the script in a button worked like a charm Putting it in the handler that loads

How to tell if the page displayed in the Browser widget has scrolled

2018-11-07 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Is there a way (are you there Hermann?) of telling if a page being displayed in a browser widget has been scrolled down at all. It doesn't seem there are any widget properties for this. Hermann's solution to changing the font size was I think in effect injecting a javascript function/setting

Re: How to tell if the page displayed in the Browser widget has scrolled

2018-11-08 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Many thanks Hermann. I can follow this (logic wise) as well as the forum links you provided. But I didn't quite follow the implementation. For now I will put it on the "it would be nice but not required" list, else I will not finish. And yes, I will ask on the forum should I have a potentially

Re: Regex replacements (\1, \2) not matching

2018-11-11 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
You can do quite a lot with LC's chunk expressions as well as with the matchtext and matchchunk functions. If you are willing to put a bit of time using these functions and arrays you can pretty much make up for LC's shortcomings in this area. If you have an Indy or Business license of LC

Re: How to tell if the page displayed in the Browser widget has scrolle

2018-11-09 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Hi Hermann, Thanks for your patience :-) I did as you suggested but no dice. I added the jsNotify handler to the widget script. I put the jsNotify call into the javascript handlers of the widget. I then checked that they were indeed there, they were. I added the "window.onscroll" function

Dash docset for LC now at 1.76, Make_DocSet on Livecode Share updated

2019-05-14 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
I just added the docs from LC 9.04 Stable to the DASH repository. DASH users simply go to the preferences pane and update the user contributed docs. As usual, this release has some additional dictionary entries/mods. I have also updated Make_DocSet on Livecode Share. the previous version

Big Sur and Drag and drop

2020-09-15 Thread James Hale via use-livecode
Hi, Just a question to others using Big Sur on their Macs. I have an app which uses drag and drop to place a list of files in a field. I drag the folder containing the files over the list, release the mouse and boom the list of files appear. Today I went to use this app on my main Mac which