Re: [OT}] Hypercard and an uneasy read.

2011-12-05 Thread Ken Corey
I had a little company that went bust due to lack of funds. When that happens, the assets of the business must be sold off to pay the creditors (we owed national insurance, PAYE tax, hosting services, salaries, etc). In hopes of trying to raise cash to pay off those debts, the solicitor

Re: Rotate around Center of Mass

2012-01-09 Thread Ken Corey
I don't know why, but this question really stuck in my head. So much so, when I stumbled across the 'crop' command I just had to write. This isn't a full answer, unfortunately, but it's a start, methinks. First off, let's assume your image is at the rect 100,100,200,200. The center of the

Re: SQL Date Formatting

2012-01-13 Thread Ken Corey
Great Scott! I used to think an hour of English class was a long time before! 3600 seconds vs 1. Yikes. Our kids would hate us. -Ken On 13/01/2012 20:26, Ken Ray wrote: I'm just waiting for everyone to adopt the Metric Calendar: 100 seconds per minute 100 minutes per hour 10 hours

Re: [OT] Going bananas with The Desktop Experience

2012-01-14 Thread Ken Corey
Are there many punters for LiveCode in Linux? Serious question. I've not tried to sell into that market, so I have no idea other than what I see in the press, but are Linux sales significant? I guess, since LiveCode makes it super easy to approach Linux users, why not? -Ken On 11/01/2012

Re: Pinch and Rotate

2012-01-23 Thread Ken Corey
Hiya Thomas, I've been meaning to take a stab at this, and your post got me off my duff. I've seen a few apps that do multitouch pinch to zoom *really* well. by that I mean that the pinch can accomplish 3 things at the same time: scale something rotate something move something The last one

Re: Pinch and Rotate

2012-01-23 Thread Ken Corey
I hadn't tried that before. I tried it just now, and if anything it made the behaviour worse. This were even more jittery than before. By jittery I mean the items flash back and forth 10-20 pixels. If you move your fingers quickly, it's easy to get the image drawing in a wildly incorrect

Re: How do I make something like a html imagemap on a graphical object?

2012-01-24 Thread Ken Corey
Hi William, Take a look at the newletter issue 67: http://runrev.com/newsletter/march/issue67/newsletter2.php I happened to be checking things out in the old newsletters, and noticed that it does what you're talking about (along with a bit more, I gather). -Ken On 24/01/2012 21:11, William

On top but permeable?

2012-01-25 Thread Ken Corey
Hi All, For debugging when running on my iPad, I like to drop a multi-line label named log, and have the following: on log txt if exists(field log) then put txtcr before log end if end log on errorDialog sE,sP log sE|sP end errorDialog This is great and all, at least it's easy to

Re: On top but permeable?

2012-01-25 Thread Ken Corey
On 25/01/2012 12:20, Malte Brill wrote: if you disable your field, it will not trap any messages (set the disabled of fld log to true) I /thought/ I'd tried that, but clearly I hadn't. That's perfect, Thanks, Malte. -Ken ___ use-livecode mailing

Re: Pinch and Rotate

2012-01-25 Thread Ken Corey
On 25/01/2012 15:54, Thomas McGrath III wrote: These are exactly the kinds of things I ran into as well. One thing that happens is that when rotating an image the image gets distorted and so we need the resizeQuality set to good or best but then it really slows down even further. Well, turns

Re: Pinch and Rotate

2012-01-25 Thread Ken Corey
On 25/01/2012 16:19, Ken Corey wrote: As for the quality issues, what I'd suggest is that on the pinchStart event the quality of the image is saved during the pinch, the quality of the image is set to 'reduced' while pinching, and then in the pinchEnd the quality is set back to its previous

Cross platform way to disable interface when dialoguing

2012-01-25 Thread Ken Corey
Has anyone read up on what would be the right way to do a cross-platform indication that the main application window is not accessible just now? I'm thinking of putting an graphic with a gradient and alpha channel in front of my interface, so that the style is reminiscient of an iPod, at

Re: Icons in dialogs on Win 7

2012-01-25 Thread Ken Corey
On 25/01/2012 20:12, Klaus on-rev wrote: Hi friends, I noticed that on Windows 7 there are no icons in the ASK and ANSWER dialogs! GLOBAL gRevAppIcon has been set and works on the Mac!) Is that correct behaviour? Thanks in advance! no Windows 7 user who can at least confirm this? C'mon :-)

Re: Pinch and Rotate

2012-01-25 Thread Ken Corey
On 25/01/2012 15:54, Thomas McGrath III wrote: These are exactly the kinds of things I ran into as well. One thing that happens is that when rotating an image the image gets distorted and so we need the resizeQuality set to good or best but then it really slows down even further. Okay,

errors trapped inside data grids?

2012-01-27 Thread Ken Corey
Hi All, I noticed something *very* strange, and I was hoping someone could either confirm or set me straight. I'm implementing dataGrids for the first time, so I'm reading a lot of the lessons and tutorials (since that's the only documentation, seemingly). I wanted to do something with the

What's the best way to show a set of pictures?

2012-01-27 Thread Ken Corey
Hi All, My app will be deployed onto, at a minimum, iOS universal, and Windows PCs. If I can get the code working there then Android as well. I want to represent the children of a teacher's class with a smallish picture of each child...and allow the teacher to take a new picture, or

Looking for a wait until x or timeout design pattern..

2012-01-28 Thread Ken Corey
I've been working on a pinch library for a week or so, and I have complained about the jerkiness. I am thinking that the problem is that it's /too/ repsonsive. The instant one touch moves, it's causing the pinchMove event to be generated. This is fine if nothing else truly has moved, but if

Re: Looking for a wait until x or timeout design pattern..

2012-01-29 Thread Ken Corey
Here's the basic idea of the code I needed. the touchMove event arrives in no particular order, and in no particular time. If you absolutely have to have a timeout, you can't just test for a timestamp on the next run of touchMove, because there might not be another touchMove. I'm not

Re: Looking for a wait until x or timeout design pattern..

2012-01-29 Thread Ken Corey
Now *that* is exactly what I needed. Should be required reading. Why didn't runrev hire this guy to write more of their manuals in this style? Thanks muchly! -Ken On 29/01/2012 19:51, stephen barncard wrote: you should check out Dar Scott's primers on Message Mechanics. Visually and

Re: An iPhone app as a remote control for an iPad app. Is it possible?

2012-01-30 Thread Ken Corey
Hi Paolo, First off, I'd like to say that with the external support, anything is possible...the question is how hard you're willing to work to get there. I can say that the socket code rreSocket works just fine for me here, both on the simulator and on the device. Now, as to does it work

Re: An iPhone app as a remote control for an iPad app. Is it possible?

2012-01-30 Thread Ken Corey
Well sending a command and getting a response is a simple enough protocol once you're connected...but how do your devices find each other? I'd be shocked if you could do network broadcasting using rreSocket on an iOS device (you might actually get away with it on a desktop, but I've not tried

Re: An iPhone app as a remote control for an iPad app. Is it possible?

2012-01-30 Thread Ken Corey
On 30/01/2012 14:35, Todd Geist wrote: Quick question. Were you able to create an HTML server that work on iOS? My purpose was only to read and write to a web server, and for that it works fine. Taking a look under the covers, down at the Objective-C level I don't see a way to grab a port

Re: Search question

2012-01-30 Thread Ken Corey
How about this: --8- repeat for each line myLine in myList if matchText(myLine, \ ([^\t]*)\t([^\t]*)\t([^\t]*)\t([^\t]*)$, \ myVar1, myVar2, myVar3, myVar4) then if myVar1=foo and myVar3=bar and myVar4=baz then -- take some action here end if

Re: Search question

2012-01-30 Thread Ken Corey
On 31/01/2012 01:02, Marty Knapp wrote: Thanks to those who responded to this. I was doing something similar to Dan's idea, but wondered if there was a way to use lineOffset or something else. I'll take a look at all the suggestions and continue on. I wish I could wrap my brain around regex - it

Re: Search question

2012-01-30 Thread Ken Corey
On 31/01/2012 01:20, Bob Sneidar wrote: The last time I got into regex, I forgot how to pee. Took two days to get it back. Remind me not to be in the same room when you tackle Objective-C...:^) -Ken ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: OT: Walking

2012-01-30 Thread Ken Corey
On 31/01/2012 02:53, Mike Bonner wrote: Ok. I know this is not the most appropriate place for this but.. Today for the first time in about 12 years I walked 5 unassisted steps in physical therapy. (no walker, cane, walking sticks or anything) And no face plant! So on the count of 3. 1, 2, 3

Re: database write error

2012-01-31 Thread Ken Corey
On 31/01/2012 12:32, Len Morgan wrote: Apostrophe is a reserved character in SQL so you'll have to escape it. If you take the part of your INSERT statement that has the field with the apostrophe in it and expand the variable (i.e., write it in with the *contents *of the variable instead (e.g.,

How does a command find out who called it?

2012-02-01 Thread Ken Corey
I have some tiny http utility functions I'm using to do a 'get' on an iOS device. Up to now, I've had these functions in the same card as the handlers dealing with that card. Now I want to make them into a library. The problem I'm hvaing is that they are asynchronous: they require a

Re: How does a command find out who called it?

2012-02-01 Thread Ken Corey
On 01/02/2012 16:04, Mark Schonewille wrote: send someCallback to the target in 0 millisecs Thanks, Mark, but I need the call from the other direction... Let's say I have a card testing in stack wild. The stack script says: on openCard start using minihttp.livecode end openCard The card

Re: How does a command find out who called it?

2012-02-01 Thread Ken Corey
On 01/02/2012 21:03, Ken Ray wrote: Take away the in 0 secs and it should work fine (I get two lines, one referring to the button that issued the 'send' and the other referring to the stack). I'm guessing the send in time aspect messes with the executionContexts… BTW: Why would you send

Re: How does a command find out who called it?

2012-02-01 Thread Ken Corey
On 01/02/2012 21:28, Ken Ray wrote: Really? Does it matter how long it takes the handler to complete execution? That is, if the rest of the handler after the send takes 10 seconds to execute, will LC wait all 10 seconds to get to the end of the handler before it sends the message? Just

Re: How does a command find out who called it?

2012-02-01 Thread Ken Corey
On 01/02/2012 21:30, Ralph DiMola wrote: Thank you for that little tidbit!! I was going crazy debugging and try to figure out the message path in these cases. I wanted the message to fire off after the handler finished. It bit me for sure. You just made my day! *smile* Fantastic! The

Re: [TEASER] Dropbox Support Almost Ready

2012-02-02 Thread Ken Corey
On 02/02/2012 13:51, Andre Garzia wrote: Thanks for the kind words René and Andrew. Yes, it will work on iOS. It is a pure Livecode application, it will work anywhere that Livecode runs (requires only libURL and SSL support). Does LiveCode for iOS have libURL support? Really? I've spent the

Re: On top but permeable?

2012-02-03 Thread Ken Corey
On 25/01/2012 12:20, Malte Brill wrote: if you disable your field, it will not trap any messages (set the disabled of fld log to true) Great, that worked with a field. Now, how do I do that with an image? AFAICT there's no 'disabled' supported by an image. Any ideas? -Ken

Re: Japanese chars in HTML result [WAS: tips on posting an url and reading the results]

2012-02-03 Thread Ken Corey
On 04/02/2012 05:14, Bob Sneidar wrote: So the trick is to programmatically determine what is double byte and what is not? Well, if you take a look at the headers from that page, the Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8 Which is specifies exactly how the data will fall:

Re: Problem with Latin 1 (I think)

2012-02-06 Thread Ken Corey
I expect you're running up against UTF8 characters in your html (just like the thread Japanese characters in HTML result). What's the encoding of the page? Here's what I wrote in that thread. Try it and see if it solves the problem: On 04/02/2012 05:14, Bob Sneidar wrote: So the trick is

Re: Android stats

2012-02-07 Thread Ken Corey
On 07/02/2012 05:14, J. Landman Gay wrote: On 2/6/12 8:40 PM, gcanyon+rev wrote: One thing that stands out (which has been mentioned in previous articles numerous times) is how far behind most Android-based phones are on their OS updates. Three-fourths of android phones are two major versions

Re: Android stats

2012-02-07 Thread Ken Corey
On 07/02/2012 13:48, Colin Holgate wrote: If I jailbroke my Acer table0t, how would that let me install ICS, if Acer haven't yet adapted it for that tablet? Because someone else (http://cyanogenmod.com) does it. -Ken ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: [ANN] Casey's Solitaire published on Android Market

2012-02-08 Thread Ken Corey
On 08/02/2012 17:23, J. Landman Gay wrote: My first Android release: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.hyperactivesw.casey Got mine. Congrats! -Ken ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to

Re: OT: DAZ3D is giving away three 3D-Apps for free

2012-02-08 Thread Ken Corey
On 08/02/2012 19:31, Joe Lewis Wilkins wrote: I was able to install and open Bryce 7, but it is insisting on a registration number. Since I sometimes miss things in the small print, did I miss something along the way? When you bought it for free didin't you get an email with DAZ - Serial

Re: What is up with FormattedHeight?

2012-02-09 Thread Ken Corey
On 06/02/2012 03:30, Howard Bornstein wrote: I need to find the smallest rectangle that will enclose a line of text of arbitrary text size in a field. I thought I could use formattedheight and formattedwidth to do this but it doesn't seem to be working. I'm very perplexed too. Instead of

Re: moving and scaling an image

2012-02-09 Thread Ken Corey
On 09/02/2012 08:40, David Glasgow wrote: I am trying to get an image to slide from the middle of the screen either to the top or the bottom. However, the screen has a perspective, as if you were looking down a bowling alley, with a vanishing point somewhere above the screen. To maintain the

Re: moving and scaling an image

2012-02-09 Thread Ken Corey
Well, I must be missing something. Take a look at: http://its.ec/static/faux3d.livecode.zip Is that the kind of thing you're after? Seems smooth enough for me (and works in the iOS simulator, though the Motif-themed scrollbar looks decidedly odd). -Ken On 09/02/2012 17:53, David Glasgow

Re: regex help please

2012-02-09 Thread Ken Corey
On 09/02/2012 20:24, Klaus on-rev wrote: in my current project I need to deal with VERY small XML files with maybe up to 20 entries. Wait, didn't we just hear that you can't parse html (or XML) with regexps? *grin* function mk_getXMLdata tText, tTag get matchText(tText,(?s) tTag

Re: regex help please

2012-02-09 Thread Ken Corey
On 09/02/2012 21:00, Klaus on-rev wrote: get matchText(tText,(?s) tTag (.*?)/ tTag ,tValue) replace tTagtValue/ tTag with tTagtNewValue/ tTag in tText well, I did not want to pass the text that I want to overwrite in the XML, which I do not now in that moment! But

Re: moving and scaling an image

2012-02-09 Thread Ken Corey
On 09/02/2012 22:30, Bob Sneidar wrote: I followed the instructions. On the 12th loop I get an error that essentially says there is no such control as control 12. Do you have 12 images in the image directory? The first time I didn't...so I added some more. Then, I double-clicked on the card

Re: moving and scaling an image

2012-02-10 Thread Ken Corey
On 10/02/2012 15:23, David Glasgow wrote: Thats the kind of thing! Looks like I should forget about the move command, and just shuffle off to the destination shrinking as we go. I am surprised at how smooth it is. Just out of interest, I disabled the unwiggle line of your script, but was a

Re: Architecture of downloadable content for iOS?

2012-02-10 Thread Ken Corey
On 10/02/2012 20:19, Mark Smith wrote: I've downloaded apps that handle tons of multi-media, pictures, video recordings. They seem to dload the content from a server. Check the Winnipeg Folk Festival app for an example. As have I, as a consumer. My question is meant more as a producer of one

Re: Frame-based animation

2012-02-11 Thread Ken Corey
On 11/02/2012 12:19, Richard MacLemale wrote: I'm creating a variable called frameNumber and each time the loop is triggered I'm adding 1 to it. Since I've scripted my loop to run 30 times per second, after 1 second the frameNumber would be 30. OK, so I want certain lines of code to be run

Re: Frame-based animation

2012-02-11 Thread Ken Corey
On 11/02/2012 17:53, Richard MacLemale wrote: Well, I know one thing - trying to put script steps in an array and run it on the iPad 1 is NOT a winning idea. It's taking 163 milliseconds to execute two lines of code that way. My window is more like 33 milliseconds. Back to the old drawing

Re: Examples? HTML Editor within a Browser Object?

2012-02-12 Thread Ken Corey
On 12/02/2012 23:18, Keith (Gulf Breeze Ortho Lab) wrote: Has anyone accomplished this before? I am able to do this in other development packages, but I need a way for HTML text to be edited within the HTML Editor in the browser object, then I need to be able to put the edits/changes into a

Re: Is there a way to find a lighter and darker shade of a RGB color programmatically?

2012-02-15 Thread Ken Corey
On 15/02/2012 11:15, Keith (Gulf Breeze Ortho Lab) wrote: I have a problem... If a user selects a color and I put it into a variable (as RGB), how can I find a shade that is several shades lighter, and a shade that is several shades darker, also in RGB format? Here are a few approaches:

Re: [OT] OS X's Gatekeeper

2012-02-17 Thread Ken Corey
On 16/02/2012 21:25, François Chaplais wrote: Richard, Gatekeeper can be configured to download anything you like, if you like. For now. I do love my iPad, but my biggest heartache with it is that apps that I would like to have free and unfettered access can't (Codea is a great example).

Re: Next iOS question - why is my app so slow?

2012-02-17 Thread Ken Corey
On 17/02/2012 13:34, Graham Samuel wrote: Well, I was fleetingly pleased with myself that I got my first iOS app installed and running on my iPad 2. It didn't last. The thing runs as though wading through glue - MUCH slower than on my Mac (a not particularly new MacBook) and even slower even

Re: [OT] OS X's Gatekeeper

2012-02-17 Thread Ken Corey
On 17/02/2012 14:59, Richard Gaskin wrote: Looks like Apple's message is clear: if you want to run Linux you'll need to buy your computer from System 76 or ZaReason. Thanks for the tip, Apple. ;) Looking at their site this morning it seems System 76 just refreshed their line... Interesting.

Re: Checkbox question

2012-02-18 Thread Ken Corey
On 18/02/2012 17:42, Pete wrote: I have a stack which is used to show information in a display only mode, the user is not allowed to change any of the displayed values. I want to use checkboxes in some cases. How can I prevent the user clicking the check box and changing its state? I've

Re: New Math

2012-02-18 Thread Ken Corey
On 18/02/2012 23:39, Marty Knapp wrote: Let's say I have a numeric field and a button to increase the value and a button to decrease the value. When I click the increase button, I want it to increase to the next highest value that is evenly divisible by 20. So if the field has a value of 19, a

Anyone break Regular Polygons?

2012-02-20 Thread Ken Corey
Hi All, I thought to myself I could use a Regular Polygon here... So I clicked on the diamond shape in the toolbox, and started to draw one on my card. It defaulted to 12 sides, about 8 more than I wanted. Once I let go of the mouse button, the Regular Polygon was deselected, and the open

Re: Sounds in iOS

2012-02-21 Thread Ken Corey
On 20/02/2012 21:28, Graham Samuel wrote: I haven't had much luck on my iOS iPad app with waiting until a sound is done (RR have just said I found a bug), but ignoring this issue I can't get a really simple 'play' statement to work. I have a button play Xylo.AIF Hi Graham, I found it a bit

Re: iOS And XML Image Results Download in the Background?

2012-02-21 Thread Ken Corey
Sure, why not? Let's assume that this is all kicked off from a button press: -- I assume you have your URLs in a list on mouseUp -- send in 0 milliseconds means call downloadImage as soon -- as this handler is done -- I'd create placeholder graphics where the images might -- go

Re: Omegabundle for LiveCode 2012 Released: Get the Top DeveloperAdd-ons for LiveCode

2012-02-21 Thread Ken Corey
On 21/02/2012 16:52, Matthias Rebbe wrote: does this mean you need to have a beard to get your products included in the Omega bundle? Or are developers w/o beards also welcome? ;) Sure, you're welcome, but apparently you must leave your spell checker at home: tmGuage *cheeky grin*

Re: Omegabundle for LiveCode 2012 Released: Get the Top DeveloperAdd-ons for LiveCode

2012-02-21 Thread Ken Corey
On 21/02/2012 17:09, Ken Corey wrote: Seriously though, there's a *lot* of stuff here. What're the licensing terms? Is it a per-year fee, or is it a buy-it-once kind of affair? Also, it'd be *real* handy to know what platforms those items (or their outputs) run on. Franklin is for Windows

dereference a string as a custom property...

2012-02-21 Thread Ken Corey
Hi All, I'm making a silly little animate function for my app. Let's say I have a grc new. I'd like to be able to animate it like this: animate (the long name of grc new, loc 100,50;width 40%;height 50%;foregroundColor 255,0,0,200) How do I pass the name of a custom property, and then use

Re: dereference a string as a custom property...

2012-02-21 Thread Ken Corey
On 21/02/2012 18:10, Ken Corey wrote: How do I pass the name of a custom property, and then use it in a statement? *sigh* open mouth, switch feet put testing into tP new grc set the tP of it to blue cheese answer the testing of it is the testing of it Note to self: at least try things a bit

Re: Sounds in iOS

2012-02-21 Thread Ken Corey
On 21/02/2012 19:57, Graham Samuel wrote: If you can point me at an explicit statement about this in the LC documentation, I'd be grateful. Well, you could argue the point about the documentation, or you could look at the code that I put on my web server. And the relevant code is just a

RFC: Silly little Animate function...

2012-02-21 Thread Ken Corey
Hi All, I now have that silly little animate function I was threatening earlier. I post it here for comments. Is this done in a Livecode-style? Are there CPU hogs I'm hiding in here? Can anyone spot any errors? Any improvements/speed-ups you can suggest? I noticed that the regular

Re: RFC: Silly little Animate function...

2012-02-21 Thread Ken Corey
On 22/02/2012 02:59, kdjanz wrote: Any chance that you could post a demo stack of this little item in action? Hi Kelly, How silly of me, I should have done that already. http://its.ec/static/animate.livecode.zip (2.5Kb file) -Ken ___

Re: Sounds in iOS

2012-02-22 Thread Ken Corey
On 22/02/2012 07:37, Graham Samuel wrote: Ken I AM using your code, and very grateful I am for it; but that doesn't stop me being worried by RunRev apparently altering the engine to be slightly less cross-platform than one might hope, and then not being very clear about it. IMHO this is bad

Re: iOS And XML Image Results Download in the Background?

2012-02-22 Thread Ken Corey
On 22/02/2012 22:21, John Patten wrote: I've tried both Ken and Gerry's suggestions for downloading images in the background via a URL. I attempted to combine both Ken and Gerry's examples, in order to prevent the error messages I was receiving in Ken's first example. However, it is not

Re: Looping over all buttons

2012-02-23 Thread Ken Corey
On 23/02/2012 18:31, Mark Smith wrote: What if you want to put fld fieldname into myvar as in the original that Bob suggested: put fld myfield into tvar x Myfield holds the name of a field that is being copied to a temp variable that is incrementing inside a loop. I tried various things but

Re: A simple question about LiveCode and iOS

2012-02-24 Thread Ken Corey
If you want to use Livecode, no. You may register as an Apple Developer for free, but that only allows you to run code on the simulator. If you want to put it on the iPad, even if only yours, you must give Apple $100. That said, if you're truly just writing scripts for yourself, you could

What's the right way to do modules under iOS

2012-02-24 Thread Ken Corey
Hi All, I'm building a large set of applications in LiveCode that work together. There's the initial login module, and once logged in you're given access to the modules that user is elligible for. The login module is working more or less the way I want, but the other modules are currently

Re: [OT] LC's Fields of the Future

2012-02-24 Thread Ken Corey
On 24/02/2012 14:36, Richard Gaskin wrote: With 5.5 it's now possible to make a decent word processor, and a few hundred other things besides A word processor!?!?! Aren't we straying a little far from the right-tool-for-the-job territory here? Especially with something with such

Re: Cheap Android Tablet

2012-02-24 Thread Ken Corey
On 24/02/2012 18:11, Tim Jones wrote: If you're searching for one to test your apps on, I would recommend either the Kindle Fire or the Nook Tablet. Both are $200 and provide good performance and full Android support (except phone stuff). From an off-brand point of view, EvoMax offers their

Re: Sound loops in iOS

2012-02-26 Thread Ken Corey
On 26/02/2012 14:10, Graham Samuel wrote: Thanks to Ken Corey and others on this list, I am managing to play sounds in my developing iOS app quite nicely - as appears to be required, I'm playing them from a file, and I'm using 'the environment' to distinguish between the IDE and the real app

Re: Livecode blows a Raspberry?

2012-02-29 Thread Ken Corey
On 29/02/2012 16:30, Richmond wrote: That would be great fun: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-17190918 I've got one on order, and it's meant to be arriving the 16th of April. I'll certainly be trying out LiveCode apps on it! -Ken ___

Re: Livecode blows a Raspberry?

2012-02-29 Thread Ken Corey
On 29/02/2012 17:37, Bjoernke von Gierke wrote: You can't, unless you install android, as there's no ARM livecode linux. Sadly, I woke up too late to buy one, they sold out before midday :( Now there's a shame! The RPi would be the *perfect* target for a rapid IDE environment. Hrm...Maybe

Re: HELP! - Unable to acquire FTP file list...

2012-03-01 Thread Ken Corey
On 01/03/2012 21:26, Keith (Gulf Breeze Ortho Lab) wrote: Anyway, I am able to upload and download files with no problem. Furthermore, I am also able to make directories and delete directories. The problem I am having is the acquisition of a file list for the FTP account. I have tried both of

Re: Livecode blows a Raspberry?

2012-03-02 Thread Ken Corey
On 29/02/2012 17:37, Bjoernke von Gierke wrote: You can't, unless you install android, as there's no ARM livecode linux. I was thinking about this...technically there is, it's just called 'Android' LiveCode. Android LiveCode and ARM Linux will have a common linux-based core. Of course, I

Re: Spinning object animation

2012-03-04 Thread Ken Corey
The frames of the vase are in the opposite order of the globe. Rearrange the frames in the opposite order (I did it in GIMP in 1 minute). For the vase, frame 2 becomes frame 12, frame 3 becomes 11, 4-10, 5-9, 6-8. It's just swapping the two frames. Also, the movement felt wrong to me. If

Directories on iOS?

2012-03-04 Thread Ken Corey
Hi All, I found a /hugely/ useful error message just now. My app is called WriteOn.app, at least for the moment. Hi All, I'm hoping someone can help. I called 'create folder' with the path to my app on my iPad:

Re: Directories on iOS?

2012-03-04 Thread Ken Corey
Hi Colin Thomas, Thanks for writing on a Sunday afternoon! Yes, this was it exactly. On 04/03/2012 17:09, Colin Holgate wrote: specialFolderPath(engine) use: specialFolderPath(Documents) My code now gets a little bit farther...and then crashed with one of those cryptic errors about

Re: Changing mobile horses in midstream?

2012-03-05 Thread Ken Corey
On 05/03/2012 19:23, J. Landman Gay wrote: My question may be a nonsensical one, but is it conceivable that an app could start on one device and somehow be transferred to or woken up on another, so that the layout work would have to be done again during the operation of the device? I don't

Re: How to close a modal stack by keyboard?

2012-03-06 Thread Ken Corey
On 06/03/2012 10:52, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote: When I have opened (in the IDE) a modal stack without closebox, how can I close it by a windows keyboard shortcut? The messagebox window isn't reachable, because of the modal state of my stack. I just had a quick play around... On my machine

Re: AW: How to close a modal stack by keyboard?

2012-03-06 Thread Ken Corey
On 06/03/2012 12:48, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote: Ctrl-Shift, right click did it! Thank you! My pleasure! One other thing: I *never* use the 'Apply' button any more. I always apply by using the 'Ctrl-S' save function. (Of course, it's Command-S on Macs). That way, when I bork the IDE, or do

Font of menu on the Mac?

2012-03-06 Thread Ken Corey
Hi All, I have an oddball problem. I'm using a custom font to display cursive english writing. This uses unicode characters, and non-standard glyphs (e.g. the left square bracket character U005B is a character to join between letters, not a bracket). I would like to write a little tool to

Re: AW: How to close a modal stack by keyboard?

2012-03-06 Thread Ken Corey
On 06/03/2012 17:25, J. Landman Gay wrote: On 3/6/12 6:57 AM, Ken Corey wrote: Removing Apply would seriously affect my work flow. I routinely try out new things and if I bork it too much to backtrack, I revert the stack. I save manually immediately after every change I want to keep. That's

Re: AW: How to close a modal stack by keyboard?

2012-03-06 Thread Ken Corey
On 06/03/2012 18:58, J. Landman Gay wrote: On 3/6/12 12:37 PM, Ken Corey wrote: I develop exclusively on Mac and only use other operating systems for testing. Do you use any third-party tools? I keep my IDE native. Come to mention it, I have installed a few things that installed plug-ins

Re: Apple iPad announcement evokes yawn

2012-03-08 Thread Ken Corey
On 09/03/2012 03:09, Kay C Lan wrote: paying a lot more for gas than that because I only purchase the cheap stuff and I have no doubt that it will be well above $8.50 by year's end. Prices are insane. I just filled my tank here in the UK, and paid £1.45 per litre for diesel. That's 1.45 x

Re: What is wrong with this ?

2012-03-12 Thread Ken Corey
On 12/03/2012 15:38, John Dixon wrote: on mouseUp puthttps://gg.com/racing; into raceListURL put URL raceListURL into fld 1 end mouseUp It will not work for me under Win XP from boot camp... Can anyone tell me why ? It's not a help, but as a negative data point it seems to work for

Re: What is wrong with this ?

2012-03-12 Thread Ken Corey
On 12/03/2012 17:34, Klaus on-rev wrote: ## An unfortunately undocumented feature: libUrlSetSSLVerification false Uh...doesn't that turn off SSL certificate validation? As in: we don't really know if we're talking to the people we think we are? I once saw a beginner write a c

Re: Setting script in object not working...

2012-03-22 Thread Ken Corey
On 21/03/2012 22:01, Glen Bojsza wrote: I have a stack where I generate a series of images. I then set the script of each image to a script that is stored in a custom property. I'm *very* new to all of this but...isn't this when the 'behavior' field would come in handy? Put the script into

datagrid in iOS scroller

2012-03-22 Thread Ken Corey
Okay, so I decided to devote myself to a little toy project: download a list, display it to the user, and filter according to tags. Precisely the sort of thing I'd want a high-level language for, and LiveCode should be ideal, as I want it on Android devices as well! Okay, so I dig around and

Re: datagrid in iOS scroller

2012-03-22 Thread Ken Corey
On 22/03/2012 20:02, Michael Doub wrote: I have successfully used form data grids on IOS with no problem. Can you be more clear on the symptoms of your problem? Are you setting the layer mode of the grid to scrolling and AcceleratedRendering of the stack to true?

Re: datagrid in iOS scroller (improved questions)

2012-03-23 Thread Ken Corey
On 22/03/2012 21:42, Ken Corey wrote: On 22/03/2012 20:02, Michael Doub wrote: I have successfully used form data grids on IOS with no problem. Can you be more clear on the symptoms of your problem? Are you setting the layer mode of the grid to scrolling and AcceleratedRendering of the stack

Re: datagrid in iOS scroller (improved questions)

2012-03-23 Thread Ken Corey
On 23/03/2012 06:48, Terry Judd wrote: Hi Ken - don't know if it will help but what I usually do is put group the form datagrid inside of another group (with the datagrid as the only member) and then lock the 'parent' group to the required size. Then, each time I update the datagrid I set

Re: LiveCode Player for 5.5

2012-03-23 Thread Ken Corey
On 23/03/2012 11:21, Bernard Devlin wrote: OK. Thanks for that explanation. It sounds like tomorrow has arrived (although the emphasis is on might replace desktop apps). From your description both RealStudio and RunRev are facing in the wrong direction. But there are many people who have

Different row templates for a datagrid?

2012-03-23 Thread Ken Corey
Hi All, I'm starting to think about the possibility of using my app on a Retina iOS device. The central feature of my app is a datagrid that was originally designed for the older iOS screens. I could just let it pixel double, but that just doesn't seem right, somehow. After reading the

Bug in custom fonts on iOS?

2012-03-23 Thread Ken Corey
Hi All, I was wanting to add a little nicety to my iOS app, so I used three fonts: Myriad Pro Regular.ttf Myriad Pro Bold condensed.ttf Myriad Pro Italic.ttf So, I duly copied the files into the Copy Files pane of the Standalone Settings dialog, and then tried to run on the simulator. No

Re: Android 4

2012-03-25 Thread Ken Corey
On 25/03/2012 02:33, Mark Schonewille wrote: Does anyone have (good) experience with LiveCode apps running on an Android 4 tablet? I thought I'd ask before upgrading my tablet. Does that mean that LiveCode is not compatible with Android 4 yet? I'm using it with a Sumvision Astro tablet (from

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