Re: Using a variable for an array name

2017-02-01 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
OK, I’ll test the two methods when I get the general procedure working. > On Feb 1, 2017, at 7:52 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > Peter Bogdanoff wrote: > > > Richard, I’ve heard that “do” is slow because it must be compiled > > every time. I

Re: Using a variable for an array name

2017-02-01 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Yes, “do” does it. Thank you Ralph and Bob. Richard, I’ve heard that “do” is slow because it must be compiled every time. I am reiterating this possibly hundreds of times, so it is probably much better to combine the arrays into a Big Array? Peter > On Feb 1, 2017, at 7:16 PM, Bob Sneidar via

Using a variable for an array name

2017-02-01 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
I have arrays: tArray1 tArray2 tArray3 tArray4 I want to get data from one of them: put “tArray” & “1” into tVar put tVar [“Text”] into tText1 tText1 is empty. Is there a way to get the data from the arrays without doing this kind of thing for each array: put tArray1 [“Text”] into tText1

Re: Auto scrolling a locked field when mouse comes to edge

2017-02-01 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Is this an issue with “Focus with Keyboard” not checked or traversalOn not true? > On Feb 1, 2017, at 6:33 PM, David Epstein via use-livecode > wrote: > > When the mouse drags across text in an unlocked (horizontally and vertically) > scrolling field, the

Re: repeated crashing on save in 8.x

2017-02-03 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
I have trouble with 8 crashing on save also. I found that I have an external La Cie drive that spins up on open and save activity, which is normal, but seems to cause this. When I dismount the drive, no problem. Peter > On Feb 3, 2017, at 11:26 AM, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode >

Re: Size of Image in RAM

2017-02-07 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
I think I can answer the Photoshop question. It seems that 1.6 Mb size is the file size for PS to do its work in the application. If you save that file as a .psd, I suspect you’ll see a file size of 1.6 Mb. I find the Save for Web dialog (in the File>Export menu) useful. You can choose the

Re: copyKey

2017-01-26 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
I think you don’t want to pass copyKey, but trap it. > On Jan 26, 2017, at 2:46 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode > wrote: > > I'm trying to disable copying from textFields throughout a stack and tried > this in > the stackScript: > > on copyKey >

Re: Call a function on another card

2017-02-23 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
value" handlers, the parameters are sent directly to >>> the target handler, rather than being extracted from the string used to >>> call the handler. This negates the need to surround our parameters in >>> quotes and also allows us to pass arrays >>> >>

Re: Call a function on another card

2017-02-23 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
quot;value" handlers, the parameters are sent directly to > the target handler, rather than being extracted from the string used to > call the handler. This negates the need to surround our parameters in > quotes and also allows us to pass arrays > > On Thu, Feb 23,

Call a function on another card

2017-02-23 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, I’m reading on http://lessons.livecode.com/m/4071/l/11787-how-to-call-a-function-or-command-in-another-object this: put value("myFunction(hello, world)", group "myGroup" of card "myCard") into tResult I want to use a variable as a parameter instead of “hello, world” as in the page

Re: Call a function on another card

2017-02-23 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
v.com> wrote: >> >> I may be mistaken, but I think that script locals are accessible to a >> behavior script. If so, you could keep the script local variables in the >> card, and the handlers in a library or backscript. I will set up a test for >> that. >>

Re: playing multiple audio files simultaneously

2017-03-29 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
You do have QuickTime installed on your Windows machine? …if you are trying to play a QT file. Peter On Mar 29, 2017, at 10:40 AM, Ray via use-livecode wrote: > I've lo0oked into playing multiple audio files simultaneously, for Windows > and Mac desktops, and

Re: playing multiple audio files simultaneously

2017-03-29 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
t; discontinued for so long now. > > Do you know of anything else Peter or are we pretty much resigned to > Quicktime on the desktop for simultaneous sounds? > > On 3/29/2017 2:02 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode wrote: >> You do have QuickTime installed on your Windows mac

Re: playing multiple audio files simultaneously

2017-03-29 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
it until sound() = "done" with messages > > in order to avoid playing sounds simultaneously. Right? > > On 3/29/2017 2:34 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode wrote: >> What I’m doing now is… >> I’m using the Livecode 8.1 series >> Converting my QT files to wmv and

Re: Mysterious customer

2017-04-04 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
My application is 728 high. This covers 99% of users. I know that you’re not releasing it for Windows, but there are Windows users with 11” screens. If the OS reports screen resolution < 800 I hide the Taskbar as well. Peter Bogdanoff On Apr 4, 2017, at 6:30 AM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode

Script to find bottom of lowest field

2017-04-03 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi script wizards! I have a card containing a number of fields. I want to add another field, but position this new field to have its top 20 pixels lower than the bottom of any of the existing fields. Does anyone already have a magic script to do this? I also want to learn something new!

Re: Stack focus

2017-04-06 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Yes, when I start afresh with making two stacks one with a button that goes from one stack to the other and back again, all is well. I was doing this same thing earlier, but running the script from the multi-line message box. There, of course, the focus is on the message box and stays on the

Stack focus

2017-04-05 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
I’m seeing this issue where going from stack “A” to stack “B” doesn’t focus on stack “B”: script: go card 1 of stack "A" go card 1 of stack “B" goes to stack “B” but its titlebar is greyed out until you physically click on stack “B.” This: go card 1 of stack "A" go card 1 of stack “B" click

Re: LC crashing when trying to save a standalone

2017-04-09 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
I was working on a new Mac, and had transferred the data over from an old. I had the same issue and had to delete the LC preferences to be able to make a runtime. Also, on another Mac, I sometimes get crashes when I just save a stack with a particular external hard drive attached. The drive

Re: Standard icons included in standalone

2017-04-20 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
the button and click on the icon tab of the > property inspector and click on an icon, the usual dialog appears with > the Standard Icons, Standard Patterns, Metacard Icons, Metacard > Patterns, and This Stack popup options. All the icon appear to be there. > > > >> On 4/20/20

Re: Standard icons included in standalone

2017-04-19 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
I’m asking if Standard Icons from the Image Library are available in a standalone. I’m not seeing them show in the standalone as they do in the IDE. Peter On Apr 19, 2017, at 8:16 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hi all, > >

Standard icons included in standalone

2017-04-19 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi all, I’m using some of the Standard Icons (button icons) in a standalone. Has there been any work to make them available in LC 8.1 +? Peter Bogdanoff ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe,

Re: Searching "teh" or tihs"

2017-03-09 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
hh, This looks intriguing! I’m working on a commercial project that could use this. What is your license? Peter Bogdanoff On Mar 9, 2017, at 4:26 PM, hh via use-livecode wrote: > Searching is important for your project? > Would you like to ask "Did you mean

Re: Script to find bottom of lowest field

2017-04-03 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Yes, max and an array. Thanks Hermann!! On Apr 3, 2017, at 2:58 PM, hh via use-livecode wrote: > on mouseUp > put 20+maxbottom() > end mouseUp > > -- note: invisible or hidden fields are included > function maxbottom > repeat with i=1 to the num of fields of

Find some text characters

2017-07-17 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Is there a easy way to do this?: Given this htmlText that may contain Chinese characters and/or some horizontal tabs— I want to know if this data contains Chinese characters, that is an entity with 5 numbers between the “#” and the “;” Only data containing 5 numbers between the “#” and the

Re: Find some text characters

2017-07-17 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Thierry, I ended up using your first Regex example—works great! It is very good to know about \p{} matches—everything from Arabic to Yi. That may come in handy later. Thanks, Peter > On Jul 17, 2017, at 8:54 PM, Thierry Douez via use-livecode > wrote: > >

Livecode Soraco

2017-07-15 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi all, I’m investigating the use of software license protection, and a particular service, since it seems to have most of the features that I need in my desktop app—protection, license management, integrating with WooCommerce, etc. https://soraco.co/quick-license-manager/

Re: Ethereal Breakpoints

2017-07-21 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
On Mac, you never know for sure if a BP will trigger. Then you may also see spurious BPs listed in the Breakpoints tab below, or in the script above. Peter Bogdanoff > On Jul 21, 2017, at 2:31 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode > wrote: > > Interesting, I

Re: Mobile Check Bandwidth Function

2017-07-02 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
I’m also very interested in this. I’m thinking that it might be possible to use a LC-only method: 1. A player control starts downloading a known-size media file. 2. The player reports when its is no longer “loading,” then you calculate the data rate based on the elapsed time. (In LC for

Re: Mobile Check Bandwidth Function

2017-07-02 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
lan) but I can do everything if > I am in proximity of our wifi, so for android I can just turn off wifi and > the phone is "off line" for sure, but iOS? > > > BR > > > > > On 7/2/17, 4:44 PM, "use-livecode on behalf of Peter Bogdanoff via > us

Speed test in LC application

2017-04-26 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, I’m sometimes having trouble with my application downloading audio and image files from a remote server when they are requested. I’m thinking of adding some diagnostic tools to the application to see what is going on and I would like to know if anyone has experience with this and can give

Re: filter? replace? wildcard? reg exp? help please!

2017-05-09 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
use offset. Peter On May 9, 2017, at 8:41 PM, Nicolas Cueto via use-livecode wrote: > Given this snippet... > > --- > CANTO XXXIV > CÍRCULO IX: TRAIDORES. > «Vexilla regis prodeunt[307] del Abismo > hacia

Re: filter? replace? wildcard? reg exp? help please!

2017-05-09 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Try— put your text into tText, then repeat forever if offset("[",tText) is not empty then delete char (offset("[",tText)) to (offset("]",tText)) of tText else exit repeat end repeat On May 9, 2017, at 8:54 PM, Peter Bo

http calls blocked by virus protection?

2017-05-04 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, I have a user who seems to have a good Internet connection, but my Livecode application can’t connect to a remote server using http. He’s on Windows. Is it possible that some virus protection software blocks such connections? He’s an older user, far away, and I really don’t know what he

Re: http calls blocked by virus protection?

2017-05-05 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Thank you all; this gives me a start! Peter > On May 5, 2017, at 8:02 AM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode > <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > On Thu, May 4, 2017 at 11:06 PM Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: >

Resizing stack window by scaling

2017-10-20 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, I’m needing to allow the user resize a stack window using scaleFactor and am needing advice about interface. First of all, I see that some Livecoders are using scripts to scale controls and text when the user drags the stack size larger or smaller. In my case, there are too many controls

Re: Resizing stack window by scaling

2017-10-20 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Marty, Thanks, that seems to be a good idea. I don’t have option menus, and I could reset the window position after the scaling. Peter > On Oct 20, 2017, at 4:11 PM, Marty Knapp via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi Peter, > I was faced with the same issue and for

Compatible video formats

2018-05-13 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, I’m needing a single Mac/Windows compatible video format for use in the player control. Is there one or more that will work without any additional plugins? I couldn’t find a list… Peter Bogdanoff ArtsInteractive ___ use-livecode mailing list

Web fonts

2018-05-16 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Crazy question, but is it possible to use a web font within a internet-connected LiveCode application? Peter Bogdanoff ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your

Re: Need help with a project

2018-06-18 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
ccos-protection.html > https://www.roojs.com/blog.php/View/117/Recovering_encoded_php_files.html > > //Even hardware dongles are not immune > https://www.brstudio.com/dongles/deskey-dk2-dk3-dongle-emulator/ > http://www.dongleservice.com/dongle-bypass.phtml > > >

Need help with a project

2018-06-14 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, I’m working on a project that we are getting ready to publish as a desktop application for Mac and Windows. It is content heavy and I'm wanting to protect it, and am using a product called SoftwareShield/GameShield: http://softwareshield.com

Re: Need help with a project

2018-06-14 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
to > include some of the advanced capabilities like restricted trial, etc? > > Does it just wrap the executable or does it encapsulate the entire directory? > I’m assuming you have decided that the password protection of the stack isn’t > sufficient. > > Brian > On Jun 14, 20

Re: Need help with a project

2018-06-14 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Also, I want to add this: Yummy Interactive who is behind SoftwareShield has responded to my tech support questions about what to do, but I’m somewhat flummoxed with their responses. They assume I have more technical chops. This is the kind of thing: > 1. Is it possible to create a project

Re: Listfield Questions

2018-06-15 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Also look at the selectedLine in the dictionary for what to do with the currently hilited line. Peter > On Jun 14, 2018, at 11:01 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode > wrote: > > Charles, > This is from something that I’m doing where the user can use the arrow keys >

Re: Listfield Questions

2018-06-15 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Charles, This is from something that I’m doing where the user can use the arrow keys to hilite another line or even scroll the field (my field has hundreds of lines). Also as a bonus, pressing the enter or return keys on the keyboard will do the same as clicking on the line. You probably

Re: Devawriter Pro: Fund Raiser Goes Live!

2018-05-30 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hey Richmond, Looks good! You should have a support level somewhere below the purchase price. I would make a donation, but don’t want to purchase the program. Peter > On May 30, 2018, at 10:54 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode > wrote: > > Be there, or be square: > >

Null character in text fields

2018-05-29 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, I have a problem with “funny” characters showing in fields of Chinese text in LC projects on PCs with a Chinese version of Windows (7 & 10) installed. Non-Chinese, standard version of Windows don’t show this. The character displays as a rectangular box. LiveCode 8.3 & 8.9. When in a

Re: Text with accented characters

2018-06-03 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi David, From the LC dictionary: Important: As of version 7.0 the numToChar and charToNum functions have been deprecated. They will continue to work as in previous versions but should not be used with Unicode text as unexpected results may occur. If working with Unicode text use the

Message when moving windows

2018-06-05 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, Is there a message sent in LiveCode when the user moves an LC window around using the titlebar? I want to set a preference setting when this happens. I know I could do this when windows are closed, for for my situation it would be much better to do it immediately, if it’s possible. Peter

Re: Message when moving windows

2018-06-05 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
That’s it! Thanks. > On Jun 5, 2018, at 12:50 AM, Richmond via use-livecode > wrote: > > on moveStack LR, UD > > put "You moved me!" > > end moveStack > > Richmond. > > On 5.06.2018 10:12, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode wrote: >>

Re: WooCommerce API Manager & Livecode

2018-06-30 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
i am quite interested in what you are > building. > > Can I send you a PM about your project? > > > On Sat, Jun 30, 2018 at 3:09 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> Has anyone integrat

WooCommerce API Manager & Livecode

2018-06-30 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, Has anyone integrated WooCommerce API Manager into Livecode? I have a WooCommerce/WordPress website using WooCommerce Subscriptions. I want to use issued serial keys from API Manager to activate my application and then later have my application verify subscription currency when the app

Re: WooCommerce API Manager & Livecode

2018-07-01 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Todd, Thanks for this! Peter > On Jul 1, 2018, at 4:43 AM, Todd Fabacher via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hello Peter, > > Yes, Digital Pomegranate created an interfaced with WooCommerce several > times via the WP RestAPI. > > Here is the documentation: >

Re: Live search box

2018-04-30 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi Hery, Here’s some possibilities: http://learninglivecode.blogspot.com/2013/11/creating-autofill-option-for-text-entry.html https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?t=11342

lineHeight different Mac vs. Windows

2017-12-31 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, I thought I would bring this to the attention of the LiveCode team. I filed a bug on 2016-05-22 Bug 17707 - Line height different Mac vs. Windows in fields with fixedLineHeight set to false EXPECTED RESULT: I would have expected to see the line height of a field with fixedLineHeight set

Re: OT: Idiot UX

2018-01-17 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Bad design? NO design! > On Jan 16, 2018, at 4:23 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > https://boingboing.net/2018/01/16/bad-design-this-is-the-menu-w.html > > From the comments: > > * Acronym stew > * Not alphabetized > * No clear separation between

Text Styles: Expanded, condensed

2018-02-16 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Did support for the text styles “expanded” and “condensed” disappear at some point from Livecode? I see in this that they were added in the misty past: http://docs.runrev.com/Property/HTMLText They are not in the dictionary now, or Font menu, and setting those with a script doesn’t work. I

Re: Text Styles: Expanded, condensed

2018-02-17 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
> > the text in fld "gg" does NOT look condensed, BUT on doing this in the > Message Box: > > put the textStyle of fld "gg" > > I get "condensed" . . . > > A bad case of 'The Phantom of the Opera'. > > Best, Richmond. > > >

Re: another mac to Windows gotcha

2018-02-24 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Tim, Try both commands in order: set playRate, then start. Peter Bogdanoff > On Feb 24, 2018, at 10:16 AM, Tim Selander via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi Paul, > > Using 9.0 dp11 community. After sending the post, I found in the dictionary > that for windows,

Setting cantDelete of a field

2018-02-16 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, A colleague who is working in a LC stack has several times in the past, and just again today, accidentally deleted fields of a group acting as a background. He doesn’t notice the field is deleted, saves the stack, and all his text on many cards is gone. LiveCode has a cantDelete property

Re: Setting cantDelete of a field

2018-02-16 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Thanks for this suggestion Marty, I’ll use it. It still would be great to have an engine-level property. Peter > On Feb 16, 2018, at 2:54 PM, Knapp Martin via use-livecode > wrote: > > I have an app where the user can create a document from a pre-made template

Re: preloading an mages dimensions

2017-12-28 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi Nick, Look in the dictionary for formattedWidth formattedHeight Peter Bogdanoff > On Dec 27, 2017, at 9:02 PM, Nicolas Cueto via use-livecode > wrote: > > Before setting the filename of an image object, how do I get the original > dimensions of an image

Script editor won't compile

2018-01-03 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, LC 8.1.7 Windows LC 9.1.7 Mac I worked on a card script in Windows (using Parallels), copied that script, and went to the Mac version, pasted it in the script window. It saves, but won’t compile. My various handlers don’t show on the left panel and clicking Apply doesn’t do anything. And

Re: Script editor won't compile

2018-01-03 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
to Mac? TextEdit was able to fix the text so that the Mac text editor could read it. Peter > On Jan 3, 2018, at 10:28 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode > <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > Hi, > > LC 8.1.7 Windows > LC 9.1.7 Mac > > I worked o

Re: lineHeight different Mac vs. Windows

2018-01-01 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
/18 2:39 AM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode wrote: >> My page layout is fixed — no user settings of font face or size. Also the >> card height doesn’t have room for text fields to get taller. And there was >> the design decision not to show scroll bars. >> Text also often ha

Re: lineHeight different Mac vs. Windows

2018-01-01 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
; <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > I wonder if you could figure out a general ratio for the size difference and > adjust the width of the field to correct the text wrap on Windows. That's > about all I can think of. > > On 1/1/18 5:04 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via

Re: lineHeight different Mac vs. Windows

2018-01-01 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
. Peter > On Dec 31, 2017, at 2:36 PM, Warren Samples via use-livecode > <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > On 12/31/2017 03:11 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode wrote: >> text sometimes flows off the bottom of the field. Changing the font size is >> too ex

Re: A poor man's app updater

2018-08-03 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, To raise the issue again of updating Mac and Windows apps, I’m referencing this thread between Graham and Jacqueline... Can existing files in the user’s application directory be saved/modified/replaced by my application? > On Mar 18, 2018, at 12:57 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode >

Re: Problem saving image for file

2018-07-28 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
That is (or use variables for the filename): > export image "testimage.jpg" to file "/tempMedia/testimage.jpg" as JPEG > On Jul 28, 2018, at 2:37 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi, > > Try using this syntax: > export image

Re: Problem saving image for file

2018-07-28 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, Try using this syntax: export image "tImage" to file "/tempMedia/testimage.jpg" as JPEG I think you need binfile to read but not to write. Peter > On Jul 28, 2018, at 1:41 PM, Stephen MacLean via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi All, > > Been a long time since I’ve done file work with LC,

Re: Quicktime on PC stuttering during Video displays

2018-07-30 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi Francis, Is it Windows 10 that you’re having trouble playing video on? Apple stopped supporting QT with that version and the latest version of QT won’t work on Windows 10. However, a previous version should install and work. I happen to have it:

Re: Local images and the browser widget

2018-07-29 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
It is very probably the file path. Is: ITB%20pubEngine the actual name of the folder? Peter > On Jul 29, 2018, at 1:31 PM, Stephen MacLean via use-livecode > wrote: > > ox/ITB%20pubEngine/tempMedia/995786d6-4429-4821-8b21-8e811289e12c.jpg > " > & ">" into tHTML

Re: A poor man's app updater

2018-08-03 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
to this? Peter > On Aug 3, 2018, at 5:14 AM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 8/3/2018 2:32 AM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode wrote: >> Hi, >> >> To raise the issue again of updating Mac and Windows apps, I’m referencing >> this thread between Graham a

Re: put URL oddity

2018-08-03 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
For what it’s worth: Using the URLs of the other affiliated newspaper sites at the bottom of the Milford Mirror page also don’t return anything in the message box. Peter > On Aug 3, 2018, at 11:24 AM, Tom Glod via use-livecode > wrote: > > maybe the url is a redirect and your request is not

Re: Text rendering of Unicode text in LC

2018-08-13 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
ead of from outlines.” https://skia.org/user/api/SkPaint_Reference#Subpixel_Text Can there be a font property option to display just the bitmap? Or are there other fixes that can be made? Peter Bogdanoff ArtsInteractive > On Aug 12, 2018, at 4:15 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode > wrot

Re: Text rendering of Unicode text in LC

2018-08-13 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Thanks Mark for your reply. > > Heh - well I can't explain the difference between 8.1.3 and 8.1.9 - there's > no changes to libgraphics or libskia between those two versions (as far as I > can see) also with a quick diff of the relevant source files I can't see any > relevant field changes,

Re: Text rendering of Unicode text in LC

2018-08-13 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
on to get the images up. > > This: http://andregarzia.on-rev.com/richmond/dwriterpro.html > > contains NOTHING more than simple images rendered out of a LiveCode stack as > screenshots from a textField. > > Richmond. > > On 13/8/2018 10:02 pm, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode wrote

Re: Text rendering of Unicode text in LC

2018-08-13 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Windows OS. However it renders text as anti-aliased but poorly in Chinese MS Windows installations https://artsinteractive-products.s3.amazonaws.com/MITA/Chinese%20Display%20Sample.livecode pb > On Aug 13, 2018, at 1:11 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode > wrote: > > Thanks M

Re: Text rendering of Unicode text in LC

2018-08-15 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
wrote: > > On 2018-08-13 22:56, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode wrote: >> Here is a sample of the Chinese text. It has a button to click to >> toggle showing the text and the htmlText in the same fields. Note to >> see the text problems you will have to open this in Windows 10. I m

Re: scaleFactor

2018-08-15 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
I too am using scaleFactor and ran into this issue of the difficulty of windows moving around and even off screen. It seems that when scaleFactor is invoked the entire screen is now virtual and calculations have to be made to position the window where you want it to be visually. Unfortunately,

Re: "Effective" characters in a line in a field

2018-08-16 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hey, thanks! > On Aug 16, 2018, at 4:51 PM, Terry Judd via use-livecode > wrote: > > Check out the formattedText property. > > Terry... > > On 17/08/2018 8:39 am, "use-livecode on behalf of Peter Bogdanoff via > use-livecode" use-livecod

"Effective" characters in a line in a field

2018-08-16 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, On the subject of chunk references… I want to add a carriage return at the end of every visual line of a paragraph. This would keep the characters of a visual line constant when transferring from Mac to Windows, and set to any font. Is there a way to find out what is the last character of

Text rendering of Unicode text in LC

2018-08-12 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hello all, I’m seeing Chinese characters being rendered differently in different versions of Livecode 8 in Windows 10. LC 8.1.3 Chinese characters are displayed appearing similarly to the 1-bit graphics of the old days—aliased simple pixels. LC 8.1.9 renders the same characters anti-aliased.

Re: Macintosh bloat

2018-08-19 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi Richmond, In the standalone settings, are you building for both 32-bit and 64-bit? Peter > On Aug 19, 2018, at 1:48 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode > wrote: > > I ran off a series of standalones to day: Mac, Win, Linux 32 and Linux 64 and > they ended up as these sizes,

Re: Best way to store videos

2018-08-23 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Bill, You could also look at Amazon AWS S3 storage. It’s pretty much free for the first year. Then, depending on usage, could be only a few dollars a month. https://aws.amazon.com/s3/pricing/ Videos could then be played directly in a Livecode player control, as well as on your website. One

Re: Best way to store videos

2018-08-23 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
elieve me I resisted for years and insisted on hosting my own video > content, but when the quality got to be HD for everyone, they dumped Flash® > and I figured out how one could turn off the ads, I was sold. > > -- > Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - > mixstream.org > > On

Re: For those who do not know lcTasklist

2018-08-28 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
There’s a help icon at the bottom of the window that explains everything. However, with Livecode 9 I was finding that lcTasklist seemed to be causing strange things in the script editor when editing an existing script—the new completion features were misfiring and scrambling things. I had to go

Re: Apple's 30%--anyway around it?

2018-07-16 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
This would assume that Linda’s books don’t need an app—they aren’t interactive. Peter > On Jul 16, 2018, at 5:39 PM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi Linda, > > Just so you can understand the process > I’m talking about, I want you to download > a book from

Particular behavior

2018-01-23 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, With all the discussion of behaviors… I haven’t used behaviors yet, but am wondering if that will work in this scenario: I have a stack “PlayerFoo” containing a player, the player has callbacks set. When the player plays, I want the callbacks to be handled by a card script in another

Callbacks fail

2018-03-11 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, I’m working on a project that has a 1-1/2 hour video playing. I’m using callbacks to display subtitle text in a field. When a callback is sent from the player, the appropriate text is shown. This work great on Mac, not so good on Windows. On Windows, the callbacks seem to stop arriving

Re: Issues with storage of data in stack

2018-03-08 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Mark, If the data is written to a file on disk, could someone else arrayDecode the file and gain access to it? Peter Bogdanoff ArtsInteractive > On Mar 8, 2018, at 10:38 AM, Mark Talluto via use-livecode > wrote: > >> On Mar 8, 2018, at 9:03 AM, Lagi Pittas

Re: When me is not me

2018-03-09 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
e box.. >> >> send ("doit" && 2) to group 1 >> or >> dispatch "doit" to group 1 with 3 >> >> >> On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 6:23 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode < >> use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: >>

When me is not me

2018-03-09 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
I learned something today. I was trying by script to set the hilite of a radio button in a group on another card. My script is in the group “Language Choice” which is called by openStack. I’m thinking that “me” would operate on the group: set the hilitedButton of me to tNum Didn’t

Re: [ANN] Release 9.0.0

2018-04-04 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Yesterday it took me 3-4 hours to download LC 9. I’m in California. Peter Bogdanoff > On Apr 4, 2018, at 6:20 AM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode > wrote: > > @Paul > > The Prefs are in: > > C:/Users/your_user_name/AppData/Roaming/RunRev/Preferences/

Re: Installation failed

2018-04-02 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Also, if you’re using something like Windows/Parallels on a Mac, you have to do the whole operation completely in Windows. Peter > On Apr 2, 2018, at 7:04 PM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode > wrote: > > Sounds like you are trying to install on Windows when the

Re: Installation failed

2018-04-03 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
I had installation success in Win/Parallels downloading with the web browser IN Windows. Peter > On Apr 3, 2018, at 7:46 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > Couldn't extract payload to file. Internal error. I'll contact support. > > Bob S > > >>

Re: Stupid Question re LC9

2018-03-02 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Bill, I’m glad you’re OK! Peter Bogdanoff > On Mar 2, 2018, at 2:20 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode > wrote: > > Bob: > Yeah, I agree. I had a 4 mo vacation in the hospital because of a side > effect of a biopsy. One of the “shxxx happens situations.”

Re: "send" vs "dispatch"

2018-10-05 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
I’m finding it’s best to do this when you “send” and have a parameter: send “test ha” to button 1 Peter Bogdanoff ArtsInteractive > On Oct 5, 2018, at 3:08 PM, Geoff Canyon via use-livecode > wrote: > > A word to the wise (mostly for IDE and extension developers): this will > successfully

put URL blocking?

2018-09-30 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, a question… The statement: put URL tURL into tData tURL, the URL to a text file, resides on a remote server. Is this command blocking? Does LC wait for a response before moving on the the next line of the script? I’m not clear at all about gets, puts, etc. -- what I need to do if there is

Callbacks in HTML5

2018-10-06 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, Does anyone know the availability of callbacks in LC HTML5? Some time ago the Company said that callbacks weren’t there yet, and adding that would be “expensive.” Has anything changed since? Peter Bogdanoff ArtsInteractive ___ use-livecode

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