Re: JavaScript, Browser Object, VR with Hotspots?

2017-02-03 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
This could be effected as an extension of what I posted here: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=10=28749=150876#p150876 As my example involves showing a series of static images inside a graphic object "frame" the hotspots might prove 'fun' to make; but I should think, ultimately,

Re: Yertle the Turtle

2017-01-31 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
* Pi), in your example case. On Jan 30, 2017, at 11:14 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: The problem is not with drawing the line. The problem is how, when the turtle's "nose" is pointing at, say, 37 degrees from the vertical one ca

Re: Yertle the Turtle

2017-01-31 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
If sqrt(2) is a bonkers number does anyone know how LOGO manages this? Richmond. On 1/31/17 5:36 pm, hh via use-livecode wrote: Richmond wrote: The problem is that (as far as I am aware) LiveCode cannot move objects for fractions of pixels. Even if it could, this would be not enough, because

Re: Checking out the "Resources" button in LC9

2017-02-06 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
LC 9 is a bit like a human being who has an appendix because millions of years ago his/her ancestors were eating a high fibre diet in the depths of the Pangean jungle: full of old, outdated stuff that has been overlooked in the relentess onward drive. Richmond. On Feb 5, 2017 8:18 PM, "William

Re: Checking out the "Resources" button in LC9

2017-02-07 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
appendix is > a functional organ. > > http://www.sciencefocus.com/news/what-does-appendix-do- > lot-more-we-thought%E2%80%A6 > > Bob S > > > On Feb 6, 2017, at 02:47 , Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com<mailto:use-livecode@lists.

Re: Checking out the "Resources" button in LC9

2017-02-07 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I'm trying to keep off the LiveCode for a day :) On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 3:18 PM, Thomas McGrath III via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > By the way, Happy Birthday Richmond!!! > > Hope you have a great day. > > Tom McGrath > > ___

Re: Boring but important - selling a download product for Windows

2017-01-23 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
With whom doth he converse? Richmond. On 1/23/17 10:11 pm, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode wrote: On Sun, Jan 22, 2017 at 12:53 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: First caveat: I do not sell my software in large quantities (anyone for Sanskrit?

Re: copyKey

2017-01-26 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Thank you, Klaus! On 1/26/17 9:51 pm, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi Richmond, Am 26.01.2017 um 20:46 schrieb Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>: I'm trying to disable copying from textFields throughout a stack and tried this in the stack

Re: copyKey

2017-01-27 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I wonder why a couple of people told me to remove 'pass copyKey' from: on copyKey answer "Export disabled in Demo" pass copyKey end copyKey I did remove it and this seemed to make no difference at all . . . So, the big question has to be; "What is the point of 'pass copyKey'?" Richmond

Re: copyKey

2017-01-27 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
behavior in your application. There is no need to pass any message unless you specifically want the engine or a script at an other level to handle the message. Tore 27. jan. 2017 kl. 09.36 skrev Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>: I wonder why a

copyKey

2017-01-26 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I'm trying to disable copying from textFields throughout a stack and tried this in the stackScript: on copyKey answer "Hard Cheese, Buster; this is a Demo!" pass copyKey end copyKey copying of selectedText in a field still occurred . . . I tried it in a cardScript . . . nix and I tried

Re: It looks like Director is Finally Dead

2017-01-27 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I did some stuff with Director in 1998-9 while I worked at the United Arab Emirates University in Al Ain, U.A.E. churning out gap-fill with exerciese that all got censored because half of my imagery was judged "unIslamic" (the coding was more diffcult than Toolbook which I was also using at the

Re: Building a standalone on Mac OS Lion

2017-01-27 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Oh, well, I suppose I shouldn't complain: 8.1.2 just ground away for 20 minutes and I had tp force quit the thing! Richmond. On 1/27/17 9:43 pm, Richmond Mathewson wrote: I am aware that LiveCode does NOT support deploying LC 9.0 on Mac OS 10.7.5 . . . it does work on that operating system,

Building a standalone on Mac OS Lion

2017-01-27 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I am aware that LiveCode does NOT support deploying LC 9.0 on Mac OS 10.7.5 . . . it does work on that operating system, however . . . building a Mac standalone (32-bit) with 8.1.3 rc-1 on Mac OS 10.7.5 results in a standalone that does not open on Mac OS 10.7.5 . . . LiveCode 8.1.3 rc-1

Yertle the Turtle

2017-01-30 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Having imported an SVG image of a tortoise into a stack . . . Being a fan of Seymour Papert . . . I thought I'd try and implement turtle graphics in Livecode. But came up against something awkward . . . [As a caveat, I should like to point out I don't know how the following is implemented

Re: Yertle the Turtle

2017-01-30 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
v Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>: 2.2. I wonder how my turtle will be seen to draw a pen line from the two ends of the "line". If you would like the “turtle” to move to the points of the line then, lock screen, draw the line, hide the line and un

Re: Browser Widget/HTML5/LC Integration

2017-01-29 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
and broke something try this now http://wiki.hindu.org/uploads/SivaSivaDiagram.svg On 1/29/17, 8:14 AM, "use-livecode on behalf of Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode" <use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com on behalf of use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: http:

Re: Browser Widget/HTML5/LC Integration

2017-01-29 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Some problems here . . . On 1/29/17 7:59 pm, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: Until we hear that HQ is listening or want to know more I'll keep it short 1) SVG requirements rendering this would be a minimum. If here is a way to do it now in LC let me know

New Educational Magazine

2017-01-25 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
https://www.raspberrypi.org/helloworld Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Boring but important - selling a download product for Windows

2017-01-22 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Here's Richmond, the retro, reactionary pain in the b., and the way he sells software: First caveat: I do not sell my software in large quantities (anyone for Sanskrit?). Having "played" with the demo a potential customer has to contact me, and then put the fee into my PayPal account. The

Re: Boring but important - selling a download product for Windows

2017-01-22 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
How about downloading a zip file from a DropBox account? Richmond. On 1/22/17 2:59 pm, Graham Samuel via use-livecode wrote: Just to report on how this method worked for me: I chose to have a web page from which the zipped file is downloaded. This worked fine, but not without warnings. The

[OT] Devawriter 2.1 release

2017-01-29 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Demo (Beta) versions of Devawriter Pro 2.1 for Windows, Macintosh, Linux 32-bit and Linux 64-bit. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1931a18mxpixs2y/AAAzr-M1AQtlELAmAtlwPi4wa?dl=0 Big, big thanks to the LiveCode team for moving "right speedily" with the 8.1.3 rc-1 release and sorting out the mess

Re: Building a standalone on Mac OS Lion

2017-01-27 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
re NOT included? Just for testing. On 27 Jan 2017 20:14, "Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: Oh, well, I suppose I shouldn't complain: 8.1.2 just ground away for 20 minutes and I had tp force quit the thing! Richmond. On 1/27/17

Re: Building a standalone on Mac OS Lion

2017-01-27 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
h for inclusions") and make sure that " tsnet" and "internet" are NOT included? Just for testing. On 27 Jan 2017 20:14, "Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: Oh, well, I suppose I shouldn't complain: 8.1.2 just ground away for

Re: Building a standalone on Mac OS Lion

2017-01-27 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote: Thanks Richmond. BTW it might be useful to run the standalone from the terminal. This will probably show the error that prevents the standalone from starting. Best, Panos -- On 27 Jan 2017 20:36, "Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode" < use-li

8.1.3 rc-1 reverting

2017-01-29 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
On Macintosh 8.1.3 rc-1 won't let me revert to the last version saved. Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Dictionary rewrite - thoughts, please

2017-01-29 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Would it be possible to move this dicussion over to the forums so we can illustrate some of our likes and dislikes with screenshots, mockups and so forth? Richmond. On 1/29/17 4:01 pm, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote: I'm finally starting to take a look at redoing, or perhaps undoing the

[WOT] ReactOS 0.5

2017-01-29 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
"WOT" = Way Off Target Nutty fruitcakes who may have a kinky urge to try out LiveCode 8.1.2 for Windows on ReactOS 0.5 (nightly build) will be happy to hear that that works. Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com

Re: [ANN] Release 8.1.3

2017-02-21 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Congratulations! Richmond. On 2/21/17 11:57 am, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote: Dear List Members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.1.3 Stable. By "Stable", we mean that no reported regressions have been introduced in 8.1.3, compared to the previous Stable

Re: Null symbol cross platform

2017-02-22 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Frankly I would just take a look at the Unicode convention's guff: U+2205 is a sort of "O" with a slanted line through it: http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/2205/index.htm http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2200.pdf If you stare at this PDF long enough you might get a free trip

[OT] Kid's Play

2017-02-18 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
When you need to have a break from LiveCode how about popping over here: https://www.facebook.com/RichmondsCoding Of course, if that fills you will joy: then go back and do it all in LiveCode :) Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: [ANN] Release 9.0.0 DP-5

2017-02-23 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I wish I could understand the way different "levels" come out concurrently. Are we to assume that all the new things in 8.1.3 are also bound into 9.0.0 DP-5? Richmond. On 2/23/17 10:41 pm, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote: Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of

Re: Null symbol cross platform

2017-02-24 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
y, so apologies if mangled). Best wishes, David Glasgow On 22 Feb 2017, at 2:04 pm, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: Frankly I would just take a look at the Unicode convention's guff: U+2205 is a sort of "O" with a slanted line throu

Re: Release 9.0.0 DP-5

2017-02-25 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
For anyone other than myself who might possibly care about this sort of thing: 9.0.0 DP-4 runs on Mac OS 10.7.5 while 9.0.0 DP-5 does not [which means that when I want to explore its features I shall use the Linux version] Richmond. ___

Goofy Drawing question

2017-02-25 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Probably very goofy, but nevertheless stumping me, so here goes: I should like to issue this sort of command (pseudocode): draw from 250,250 to 375, 375 and a line of the thickness and colour I have cosen would appear on the card. Richmond. ___

Re: Goofy Drawing question

2017-02-25 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Aah: paint, as I don't really want lots of "artifacts" lying around after the exercise. Richmond. On 2/25/17 12:07 pm, hh via use-livecode wrote: Assuming you wish to draw, not to paint: local gg="goofy", fc="255,0,0", ls=3 on mouseUp lock screen if there is no grc gg then create grc

Re: Remote debugger

2017-02-24 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Today I spent most of the day using a proximal debugger: a nit comb, for the simple reason that as the weather has warmed up several of the children picked up head-lice from "somewhere". When I saw postings about a "remote debugger" it cheered me up no end after an awful day. Thanks; what a

Squashed Turtles

2017-02-25 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Ouch: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=8=28898 Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Windows and OSX 64-bit builds?

2017-02-13 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
, Feb 13, 2017 at 11:48 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: Something that never stops annoying me is the requirement for students who want to study programming to be good at Mathematics. Richmond. -- Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol C

Re: Windows and OSX 64-bit builds?

2017-02-13 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Something that never stops annoying me is the requirement for students who want to study programming to be good at Mathematics. Richmond. On 2/13/17 9:45 pm, hh via use-livecode wrote: Bob S. wrote: I failed 6th grade math and then went on to ace algebra and geometry. Everyone can thank their

Re: Zippy-da-doo-dah 8.1.3

2017-01-18 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
it is a rather tricky one. Once that is fixed and merged, a build will go through the post-build test system and be released if it passes. On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 8:43 AM Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: Wow; https://github.com/livecode/livecode/mil

Nightly Builds

2017-01-18 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Mooching around, as I tend to from time to time, on the LiveCode website, I came across this: https://livecode.com/resources/release-process/ "Release Frequency: RCs (Release candidates) every 1-3 days Stable versions every 2-4 weeks (Nightly builds available)" Which is either horribly out of

Re: Zippy-da-doo-dah 8.1.3

2017-01-18 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
-- On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 4:24 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: One thing I don't understand is, if there is a blocker, why it does not show up on Github: https://github.com/livecode/livecode/milestone/126 I wonder if there is a way people l

Re: Nightly Builds

2017-01-18 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
On 1/18/17 6:30 pm, Richmond Mathewson wrote: Mooching around, as I tend to from time to time, on the LiveCode website, I came across this: https://livecode.com/resources/release-process/ "Release Frequency: RCs (Release candidates) every 1-3 days Stable versions every 2-4 weeks (Nightly

Re: [ ANN ] Release 8.1.3 RC-1

2017-01-20 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Marvellous . . . now, let's see . . . Love, Richmond. On 1/20/17 7:26 pm, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote: Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.1.3 RC 1. Getting the Release === You can get the release at

Re: [ ANN ] Release 8.1.3 RC-1

2017-01-20 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
On 1/20/17 7:26 pm, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote: Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.1.3 RC 1. Getting the Release === You can get the release at https://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/ or via the automatic updater. Not yet,

Re: Dragging widgets

2017-02-28 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I have mentioned several times how I would like SVG import to be as simple as PNG import, and all handling subsequently as simple as other image formats. I suspect the price of being able to rotate SVG images (set the angle) in a way which means they don't go "all fuzzy" is that they cannot be

Re: Dragging widgets

2017-02-28 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Thank you for all the suggestions. I wnent for grouping the widget and the dragging the group. I have used this in the most recent version of my Turtle Graphics stack that I uploaded about 30 minutes ago: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=8=28898 However, the inconsistency between

Re: Dragging widgets

2017-02-28 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Indeed: On 2/28/17 11:27 pm, Quentin Long via use-livecode wrote: On Feb 28, 2017, at 07:14 , Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: an image is an image is an image, whether it is png, bitmap, jpg or svg, the fact that is is a "widget" is secondary

Re: Is it just the IDE that crashes, or are standalone at risk?

2017-02-28 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I don't know which platform you are deploying either the IDE or standalones on; but I currently use: 6.1.something and standalones on Mac OS 10.5.8 PPC 7.1.4, 8.1.3, 9.0.0 DP-4 andstandalones on Mac OS 10.7.5, 8.1.3 standalones on ReactOS 5 pre-release (!), 7.1.4, 8.1.3, 9.0.0 DP-5

Re: Dragging widgets

2017-03-02 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
No, HYPE is not 'serious' competition; it might be something that squishes LiveCode's HTML5 extension if LiveCode don't buck up and get on with things in that direction. On 3/1/17 11:07 pm, Tore Nilsen via use-livecode wrote: 1. mar. 2017 kl. 20.40 skrev Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via

Re: Dragging widgets

2017-02-27 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I found that messing around at work in my lunch hour on Linux 32-bit; just tried the same thing on Mac OS with the same results. Richmond. On 2/27/17 2:43 pm, Graham Samuel via use-livecode wrote: Let’s hope it’s a bug. I have not tried this yet, but I am about to embark on a development

Re: Dragging widgets

2017-02-28 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I tried grouping my SVG widget, and that allows me to drag the group: on mouseDown grab me end mouseDown HOWEVER, when I wish to move the SVG widget itself it vanishs as it moves outwith the boundaries of the group. NOW: whether I can group my "Turtle" SVG widget and then have my Turtle

Re: Help: Odd menu behavior under LC6.7.11 on OSX

2017-01-12 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
If you want to talk about a "perv": I'm currently using 7.1.4 for all my development work. Richmond. On 1/12/17 12:02 am, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode wrote: Richmond: > Well, the first question anyone is going to ask is why > on earth you are using 6.7.11? Don't forget to use

Re: Tarting up the scriptEditor

2017-01-14 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Wonderful, but; despite your efforts (and it being confined to Commercial versions of LiveCode), this should be easier for the end user in the Open Source version. Richmond. On 1/14/17 12:06 pm, AndyP via use-livecode wrote: Have a look here Script editor Themer (SETH)

Tarting up the scriptEditor

2017-01-14 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
It would be lovely if the options for colourising (or even 'colorizing' . . .) the scriptEditor could be extended: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=28646 Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit

Re: Help: Odd menu behavior under LC6.7.11 on OSX

2017-01-09 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Well, the first question anyone is going to ask is why on earth you are using 6.7.11? PPC Macs? "can not move to new versions" Money for commercial version? Richmond. On 1/9/17 9:56 pm, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: We're developing under LC6.7.11 and can not move to new versions of

Zippy-da-doo-dah 8.1.3

2017-01-13 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Wow; https://github.com/livecode/livecode/milestone/126 "no due date" 100% complete Ouch, I can feel the anticipation in the pit of my stomach. Err: 100% Unicode functionality? Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com

Re: Zippy-da-doo-dah 8.1.3

2017-01-13 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
tricky one. Once that is fixed and merged, a build will go through the post-build test system and be released if it passes. On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 8:43 AM Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: Wow; https://github.com/livecode/livecode/milestone/126 &

Re: Changes to use-livecode list.

2017-01-06 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I don't really see what all the fuss is about. I have been "bounced"/"blocked" or whatever it is called 7 times: but as it takes about 30 seconds to reset things after the first one or two times I couldn't be bothered getting annoyed with it. Whether a posting i labelled as "via" or not

Re: Kindle fire apps?

2017-01-05 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I wonder if a Kindle can download and install an Android app from a webpage? Richmond. On 1/5/17 8:08 pm, William Prothero via use-livecode wrote: Folks, I'm considering purchasing a Kindle Fire so I can take my books with me on a trip to Spain without fear of losing my iPad Pro, which costs

Re: Changes to use-livecode list.

2017-01-06 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Thank you very much for that recipe Peter Brett; very useful as I use Thunderbird on both Mac and Linux. Returning to Macintosh I realise how much my experience on Mac has been enriched by what I learnt from a 10 year sojourn on Linux . . . Richmond. On 1/6/17 5:43 pm, Alex Tweedly via

Re: Changes to use-livecode list.

2017-01-06 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Bouncy, bouncy, rubber ball . . . 30 seconds . . . Not really the end of the world. Richmond. On 1/6/17 5:56 pm, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: -1 I plead with Heather to NOT reverse this recent change! Cmon, no one sees that people getting bounced is MUCH WORSE than the inconvenience

Re: Codesigning issue with revxml.bundle in LC 8

2017-01-05 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
My mind must work in an odd way because I read "codesign" as 'co-design' as in team-work . . . . . . it took me a few seconds to realise you meant 'code sign'. It might not be a bad idea in future to make sure the way you write "codesign" is not open to two interpretations. Sorry, slightly

Re: I'm a stupid GIT

2017-01-07 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Thank you. On 1/7/17 7:13 pm, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Richmond Mathewson wrote: > How about an impatient chap whose GANTT chart of his 4th SDLC has > been completely thrown out of kilter owing to a bug (19045) in > existing builds of LiveCode, knowing that that bug has been

Re: I'm a stupid GIT

2017-01-07 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Um, a broad "thang" . . . I've never measured one myself. How about an impatient chap whose GANTT chart of his 4th SDLC has been completely thrown out of kilter owing to a bug (19045) in existing builds of LiveCode, knowing that that bug has been sorted out but that the next official RC build

Re: I'm a stupid GIT

2017-01-09 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Indeed it does, and until recently I really was almost unconscious of this, but, then, I stumbled on a sticking-point with regard to implementing some awkward Grantha Samyuktaksharas (what on earth are those? Don't worry, it's just Richmond posing about his "vast knowledge" in an area so

I'm a stupid GIT

2017-01-07 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I would be extremely grateful if someone in the know could post a recipe for simple souls like myself to build a LiveCode "thang" from github. Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe,

Re: Subject - LiveCode - I'm not a very happy Bunny

2017-01-07 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I thought the theory was that getting lots of people to use the open source version would lead to all sorts of benefits to LiveCode: 1. A certain proportion of O.S. users would contribute with bug reports and so on. 2. A certain proportion of O.S. users would, in due course, pay for a

Re: rawKeyUp/Down give different keys for same char since LC 8

2017-03-21 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
This might be part of the Unicode conformity now present right across LiveCode. hex E4 ( 228 ) is the Unicode address for *ä* hex 27 ( 39 ) gives a single apostrophe Testing a German keyboard layout on Mac OS 10.7.5 with LC 7.1.4 I get 39 for *ä, 59 for ö, 45 for ß, 91 for ü with both

Re: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum.

2017-03-26 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Cripes . . . Now how was I to know that: onrawKeyUp KUP switchKUP case65288 iffld "Blah" is empty then --do nix--- else deletetheselectedText endif break default passrawKeyUp endswitch endrawKeyUp would work, while the same nonsense inside a rawKeyDown thing ended up with egg

Re: just some cool stuff

2017-03-26 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Yup: me too: second time. Richmond. On 3/26/17 6:30 pm, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode wrote: This is the the second time in a week that one of these penetrated the list, I believe . .. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com

UnicodeChecker

2017-03-26 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I am extremely impressed by your program. I have just downloaded it onto my "New-for-you" Polycarbonate iMac running Mac OS 10.7.5 and blew my mind when I saw it could display characters from a font I have built in conformance with the Unicode 10 Beta specifications: especially when Mac OS

A funny thing happened on the way to the forum.

2017-03-26 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Good! That caught your attention! But, something a lot more prosaic, but important nonetheless: If I have a SWITCH like this: on rawKeyDown RAWK switch RAWK case 65288 set the text of the selectedText to numToCodepoint(65288) break end switch end rawKeyDown why do I get a /space/

Re: Libraries To Contribute

2017-03-26 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
On 3/26/17 6:32 pm, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode wrote: On Sat, Mar 25, 2017 at 5:06 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: thanks, I was hoping it would be complete so I could just copy/paste it... I don't do windows :) You certainly need someone who

LiveCode's handling of Unicode glyphs being dependent on the underlying OS

2017-03-26 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
*Mark Waddingham_wrote:_ * snip I suspect OpenOffice does its own (bespoke) font layout and rendering which is why it 'does something there'. However, whether or not what it does is 'correct', is another matter. snip Of course the "nasty" question to ask at this

Re: LiveCode's handling of Unicode glyphs being dependent on the underlying OS

2017-03-26 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Interestingly enough this FREE program for Macintosh: https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/9752/unicodechecker Very successfully displays glyphs I have built into my Devawriter.ttf font in comformance with the Unicode version 10 Beta specification. This all on my supposedly outmoded system

Unicode 0x1cf6 and so on

2017-03-25 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
It seems impossible to do this: put numToCodepoint(0x1cf7) into fld "fff" (LC 8.1.3) all one gets is a horrible little square (which one should not): http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/Unicode-10.0/U100-1CD0.pdf if one does this sort of thing: put numToCodepoint(0x1cf7) & numToCodepoint(123)

Re: [ANN] tinyDictionary

2017-03-22 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
That's going to go a long way to solving the Linux problem. Thanks, Bernd. On 3/22/17 4:37 pm, BNig via use-livecode wrote: I uploaded a compact version of the dictionaries for LC 8.1 and up to Livecodeshare http://livecodeshare.runrev.com/stack/825/tinyDictionary_0_7_7_7 this is also

Re: LiveCode's handling of Unicode glyphs being dependent on the underlying OS

2017-03-28 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I came to the Macintosh party late (even if the kilt I wear is always Hunting Macintosh, from my Grandfather Richmond McIntosh) in 1993 with an LC 475 running system 7.1. Richmond On 3/28/17 6:05 pm, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode wrote: On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 2:17 AM, Mark Waddingham via

Re: Object Selection Handles

2017-03-28 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
That's why I do 95% of my graphic design "elsewhere" (Gimp, Inkscape, and so on). Doing the "application dance" seems to take up an awful lot of time, and that along with the eternal import-export-import thing can get a wee bit tedious. If all the graphic stuff could be done on-board things

Re: Unicode 0x1cf6 and so on

2017-03-25 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I have a "funny feeling" this is some problem with kerning rules for the characters 1CF5, 1CF6 and 1CF7 only. On 3/25/17 4:54 pm, Richmond Mathewson wrote: It seems impossible to do this: put numToCodepoint(0x1cf7) into fld "fff" (LC 8.1.3) all one gets is a horrible little square (which one

Re: Unicode 0x1cf6 and so on

2017-03-25 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
NOPE: this would seem to be a LiveCode-specific problem as I just entered those 3 characters (which are present in my Devawriter.ttf) font into a LibreOffice Writer document (Mac OS) without a backward glance. Bug 19471 Richmond. On 3/25/17 5:35 pm, Richmond Mathewson wrote: I have a "funny

Re: codePointToNum

2017-03-31 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
However, "(baseConvert: bad destination base)" does not help much. This mainly because your example was wrong. I tried this: put baseConvert(codePointToNum("&"), 10, 16) because your syntax was the wrong way round, BUT it go "all stuffy" about the codePointToum, so I did this: put

Unicode Reference stack

2017-03-31 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Here: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=26=29069 Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Linux 32bit?

2017-03-20 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
On 3/20/17 10:56 pm, Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode wrote: on Mon Mar 20 2017, William A. Prothero, Jr wrote: Something that might draw in New users who want a ready made solution I think that "a ready made solution" is a bit low down the pecking order; LiveCode is not, and has never

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-15 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
with that. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On March 15, 2017 2:28:57 AM Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: No; it won't always be 4 characters,

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-15 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
No; it won't always be 4 characters, here's an admittedly extremely obscure ancient Sinhala number; 0x111F4. Of course the chances of encountering whacky characters like that is small, but you'll have to make sure you can cope with them should they crop up. If you look at Eduardo Ba\u00f1uls

Re: Using Right-Click Contextual menu in Linux

2017-04-04 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
It seems alright over "here": Xubuntu 16.04, 64-bit. Best, Richmond. On 4/4/17 9:46 pm, Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode wrote: Hi All, Could you check in your own Linux setup, if Right-Click contextual menu works fine in LiveCode IDE (version 8.1.3)? Thanks in advance! Al

Re: Unicode Reference stack

2017-04-01 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Things just got better! On 3/31/17 10:11 pm, Richmond Mathewson wrote: Here: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=26=29069 Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe

Cheesed off by 32xxx

2017-04-01 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
What a nuisance: There I was, merrily churning through the button titles for my Unicode Reference thing [ http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=26=29069 ] which needed at least 1600 buttons that were 23 pixels deep layered underneath each other. What happens? At the "Magic Number" of

RevMedia and back-to-the-future

2017-04-04 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I would like to install RevMedia (the free version) on my G5 iMac running Mac OS 105 but the licence seems to have expired. Any bright ideas on this? Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to

Re: Mysterious customer

2017-04-04 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Personally I don't think "Artie" "knows his arse from hit t*t" . . . . and just as soon as I get my sweaty paws on my wife's MacBook Air, running 10.12.4 I will be able to tell him the difference, tactfully, of course, you know me :P Richmond. On 4/4/17 3:06 pm, Roger Eller via use-livecode

Re: [ANN] Release 8.1.4 RC-1

2017-04-04 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I'm Happy, and everyone should be; and, despite my foul-mouthed mumblings, the LiveCode team rock. Richmond. On 4/4/17 4:39 pm, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote: Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.1.4 RC-1. Getting the Release

Re: Mysterious customer

2017-04-04 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
OK: I'm off to "prune" my app :) Richmond. On 4/4/17 7:45 pm, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode wrote: 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

Re: Mysterious customer

2017-04-04 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
"Artie" says: "I wonder if, suspect, actually, that this has something to do with my Retina screen." I have no access to a retina screen, so would be grateful if anyone who has would go to the MacUpdate website and download my "CHAR REF" standalone and see what happens. Richmond. On

Re: [ANN] Release 8.1.4 RC-1

2017-04-04 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Hmm: the Mac OS Indy version of 8.1.4 RC-1 offered me the option to "upgrade" to 8.1.3. Needs a tweak there :) Richmond. On 4/4/17 4:39 pm, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote: Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.1.4 RC-1. Getting the Release

Re: Mysterious customer

2017-04-04 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
"Artie" just sent me this: "I wonder if this will give you a clue, Richmond... A while back I ran into a problem wherein I all of a sudden couldn't save screenshots to my Butler pasteboards until its developer explained that Retina screens have three times as many pixels as regular screens,

Re: Gradients with transparency?

2017-04-03 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Personally I'd fake it: I'd set up a gradient with one end being transparent in my graphics weapon of choice (GIMP) and save it as a PNG image, import it and overlay it on top of your content, then make sure you group it with your content before you do an export from group "JazzyGradient" to

Re: Cheesed off by 32xxx

2017-04-03 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Thanks for such an informative posting. On 4/3/17 9:58 am, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: On 2017-04-02 19:07, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: The problem, such as it is, is that the Unicode specifications have 128 * 8703 slots for glyphs (= a big number my mind cannot cope

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