Re: Windows and OSX 64-bit builds?

2017-02-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Most probably :) On 13/02/17 23:37, Stephen Barncard via use-livecode wrote: The blind leading the blind? On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 12:17 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: Over here, in Bulgaria, they expect kids to have got to grips with Calculus

Dragging widgets

2017-02-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I have a stack containing an image and an SVG widget: both contain the script: on mouseDown grab me end mouseDown this means that end-users in standalones are able to drag around the image, and when they release their mouse button the image stays where they placed it. This does NOT work

Re: Dragging widgets

2017-03-01 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I'm sorry if that is how you understood my posting. What I meant was that many people don't really want to look "under the hood" of the illusion created by the desktop manager and so forth, with its artifacts such as icons, folders and images, to any of the abstraction layers underneath. The

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

2017-03-28 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
On 28/03/17 12:17, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: On 2017-03-28 10:30, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: In 1996 I bought a copy of Fontographer, having previously developed several bitmap fonts for Macintosh with Fontastic (for Anglo-Saxon and Old Slavic). At that time (1996

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

2017-03-28 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
this weekend to start up my dedicated Mac OS 9 G3 iMac (previously running 10.4 but now DELIBERATELY downgraded) and LC/RR 2.1 to play around with Fontographer 'Classic' and so on. On 27/03/17 15:39, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: On 2017-03-27 13:56, Richmond via use-livecode wrote

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

2017-03-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Here is an interesting extract from the reply I got from the maker of Unicode Checker: "UnicodeChecker is being developed using the Objective-C programming language with the standard macOS developer tools, i.e. Xcode and the Cocoa frameworks. The display of Unicode characters uses the default

codePointToNum

2017-03-31 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
So, if I do something like this: *put the codePointToNum("§")* I will get the Unicode address of that character as a Decimal number. How can I get it as a Hex number? Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit

Re: codePointToNum

2017-03-31 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Thanks for a very prompt and useful reply! Richmond. On 31/03/17 13:33, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: On 2017-03-31 12:12, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: So, if I do something like this: *put the codePointToNum("§")* I will get the Unicode address of that character as

Re: Linux 32bit?

2017-03-17 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
On 17.03.2017 22:31, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 03/17/2017 01:24 PM, Phil Thane via use-livecode wrote: Hi, Just downloaded the open source version for Linux, but it comes as x64 only. For some reason I've never figured my old PC doesn't like 64bit distros, the graphics driver

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Ouch. My excuse is that I was working with the example you supplied. Richmond. On 15/03/17 22:36, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: What if the user name has seven characters after the escape sequence? On 3/15/17 3:16 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: Just knock off the

Re: Translating escape sequences

2017-03-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Should do. Richmond. On 15/03/17 23:03, Mike Bonner via use-livecode wrote: does this mean one could replace /u with 0x and then replace uls with empty and end up with the correct end result? On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 2:16 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>

Re: Linux 32bit?

2017-03-20 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Template stacks is an idea that comes up periodically: what is needed is for LiveCode to sort out "Rev-Online" . . . Richmond. On 20/03/17 10:18, William A. Prothero, Jr via use-livecode wrote: Something that might draw in New users who want a ready made solution are template stacks for

Android application class

2017-03-17 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
So, I tried to build a standalone for Android (well, better late than never) and got a happy little message: "could not compile application class" this with LC 8.1.3 on Xubuntu 14.04 cannot work out much from the standalone settings stack . . . Richmond.

Mysterious customer

2017-04-04 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I pumped out a 32-bit Mac standalone from my Char Ref stack and released it through MacUpdate as a freebie, and have had a series of e-mails from someone called "Artie" who says that the standalone (886 pixels high) won't fit on his Mac Laptop that has a screen res of 2880 x 1880. This

Re: Points of Graphic Oval

2017-07-31 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Personally I would do something I learnt to do in about 1976 in FORTRAN: make yourself an 800 x 800 stack, and a lineField called "POYNTS", and an irregular polygon called "POLLY" put 0 into KOUNT repeat until KOUNT > 6.29 put (KOUNT * 100) + 1 into LYNE put (400 +((sin(KOUNT))*300)) into LR

Re: Wouldn't it be nice to have a "back/forward" button in script editor?

2017-05-11 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I will, Thanks. Richmond. On 11.05.2017 20:11, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: No. Try it. I use it all the time. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On May 11, 2017 11:23:32 AM Richmond

Re: set the points of a widget

2017-05-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Nope: there is almost nothing that seems user settable. Not much use. R. On 10.05.2017 17:45, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi Richmond, Am 10.05.2017 um 16:42 schrieb Richmond via use-livecode <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>: *com.livecode.widget.svgpath* aha, and wha

set the points of a widget

2017-05-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Does anyone know why when I do this: *set the points of widget "QQQ" to fld "FANCYPOINTS"* while the points are set, the image does NOT change? Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to

Re: poking around near the end of a string

2017-05-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Thanks. Richmond. On 10.05.2017 17:31, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi Richmond, Am 10.05.2017 um 16:18 schrieb Richmond via use-livecode <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>: Suppose I have a string a bit like this: "and then the gigantic monster bit my mother on the nos

Re: set the points of a widget

2017-05-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Whoops: the points (meaning the path data) are *NOT* set . . . Tried: *set the pathData* I may be going bonkers . . . R. On 10.05.2017 17:33, Richmond wrote: Does anyone know why when I do this: *set the points of widget "QQQ" to fld "FANCYPOINTS"* while the points are set, the image

poking around near the end of a string

2017-05-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Suppose I have a string a bit like this: "and then the gigantic monster bit my mother on the nose $W" and I want to check that that string ends with "$W" . . . I tried this (pseudo code): *if the ((last char) & (last char -1)) of MNOSE = "$W"* and it did not work. Richmond.

Re: set the points of a widget

2017-05-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
*com.livecode.widget.svgpath* On 10.05.2017 17:39, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi Richmond, Am 10.05.2017 um 16:33 schrieb Richmond via use-livecode <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>: Does anyone know why when I do this: *set the points of widget "QQQ" to fld &quo

Re: set the points of a widget

2017-05-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Right: Gottit: *set the iconPath of widget "QQQ" to fld "GUFF"* thanks, Richmond. On 10.05.2017 17:45, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi Richmond, Am 10.05.2017 um 16:42 schrieb Richmond via use-livecode <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>: *com.livecode.widg

Re: set the points of a widget

2017-05-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
On 10.05.2017 17:51, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi Richmond, Am 10.05.2017 um 16:49 schrieb Richmond via use-livecode <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>: Nope: there is almost nothing that seems user settable. Not much use. oh, come on! I'll give you a hint, it is the sixth

Re: SVG widget?

2017-05-13 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well . . . . here [ https://livecode.com/resources/roadmap/ ] all that is mentioned is a "SVG vector shape widget" Which is what we've got :/ Obviously full, multi-path SVG import is not being considered. Richmond. On 13.05.2017 21:16, Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode wrote: What happened

Re: 64 bit desktop apps

2017-06-08 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
So, backwards compatibility does not interest you? I, for one, run Mac Machines running MacOS 10.4 PPC. A lot of these machine are being dumped in poor countries where they can be used for good purposes. Richmond. On 08/06/17 09:19, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: On 2017-06-07

Re: Vector graphics, again

2017-09-08 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Not really . . . . What Richmond wants to do is as follows: Generate vector graphics from groups of images and/or fields in Livecode in such a way thst they can be handled exactly in the same way as the SVG widget (which Richmond is in love with). R. On 08/09/17 00:25, hh via use-livecode

Vector graphics, again

2017-09-07 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I have found that Livecode is really fantastic for generating families of images such as domino sets, which can be either imported from a group as images or exported as PNG images. However, rotating those images results in all the "unfortunateness" involved in rotating any image in Livecode

Re: Hex to Decimal 2s Complement

2018-04-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Check out *baseConvert* in the dictionary. Richmond. On 27.04.2018 11:50, Camm via use-livecode wrote: Hi , Help needed on the most efficient way to convert signed Hex to Decimal (2s Complement) range - Example :- FFCC = -52 014A = 330 Kind Regards Camm

Re: Hex to Decimal 2s Complement

2018-04-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well, unless you can explain to me what "2s Complement" means I cannot help you. Richmond. On 27.04.2018 12:06, Camm via use-livecode wrote: Richmond , Tried baseconvert but could not get the correct result for 2s Complement. Regards Camm - Original Message ----- From: &qu

Re: Hex to Decimal 2s Complement

2018-04-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
of a radix complement. The two's complement of an N-bit number is defined as its complement with respect to 2N. For instance, for the three-bit number 010, the two's complement is 110, because 010 + 110 = 1000. Regards Camm - Original Message ----- From: "Richmond via use-livecode

Re: Splitting long elements into two lines in an Option Menu

2018-04-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I've just set up a stack containing 2 fields; one called "fff" containing your original string, another called "fCHOPPED" that is a scrolling list field. I have a button containing this script: on mouseUp    put fld "fff" into FFF    set the itemDelimiter to ","    put 1 into KOUNT    repeat

Re: Text with accented characters

2018-06-04 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
For what it's worth glyph 226 (Hex E2) in Unicode has a â (a circumflex), and glyph 232 (Hex E8) has a è ( e grave): so your initial font seems Unicode compliant Here's a good place to check this sort of thing: https://www.unicode.org/charts/ (this is, in some respects, my spiritual home on

Re: Message when moving windows

2018-06-05 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
on moveStack LR, UD put "You moved me!" end moveStack Richmond. On 5.06.2018 10:12, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode wrote: 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

Re: Tessellated hexagonal grid?

2018-06-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I have fooled around with hexagons as well, and they have to be, either; 1. Hexagonal SVG widgets, or 2, Hexagons embedded in transparent squares as PGN images - with the inevitable consequence that if you start using INTERSECT you must be very careful to set a transparency "trap" a bit

Re: Creating .ipa now that iTunes has depreciated apps.

2018-01-11 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Give me a good stout any day, as the International Phonetic Association get on my nerves. Richmond. On 11.01.2018 00:08, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: I love a balanced IPA. ;-) Bob S On Jan 10, 2018, at 09:42 , Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote:

Re: Naive Question time again

2018-01-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Because I want to play "silly games" swapping engines around. Richmond. On 16.01.2018 01:07, Tom Glod via use-livecode wrote: i'm curious why you need to know that On Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 3:49 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: On 1/15/18 1:03

Re: Livecode.com server down

2018-02-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well, in my case they ARE all my computers, and only I ever use them for LiveCode programming. Richmond. On 15.02.2018 23:56, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 02/15/2018 01:37 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: I have a USB stick full of off-line activation licences all the

Re: send "keyUp" / "rawKeyUp" ?

2018-02-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
It always give a "q" as that is the Unicode name for "q". Richmond. On 26.02.2018 01:55, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: On 2/25/18 1:57 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: I want to send a rawKeyDown signal that fakes typing on the key on my keyboard that has the

Re: A problem with my MSc Thesis

2017-12-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Thank you very much for the help. Richmond. On 25.12.2017 22:41, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode wrote: Richmond, do you know http://archive.org? This site is an archive of many many websites. As i am not sure when version 2.0 was released (i early started 2005 with

Re: [ANN] Release 8.1.8

2017-12-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
What makes this seem *odd* is that installing LC 9.0.0 dp 11 is trouble-free. Richmond. On 12/27/2017 02:01 PM, Richmond wrote: LC 8.1.8 Linux 32-Bit does NOT install (installer does not run) on MX 17 Horizon 32-bit Linux ( https://mxlinux.org/ ), but LC 7.1.4 does. Richmond.

Re: [ANN] Release 8.1.8

2017-12-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
LC 8.1.8 Linux 32-Bit does NOT install (installer does not run) on MX 17 Horizon 32-bit Linux ( https://mxlinux.org/ ), but LC 7.1.4 does. Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe,

Re: unicode & umlauts

2018-06-21 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Dunno: I just pasted THIS from NotePad into a textField in LiveCode 9 on Xubuntu: Eine Überraschung stellen dagegen Wörter, wie „doppelgaenger“, „schadenfreude“ oder „poltergeist, dar, die sich, laut dem #Oxford #Dictionary, längst im englischen Wortschatz eingenistet haben. Anscheinend ist die

Re: Why I insist on my pupils writing properly formed English letters.

2018-08-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
It would, indeed seem to be the operating system as everything works 100% on Linux. Richmond. On 14.08.2018 23:51, Richmond Mathewson wrote: Mocked by an operating system, no less. If I set the font of my field to ANY font other than the one where a glyph in position hex 978 exists then

Being stupid for a change

2018-09-08 Thread richmond via use-livecode
Erm . . . What's wrong with this? *if char 1 of POYNTS is included in "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz" then* Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your

Boiling over with excitement . . .

2018-07-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Before anyone gets over-excited by the fact that the LiveCode team have, finally, sorted out the silly invisible polygon graphic object in LiveCode (a.k.a. Polly-Gone) in 9.0.1 rc 1: *1.* I think it is extremely shabby that LiveCode 8 was EOLed without that being sorted out. *2.* Choose

doMenu

2018-07-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Is it possible to send a *doMenu* command to a menu item several levels down? Such as *Object/New Control/Radio Button* ? Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and

Boiling over with excitement . . .

2018-07-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Before anyone gets over-excited by the fact that the LiveCode team have, finally, sorted out the silly invisible polygon graphic object in LiveCode (a.k.a. Polly-Gone) in 9.0.1 rc 1: *1.* I think it is extremely shabby that LiveCode 8 was EOLed without that being sorted out. *2.* Choose

Re: What LC or OS incantation do I use to involve the onscreen keyboard on a Win 10 tablet?

2018-03-19 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I thought my buying USB Microscopes in LIDL was an all-time low . . . Mind you, a friend of mine bought a kilt there. On 19.03.2018 13:27, David V Glasgow via use-livecode wrote: Colleagues in Livecode, I just purchased a Win 10 ‘convertible’ tablet from Lidl

Re: setProp question

2018-10-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I don't know. BUT, you can open up the properties palette and manually delete custom props. I'm sorry, I know that's a bit of a pain in the bum Richmond. On 16.10.18 г. 10:49 ч., Neville Smythe via use-livecode wrote: Is there any way to intercept setProp messages for properties you

Re: pdftk issue solved

2018-10-18 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
"To be fair" (one of my least favourite phrases), Adobe did not go to all the trouble of inventing the PDF thing for it to be portable; they invented it as a way to make money. The fact that, at a later date, Adobe made the PDF more accessible is super: but, a bit like Willy Wonka, one must

put the openStacks

2018-11-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
So . . . If I type * put the openStacks into fld "STAX"* in the *messageBox* (assuming that I have an open stack containing a listField called "STAX") I get a lovely list of . . . wait for it . . . the open stacks. However (8.1.9) if I have a button on that stack containing *on mouseUp put

Re: put the openStacks

2018-11-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: Does the mouseUp trigger at all? -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On November 10, 2018 12:03:51 PM Richmond via use-livecode wrote: So . . . If I type * put the openS

Re: How to find offsets in Unicode Text fast

2018-11-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I don't know who told you that ð was an Icelandic d. The ð is called the "eth", and was used in Anglo-Saxon interchangeably with the thorn to represent the 2 sounds that are now represented in English by the digraph th. As such Icelandic has retained the eth sign. In Icelandic the /d/ sound

Re: put the openStacks

2018-11-11 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
we meet if you like. :) -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On November 10, 2018 4:04:17 PM Richmond via use-livecode wrote:    Well the mouseUp did trigger AFTER I pulled a mouseUp from "higher up the tree"; a

Re: how to know 2 monitors are in use?

2018-09-28 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
All well and good, in theory, but I have just been fooling around with a monitor that gives me 0,0,1600,900, and then "getting its knickers in a twist" because when I feed the topleft of the VDU into my calculations I get a "tried to divide 0 by 0" thing. I suppose (?) one of the ways round

Re: [off] Do me a solid

2018-09-29 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Decentralizing control from any form of monopoly has always got to be good. However, the monopolists have probably got the internet so firmly "by the prawns" I wonder if the man's plan will work. Richmond. On 29.09.2018 19:38, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote:

Re: how to know 2 monitors are in use?

2018-09-28 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Someone loves overcomplicating things. I don't, most of the time. I just ran up a stack with 2 scrolling text fields called "VIDZ" and :VIDZ2" repectively, so that relative screen middles could go in the first one and absolute screen middles in the second one, and then popped this code in a

Re: MouseDown on Enter

2018-12-29 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
://www.hyperactivesw.com On December 29, 2018 9:07:37 AM Richmond via use-livecode wrote: This does *NOT* work: on mouseEnter    if mouseDown then   set the backgroundColor of me to red    else   set the backgroundColor of me to green    end if end mouseEnter on mouseLeave    set the backgroundColor

MouseDown on Enter

2018-12-29 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
This may rank as one of the goofiest questions I've ever asked: Oh, well, here goes: Imagine a mosaic of faux buttons if you will. Each of these buttons will play a tone if I drag my mouse into it: on mouseEnter   play audioClip "x.aiff" end mouseEnter All well and good . . . BUT,

Re: MouseDown on Enter

2018-12-29 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
This does *NOT* work: on mouseEnter    if mouseDown then   set the backgroundColor of me to red    else   set the backgroundColor of me to green    end if end mouseEnter on mouseLeave    set the backgroundColor of me to white end mouseLeave which is a "right pox" Richmond. On

Roadmap

2018-12-31 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
https://livecode.com/resources/roadmap/ Last Updated on September 24, 2018 Tut, tut. Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: MouseDown on Enter

2019-01-01 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well, of course, one can mess around with "is within", except that my poisonous mind starts worrying about hexagons when LiveCode seems better at understanding rectangles. Richmond. On 1.01.19 19:20, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: You may need to look at LiveCode's drag events since that

Re: Video-Fun2

2019-01-01 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Developer funds are hard to get hold of: my Devawriter Kickstarter "thing" I ran last year is a shining example. If, however, you were to promote an automated bottom-washer that played Donald Trump's "March on Moscow" you'd get so much money you would know what to do with it. Richmond. On

Re: Video-Fun2

2019-01-01 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
"What you see is an LC-image object" Um, well, unfortunately NOT on my Mac Mini running WaterFox on MacOS 10.14.2 https://www.waterfoxproject.org/en-US/ Nor, for that matter on safari Technology Preview Release 72 Richmond. On 1.01.19 20:01, hh via use-livecode wrote: Video-Fun2 is a major

Re: MouseDown on Enter

2019-01-01 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
PRESUMABLY because there was NOT an object being DRAGGED. *Ru Paul* and All! I don't want to DRAG an object: all I want to do is drag the mouse into the object. On 1.01.19 19:48, Richmond wrote: With the left mouse button depressed I dragged into the graphic "h3" that contained this script:

Re: MouseDown on Enter

2019-01-01 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
is a message, not a function. You need:  if the mouse is down then    set the...etc. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On December 29, 2018 9:07:37 AM Richmond via use-livecode wrote: This does *NOT* work: on mouseEn

Re: MouseDown on Enter

2019-01-01 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
With the left mouse button depressed I dragged into the graphic "h3" that contained this script: ondragEnter     setthebackgroundColorofmetogreen enddragEnter and *NOTHING* happened. On 1.01.19 19:20, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: You may need to look at LiveCode's drag events since

Re: MouseDown on Enter

2019-01-01 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Now there's a thought! Thanks. Richmond. On 1.01.19 19:20, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: You may need to look at LiveCode's drag events since that is the mouse action you are trying to address, namely dragging from one hexagon to another. See the dictionary for events like dragStart,

Re: Crunchy chestnuts again, again, again

2019-01-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Aha: at last I have discovered the truth: you are actually Theresa May cunningly pretending to be a computer programmer. This message must be taken in context and understood to be in no way intended to be offensive to Theresa May. :) Richmond. On 16.01.19 17:57, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode

Re: Livecode Dictionary

2019-01-19 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Some of those user entries were extremely useful. It would be good if user entries could be restored to the dictionary once again. Richmond. On 19.01.19 9:49, Simon Knight via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, I have just read about two “issues” and both would be resolved or at least helped

Crunchy chestnuts again, again, again

2019-01-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Indeed: Please signal your opinion: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=6=31971 Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Us and them? [was Re: Livecode Dictionary]

2019-01-21 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Oh, fruit-flavoured socks . . . If many developers do not trust Microsoft, who can change their term anytime, and no one knows what they will do . . . One could wonder about the same sort of thing about other software manufacturers; even those who keep changing their commercial licensing

Re: Us and them? [was Re: Livecode Dictionary]

2019-01-23 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well, Curry, at the risk of causing you terminal disappointment, I can do nothing but support your request for the thing to be a simple as possible. "my budget hardware" my "budgetist" hard ware is a Pentium 4 I picked up 12 years ago, second had, for $12 . . . It has "2000" written on the

Re: Us and them? [was Re: Livecode Dictionary]

2019-01-23 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Oh, let's get campy. In a perfect world there should not really be a need for "us" and "them" camps with LiveCode, it should cater to all people along a continuum stretching from "us" to "them". While LiveCode may be tending to introduce more "them" features (arguably because all "us"

Re: Can We Position the Label/Name of a Button

2018-12-04 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well, you can fiddle around with topMargin and bottomMargin, but that also affects icon positions. Richmond. On 4.12.18 г. 22:01 ч., Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: See: http://wiki.hindu.org/screenshots/button-label-center.png Syntax set the iconGravity of button

Re: OT-Reading Old Quicken Files

2018-12-04 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Dunno anything about this at all: but, as it says in the Gospel of Thomas, "If you have eyes you should look", so . . . poking about on the internet I found that "The /old format/ was called QIF (/Quicken/ Interchange Format). The new format, called OFX (Open Financial Exchange), makes it much

Re: Can We Position the Label/Name of a Button

2018-12-04 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well, that'll push your button name/label right or left, but ti won't allow you to place it in all the places where you can position an icon. Richmond. On 4.12.18 г. 22:34 ч., Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi Swami Am 04.12.2018 um 21:01 schrieb Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via

Position the Label/Name of a Button

2018-12-04 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
"This is such a basic feature I would thought it was introduced in LC 2." Well, um, yes . . . I suspect that quite a lot of us have things that we think of as basic features, and I suspect they are all different. I'm not sure how essential being able to put a button's label in the bottom

Re: LC-apps for HC

2018-12-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Did exactly that a couple of years ago . . . . No takers at the time. Richmond. On 3.12.18 г. 3:55 ч., Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Ingar Roggen: > ...why not elaborate it to the tool, the app needed to make HC easily > portable to LC and thereby accessible "to the rest of us"

Server Down?

2018-11-29 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
The Livecode server seems to be offline at the moment (9.37 Edinburgh time), or at least inaccessible here in Bulgaria. Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage

Re: [ANN] Release 9.0.2 RC-2

2018-11-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Congratulations! Looking forward to having a "poke" in depth when I get home after work. Richmond. On 26.11.18 г. 13:38 ч., panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote: Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 9.0.2 RC-2. Getting the Release ===

Re: How to remove emoji's from unicode string

2019-01-13 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well . . . as the emojis are stored in a Unicode range (Hex 1F600 - 1F64F) https://www.unicode.org/charts/ I'd "just" strip out any characters inwith that range. On 13.01.19 22:17, Stephen MacLean via use-livecode wrote: Hi All, The recent conversations on using offset() with Unicode

Re: How to remove emoji's from unicode string

2019-01-13 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Cop a look at this: *http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=32030* On 13.01.19 22:17, Stephen MacLean via use-livecode wrote: Hi All, The recent conversations on using offset() with Unicode strings was very enlightening, thanks to all that took part!. I have data stored in UTF8mb4. I

Windows 10 and Me.

2018-09-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Not, sadly, a peon of praise for Microsoft's "latest and greatest". Nor is it the start of a saucy porn novel. So, a boy running LEGAL Windows 10 (this IS unusual in Bulgaria) tried to install LiveCode 8.1.10 on his machine. He got bogged down, so I went round to his house and tried the

Re: Windows 10 and Me.

2018-09-16 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Ah; there's a thought. Can you tell me where I would find that Prefs file? Richmond. On 16.09.2018 15:57, AndyP via use-livecode wrote: Did you remove all the preference file first before trying to install the other versions? The original install by the boy may have resulted in a corrupted

Re: Forums misbehaving

2018-09-18 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I had this on a 32-bit Xubuntu 18.04 install with Firefox. Richmond. On 18.09.2018 19:46, dunbarxx via use-livecode wrote: Never seen this. Richmond, are you on a computer or a portable device? Craig -- Sent from: http://runtime-revolution.278305.n4.nabble.com/Revolution-User-f278306.html

Re: Natural Programming

2018-09-11 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
When I went to the USA in 1993 I had to set up a phone and did not understand the way things were done so enquired at the phone office of the guy there, "Do you have STD?" [STD: Standard Trunk Dialling] Richmond. On 11.09.2018 22:36, Devin Asay via use-livecode wrote: On Sep 11, 2018, at

Forums misbehaving

2018-09-18 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I tried to post a reply to one thread 4 times: each time, after I hit "Submit" I was returned to the Login screen. Richmond ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your

Re: Should I forget HC? Honestly?

2019-01-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I learnt a lot from HyperCard in 1993 . . . when watching my 6 month year old son. However, my son is now working his way towards his 27th birthday, and does not need the sort of attention from me that he needed then. LiveCode IS, to all intents and purposes, HyperCard, in much the same way

Re: Should I forget HC? Honestly?

2019-01-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Yes, I have "done", and in so doing I asked myself some pretty warped questions, of which the signal one was, "What on earth am I doing this for when the LiveCode IDE can be simplified sufficiently to exclude all developments post version 7 anyway?" Richmond. On 26.01.19 17:01, Roger Guay

Re: Trying to get Camera Control. Community Plus License

2019-01-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I've just been fiddling around with the "Video Capture.rev" stack from LC 4.5 with no joy in LC 8.1.10. Richmond. On 27.01.19 17:02, hh via use-livecode wrote: Find some info here: https://livecode.com/products/livecode-platform/pricing/ From the 9.0.2-dict entry to cameraControlCreate:

Re: Property Palette

2019-04-02 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
ike I have been. There has never been a bug more infuriating than this one. rant over. I've been assuming this is reported and that everyone who uses livecode 9 sees it maybe i should double check that. On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 1:05 PM Richmond via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runr

Property Palette

2019-04-02 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Oof: still coming up as squashed, squished or what-have-you in 9.0.4 RC-2: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=5=32385=178345#p178345 Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe,

Re: Property Palette

2019-04-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
20701 Richmond. On 2.04.19 20:54, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: On 4/2/2019 1:43 PM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: The bug has been reported several time by several people, and "we" have been reassured that it is being dealt with . . . What is the bug number? I'd like to

Re: [ANN] Release 9.0.4 RC-2

2019-03-29 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
That was a record "sort out", and a very good one at that. Thanks. Richmond. On 29.03.19 17:22, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote: Dear list members, We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 9.0.4 RC-2. Getting the Release === You can get the release at

Re: LC application running on lab computers

2019-03-28 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I don't know much about Windows . . . but, on Macintosh machines and PCs running Linux there is often a folder called "Shared" or somesuch alongside all the user directories: might this not be the place to write a pref file that is going to be shared by all users? Richmond. On 28.03.19 г. 8:45

Re: Apple Video Foundation (AVF) and .mpg files

2019-03-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I suppose if you open an .mpg file as a TEXT file it should contain standard markers as to whether it is encoded as MPEG-1 or MPEG-2. Useful samples here: http://hubblesource.stsci.edu/sources/video/clips/ Richmond. On 26.03.19 22:32, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: Livecode 9.x.x uses

Re: [ANN] Release 9.0.4 RC-1

2019-03-29 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Wow! After all the negative flack yesterday about 9.0.4 RC-1 I had decided to install it on none of my machines. Now I've changed my mind. I hope I don't regret that. Richmond. On 29.03.19 г. 10:41 ч., hh via use-livecode wrote: Thanks for closing all these (hidden) memory leaks. I had

Re: [ANN] Release 9.0.4 RC-1

2019-03-29 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
On the other hand, I think I'll just christian LC 9.0.4 RC-4 "Millennium" after it froze 3 times in a row on Xubuntu 10.04 34-bit. Best of luck getting back on track (as I'm sure you will) with LC 9.0.4 RC-2. Richmond. On 29.03.19 г. 11:27 ч., Richmond wrote: Wow! After all the negative

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