Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2021-01-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
https://www.mediastorehouse.co.uk/pimage/164/4418216/4418216_450_450_81393_0_fill_0_e37e7951f24a5587cf10b5e3ccda4347.jpg On 14.01.21 23:29, JeeJeeStudio via use-livecode wrote: this cheesehead is here since 2014  Op 14-1-2021 om 03:45 schreef Bob Sneidar via use-livecode: You are new here, so

Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2021-01-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Hmm: Down our way (Bulgaria), we can buy 'Gouda' that is made in Germany, so that protection (considering Bulgaria is in the EU) looks a bit dicky. On 13.01.21 23:15, JeeJeeStudio via use-livecode wrote: Stay off the fake Gouda cheese, maybe it's Chinese origin. Only take the original Dutch

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.2 RC-2

2021-01-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Supercard is no longer very super (remember playing around with it in 1994) as it is 32-bit MacOS only. Richmond. On 14.01.21 12:53, David V Glasgow via use-livecode wrote: I paid for the Windows version of SuperCard that was advertised in MacUser for some considerable time in the ?mid 90s.

Re: background images

2021-01-19 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Just import an image for a card and set its level to 1: no 'nonsense' about background images at all. Richmond. On 19.01.21 2:44, Tim Selander via use-livecode wrote: Right, which is why this is so confusing. I do not want a 'shared text' image. Each card should keep it's own unique image, but

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
"I wonder why LC don’t state support for later Ubuntu, Fedora or Debian builds?" I suspect that LiveCode believes that the uptake of the Linux version is insufficient to justify the effort of testing LC on those platforms. Richmond. On 14.12.20 2:20, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote:

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
vecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=36444 <https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=36444> Cheers, Roger On Nov 7, 2021, at 5:51 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: On 07/11/2021 11:36, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: No hard feelings. See what I have got up to over on the Fo

Re: OT: Facebook -> Meta (Damaged Infinity!)

2021-11-02 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
META Making Easy To Abandon Mainly Eaten Towards the Afternoon Richmond. On 2.11.21 20:28, Jeff Reynolds via use-livecode wrote: I think this needs to be a contest… MarkW wrote: From a Boingboing user comment... META: Making Evil Totally Acceptable Jeff

Re: Number of items

2021-10-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Not as obvious as it seems as with MacOS you can reset many function keys, for some odd reason you cannot assign another key to do the "fN" thing. On 26.10.21 17:10, Sean Cole via use-livecode wrote: Richmond wrote: Not unless you have a fN key to start with. Obvs :D

Re: Mudslinging and consequences - a change to our policy

2021-10-28 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I fell off my chair laughing. What a lovely post. Richmond. On 28.10.21 13:34, KOOB via use-livecode wrote: Hi Here is what I do Rotate your keyboard 90 degrees Press the 8 key Rotate yours monitor 90 degrees Repeat It took me forever to figure that out. Martin Koob Sent from my iPad On

Re: Mudslinging and consequences - a change to our policy

2021-10-28 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I very much doubt whether anyone round these parts has ever doubted the integrity of the people who work for LC Ltd. But that should not blind one in other respects. There have been consequences of the recent decision to drop support for an Open Source version of LiveCode: some seemingly

Re: Number of items

2021-10-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Not unless you have a fN key to start with. On 26.10.21 15:59, Sean Cole via use-livecode wrote: Apparently, you can get to it with fn-E as well. On Tue, 26 Oct 2021 at 13:57, Sean Cole wrote: On Tue, 26 Oct 2021 at 01:52, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>

Re: Mud slinging versus genuine criticism

2021-10-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
from my iPhone On Oct 23, 2021, at 09:47, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: I am revisiting Sean Cole's posting as some valuable feedback seems to have got mixed up with some ridiculous claims: 1. "my opinion counts for nothing here" Well, Yes, there is a slight feeling re that as

Re: [OT] Multiple macOS recommendation sought

2021-10-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
That involves quite a capital outlay, and as long as you can justify that in terms of business and remuneration, super. I am not so set up, either business wise or in any other way. What I DO know is that the "Mac world" post MacOS 9 seems to fracture along several lines: PPC (probably not

Re: Mud slinging versus genuine criticism

2021-10-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I have no great desire to bully any company, but I do feel that a company that has banged on for donkey's ages about caring about its installed base should behave itself a bit better. I have paid quite a bit of money in my own way and my own time into LiveCode, and don't really begrudge that.

Re: Mud slinging versus genuine criticism

2021-10-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
An awful lot of people have "kept their lives under Bushels" because they are afraid of getting the several extremely childish and foul-mouthed messages I have got from you-know-who. Richmond. On 25.10.21 17:13, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote: On 25 Oct 2021, at 14:54, Richmo

Re: AW: Our survey - please don't discuss :)

2021-10-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
my Survey Monkey requests and checked out my SM account. No indication of opting out ever. On Wed, 27 Oct 2021 at 11:47, Richmond via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: I have a feeling that the whole thing was a chimaera that disappeared almost as soon as it was mooted. Ce

Re: AW: Our survey - please don't discuss :)

2021-10-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I have a feeling that the whole thing was a chimaera that disappeared almost as soon as it was mooted. Certainly, without any indications to the opposite from LC centre I feel that is the way we should behave. Richmond. On 27.10.21 12:58, Tiemo via use-livecode wrote: I didn't received any

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-06 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
My competing version is now "up": https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=36444=210241#p210241 Richmond. On 5.11.21 23:08, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: On 05/11/2021 20:18, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Alex, I did not see that and it is not in my mailbox. Would you

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-05 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I am sorry for that misunderstanding: I had a fairly fixed idea of what constituted a calculator in my head, and what you seem to want with your back, forward and delete keys seems more "word-processory". Richmond. On 5.11.21 15:59, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: I want them to do

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-05 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Pissed around a bit: https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=36444 Love, Richmond. On 5.11.21 15:59, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: I want them to do exactly the same thing that the keyboard keys do!! IOW, I want to emulate the delete key and the back and forward keys. Roger On

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-05 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Why do you need to emulate them? Will you NOT have access to a physical keyboard? Here's the script of a stupid button to DELETE one number in a calculator read-out: Richmond. On 5.11.21 15:59, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: I want them to do exactly the same thing that the keyboard

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-05 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
is found in Mac Good Grapher which is bundled with the Mac. The Good Grapher Calculator has back and forward buttons and a Delete button that operate exactly as the keyboard ones Thanks for playing with this, Roger On Nov 5, 2021, at 10:15 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Pissed around

Re: Lemniscate Polygon

2021-11-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=36429 Richmond. On 3.11.21 9:29, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: Hi Roger, On 2021-11-02 22:27, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Dear List, Bernd has produced an absolutely beautiful animation using a Lemniskate polygon that was

Re: Lemniscate Polygon

2021-11-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Hmm: didn't like putA * cos(t) / (1 + sin(t)^2) intoX at all. Mainly because A had not been defined . . . OK: all hunky-dory with  put 200 into A Richmond On 3.11.21 9:29, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote: Hi Roger, On 2021-11-02 22:27, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Dear

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-07 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
ly been effectively abandoned. I have a sackload of kids writing that has just arrived via Viber that has to be addressed: after which I'll have a look at my "half cock job" and see if I can tweak it. Richmond. On 7.11.21 2:44, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: On 06/11/202

Re: Control of Text Fields.

2021-11-07 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
No hard feelings. See what I have got up to over on the Forums, and https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=36444 PLEASE, feel free to pull the thing to bits. Love, Richmond. On 7.11.21 13:20, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: On 07/11/2021 09:01, Richmond via use-livecode wrote

Clicking around . . .

2021-11-08 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well . . . this is a sort of side-effect at my fooling around with calculators: If I have a field on a card that has the lockText set to true and I click outwith the stack that lockText is set to false . . . I feel this should NOT happen: Probably because if I click outside a LibreOffice

Forums taking the weekend off

2021-11-01 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
The Forums seem to have "gone west" about 10 minutes ago. Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Mud slinging versus genuine criticism

2021-10-23 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I am revisiting Sean Cole's posting as some valuable feedback seems to have got mixed up with some ridiculous claims: 1. "my opinion counts for nothing here"  Well, Yes, there is a slight feeling re that as there has been vrry little direct feedback from LiveCode central. 2. "purchasing a

Re: OT: Priorities (was: Re: Stack with the same name loop)

2021-10-23 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
What seems to come out of your interesting historical observations is that HyperCard went "wrong" when people had to start paying for it. There is obviously a lesson for today here. Interestingly enough WINE (open source) and CodeWeavers (prop.) seem to manage to co-exist and help each other

Re: How to extract whole text from a PDF file with the PDF

2021-12-12 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
The consequences are endless. On 12.12.21 21:33, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Stam Kapetanakis wrote: > i presume the pdf widget in pro is the opensource xpdfReader but > don’t know for sure. If it is that would be problematic, as the open source edition of xpdfReader is licensed

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.3 RC-2

2021-07-23 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
This is wonderful: thanks to LiveCode central for sorting out a real "Howler"! Richmond. On 23.07.21 22:18, panagiotis m via use-livecode wrote: Thanks for the update Trevor On Fri, 23 Jul 2021, 21:53 Trevor DeVore via use-livecode, < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: On Fri, Jul 23,

Search & Replace

2022-01-12 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I am trying to locate the Search & Replace dialog inwith the LC IDE but seem unable to . . . Best, Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription

Re: Someone has a copy of the last version of LiveCode to support PowerPC MacOS Classic machines?

2022-01-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Old and mouldy: https://www.dropbox.com/s/qslejp8mq5tuges/revolution.sit?dl=0 On 15.01.22 20:15, Andre Garzia via use-livecode wrote: Hey Folks, I’m in the mood to build some hobby toys for old classic macs, just to amuse myself. Anyone here has a copy of the last version of Runtime

Re: Someone has a copy of the last version of LiveCode to support PowerPC MacOS Classic machines?

2022-01-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
The best bet is to go to the Wayback machine and look at RunRev websites there, and I di know that RunRev2 can be downloaded. Best, Richmond. On 15.01.22 20:15, Andre Garzia via use-livecode wrote: Hey Folks, I’m in the mood to build some hobby toys for old classic macs, just to amuse

Re: Script Compiler

2022-11-02 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I am beginning to worry, as over here in Bulgaria, on 2 November it was 28 degrees centigrade at 3pm; far from normal - summer has just not ended yet - I begin to wonder if it ever will. Richmond. On 2.11.22 19:51, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode wrote: Or in my case 5 o'clock somewhere Ralph

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

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