Re: LC Server & Server Based Stack?

2017-01-22 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
I really wish the copy to clipboard thing would have worked because it would have been a very simple solution for a personal application I wanted to work on for myself. I will endeavor to learn about sockets etc. even though that is more of a learning curve here. I would rather have found

Re: LC Server & Server Based Stack?

2017-01-22 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Mike, Ok, so the server and my open LC stack are using different engines or are different “instances”. If they are on the same computer it seems to me that one might be able to get the two to talk to each other through the computer system’s clipboard in theory. I haven’t had much luck with

Re: LC Server & Server Based Stack?

2017-01-21 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Mike, This seems a little crazy to me. I can have two stacks open in memory in LiveCode, and I can send a message such as “mouseUp” from one stack to a button in the other stack. The button in the other stack outputs some messages to the message box and puts a message in a field on that

Re: LC Server & Server Based Stack?

2017-01-23 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Bob, The LC Dictionary shows AppleScript commands are for the desktop only - so probably lcServer can’t do it. If there is anyone on the list who has had success having lcServer send AppleScript commands please feel free to chime in! Thanks, Rick > On Jan 23, 2017, at 10:38 AM, Bob

Re: LC Server & Server Based Stack?

2017-01-20 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Mike, Ok, the put message in the stack showed up in my browser so that worked fine. My next line of code I tried was: put "I hope this worked!" into field "TestFirstNameField1" of card 1 of this stack It didn’t put anything into that field. I also put the same code into a button on the

Re: LC Server & Server Based Stack?

2017-01-20 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
, due to concurrency poblems) > > Mind if I ask what you're looking to accomplish? > > On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 5:00 PM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> Hi Mike, >> >> Ok, the put message in the st

Re: LC Server & Server Based Stack?

2017-01-20 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Mike, I had tried “put” before I tried “answer” and it hadn’t worked which was why I tried “answer”. Did you test your new code before posting this to me? Thanks, Rick > On Jan 20, 2017, at 5:57 PM, Mike Bonner via use-livecode > wrote: > > go stack

Re: LC Server & Server Based Stack?

2017-01-20 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Mike, Sorry, I didn’t see this until I had already sent my last message. LOL Yes, I see that things work on your end. I’ll try it again. Thanks, Rick > On Jan 20, 2017, at 5:58 PM, Mike Bonner via use-livecode > wrote: > >

Re: LC Server & Server Based Stack?

2017-01-20 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Mike, I was able to get your example to work fine, so it proves that I’m touching the stack Ok, but when I try to send a message to a handler script in the stack it doesn’t execute the handler. Example: send “executeThis” to stack “teststack” In the stack script of “teststack” the contents

Re: LC Server & Server Based Stack?

2017-01-20 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
, but John >>> Craig's creation is a living example of the "Model-View-Controller" >>> concept. >>> >>> -- >>> Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - >>> mixstream.org >>> >>> On Sun, Jan 8, 2017 at 12:34 PM, Step

Re: save stack as filename failing most of the time

2017-01-05 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
0_dp_1_community/IDE > > Not exactly where one would look for it. Also, the "recent files" of the > file menu doesn't reflect the save. > > On Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 9:20 AM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> >

Re: save stack as filename failing most of the time

2017-01-05 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi again, Ok, so first looked at the settings for the defaultFolder, and then I set the defaultFolder to where I wanted everything to be saved. I chose to use my desktop to be super easy. It turned out that the defaultFolder somehow strangely got set to a RunRev Application Support folder

Re: save stack as filename failing most of the time

2017-01-05 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
> On Jan 3, 2017, at 6:38 PM, Bob Sneidar wrote: > > Not sure this helps you but I use Save this stack all the time and I can see > the stack in the finder append a tilde (~), create a new stack file then the > file with the tilde goes away. My changes are always

Re: LC Server & Server Based Stack?

2017-01-08 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
sics from the docs >> >> http://lessons.livecode.com/m/4070/l/36656-how-do-i-use- >> stacks-with-livecode-server >> >> -- >> Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - >> mixstream.org >> >> On Sun, Jan 8, 2017 at 12:17 PM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode

Re: LC Server & Server Based Stack?

2017-01-08 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Mike, I’m looking at all options here. So yes, I’d like to be able to do the first option, and would like to know if the second option is possible, and if there are any examples out there for it. Both animals would be welcome in the barn so long as they can co-exist with each other.

LC Server & Server Based Stack?

2017-01-08 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi there, I’m trying to find out if anyone has ever gotten a LC server to successfully interact with a LC Stack running on the same server such that one can read and write information to fields on such a stack. If so, could you please point me to some good examples or other resources for this?

Re: LC Server & Server Based Stack?

2017-01-08 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Stephen, That sounds promising.. do you know of any good examples? Thanks, Rick > On Jan 8, 2017, at 3:12 PM, Stephen Barncard via use-livecode > wrote: > > stacks are great with LC server. For instance, one can use custom > properties and libraries just by

Re: Overlaying on video

2017-03-27 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
cause I was in a hurry so I decided to > work with a smaller lighter version to make progress). I'll need to try some > experiments with changing fewer attributes to find out which is the crucial > one. > > What are the characteristics of the movie you tried it with, that didn

Re: Overlaying on video

2017-03-26 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Ben, To try to answer the second part of your question first. I think once a movie starts playing other LC messages don’t have time to be sent. The video just takes over because it’s showing each frame quickly so your eye tells you it’s a movie. One solution I had to use in the past to make

Re: Transparent Images in LC

2017-03-30 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Paul, I’ve used .png images with transparencies with no problems before. It almost sounds like the alpha-channel information is getting lost somehow. What program are you using to create your images? Good luck tracking it down! Rick > On Mar 30, 2017, at 1:16 PM, Paul Dupuis via

Re: Transparent Images in LC

2017-04-01 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Paul, I just took one of my old transparent .png images that I used to use a couple of years ago and imported it as a control into an LC 8.1.3 stack. It worked just fine. I think I might have created it with “Graphic Converter” for Mac. If you put one of your images into a “DropBox”

Re: Passing Variables in a non-CGI LC Server?

2017-04-10 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Mike, Thanks, I’ll check it out! Rick > On Apr 10, 2017, at 1:22 PM, Mike Bonner via use-livecode > wrote: > > If you're interested in trying session variables again, I got word back > that the issue I was having is fixed in 8.1.4 rc1 and it does indeed

Re: Mysterious customer

2017-04-04 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Roger, I think you have hit upon the real problem, and the correct solution. If he is looking at his Mac at a resolution of either 1024 x 640 or 1280 by 800 then Richmond’s app wouldn’t fit at all properly on the screen. For my everyday use I usually have my screen set to 1280 by 800

Passing Variables in a non-CGI LC Server?

2017-04-06 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
I have a few variables I would like to pass from one .Introduced1.0OSmac, windows, linux, ios, androidPlatformsdesktop, server, mobile ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and

Re: Passing Variables in a non-CGI LC Server?

2017-04-06 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Mike, So the answer is - only in a stack. Perhaps the dictionary should have a comment stating or clarifying that fact. Thanks, Rick > On Apr 6, 2017, at 4:27 PM, Mike Bonner via use-livecode > wrote: > > Can't answer the rest, but as for the global..

Re: Italic text within fields on Mac OS

2017-04-16 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richmond, It works just fine here. I’m using LiveCode 8.1.3 in MacOS Sierra. I was able to do it both manually and programatically. Here’s the code. on mouseUp set the textStyle of field "TextField1" of this card to italic put "Hi there" into field "TextField1" of this card end mouseUp

LC Server - Smart Interactive Fields?

2017-04-22 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
I was wondering if anyone has come up with a way to create “Smart Interactive Fields” in LiveCode server without having to use javascript? For example: The user types in a number in the wrong format into a field and the field is smart enough to interactively tell the user with a tool-tip or

Re: LC Server - Smart Interactive Fields?

2017-04-22 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richard, I was afraid you’d say that! LOL I think I’m stuck with JavaScript then according to what you’ve explained here, and for what I need to do. A web app just won’t cut it. Thank you for investing your time into the verbose explanation. I’m sure other users in addition to myself will

Re: align field scrolls

2017-03-06 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Nicolas, Does the number of lines increase or decrease between executions? Have you tried to add or subtract a constant to adjust for the difference? Rick > On Mar 5, 2017, at 9:45 PM, Nicolas Cueto via use-livecode > wrote: > >> Provided both fields have

Re: Passing Variables in a non-CGI LC Server?

2017-04-06 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richard, Ok, let me clarify if I can. LC Server as it is installed out of the box without setting it up as it used to be set up in the old days. I have three webpages. The first accepts the user’s input into various fields and then passes that information to the next webpage through the

Re: Passing Variables in a non-CGI LC Server?

2017-04-07 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Matthias, Yes, I want to output some information to the user, and other information remains hidden - where some data is adjusted, modified, on the third webpage. No, I’m not looking to redirect to another webpage, although I have used that technique in the past on other types of webservers.

Re: Passing Variables in a non-CGI LC Server?

2017-04-07 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
value doesn't appear in the session variables upon start > using like it should. > > On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 10:58 AM, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> >> >>> Am 07.04.2017 um 18:21 schrieb Rick Harrison via u

Re: Passing Variables in a non-CGI LC Server?

2017-04-07 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Matthias, Yes, that was what I was trying to do with no luck getting that working. I can get it to work from a client-side stack without any issue, but when I try to move that code into a .lc web script page it won’t work. So, that’s why I decided I’d better ask what others are doing to pass

Re: Passing Variables in a non-CGI LC Server?

2017-04-07 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Mike, Yes, I’m hitting lc server script pages directly in the browser though a web server. Yes, all of my pages are .lc based. I looked at the link you suggested for session management. I put the code exactly as it was to see if the example would work. It doesn’t work. As soon as it gets

Re: html5 feature list anywhere? sqlite? local file access?

2017-04-07 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Dr. Hawkins, I didn’t see that anyone answered your question yet so I thought I’d take a stab at it. Others can please feel free to correct me if my information is too old or whatever. HTML5 as I understand it in it’s current form is still considered “experimental” according to the LiveCode

Re: OT: Hackintosh

2017-08-01 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Dan, You have to ask yourself the question, why are you trying to create a Hackintosh computer? Is it about the learning experience, or about trying to save yourself some money, or both? If you are doing it just to try to save some money, you have to ask yourself how much money is your time

Re: Cross-platform app containers

2017-06-30 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Jerry, This looks interesting. I didn’t see anything that discussed being able to run Mac apps. It looked like it will let you run Windows Apps on your Mac. Where did you see the reference to Mac Apps? Thanks, Rick > On Jun 30, 2017, at 12:43 PM, Jerry Daniels via use-livecode >

User IP Address from LC Server?

2017-04-27 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
After looking at a bunch of entries in the LC Dictionary I can’t find anything that tells me how I can get the IP of a User who has logged into my LC Server website. Does anyone out there know how to do this with LC? Thanks in advance! Rick ___

Re: User IP Address from LC Server?

2017-04-27 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
ywebsite.com/globals.lc; > > > That should show you everything in the $_SERVER global. > > You can do something similar to see what's in the various other server > globals, all of which begin with "$_" - check the dictionary for more info on > those. > > HTH - >

Re: Make numberFormat even better

2017-04-25 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Lagi, I can’t agree more. Never break anyone’s code if at all possible. Create a new numberformat like NumberFormatXL or something similar. Leave the old working stuff alone. Just my 2 cents for the day! Rick > On Apr 25, 2017, at 6:48 AM, Lagi Pittas via use-livecode >

Re: HTML5 limitations?

2017-07-25 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Why does the client want to move the project over to HTML5? What advantage does he/she think it is going to provide that the current setup does not? Based on the complexity of what you already have going I think it could be a very serious waste of time and energy. It’s easier to just have a

Re: sysError List?

2017-05-14 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Ralf, Are you doing this in an LC Server by accessing the script through a web-browser such as Safari? As I’m not getting a path - what path are you getting specifically? I’m still trying to locate where my temp files are ending up. I don’t know if they are just going to the bit bucket in

Re: sysError List?

2017-05-12 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richard, LC version 8.1.4-rc-1 macOS El Capitan (10.11.6) put specialFolderPath("documents”) yields: /Library/WebServer/Documents Your thoughts? Rick > On May 12, 2017, at 5:10 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > Scary. Looks like the

sysError List?

2017-05-09 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi there, Does anyone know where I can a sysError list so I can figure out what the numbers mean? Thanks, Rick ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription

Re: sysError List?

2017-05-09 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richard, I did some experiments and did get one instance of rename to work properly. Apparently I had a permissions problem with writing to the folder/file. I did the search on google for macOS errors. The lists that I found weren’t much help and said at the very beginning that they weren’t

Re: sysError List?

2017-05-13 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richard, It returns blank. So now what? Rick > On May 12, 2017, at 10:40 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > put specialFolderPath("temporary") ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: sysError List?

2017-05-13 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richard, Ok, I’ll try an upgrade to 8.1.4 RC2 to see if that works, and then get back to you. Thanks, Rick > On May 13, 2017, at 11:15 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > Rick Harrison wrote: > > >> On May 12, 2017, at 10:40 PM, Richard Gaskin

Re: sysError List?

2017-05-13 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richard, Ok, so I did the upgrade to version 8.1.4 RC 2 and after rebooting I found that it made no difference at all. When you are using lc-server and use the following script, what do you get? Thanks, Rick > On May 13, 2017, at 11:15 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode >

Re: [OT] on-rev MySQL warnings - does it matter.

2017-05-09 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Alex, It never hurts to ask. It also helps to keep support motivated to keep up with those important maintenance tasks. Just my 2 cents. Rick > On May 9, 2017, at 7:00 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hope this isn't too off-topic but I'm

Re: sysError List?

2017-05-12 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richard, Sorry it has been a couple days before I could get back to this task. Ok, so my file uploaded to: /tmp/livecode_qpSKBPng I thought that perhaps tmp was a hidden folder so I looked on my Mac after first unhiding all files. I’m still not seeing it. Where is this located? Then I’m

Re: ANN: new team member

2017-05-12 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Congratulations! I think you’ll have to wait for several years before coding education will pay off. Good luck keeping all of your hair! LOL Rick ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe,

Re: sysError List?

2017-05-12 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richard, That yields: tPath = /livecode_qpSKBPng Does that help? Rick > On May 12, 2017, at 2:54 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > put specialFolderPath("temporary") &"/livecode_qpSKBPng" \ > into tPath

First 1000 characters without loop?

2017-06-22 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
I have a string variable which contains over 2500 characters. I only want to grab the first 1000 characters of that string. Rather than looping 1000 times to grab each character is there a way to just grab the first 1000 efficiently in one big chunk? Thanks, Rick

Re: First 1000 characters without loop?

2017-06-22 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Devin & Mark, Thanks for this solution. Does that statement create an implied loop? It’s great for a one liner though! Rick > On Jun 22, 2017, at 2:17 PM, Mark Talluto via use-livecode > <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > On Jun 22, 2017, at 11:03 AM,

Re: First 1000 characters without loop?

2017-06-23 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Mark, Thank you for your verbose answers to questions. That’s really really deep stuff! I’m so thankful that the engine takes care of all of this stuff so that the rest of us don’t have to! Cheers, Rick > On Jun 23, 2017, at 4:17 AM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode >

LiveCode Server - Html, Quotes & JS?

2017-06-19 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
I have a nice example button image swap routine written in JavaScript which I’d like to use in a .lc script. To use HTML etc. within a .lc script I have to put the statement in double quotes such as: put “” or put “http://www.google.com' >” where I have to substitute

Re: LiveCode Server - Html, Quotes & JS?

2017-06-19 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
of lc interspersed into your > href by http://www.google.com; ?> right inside the thing. > > On Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 12:22 PM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> I have a nice example button image swap routine >

LC Server - Upload Large Images?

2017-05-23 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi there, I spent a few days, and performed a bunch of system upgrades. I upgraded my server up to macOS Sierra 10.12.5, the server software up to macOS Server 5.3.1, and reinstalled LC server version 8.1.4 RC 2. Now when I use: put specialFolderPath(“temporary”) I get the same results as the

Email Working?

2017-05-23 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi there, Yesterday, I couldn’t get any messages from this list at all, and anything I sent kept bouncing. Is everything working Ok for this list today? Thanks, Rick ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to

Re: LC Server - Upload Large Images?

2017-05-25 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi there, After way too much wasted time - the answers ended up being: Instead of using rename which throws a sysError 20 to move the file from the /tmp/ folder to the destination folder use: put URL ("binfile:" & tFilePath) into URL ("binfile:" & VarNewPathAndFileToSaveTo) Where

Re: 64 bit desktop apps

2017-06-08 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richmond, Did you miss the memo about: Apple Zero-Day Flaw Leaves OS X Systems Vulnerable to Attack Zero day flaws have always been there in the Mac OS X operating system from the very beginning. These have been patched in later versions of Mac OS X, but earlier versions were never patched.

Re: develop a hybrid app

2017-05-04 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Matt, Apple has made it extremely difficult to do anything which accesses other apps or functions outside of your own app. Everything is “sandboxed” to make sure that your app doesn’t interfere with anyone else’s app or other Apple apps. Apple has made sure that one can’t make a better iTunes

Re: Rename File on Server not working?

2017-05-08 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richard, The result says: can't rename file (20) I see that you are using a “move file” in your example. The dictionary doesn’t show an example for moving a file. I tried the following example to see what would happen: move file OldImagePathAndFileName to tFileName if the result is not

Rename File on Server not working?

2017-05-08 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi there, I was trying to use rename file on the Server in a .lc script to rename a file. It doesn’t seem to work at all. Can someone please let me know if it works on an LC Server? Thanks, Rick ___ use-livecode mailing list

Script Editor Autocomplete Optional?

2017-09-13 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi there, I was wondering, if I find I don’t like the new Script Editor Autocomplete function because I find it too distracting, can I turn it off? I think the ability to turn it off might be important to some people. Thanks, Rick ___ use-livecode

Re: Script Editor Autocomplete Optional?

2017-09-13 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
lt;use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > Hi Rick, > > I do not think that currently this is possible, but you could file an > enhancement request in http://quality.livecode.com so we could add a pref > in the next release. > > Best, > Panos > -- > > &g

Re: not really OT: The Coming Software Apocalypse

2017-10-05 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Roger, They failed to mention LiveCode though, which was disappointing. If anyone writes a software package with LiveCode so that we can duplicate the laser reflector experiment, let me know! ;-) Thanks for sharing! Rick > On Oct 5, 2017, at 6:31 AM, Roger Eller via use-livecode >

Re: [off]macbook model

2017-09-01 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Mike, If you don’t need the portability, go with the 27 inch iMac with the SSD drive for development, you won’t regret it. Just my 2 cents for the day. Cheers, Rick ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url

Re: [off]macbook model

2017-09-01 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
If you get a new MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt-3 (USB-C) ports there are a couple of nice docks which will split out most of the standard old ports. Both Belkin and Plugable make them https://www.amazon.com/Plugable-Thunderbolt-Compatible-Supports-DisplayPort/dp/B06ZYR66QB

Re: [off]macbook model

2017-09-01 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
> On Sep 1, 2017, at 4:20 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode > <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > it looks like the same dock, just two different brands > > On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 3:48 PM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrot

Re: [OT] Alternative to Inkscape

2017-10-04 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Al, Did you try GIMP? https://www.gimp.org Will it do what you want it to do with SVG files? Hope it helps! Rick > On Oct 4, 2017, at 4:30 PM, Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode > wrote: > > Include SVG-Edit and current versions of these editors: >

Re: not really OT: The Coming Software Apocalypse

2017-10-04 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Lagi, The Apollo Astronauts left “Laser Reflectors” on the moon so that we could very accurately measure the distance between the Earth and the Moon. If you get the right equipment you too can do this experiment. The reflectors are still there on the moon right where they left them.

Re: Was I hallucinating? Totally OT, perhaps relevant

2017-11-14 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Colin, It’s nice to know they have set up a nice way of handling things. Two questions come to mind though: 1. Can hackers get around the method they are using? 2. Should we really believe that they are doing what they say they are doing, or are they really listening all the time,

Re: Website scraping - How can I load a 'partial' page?

2017-12-13 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Roger, I don’t know who’s webpage is that you are scraping, but if it is a third party’s webpage make sure that you are not violating their terms of agreement or infringing on their copyright. You might want to ask for their permission to do so, to make sure you are safe and legal. If it is

Re: Rant on my favourite topics : LC server with a side-dish of on-rev :-)

2017-11-20 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
to:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf > Of Rick Harrison via use-livecode > Sent: Monday, November 20, 2017 10:28 AM > To: How to use LiveCode > Cc: Rick Harrison > Subject: Re: Rant on my favourite topics : LC server with a side-dish of > on-rev :-) > > H

Re: Rant on my favourite topics : LC server with a side-dish of on-rev :-)

2017-11-20 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Ralph & Matthias, I am well aware of the GPL limitations of the community version with respect to the license. I never use password protected stacks. I do see how that could be useful though. The encryption functionality is important too. The tsNet external is also nice for sending emails

Re: Rant on my favourite topics : LC server with a side-dish of on-rev :-)

2017-11-19 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Matthias, I thought there was only the Community Version of LiveCode Server available. Where would I be able to get the Commercial Version, because if there is one, I am indeed entitled to use it! Thanks, Rick > On Nov 19, 2017, at 1:08 PM, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode >

Re: Rant on my favourite topics : LC server with a side-dish of on-rev :-)

2017-11-20 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Matthias, I have been downloading everything from the downloads page for so long that I hardly ever visit my Livecode account page. Apparently now there is a separate tab just for server which has a password attached. Why this appears to be the exception to the rule of getting everything

Re: sync LC applications

2017-11-16 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Paolo and Jim, I always turn off all notifications on all of my devices. I hate notifications because they consume my device batteries with their constant polling. The image should only be changed in the application when the user uses that application. Only check for image updates at the

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-03 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
I like “vectorImage” too! “Picture" has been used for images for a long time, and we don’t want to add more confusion for users. Just my 2 cents.. Rick > On Nov 3, 2017, at 2:23 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > Or maybe "vectorImage".

Re: [OT] Been there, done that

2017-11-06 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Ha ah ha ha ha ha! (I guess typing LOL would have been easier.) Thanks for the laugh! Rick > On Nov 7, 2017, at 12:22 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > To everyone who has ever done tech support: > > https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/thermostat.png

Re: using LC as an emulator

2017-11-07 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
I used to work on HP-3000s in HP BASIC, COBOL, and FORTRAN. What a pain in the you know what! Rick > On Nov 7, 2017, at 2:48 PM, Jerry Jensen via use-livecode > wrote: > > I too have spent way too much of my life in HP BASIC. IIRC, it is tokenized > before

Re: using LC as an emulator

2017-11-07 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Mike, It sounds like a lot of work however you do it. Is creating an emulator really going to be easier than doing a whole system migration to LiveCode or some other language? Good luck with whatever you do! Rick > On Nov 7, 2017, at 1:57 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode >

Re: LC Server style survey: co-mingle code w/HTML?

2017-12-08 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richard, I think you may have stated your question for us in the wrong way. Instead of asking us is we co-mingle our code with HTML you should have asked us if we had any interest in doing things differently by using LC Script from the desktop to work with web pages. I think we have found

Re: LC Server style survey: co-mingle code w/HTML?

2017-12-05 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richard, I regularly mix both .lc scripts and HTML. I liked the original LC Web-Plugin with the exception of the very scary download message that was forced upon us all without any option to tone it down a bit. Once the mothership decided to abandon it, it was doomed. It was still great for

Re: LC Server style survey: co-mingle code w/HTML?

2017-12-06 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
risk. Just my 2 cents for the day. Thank you for your helpful information about Wordpress etc. Cheers, Rick > On Dec 6, 2017, at 6:33 AM, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode > <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > >> Am 06.12.2017 um 07:14 schrieb Rick Harr

Re: LC Server style survey: co-mingle code w/HTML?

2017-12-06 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richard, > You use Wordpress. After exploring Wordpress a couple of years ago I decided not use Wordpress. I do not use Wordpress. > I use Drupal. Someone else uses Joomla. Then there's the vast range of > other things people can add to their account. Yes, many people use different

Re: Anything LiveCode Can Learn From GO

2018-06-10 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Sannyasin, I found a quick small snippet of some “Hello World” GO code and have listed it below. I much prefer LiveCode syntax over this stuff any day. Stick with LiveCode, it’s just better! Just my 2 cents for the day. Cheers, Rick Add a test to the stringutil package by creating the

Re: Must have flexible row height for Datagrid Table

2018-06-19 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Tom, I haven’t done much of anything with the datagrid, but I am wondering what happens if one of the cells in your row has an image in it? Will the row resize to be able to show the minimum height of the image? If so, that might be a work around for you. Good luck, Rick > On Jun 18, 2018,

OT: Microsoft wants to buy Github!

2018-06-02 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi there, I thought you might all want to keep your eyes on this one. https://fossbytes.com/microsoft-github-aquisition-report/ Is it time we start pulling software from Github to let them know we are not in favor of this acquisition?

Re: OT: Microsoft wants to buy Github!

2018-06-02 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Richard, I like the look of GitLab! It’s very nice and I think it could be a great replacement. Thank you for that suggestion! Rick > On Jun 2, 2018, at 8:09 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > Some of my friends in the open source world are suggesting GitLab: >

Re: Tessellated hexagonal grid?

2018-06-25 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi David, The old “Traveller” space game used to use hexes a lot. Now that computers are so powerful you can do almost anything. Here’s an example using hexes. Try zooming in and out. Play around with the eye candy settings etc. It’s quite impressive!

Re: Tessellated hexagonal grid?

2018-06-27 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Great resource and read. Thanks! Rick > On Jun 27, 2018, at 5:30 AM, hh via use-livecode > wrote: > > Here a rather complete guide to the "theory" with a link > to implementation guides for several programming languages, > especially, close to LC, JavaScript. > >

Re: Grabbing a widget

2018-06-27 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
It sounds more like "Fly Paper”! You did grab onto it after all. > On Jun 27, 2018, at 4:34 PM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode > wrote: > >> I think you should make it into a game and call it a feature. > > If I'd make a game from it I'd rather call it "Sticky Wicky" or something! :-D > >

Re: Voice Comparison in LiveCode?

2017-12-27 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Peter, What you are trying to do is extremely complex. Each person’s voice print is unique to that person. The waveform of one person pronouncing a spoken phrase correctly could be quite different from how someone else’s waveform looks when spoken correctly, due to overtone harmonics, voice

Re: LC Server - MySQL - update about 2000 rows/records of a table

2017-12-29 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Matthias, Are there going to be users on your system at the time of the update? Are you locking the record or records before your update, and then unlocking them? You should do a test with the repeat loop to see how long the process takes. If it is depriving your users of the database for too

Re: Livecode.com server down

2018-02-14 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Sean, I have gone back to using the manual method of activating LC for that very reason. You may want to do this in the near future. LC server downtime should never impact user productivity. Just my 2 cents for the day. Cheers, Rick > On Feb 13, 2018, at 11:02 PM, Sean Cole (Pi) via

Re: "Aphasia"

2017-12-28 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Peter, Sorry to hear about your friend’s grandmother’s aphasia problem. While you are taking on a noble endeavor here with your app, I would suggest doing a trial run with your software first without the waveform comparison with your friend’s grandmother. Instead of having the computer do

Re: Aphasia

2017-12-28 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Peter, Have you already looked at all of the iOS Speech Therapy apps in the Apple App Store to see if any of them do what you are trying to accomplish? There are bunch of them out there! Hope it helps! Rick ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Uninstaller question

2018-01-02 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Graham, Most applications on the Mac do not have uninstaller as they are usually very easy to uninstall by deleting the application. Most users are smart enough to know they have to delete any aliases in the dock. They usually know that the prefs file for the application should be deleted as

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