Re: LC-Magick Collection

2017-01-31 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
I think your stack that traces the outlines of a multicolor PNG into polygon shapes would be a fabulous addition to this image tool collection. ~Roger On Jan 31, 2017 6:23 PM, "hh via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Added today #6: Bilinear Perspective Image Distortion >

Re: Mobile library for barcodes?

2017-01-31 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
When a question about what's available for "mobile" is raised, I always read it as "android, iOS, and maybe even Windows-mobile". I never purchaced the full merg-suite because it doesn't fully support all of LiveCodes mobile platforms. I do have mergZXing because it works on Android. It

Re: Mobile library for barcodes?

2017-02-01 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
e the image (on > ios), so I am not sure why you would then have a separate JS library > attempt to read it, since AV also includes a BC interpretation component. > > On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 9:13 PM, Roger Eller via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: >

Re: LC-Magick Collection

2017-02-01 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
There is a dedicated tracing stack somewhere on the LC forum. I think it was made about a year ago, maybe longer. ~Roger On Feb 1, 2017 2:37 AM, "hh via use-livecode" wrote: > Tracing all opaque parts of a picture with transparency, not only the > outline, is

Re: Mobile library for barcodes?

2017-01-31 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
This? http://mergext.com/home/mergzxing/ or http://splash21.com/sQuiRt.php On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 12:25 PM, Devin Asay via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hi all, > > I have a vague memory that someone had created a barcode library or > extension for mobile. Anybody

Re: LC-Magick Collection

2017-02-01 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
*FOUND IT:* TracingBN_0_3.livecode.zip and sample files: images with transparency.zip At the bottom of this thread:

[OT] DevDocs.io doesn't have "LiveCode"

2017-02-07 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
This is another place where LiveCode could receive some great exposure, if represented. A great resource for many language API docs in one convenient location. https://devdocs.io/ ~Roger ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com

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

2017-01-22 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
I tend to disagree with the consensus to use zip files on Windows. Nothing screams UNPROFESSIONAL more than not having an installer that is standard for the platform you are installing to. ~Roger On Jan 22, 2017 8:06 AM, "Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>

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

2017-01-23 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
If there's a ditch on either side of the road, we can easily get in it. :) ~Roger On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 3:39 PM, Graham Samuel via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Actually I do know someone who speaks, more or less, Etruscan. He is an > expert in dead and dying

Re: OT: Flash tablet

2017-01-24 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
I don't see any downloads on their website. You can contact their support here: http://www.allwinnertech.com/index.php?c=message ~Roger On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 4:37 PM, Roger Eller wrote: > Oh, I see what you mean now. That particular model is very hard to find

Re: OT: Flash tablet

2017-01-24 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
If it were mine, I would try to get a rom from the original manufacturers site, if possible. I found this just by googling... http://mytabletguru.com/allwinner-a33-firmware-and-tool/ ~Roger On Jan 24, 2017 4:04 PM, "Mike Bonner via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: I'm

Re: OT: Flash tablet

2017-01-24 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Oh, I see what you mean now. That particular model is very hard to find now. When I buy a cheap unknown device, I usually try to get the original ROM while it is new, and save it away for the dreaded day. ~Roger On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 4:17 PM, Roger Eller wrote:

Re: Script Editor fixable? (was: Configuring a Sublime Text project to notify LiveCode IDE about updates to script only stacks)

2017-02-21 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
I'm not what you would call a power user, nor do I need an editor that handles multiple languages and syntax coloring variations. I like the truly integrated LC editor just fine. It is great to see users providing options for those who need more than that. ~Roger On Feb 21, 2017 9:28 PM,

Re: Reveal in Find on Windows

2017-02-22 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
get shell (”explorer.exe /select,c:\windows\system32\selected_file.txt") Source: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/29970897/cmd-file-tasks-open-directory-and-select-file ~Roger On Feb 21, 2017 10:43 PM, "Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: for

Re: Script Editor fixable? (was: Configuring a Sublime Text project to notify LiveCode IDE about updates to script only stacks)

2017-02-22 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
I'm fine with a different editor, as long as it is "in the box". I don't want to be forced into adding components from other sites unless I choose to, like plugins, etc. The IDE should install as a complete thing (editor included). 2 cents. ~Roger On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 11:16 AM, Richard

Re: Script Editor fixable? (was: Configuring a Sublime Text project to notify LiveCode IDE about updates to script only stacks)

2017-02-24 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
And if for #5, if I just want to keep using the LC built-in editor because I am comfortable using it, then I would hope it still exists. I guess like metacard, it would branch into it's own open-source thing, maintained by those who want it. On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 9:07 AM, Mike Kerner via

Re: Remote debugger

2017-02-24 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
But if you wanted to continue developing an alternative way of remote debugging, the open-source LC users would love you. :) On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 2:48 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 2/24/17 2:36 AM, Monte Goulding via use-livecode wrote: >

Re: Script Editor fixable? (was: Configuring a Sublime Text project to notify LiveCode IDE about updates to script only stacks)

2017-02-25 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
On Feb 25, 2017 9:21 AM, "Mike Kerner via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > All I did was plant the thought, and Bernd went nuts with it. Welcome to > management. Where's my big paycheck and pin stripes? > Anyway, we have been raly slow as

Re: Script Editor fixable? (was: Configuring a Sublime Text project to notify LiveCode IDE about updates to script only stacks)

2017-02-25 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 10:47 AM, Roger Eller wrote: > On Feb 25, 2017 9:21 AM, "Mike Kerner via use-livecode" < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > > All I did was plant the thought, and Bernd went nuts with it. Welcome to > > management. Where's my big

Re: Reveal in Find on Windows

2017-02-23 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
m > >> on behalf of use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> > >> OK I studied the doc here: > >> > >> https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/130510/command-line > >> -switches-for-windows-explorer > >> > >>

Re: Reveal in Find on Windows

2017-02-23 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
50 Million!!! pffft Well, let's not forget about the Amiga then. I know there are still at least 2, because I still have mine. ;) ~Roger On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:52 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <

Re: Reveal in Find on Windows

2017-02-23 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
You get a star for effort. ;-p I tried your handler on Mac and Win, (not currently one of the 50 million Linux users). It opened the folder but did not select (reveal) the file or folder. The start of your command name didn't match the end, but that's okay. Community effort, right? ~Roger

Re: Nightly Builds

2017-01-18 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Just a few days ago, nightly builds were being discussed. Some thought it would take too long to automate the process enough to provide nightly builds. Monte chimed in with the fact that nightly builds are already automated, but are not published to everyone. I think he said they were available

Re: Nightly Builds

2017-01-18 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Here it is: Nightly Builds discussion On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 12:41 PM, Roger Eller wrote: > Just a few days ago, nightly builds were being discussed. Some thought it > would take too long

Re: Engine Performance across Versions

2017-01-19 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Performance times of a standalone created from each version would be interesting as well. And on each platform... On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 11:14 AM, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > Bob: > >> If you get around to it try one for Save As Standalone

Re: Script Editor fixable? (was: Configuring a Sublime Text project to notify LiveCode IDE about updates to script only stacks)

2017-02-25 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
t I'm hoping > that with a few of these little projects started we're picking it up... > > On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 3:50 PM, Roger Eller via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 10:47 AM, Roger Eller < > roger.e.el...@se

Re: Image Manipulation by javascript/HTML5 using a widget

2017-02-28 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Sounds very cool! Where is the download link? On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 4:53 PM, hh via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hi all. > > There is a new sample stack by Jonathan Lynch called > "Browser Widget Image Manipulator". > This name could lead to underestimate a bit this

Re: Anyone doing a LiveCode Community Chat Bot? Wondering

2017-03-01 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
I am very interested in AI bots. It would be really cool to use LiveCode to interface with the Google Home, or Amazon Echo API. Through kickstarter, I have supported the DashBot in hopes that it's core OS can run apps made with LiveCode. I don't have it yet, but I am hoping it has Android

Re: Dragging widgets

2017-03-02 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
On Mar 2, 2017 3:08 AM, "Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Is menu driven scripting really programming? (500-900 words, on my desk by Monday). > > Why do I feel that menu driven scripting is like driving an automatic car (last time I drove one > of

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

2017-01-12 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
6.7.5 is my poison of choice. 8.x gives an error when it opens. Bug was reported several times, but it's still there, even in the latest. Also, my Windows applications are tightly spaced in the UI department, and 8.x text spacing goes crazy. It would take a lot of time to go through everything

Re: Kindle fire apps?

2017-01-05 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
My wife has a Kindle Fire HD, and if I remember correctly, she can install apps from the Google Play Store, but has to access it from the website rather than an app. https://play.google.com/store/apps ~Roger On Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 1:08 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode <

Re: I'm a stupid GIT

2017-01-07 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
On Jan 7, 2017 4:01 PM, "Richard Gaskin via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > Malte Brill wrote: > > > I also am a stupid GIT. Way over my head. That said - can’t this be > > somehow automated so that one could download nightly builds? > > While nightly builds can be a good

Re: [ANN] tinyDictionary

2017-03-22 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Outstanding! Much better than the built-in webpage-like dictionary. Great job! On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 10:37 AM, BNig via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > I uploaded a compact version of the dictionaries for LC 8.1 and up to > Livecodeshare > >

Re: nabble babble

2017-03-24 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
I have always used "the mail archive" site as my X-Talk Time Machine. LIVECODE https://www.mail-archive.com/use-livecode@lists.runrev.com/ REVOLUTION https://www.mail-archive.com/use-revolution@lists.runrev.com/ METACARD https://www.mail-archive.com/metacard@lists.runrev.com/ ~Roger On Fri,

Re: nabble babble

2017-03-24 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
com> wrote: > On 3/24/17 12:19 PM, Roger Eller via use-livecode wrote: > >> I have always used "the mail archive" site as my X-Talk Time Machine. >> > > How do you search? I've never found a good way to do that in the > "official" archiv

Re: Overlaying on video

2017-03-27 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Will there be a similar capability to allow objects (buttons and fields) to overlay a browser widget, which might also be displaying a video? I believe there is a need to make this possible for any situation. ~Roger On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 8:47 AM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode <

Re: (off) dropbox down

2017-03-17 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Or maybe THIS had some complications they were working through. I received an email from Dropbox that said: "This is a reminder that your Public folder links will become inactive on *March 15*. On that date, your Public folder will become a standard Dropbox folder, and your files will remain

Re: Producing a list of duplicates

2017-03-22 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
You will find that and SO MUCH MORE in the incredible resource MASTER LIBRARY, by Michael Doub. https://www.dropbox.com/s/3wpwn3hfbmpl7sk/MasterLibrary.livecode?dl=0 ~Roger On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 7:41 AM, Skip Kimpel via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Anybody have a

Re: Single File Deploy on Windows?

2017-04-03 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Can an empty file placeholder be created within preOpenStack, then extract the real DLL when it is really needed? On Apr 3, 2017 6:34 PM, "Dan Friedman via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > So, I deliver a single file for my LC standalones on Windows. Any > required DLLs

Re: Mysterious customer

2017-04-04 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Is it possible that "Artie" has his display set to a lower resolution to compensate for vision impairment? ~Roger On Tue, Apr 4, 2017 at 6:49 AM, Richmond via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > I pumped out a 32-bit Mac standalone from my Char Ref stack and > > released it

Re: within and scaleFactor

2017-04-02 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Also the content of option menus remain at 1X scale even though everything else has increased in size. #thatsabug ~Roger On Apr 1, 2017 3:17 PM, "Dan Friedman via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > I call this a bug, would you? > > If the scaleFactor of stack “myStack” is

Re: mergEXT

2017-04-12 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Robot? On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 8:57 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > OK: now for the goofy questions . . . . > > 1. How do I find my robot's pUUID on a Mac? > > > Richmond. > > ___ use-livecode mailing

Re: mergEXT

2017-04-12 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
com> wrote: > I must be really stupid . . . but . . . > > How do I use mergBLE to get a simple list of BlueTooth devices in a > listField? > > Richmond. > > > > On 4/12/17 4:08 pm, Roger Eller via use-livecode wrote: > >> That looks really cool

Re: AW: vertical text?

2017-04-12 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
That's nice, but text angle should come as standard a field property (in my opinion). There are many use cases for field labels or table headers to sit on an angle for screen space consideration. ~Roger On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 11:25 AM, Paul Richards via use-livecode <

Re: mergEXT

2017-04-12 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
nterface that > one has to pay $50 for that stinks. > > Richmond. > > > On 4/12/17 3:58 pm, Roger Eller via use-livecode wrote: > >> Robot? >> >> >> On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 8:57 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < >> use-livecode@lists.runr

Re: AW: vertical text?

2017-04-12 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
This is really the first mention I've seen of the resource requirements of certain widgets. Assuming that overhead is minimal just because it is so darn easy to add to a stack will be our downfall. :) ~Roger On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 2:12 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <

Re: mergMicrophone - audio format suitable for Windows playback?

2017-04-11 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Any add-on in the merg suite is likely to only use Apple centric formats. I would let Windows PPT convert the audio, then if playback is suitable on both platforms, distribute the converted file. On Apr 11, 2017 2:53 AM, "Terry Judd via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > I’m

Re: mergEXT

2017-04-14 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
If you (or someone you know or work with) have an Android phone or tablet, try this app. It will scan for nearby bluetooth devices and provide a plethora of info (including UUID) about the devices. It even sees Monte's "Hello World" broadcast from LiveCode when you open his MergBLE sample stack.

Re: mergEXT

2017-04-14 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
robot's MAC address. > > BLE Reader gave me the MAC Address. > > Bluetooth Monitor listed classes: 7936, 7936, 1f00 and a very long > SerialPort Service > which may be a UUID (?): 1101--1000-8000-00805f9b34fb > > nRF Toolbox for BLR seemed overly complex. > >

Re: Stupid Q No 999: mergeBLE

2017-04-23 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Have you looked at the mergBLE commands in the LC dictionary? mergBLEConnectPeripheral pUUID Monte will likely have the answers you seek. ~Roger On Sun, Apr 23, 2017 at 6:38 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > So, here I am with Livecode 8.1.3

Re: Download LC Community: trapped.

2017-03-09 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
On Mar 9, 2017 5:26 PM, "Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > Asking for an e-mail address is a small thing to ask for. > > But _forcing_, rather than _asking_, isn't quite the same thing. > > Personal blether starts now --- > > I don't feel

Re: [ANN] Release 9.0.0 DP-5

2017-03-08 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
+1 On Mar 8, 2017 7:42 PM, "Andre Garzia via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 5:12 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > Besides, this is not > > debugging, this is remote debugging, and if anything screams

Re: Download LC Community: trapped

2017-03-10 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
It's a matter of forced consent, not necessarily about the intended use of your email address. I get it, and I agree that it should not be required. ~Roger On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 12:13 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Indeed; but now this is

Re: "ouch: the beginning of the end"

2017-03-08 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
So... Why not convert the forms to high-res (300+ dpi) PNG or JPEG as Mark suggests as one of the many options, and overlay LiveCode fields to create an app for filling the form? Once filled in, merge the high-res image with the collected field data into a fresh new PDF generated via the Quartum

Re: Remote debugger

2017-03-06 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Where can the new version be found? Is this page still maintained? http://mergext.com/plugins/mergdeploy/ On Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 2:19 PM, Monte Goulding via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > On 7 Mar 2017, at 4:01 am, Mike Kerner via use-livecode < >

Re: How can I scrape text from a web page that is generated by javascript?

2017-07-31 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Indeed. In fact, Thierry Douez solved this over the weekend with a mix of that and some regex. On Sat, Jul 29, 2017 at 3:56 PM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: > FYI depending on what you are trying to get out you can also > > get the htmltext

Re: OT: Hackintosh

2017-08-02 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Hackintoshers Rule #1: "If it ain't broke, don't update it!" Hackintoshers Rule #2: "Carbon Copy Clone it FIRST!" Realizing that it's not real, not "of Apple", and not updating frequently is the first step toward Hacky-happiness. Always wait until the forums are reporting update success

Re: Hackintosh

2017-08-02 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
orking etc. after upgrading but that’s > all. > > Regards, > Erik > > > On 02/08/17 13:14, "use-livecode on behalf of Roger Eller via > use-livecode" <use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com on behalf of > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >

Re: OT: Hackintosh

2017-08-01 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
I have only built one out of hobbyist curiosity, not for work. In use I cannot tell the difference, but I have not submitted any apps to the app store. I have built Android apps and loaded them onto my own devices without any problem. ~Roger On Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 3:36 PM, Dan Friedman via

Re: [OT] Draconian computer company policies, was: Mobile LC Apps Downloading Stacks After installation

2017-08-11 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
t;. > > Hope you have a great weekend. > > Richmond. > > > On 8/11/17 8:38 pm, Roger Eller via use-livecode wrote: > >> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 1:28 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode < >> use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: >> >> On 2017-08-11 19

Re: [OT] Draconian computer company policies, was: Mobile LC Apps Downloading Stacks After installation

2017-08-11 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
I recently heard that Apple is planning a revolutionary smartwatch which has calling functions built-in. Seriously, no need to carry a phone! Now Google it and see how many of these have existed for several years. Revolutionary idea stealin' bunch! lol ~Roger On Aug 11, 2017 4:44 PM, "J.

Re: Update: Crash with mobilePickPhoto and Android

2017-08-11 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Also, you shouldn't have to use a workaround just because it is Android. The mobile syntax should work the same for either OS. ~Roger On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 12:32 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > This needs a bug report. Crashes are high priority

Re: [OT] Draconian computer company policies, was: Mobile LC Apps Downloading Stacks After installation

2017-08-11 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 1:28 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 2017-08-11 19:22, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: > >> So, I wonder why there is not a way of putting one's iPad app onot the >> web in a way (and I don't mean via Cydia) >>

Re: Mobile LC Apps Downloading Stacks After installation

2017-08-11 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Several companies HAVE their own app stores. Samsung is one that comes to mind. http://joyofandroid.com/android-app-store-alternatives/ ~Roger On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > If Apple and Google allowed player apps

Re: intersect . . . invisible images

2017-07-17 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
On Jul 14, 2017 6:01 AM, "Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > It does seem illogical that while one can set levels of transparency with interset > an image can continue intersecting with another when it is, supposedly, invisible . . . > > Certainly,

Re: No screenshot from LC video possible

2017-07-11 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
I don't think it's DRM since the OP also said, " Up to now, this issue happens only at 2 customers, on all other Win 10 machines, taking a video screenshot works fine." I'll place my 2 cent bet on the video card. Look for a common thread like - the fails happening on Nvidia, ATI, or built-in

Text style is hit or miss for me

2017-07-07 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
I am attempting to add formatting buttons above a field. If the text is typed into the field, my formatting buttons work as expected. When a user pastes text from another application, my formatting works sometimes, but not always. Below is what I use in my Bold button, and Italic button. I

Re: intersect . . . invisible images

2017-07-15 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
try open sock for write write sock until EOS -- (end of sock) close sock end try On Sat, Jul 15, 2017 at 2:32 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 7/14/17 4:28 PM, Stephen Barncard via use-livecode wrote: > >> And of course, this dovetails

Re: Text style is hit or miss for me

2017-07-07 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
ger, > > On 2017-07-07 16:36, Roger Eller via use-livecode wrote: > >> How do you guys do formatting buttons? >> > > Try > >set the textStyle["bold"] of the selectedChunk to true >set the textStyle["italic"] of the selectedChunk to true

Re: Bug 20117: new rc2 sets a backdrop, and preferences for same

2017-07-19 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
stack does open, but somehow it > goes offscreen? > > - Open Prefs > - If you don't see the window, type in the msg box: > > set the loc of stack revpreferencesGUI to the screenloc > > Best, > > Panos > > -- > > On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 3:26 PM, Roger Eller

Re: Bug 20117: new rc2 sets a backdrop, and preferences for same

2017-07-19 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Personally, I have always liked, and often used a light gray backdrop to minimize distractions from the OS. It makes LiveCode feel more like a unified environment. ~Roger On Jul 19, 2017 4:55 AM, "Mark Waddingham via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 2017-07-19 08:56,

Re: [OT] Stable versions of Livecode

2017-07-21 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
This mind bending metaphor could start a, um... Revolution! ~Roger On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 10:08 AM, BNig via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > In recent month there has been muck ado about the word "stable" in stable > versions of Livecode. > > I think there is a serious

Re: HTML5 limitations?

2017-07-25 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
That concept would be great as a lesson. ~Roger On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 4:21 PM, Kevin Miller via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Yes you can. I'm at a conference just now but hopefully someone > knowledgable on our team can jump in with more info. > > Sent from my

Re: How can I scrape text from a web page that is generated by javascript?

2017-07-24 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Mike, Mike, hh, So many good ideas! Thanks guys! ~Roger On Mon, Jul 24, 2017 at 9:23 AM, hh via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > Roger E. wrote: > > Is there a browser widget command that will do it? > > (Yet another option): > > YES. > > Set the URL of a browser

Re: How can I scrape text from a web page that is generated by javascript?

2017-07-24 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
I installed the plugin, but am unfamiliar with how to use it. I didn't see an obvious way to filter the page down to the current prices I want to grab. ~Roger On Mon, Jul 24, 2017 at 1:34 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Don't know what to tell you. I

Re: How can I scrape text from a web page that is generated by javascript?

2017-07-24 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Scratch that. It's amazing what watching the video or reading the docs can do to enlighten the unenlightened. On Mon, Jul 24, 2017 at 2:59 PM, Roger Eller wrote: > I installed the plugin, but am unfamiliar with how to use it. I didn't > see an obvious way to

Re: How can I scrape text from a web page that is generated by javascript?

2017-07-24 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
wrote: > The developer was also helpful when I was running into difficulty writing > some of the parameter sets. > > On Mon, Jul 24, 2017 at 4:27 PM, Roger Eller via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > Scratch that. It's amazing what watching the vi

Re: Web vs Native (was Re: HTML5 limitations?)

2017-07-26 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
As for in-house or "corporate" mobile, they seem to also want everything to be web based as well. I tried real hard to get LiveCode accepted for mobile development, but they only wanted a tool that could create secure html5 apps. This was back when LC html5 was only in early planning. ~Roger

Re: Bug 20117: new rc2 sets a backdrop, and preferences for same

2017-07-19 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
When I toggle the backdrop ON, why is it black, rather than something like "lightgray" which is more like the Tools and menu portion of the IDE? Black as the default feels like a mistake? ~Roger ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: Bug 20117: new rc2 sets a backdrop, and preferences for same

2017-07-19 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
kdrop function in LC even made me write a little tool which does >> something similar and layers over the whole desktop to hide the mess. Very >> useful when i demonstrate something to others on my computer. >> >> Matthias >> >> >> Matthias Rebbe >> +49 5

Re: Bug 20117: new rc2 sets a backdrop, and preferences for same

2017-07-19 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 1:04 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > On 7/19/17 7:15 pm, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode wrote: > >> On Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 8:55 PM, Monte Goulding via use-livecode < >> use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: >> >>

Re: Bug 20117: new rc2 sets a backdrop, and preferences for same

2017-07-19 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
get grey. > > Richmond. > > On 7/19/17 2:58 pm, Roger Eller via use-livecode wrote: > >> When I toggle the backdrop ON, why is it black, rather than something like >> "lightgray" which is more like the Tools and menu portion of the IDE? >> Bla

How can I scrape text from a web page that is generated by javascript?

2017-07-24 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
There are three values at the top of this page that are updated by javascript. The $ amounts are not visible in the source. https://www.coinbase.com/charts What is the best approach to grab the text using LiveCode. Is there a browser widget command that will do it? Thanks. ~Roger

Re: What happened to LC version numbers?

2017-07-20 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
LIKE! :-D On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 4:32 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > If only I were sure that all our tooling would be happy with 'dv' - that > might make a good name for nightly builds. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On 20 Jul 2017, at 21:18,

Re: Augmented Earth now on the App Store!

2017-07-06 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
I recently discovered this app store search site (no iTunes needed): https://theappstore.org/?search=augmented-earth=software https://theappstore.org ~Roger On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 10:01 AM, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hi everyone, > > Version 1

Re: Server Installation

2017-06-27 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Excellent documentation! Watch out for line wrapping on that first link. http://activethought.net/installing-livecode-windows/ On Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 3:41 PM, Simon Smith via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > It's taken me longer than I had hoped to do this. > > I got

Re: on tabKey - what field contains the blinking curser?

2017-04-26 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Thank you, Tom! On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 5:18 PM, tbodine via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > One way... > > if the focusedObject begins with "field" then > put the focusedObject into tActiveField > end if > > Tom B. > > > > -- > View this message in context:

on tabKey - what field contains the blinking curser?

2017-04-26 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
How do I discover the name of the field which has received focus (blinking edit bar cursor) when the tabKey is pressed? ~Roger ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your

Re: on tabKey - what field contains the blinking curser?

2017-04-26 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 4/26/17 3:58 PM, Roger Eller via use-livecode wrote: > >> How do I discover the name of the field which has received focus (blinking >> edit bar cursor) when the tabKey is pressed? >> > > One way: > > on openfield > put

Re: Make numberFormat even better

2017-04-25 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
I wouldn't even be here if not for my introduction to English-like syntax via HyperCard 25+ years ago. My apparently "not very useful work" over the past 25 years while benefiting from that very same "less complex" syntax has kept me employed, my family clothed and fed, a roof over our heads, and

Re: on tabKey - what field contains the blinking curser?

2017-04-27 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
dfield end doSelect On 4/26/17 7:21 PM, Roger Eller via use-livecode wrote: > When I tab to the next field, I want to select after the field content, or > in other words place the blinking bar at the end of whatever is already > there. By default, it is placing it in front of the field c

Re: Stupid Q No 999: mergeBLE

2017-04-24 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
> >>> " All of the addons have full documentation making it a joy to use them >>> in >>> your app." >>> >>> Well I am unfortunately missing 2 things: "full" documentation (extremely >>> minimal in the LC Do

Re: Community Coding Standards, Naming Conventions, Best Practice in LiveCode Script for community contribution work

2017-04-28 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
i and j are about as far as I go with nested repeats. Although sometimes I further process the resulting tEmpList in yet another repeat loop. It helps me to follow my own code if I can produce a list with modifications, and put tEmpList (into msg) before proceeding with more processing. Personal

Re: Make numberFormat even better

2017-04-25 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
+1 And if you must introduce a arguably newer/better term, please make its syntax more English-like and less code-like. This _is_ LiveCode. Cryptic is for those other languages. /2_cents ~Roger On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 10:11 AM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>

Re: Creating apps directly on mobile devices

2017-04-30 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Build it and they will come... er, download it. :) On Apr 29, 2017 7:25 PM, "Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > In other message threads, I have asked about a > LiveCode Features Demo for mobile platforms. > > This APP/APK Demo would allows to test >

Re: Hackintosh

2017-08-02 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Also of interest, MacWorld article (yes, MacWorld) tells users how to build a Hackintosh. Although the author whines a little about it being involving some work. http://www.macworld.com/article/3196994/macs/how-to-build-a-hackintosh.html Someday, I believe Apple will come around and offer

Re: Script Editor Window being bl**dy-minded

2017-08-08 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
Is there an option for when you don't know its name and the stack is completely off-screen? ~Roger On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 8:32 AM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hi Lagi, > > Yes, "the mousestack" is very useful in those cases where you don't >

Re: Hackintosh

2017-08-03 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 6:21 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Just to pay reference to the comment about LiveCode - I missed it the > first time around... > > We (LiveCode Ltd.) did not 'give away' LiveCode. We released it under a > software license

Re: Android device speed

2017-08-03 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
I would be more inclined to not say in general "...that Android runs slower...", but rather "Android runs LiveCode apps slower." There are plenty of Android apps in the Play store that handle large graphics VERY well on Android. It may or may not be just how LiveCode rolls, as an improved

Re: Sending a message to users that floats above everything

2017-08-23 Thread Roger Eller via use-livecode
On Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 4:43 PM, Stephen Barncard via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > the Android world creeps me out. And those phones always seem to break. > > sqb > > -- > Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA - > mixstream.org > > LOL! I love the customizability of

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