Re: importing an image from a window that is offscreen

2005-10-12 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Is there any way to use the import snapshot command to take an image from a stack that is located to the right or left of the screen? I would like this ability too, however I don't believe it is currently possible. In these situations, I typically access the imageData to get what I need.

Re: automated testing tools (slightly OT)

2005-10-12 Thread Roger . E . Eller
This is probably a little bit off topic, but I'm wanting to find out if any of you are using any type of automated testing tools with Revolution. I'm thinking something like scripts or whatever that will perform tasks that your end-users would perform. Does anything like that exist that can

Re: Rev vs. AJAX...Or Web-Aware Apps vs. Web Apps

2005-10-14 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Dan- Thursday, October 13, 2005, 1:54:38 PM, you wrote: Another client for whom I've written three relatively large apps in Rev has been advised by his new CEO to require me to rewrite them in some more standard language or tool/environment. He may not listen to the advice but he has

Re: Rev vs. AJAX...Or Web-Aware Apps vs. Web Apps

2005-10-14 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Wouldn't it be great if Rev Developers had a registry of talent/capabilities? Like this?: http://support.runrev.com/resources/consultants.php -- Richard Gaskin Managing Editor, revJournal blush Yeah... Like that. /blush ;-p Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Math wizardry

2005-10-15 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 05:13:44 -0800, Jim Hurley wrote to Jim MaConnell: Jim, Perhaps even easier would be to define a function which determines the *geometrical* angle associated with a line in Run Rev. Any geometrical line rotated 180 degrees is the same geometrical line. Therefore the

Re: Math wizardry

2005-10-16 Thread Roger . E . Eller
The function always returns a number that is less than 3. Can someone explain why this is or offer another way to determine the angle of a line? Math is NOT my strength. There are two scales used to measure angle - degrees (from 0 to 360 for the complete circle) - radians (from 0 to pi for

Re: call the little box that lets you choose a colour

2005-10-16 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Is there a stack available that my end-users can use to choose the colour of the stack background etc etc afte I distribute it? Or do I make my own. The app is shareware. All the best Bob Bob, answer color will show the color selection stack. Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: call the little box that lets you choose a colour

2005-10-16 Thread Roger . E . Eller
answer color will show the color selection stack. Actually, it calls the default color selector window for the OS, not a stack. Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ use-revolution mailing list use-revolution@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to

Re: Math wizardry

2005-10-16 Thread Roger . E . Eller
For anyone interested, the modifications I made to Jim's original function will now return a negative or positive angle that can be used to set the angle property of an image object. This is great for rotating an image by simply drawing a line object at the angle you desire. function

Re: Math wizardry - revisited and corrected.

2005-10-16 Thread Roger . E . Eller
So multiply by (180 / pi) Alex, I was able to get the function to work with your earlier suggestion multiply by (360/ pi), but using 180 makes it whack out (that's a technical term) no matter what I try. ;-) Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___

Re: [Ann] Mini Bitmap editor

2005-10-17 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Hi all, inspired by Mark and with the help of Wouter I have put together a little stack. You find it in Revonline. User: Malte Stack: mini bitmap editor Category: programming It allows to set colored squares in a 32 by 32 grid and calculate a 32 by 32 Pixel image from it. That was

Re: Group confusion

2005-10-20 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Peter, set the backgroundBehavior of group X to true or Click the checkbox Behave like a background (This is an old HyperCard behavior that Rev extended to groups). Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ use-revolution mailing list

Re: ANN: new FREE lib: mk_libsmil1, second try

2005-10-27 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Hi friends, i recently uploaded a little stack to Rev-Online that will generate a SMIL file on the fly that you can use with a player-object. Since noone replied except my old chum Dave (hi Dave :-) i will give it a second try. Maybe i should have called it ALT_libsmil, mk_WIKI_libsmil

Crop image based on pixel color

2005-10-29 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Imagine a jpg or png image (any format really) that has white space all around the image. What would be the most efficient way to sample the colors (quickly) and determine a rect that can be used to crop the image? Has this been done before? Got scripts? Kind regards, Roger Eller [EMAIL

Re: Crop image based on pixel color

2005-10-29 Thread Roger . E . Eller
A few moments ago, Scott Rossi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Recently, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Imagine a jpg or png image (any format really) that has white space all around the image. What would be the most efficient way to sample the colors (quickly) and determine a rect that can be used to

Re: How to limit field to one line?

2005-11-02 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Garrett R. Hylltun wrote: Can anyone explain to me how to limit a field to only one line, set the lockText of fld x to true and to intercept the return key from within that field? -- Put this in the script of the field: on returnInField -- do something (or nothing) answer You pressed

set the systemFileSelector to false

2005-11-10 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Anyone ever use this? set the systemFileSelector to false This used to allow the a rev built-in custom file selector (unix style). When I build my standalone with 2.6.1, this fileselector is not included. Once upon a time, there was a selectable item to include the unix file selector. I

Re: revCommon library not part of app

2005-11-20 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Hi All, I have a weird problem at the moment. I have an app that works perfectly in the IDE, but fails when built. After many tests, I found that the scripts just stopped running when they encountered either revChangeWindowSize or revMacFromUnixPath. Both these commands are part of the

Re: This is what REALLY SUCKS about whingeing

2005-11-26 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On 11/24/2005 at 05:04 PM, Thomas McGrath III [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This definitely sounds like a user error. If you have more than one menu group it will create confusion. If the group fgttryiolk is in the place menu then it was because you 'the user' created it first, Rev certainly did

Re: This is what REALLY SUCKS about whingeing

2005-11-27 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I agree Dan... I have never had any of these issues come up for me. Tom On Nov 26, 2005, at 3:27 PM, Dan Shafer wrote: Roger Interestingly, I have *never* encountered most of the anomalies mentioned in this thread and I program in Rev exclusively on OS X. I am glad to see that

Re: How To Debug A problem opening that stack?

2005-12-03 Thread Roger . E . Eller
At least half of the Revolution stacks I created on Mac platforms before switching to Windows XP TPC Edition as my development platform will not open in Rev 2.6.1 for Windows. I work with stacks frequently transferred over email (on Win and Mac) and have not encountered the errors you

Re: Font converter

2005-12-03 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Does anyone know of a reliable font converter utility? I couldn't find one for Windows except a commercial one. I'd rather not have to purchase a utility just to do this single conversion. Does it really have to be converted? I have a ton of .ttf fonts in my fonts folder in Win2k. I thought

Re: What does this Hint mean?

2005-12-13 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Preston, I pasted the doMenu example from the documentation: on mouseUp do menuItem New Card of menu Object end mouseUp I believe do is a completely different command than doMenu as is shown in the documentation example. Therefore try this: on mouseUp doMenu New Card go last

Tricks for accessing Oracle via ODBC???

2006-01-09 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Hello List, I am trying to connect to an Oracle database via ODBC (mainly because I can't get the built-in Rev support for Oracle to work). Anyways, when I issue the sql query SELECT * FROM MyTableName; all that is returned is the field headers... no data. I know the database is populated

Dynamic tabStops

2006-01-13 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I need a table field to auto-resize to fit the tab-delimited content. What is a good method for growing/shrinking the tabStops to fit the longest text of each item of a field? TIA, Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ use-revolution mailing list

[OT] Emulation and HC-like software [was: Freely and Legally Available HyperCard]

2006-01-22 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On 01/22/2006 at 11:49 AM, Marian Petrides wrote: How many other folks on this list have a comparable machine kicking around? My computing roots are similar to those of the Mac followers here. However, my fanatic obsession lies with the Commodore Amiga. I have owned 2 Amiga computers over the

Re: [OT] Emulation and HC-like software [was: Freely and Legally Available HyperCard]

2006-01-22 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On Jan 22, 2006, at 4:18 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: but the new Amiga is Linux kernal based. Kinda like OSX is based on Darwin/BSD. Sorry for the long OT post... just had a memory flood (in a good way). ;-) On Jan 22, 2006, at 1:36 PM, Andre Garzia wrote: Roger, sorry for the OT too,

Re: Export to pdf

2006-02-25 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On 2/25/06, Marty Knapp [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a card with an assortment of objects - native Rev graphic images, text fields and possibly an imported jpg, png or gif image (some of these could overlap each other). I'm using the export as snapshot to a jpeg, but would be interested to

Re: Export to pdf

2006-02-25 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On 2/25/06, Marty Knapp [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a card with an assortment of objects - native Rev graphic images, text fields and possibly an imported jpg, png or gif image (some of these could overlap each other). I'm using the export as snapshot to a jpeg, but would be interested to

Re: Export to pdf

2006-02-25 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Stephen Barncard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: .. This is a PC solution, however it can be shared as a network printer that is accessible by Macs. I guess it's not so 'universal' at all... sqb Ah, so you want it to be 'Mac'

Re: Windows file visibility

2006-03-04 Thread Roger . E . Eller
basically I'm doing this: #creating a text file #then attempt to make it invisible: put attrib +h thePathToMyFile into commandString get shell commandString But my file remains visible. Marty, You may just be conflicting with your OS settings. Do you have XP folder options set to

Re: Windows file visibility

2006-03-04 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I tried the delimiter both ways and checked (and reset) my folder options - still no go. put attrib +h thePathToMyFile into commandString Are there any spaces in thePathToMyFile? If so, try enclosing it in quotes. put attrib +h quote thePathToMyFile quote into commandString Roger Eller

Re: Runtime Revolution Ships Revolution Media

2006-04-12 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Chipp Walters [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: All that said, looking back, I've found these type of decisions were made best not in a vaccuum, but with the help of trusted advisors. At Human Code we had a board of directors, which met each quarter and frequently offered different and valuable advice

Re: Add 1 hour to time

2006-04-17 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Jeff Honken wrote: I know there must be a simple way to do this but it's excaping me. I just need to add one hour to a time that I've set. Here's the code that doesn't work but it's the general idea: Jeff, I believe convert is what you are looking for. on mouseUp put 10:00 AM into

Re: ASCII Font?

2006-05-01 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Does anyone know where to find a special font that was created way back in the dim times (OS 7, I believe) that displayed for each character slot a reduced character with the corresponding ASCII codes directly beneath them? ... I'm *dying* for this font, as it is a real help in debugging

Re: ASCII Font?

2006-05-01 Thread Roger . E . Eller
... and it works pretty good. You write (or type) onto the template what you want each letter to look like, upload it, and a font file is auto-generated. http://www.fontifier.com/ Chipp Walters wrote: Hi Roger, How long does all this take? The font generation is almost immediate. I

CIFS protocol

2006-05-19 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I stumbled across a piece of software that utilizes the CIFS protocol in an URL such as cifs://someplace/somefolder/somefile. Does anyone know whether the Rev libURL can use this protocol? It sounds very good, and is described as an enhanced url-based file system protocol which originated from

Re: Webcam and Rev?

2006-05-31 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On 5/29/06, Garrett Hylltun [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Rev 2.6.1 Is it possible in Rev 2.6.1 to access usb or serial webcams? Thanks, -Garrett Yes, using Windows 2000 and XP USB webcams work great in Rev. I only wish you could switch between multiple cameras. Instead, Rev only sees the

Re: robotics

2006-06-06 Thread Roger . E . Eller
If you are a hardware wizard and can modify the circuitry of the RCM (robot control module) from an ER1 kit, this might work for you. I have an ER1 robot which my Revolution application controls over TCPIP sockets. It is really quite easy to do as the software that is provided with the kit

Re: robotics

2006-06-07 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On 6/6/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have an ER1 robot which my Revolution application controls over TCPIP sockets. It is really quite easy to do as the software that is provided with the kit includes an API just for allowing you to use a language of your choosing. On

Non-Contiguous hilites

2006-06-07 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I have a list field in which I want to select multiple lines by script. It works fine by holding control while clicking the lines, but how do you do the same in a script? select line 1 to 5 and line 7,8,12 of field ListData -- I know this syntax is way wrong. Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Non-Contiguous hilites

2006-06-08 Thread Roger . E . Eller
A big THANK YOU goes to Mark Schonewille and Bridger Maxwell for pointing me in the right direction. Set the hilitedLines of fld MyField to 1,2,3,8,9,12 PERFECT! THANK YOU BOTH Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ use-revolution mailing list

ToolTip Staying Power

2006-06-08 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Hello List, Is it possible to force ToolTips to STAY VISIBLE until the mouse pointer is moved off of the object? By default they disappear after a few seconds of inactivity. Thanks. Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ use-revolution mailing list

Re: the ScreenRect

2005-06-07 Thread Roger . E . Eller
We also need multi-monitor support. Our applications provide tools for a graphics department of 20 PC workstations. All of these have dual monitors using Nvidia cards. My apps developed with Rev will fail to work properly unless they are displayed on the primary (screen 1) monitor. Roger Eller

Re: Revolution for Sun Solaris 10

2005-06-09 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Hi Damien. I too look forward to seeing the latest Rev version for various unix flavors. I use SGI IRIX on several o2 and octane machines. According to Kevin Miller, it shouldn't be much longer. He said they would be released in July, 2005 according to this post he made back in March. They are

Re: Is there a better way of scanning this list ?

2005-06-11 Thread Roger . E . Eller
and I was wondering if anybody had developed a stack to read the list in a more intelligent manner. Not a stack, but I have found this website keeps the list up-to-date in (almost) real-time. I also like it because it includes threaded browsing. You still have to do your posting and replying to

Scale an image from an absolute point

2005-07-23 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I need to scale an image from an absolute point within the image rect. This point will not be the loc or any of the 4 corners. The image must stay positioned (locked) by a point where the user clicks during the scaling routine. Does anyone have an idea of how to best approach this? I could

Re: Scale an image from an absolute point

2005-07-24 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Thank you to everyone who replied to this thread. Using snippets from each suggestion, I think I will be able to arrive at a solution that fits my situation. Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ use-revolution mailing list

Re: The missing cookbook

2005-07-26 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Heather, And let's not forget that it (RevOnline) is also outside my corporate firewall and has never been accessable from work, which is where it is needed. I think I would rather have the cookbook out of the basement as a web-based download if it is not included with the Rev IDE. Roger

Re: [EMAIL PROTECTED]) Humans (*%()[EMAIL PROTECTED]

2005-08-05 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On 08/04/2005 at 07:41 PM Mark Wieder [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I accidentally double-clicked on the rev icon in the titlebar... Well, there's the problem. Don't double-click that icon. :-) Thanks for the feature report! I didn't know it would do that either, but I LIKE IT! Roger Eller [EMAIL

[ANN] Free virtual SERUG T-Shirts!

2005-08-07 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Yet another benefit for those who join the SouthEast Revolution Users Group (SERUG) for our virtual meetings in SecondLife are complementary virtual Revolution/SERUG t-shirts for our avatars! Kat has posted a picture of the [avatars of the] 3 founders (who have gotten to SecondLife so far)

Re: Noob: Amazed yet confused - Dreamcard vs Revolution

2005-08-09 Thread Roger . E . Eller
It was my understanding that the online viewer launches in the Player every time, because there is NO OTHER WAY to open a stack! Again I say this is bad UI design. Unless you know to hit the folder icon, you don't know how to open your stack file. You can also just drag a .rev stack onto

Re: What's wrong with this?

2005-08-10 Thread Roger . E . Eller
if char 1 of myFolder is a . then next repeat ... All the Best Dave Hi Dave, Have you tried this? if char 1 of myFolder is . then next repeat I wonder if the a could be the problem. Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ use-revolution mailing list

Unix engines

2005-08-11 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Could someone on the RunRev staff please let us know what is the status of the 2.6 UNIX engines? snip from runrev policy page We will next update the Unix engines in July, 2005. In the meantime, the latest Unix engines are at version 2.2.1, and you should continue to use these. /snip from

Magnifying a shrunken image --- without using imageData

2005-08-30 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I have an image that is larger than the screenRect. I scale it to fit the window. Now I want to magnify a portion (100x100 pixels) in another image object. The problem is that if I put the text of (a portion of the imageData) into the magnified image, it is VERY pixelized. I need to access the

RE: Magnifying a shrunken image --- without using imageData

2005-08-30 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Dave, I have been working on the problem since you posted your first suggestion, and you were exactly right. Now I am trying to work out the position correlation between the scaled image and the full size image in a window. Your method maintains the original quality like I want it to. Thanks.

RE: Magnifying a shrunken image --- without using imageData

2005-08-30 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Many thanks to Jonathan, Dave, Joel, and MisterX! Your advice and coding expertise has resulted in a solution that I am very pleased with. Special thanks to Jonathan for straightening out my math. ;-) Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ use-revolution

Scanning directly into Rev (TWAIN)

2005-08-31 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Good day wonderful List, Does anyone know if it is possible to scan an image directly into a Rev app via the TWAIN scanner interface? Just as most graphics applications on Windows have this capability, it would be a nice to have this capability in Rev. Kind Regards, Roger Eller [EMAIL

Using shell to run .vbp files

2005-09-13 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I have successfully used the shell command on Windows to run a .vbs script, but the same does not seem to work with .vbp files. I am unfamiliar with Visual Basic Projects (.vbp), so any guidance or suggestions where to begin would be appreciated. Kind Regards, Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Talking book Scripts

2005-09-14 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I want the text to highlight word by word as the text is read. Using the script below, each word is hilited and spoken, however the speech sounds unnatural because it doesn't flow as a sentence should. But at least it is a start. I hope this helps. on mouseUp repeat with i = 1 to the number

Re: The first screenshot with a runrev icon on the desktop under linux !

2005-09-24 Thread Roger . E . Eller
And what is on the desktop ? - A runrev icon. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=29467 Is it the first screenshot of a linux with a runrev icon on his desktop. Regards, Girard Damien That is an EXCELLENT way of spreading the word about Revolution to the Linux community.

Re: Did I miss something?

2006-06-20 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Derek Bump (dreamscapesoftware.com) wrote: I've used Axialis Icon Workshop, and it is a wonderful program. It just kinda drives me crazy that, since Revolution is a development application, that an Icon editor would not have been already created. Derek, I think your vision of having an

Re: ANN: Pixelution v1.0b2 (aka DSS Icon Editor)

2006-06-21 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Derek, Congrats on the new release!!! I just tried it today after downloading Rev 2.7.2 (yep, I waited this long). I only have just one question. Will you be adding support for saving in Win/Mac/Lin icon formats rather than the usual image formats? I assume you will... it being an icon editor

Re: PDFs displayed in Player!

2006-06-22 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On 06/22/2006, Phil Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Outrageous! I didn't know this was possible! In Rev 2.7.2 Mac, I just made a new stack, added a player object and set its filename to a multipage PDF on my machine. To my great surprise, the document displays perfectly and I can flip through

Re: PDFs displayed in Player!

2006-06-22 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On Jun 22, 2006, at 10:31 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I only wish that I could partake in that joy. In Rev 2.7.2 Windows, PDF viewability is STILL not possible in a player object. Does Rev truly rely on QuickTime for this? I have the latest QuickTime installed but it still doesn't work.

Re: Rev Robotics

2006-06-27 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Hi Marty, I just had a friend talk to me about software that could be used for robotics. I seem to remember some mention of Revolution being used by somebody here for this. Any help and resources would be great. Thanks, Marty Knapp Uhm, That would have been me. :) On 6/6/06, Roger

Re: Maximum image size

2006-07-02 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On 07/02/2006 at 06:30 PM, Sarah Reichelt [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: It's related to the number of pixels rather than the size of the image. I have a 3 MB JPG that's 6572 x 8293 pixels. That will not display correctly and resizing the image object makes no difference. However a 9 MB file that is

[ANN] www.krugle.com --- xtalk not a real language

2006-07-20 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Hello List, I recently participated in the evaluating the beta of http://www.krugle.com which just went live on June 14, 2006. It is an excellent and free code search engine which will find relevant code for almost any programming language. Revolution, transcript, nor any variant of xtalk is

Re: [ANN] www.krugle.com --- xtalk not a real language

2006-07-20 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On 07/20/2006, at 3:17 PM, Richmond Mathewson wrote: If you poke about on the krugle site it is stated that it is devoted to Open Source languages. and, Here, We, Go, Again . . . now we all know that the MetaCard IDE is open source we all know that the Engine that drives both MC and RR is

[OT] List Professionalism --- was Microphone

2006-07-23 Thread Roger . E . Eller
In the past, I've relied on the mciSendString command... And it is Windoze-only. And your SoundStudio 3 solution is crApple-only. (example of not playing nicely) Your recommendation appeared to be helpful and sounded most excellent. Your subtle slamming of someone elses idea was not. As you

Re: [OT] List Professionalism --- was Microphone

2006-07-24 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Lighten up, dude. We can be both professional and funny here. Right, funny, haha. You just hit the last nerve at the end of a long day. Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ use-revolution mailing list use-revolution@lists.runrev.com Please visit this

Re: HTML Tag Cleaner Fails

2006-08-08 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Dar Scott wrote: You are assuming that a field and htmlText has something to do with HTML. What do you base this assumption on? It is clear that htmlText is a view that is html-like. There is no reason to expect it to process HTML when it is dumped into the property. I think that

Crazy Mac Filenames --- Cleanup Code Needed

2006-08-09 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I have at least 30,000 Mac files and folders that have filenames containing non-cross-platform-friendly filenames. Many of them even include dates with the / character. This makes it difficult to use the Rev rename command to change it to a better name because the / is seen as a folder

Re: OT: Is there a more English-like Programming language thanTranscript?

2006-08-12 Thread Roger . E . Eller
- rather it makes me thing of the syntax of poems. global gSweet on mouseUp answer Please choose an option with red or blue put it into field theAnswerChosenByYou if it is red then set the backgroundColor of field roses to red else if it is blue then set the backgroundColor

Remote Desktop issues with RR

2006-09-05 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I have confirmed that standalone apps created with Revolution (all versions including 2.7.3) do not render the display correctly when using Remote Desktop. All field backgrounds and most images turn completely black. The same behavior occurs when connected to a Windows PC using the free Mac

Re: Remote Desktop issues with RR

2006-09-05 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I have experienced the same problem. There is a bug on the issue I believe. What is interesting is that if you start the app on the Windows computer while logged in at the computer itself and then connect using RDC with the app already running, everything looks fine. -- Trevor DeVore I

Re: Remote Desktop issues with RR

2006-09-05 Thread Roger . E . Eller
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have confirmed that standalone apps created with Revolution (all versions including 2.7.3) do not render the display correctly when using Remote Desktop. All field backgrounds and most images turn completely black. The same behavior occurs when connected to a

Re: Remote Desktop issues with RR

2006-09-06 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Pierre Sahores [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Did'nt have any problems with Rev 2.7.3 (no standalone but stack loaded in the dev env) in using both VNC over SSH or Timbuktu Pro 8 over SSH (remote host running OSX 10.3.9 under a G4 box). Best, Pierre Le 6 sept. 06 à 00:07, Mark Smith a écrit

Re: Re: Age calculation script

2006-09-08 Thread Roger . E . Eller
2006/9/8, Mark Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED]: function getAge bDay put 60 * 60 * 24 * 365 into secsPerYear put secsPerYear / 12 into secsPerMonth put the seconds into tDay -- assuming date of birth is given in short system date format convert bDay from short system date to seconds

Re: Age calculation script

2006-09-09 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On 9/9/06 12:03 PM, Jim Ault [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here is my version using the approach of 'dateitems' This rendition *should* do things correctly and accommodate leap years. It will also calculate days till next birthday. It appears that any birth year before 1970 results in an incorrect

Re: Age calculation script

2006-09-09 Thread Roger . E . Eller
It appears that any birth year before 1970 results in an incorrect calculation. Entering 5/18/65, the result is: days old = 54750 years old = 149 exact years old = 149.945205 next Bday = 20 days from now H, my version seems to work fine. Maybe I did a typo or something in

Re: Age calculation script

2006-09-09 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Try this loop, then look at the msgbox, or copy paste to another app on showDateList put the short date into noww convert noww to seconds put 24*60*60 into hr24 repeat with x = (35*365) to (100*365) put noww - (x*hr24) into past convert past to dateitems put past cr

Re: Age calculation script

2006-09-09 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Jim Ault wrote: Try this loop, then look at the msgbox, or copy paste to another app on showDateList put the short date into noww convert noww to seconds put 24*60*60 into hr24 repeat with x = (35*365) to (100*365) put noww - (x*hr24) into past convert past to dateitems

Re: Thank You, Scott and Kevin (was Revolution 2.7.4 Released)

2006-09-24 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On Sep 24, 2006, at 9:51 AM, jbv wrote: Shari, (SNIP) So Hypercard was dead, and Metacard hadn't quite popped into the realm visibly yet. (SNIP) you probably missed it, but in the second half of the 90's, Oracle Media Object helped bridge the gap between the death of HC and the

Re: about Galaxy

2006-09-24 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On Sep 24, 2006, at 7:37 PM, Chip Walters wrote: Perhaps it's time for Galaxy to consider becoming like MetaCard, a complete seperate IDE for the Rev engine. Then Jerry and Trevor wouldn't have to worry about coding 'around' Rev's own IDE. They certainly would have more control over the

Constrain position of substack

2006-10-11 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Can the movement of a substack be confined within the rectangle of an object of the mainstack when the substack is dragged by its title bar? Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ use-revolution mailing list use-revolution@lists.runrev.com Please visit

Re: Constrain position of substack

2006-10-11 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Recently, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can the movement of a substack be confined within the rectangle of an object of the mainstack when the substack is dragged by its title bar? I believe the only way to do this is to create your own title bar and script it, which is pretty easy to do.

Fingerprint Scanners

2006-10-18 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I am about to begin a project that may require the use of a fingerprint scanner. Do any of you have experience with reading the identified user result from such devices using Revolution? This will not be a heavy security scenario. I just need the users name to go into a field of a rev stack.

Re: Fingerprint Scanners

2006-10-18 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I have been reading about the affordable ( $100) fingerprint scanners. It seems they all want to dig themselves into the OS and replace the authentication routines for logging in to the PC. I don't want this at all. The only thing I want is for my app to read a username from the device after

Re: searching list archive via Google gone wrong

2006-10-19 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I'm glad to know there are other interfaces into this list. This one is my favorite... a nice, clean, simple page. http://www.mail-archive.com/use-revolution@lists.runrev.com/maillist.html Roger Eller [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ use-revolution mailing

RE: Open Letter to Rev: Quality Is Job #1

2006-10-21 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Lynn Fredricks - Worldwide Business Operations - Runtime Revolution, Ltd wrote: Runtime doesn't get these reports. The only way to be sure that the team sees your report is to enter it into Bugzilla. That is the one and only venue that assures the problem will be noticed. Just an example of

Re: Fingerprint Scanners

2006-10-24 Thread Roger . E . Eller
I am about to begin a project that may require the use of a fingerprint scanner. Do any of you have experience with reading the identified user result from such devices using Revolution? This will not be a heavy security scenario. I just need the users name to go into a field of a rev stack. I

Re: [ ÁNN] Masking Bitmaps palette

2006-10-30 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Alejandro Tejada wrote: Hi all, Download the stack Masking Bitmaps from: http://www.geocities.com/capellan2000/mask_bitmap.zip _http://www.geocities.com/capellan2000/mask_bitmap.zip_ This palette allows you to create a mask for a bitmap from one or many vector graphics. Use it inside

Re: Position of tabs in tabbed button

2006-11-07 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On 11/7/06 4:39 AM, Martin Blackman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: List users, Is there any way one can change the 'alignment' of tabs in a tabbed button ? By default they are at the left, I'd like to try them on the right hand side to make a GUI of mine more compact. Not that I'm aware of...

Re: Help. How do you insert a custom icon into your standalone?

2006-12-14 Thread Roger . E . Eller
On 12/14/2006 at 10:03 AM, Mark Swindell wrote: Wouldn't it be nice if the standalone builder itself had the option of an icon field into which one simply dragged the image file that one wanted to use for the application icon and Rev itself, via whatever extension magic necessary, created icon

Re: What's Up With RevCon West?

2006-12-21 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Dan wrote: They asked us to hold off until they could make their own conference plans clearer. That was the first we'd heard that they were planning to do a (potentially competitive) conference this year and it further reinforced our decision. Then Lynn wrote: Im snipping out the portion of

Re: OT: Virtual PC vs Real PC

2004-08-20 Thread Roger . E . Eller
No, I don't think you mentioned how absolutely, pathetically, ridiculously slow VPC is. ;- Yeah, I'd rather eat a cup of boogers collected from the attendees of the EuroRevDevCon on Fear Factor! -- Sorry 'bout the mental image people. -- ~Roger

RE: OT: Virtual PC vs Real PC

2004-08-21 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Besides, VPC compared to VMWare is like a toy car compared to a real car. HP sells VPC as a virtual server now if this puts you in the picture. We use it a work to validate clusters and run experimental system installs. But vmware doesn't work on macs unfortunately. If you primarily develop

Re: OT: Virtual PC vs Real PC

2004-08-21 Thread Roger . E . Eller
John Dixon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 21/8/04 6:00 pm, MisterX [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: MS already removed the linux side of things in VPC. The xbox SDK will surely run under it, so you seriously still should consider getting a PC. No one should ever seriously consider buying a PC!

Re: Database Problems w/ Linux Standalones...

2004-08-24 Thread Roger . E . Eller
Frank D. Engel, Jr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ... but the Linux version seems to simply disregard my login script as soon as it hits the revOpenDatabase line... I have experienced a similar thing with MySQL using the terrific SQL contribution stack from Sarah Reichelt. My stack would not

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