Sorry, I think it ended up on the list because I used the email address Jacque uses just for this list, as I copied it direct from a contribution by her. Still don’t quite understand though! As you say, it’s good info anyway.
Graham > On 4 Apr 2018, at 23:54, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > <email@example.com> wrote: > > I'm not quite sure how this ended up on the list, but it's info for anyone > who might be interested. ;) > > On 4/4/18 5:00 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: >> Hi Graham, nice to hear from you. >> The first issue with the malformed text is related to a thread on the >> mailing list where a bug was discussed; plain text copied to the clipboard >> would generate styled versions all by itself, and that's what gets pasted. >> Brian Milby wrote a bug fix for that which appears in LC 9.0 so if you >> recompile with that engine it might solve the problem. It does rely on the >> copied text being plain text only, so your idea to distribute serial keys as >> plain-text mail is probably a good one. >> The inactive Register button is a known issue. The activation of the button >> depends on a keydown message so if the user pastes the key, no message is >> sent. Hitting any key -- arrow keys, space key, etc. -- is the workaround >> for now. I haven't quite figured out why it sometimes works on my Mac and >> not on some other machines; it may be a Windows issue but I haven't nailed >> it down yet. It doesn't happen to everyone. >> Hope that sheds some light, >> Jacque >> On 4/4/18 4:37 PM, Graham Samuel via use-livecode wrote: >>> Hi Jacque >>> >>> It’s a long time since I wrote to you about Zygodact, but I’m using it >>> quite happily to support Art DiVito’s PointPlots app, which I know you >>> contributed to some time ago. >>> >>> Zygodact works well, but there are a couple of small issues. I realise this >>> is all ancient history to you, but I wonder if you have any comments: >>> >>> 1. When the user pastes in the user name (their email address) and the >>> licence code generated by Zygodact, the paste isn’t “plain text” - I >>> suppose it’s whatever size and style the email which we sent to the user >>> generates. The result is that often, especially on Windows for some reason, >>> the code looks large and lumpy and somewhat overflows the frame of the >>> dialog box one pastes into. >>> >>> 2. On the Mac version, when one pastes in the code, sometimes the >>> “register” button doesn’t activate (sometimes it does, but I can’t >>> understand the difference between the two cases). If one presses for >>> example the right-arrow key, then it does. Of course it’s trivial to >>> explain this to users, but can you think why this happens? >>> >>> I suppose I can solve (1) by making sure our emails - which come via >>> FastSpring - are actually plain text. Would you recommend this? >>> >>> Be assured that there are no show-stoppers here, but I’d like to see your >>> comments, if any. >>> >>> Thanks in advance >>> >>> Graham >>> _______________________________________________ >>> use-livecode mailing list >>> firstname.lastname@example.org >>> Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your >>> subscription preferences: >>> http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode >>> > > > -- > Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com > HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com > > > _______________________________________________ > use-livecode mailing list > email@example.com > Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription > preferences: > http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode