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by Lagi Pittas
Wed May 08, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: failed to follow the tutorial
Replies: 15
Views: 657

Re: failed to follow the tutorial

Thanks Jacque, I should RTFM (Read the Fine Manual) - I read it in the release notes probably a year ago even though it was added to in version 7.1.2 nearly three years ago - I only moved from 6 series about a year ago - skipped 7 and 8. - I have "Comfortable shoes" syndrome, and if it ain't broke w...
by Lagi Pittas
Wed May 08, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: failed to follow the tutorial
Replies: 15
Views: 657

Re: failed to follow the tutorial

Hi, This thread will give you 5 ways to run an APK on Android (including a comfy pillow) https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=27362&p=144605&hilit=lagi+android+apk#p144605 Also (to save me typing) check this out https://www.greenbot.com/article/2457986/how-to-enable-developer-options-on-y...
by Lagi Pittas
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Refactoring Support for the LC Script Editor
Replies: 6
Views: 465

Re: Refactoring Support for the LC Script Editor

Hi Mark, Thank you so much for this this, which we have all thought about writing - next time. Do you want to put your paypal email here or just PM me? I for one would like to contribute/donate something because even if I have no use for it at this moment, I certainly will in the not too distant fut...
by Lagi Pittas
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: True graphics physics and game engine
Replies: 3
Views: 474

Re: True graphics physics and game engine

Nope,

Chipmunk was working when I posted and it's still working here

Lagi
by Lagi Pittas
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: True graphics physics and game engine
Replies: 3
Views: 474

Re: True graphics physics and game engine

Hi, Considering the physics engine was part of the 2013 kickstarter campaign it looks like it was put on the backburner. But here https://livecode.com/livecode-9-0-gm/ 10 Months ago Ali Lloyd in the comments says they have a working version using Chipmunk https://chipmunk-physics.net/aboutChipmunk.p...
by Lagi Pittas
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Audio and Video export possibilities
Replies: 33
Views: 2153

Re: Audio and Video export possibilities

My First language was Basic on a timesharing system, then 6800 machine language on a homebuilt computer with 1K of static ram (I even remember the chip number 2102 - Eight of them for 1K). It was when I expanded it to 16K that the chip number was forever etched in my brain - I can't remember what I ...
by Lagi Pittas
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Audio and Video export possibilities
Replies: 33
Views: 2153

Re: Audio and Video export possibilities

Just for you Bogs http://www.bbcbasic.co.uk/bbcsdl/index.html https://stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=15521 I purchased his BBC basic for Windows quite a few years ago - not because I needed it - the free version is good enough for playing , but because I think it's brilliant bit of programmin...
by Lagi Pittas
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: Refactoring
Replies: 27
Views: 1487

Re: Refactoring

I really thought that it was the invention of Commodore (CBM) for their PET computer but years later I found out from Wikipedia that Jiffies where a time measurement invented in the 1800s - and they are also used in the Linux kernal The earliest technical usage for jiffy was defined by Gilbert Newto...
by Lagi Pittas
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: Refactoring
Replies: 27
Views: 1487

Re: Refactoring

Well knock me down with a feather, thanks Klaus. I ALWAYS assumed right at the start of my Livecode journey that it defaulted to milliseconds so I always put secconds or milliseconds on the end - so I never noticed. How could I doubt Jacques' recollection of the Livecode basics...... Can we count in...
by Lagi Pittas
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: Refactoring
Replies: 27
Views: 1487

Re: Refactoring

I agree with Jacque about the interval but it is 120 milliseconds not 2 seconds -- whole lot of thrashing goin' on .....
by Lagi Pittas
Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Label Field - Can I get it to name it's self?
Replies: 6
Views: 407

Re: Label Field - Can I get it to name it's self?

HI Craig, So you are into QED and QM as well? - Wolfgang Pauli is the answer - brilliant retort. I would just say "that's Cr*p" because time's too short waiting for the penny to drop - I just save time and use 2 words instead of 4. Men of few words are the best men - William Shakespeare and who am I...
by Lagi Pittas
Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: distorted graphics when using move or set loc
Replies: 40
Views: 2361

Re: distorted graphics when using move or set loc

Hi I would suggest it's the driver. If it works on some machines and not others. When you install windows on a machine that you do not have the latest graphic driver to it uses a "generic" vga Driver. If the OP has updated to Windows 10 from say a windows 7 machine then W10 will put in a generic dri...
by Lagi Pittas
Tue Nov 06, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Unexpected behaviour
Replies: 17
Views: 936

Re: Unexpected behaviour

Hi Axwald, I have implemented systems using LC to check on changes - as in additions.It worked perfectly except you adjust the send in time so its not instantaneous but not too long. The API way though allows checking for size changes , deletions , modification date changes , deletion and addition o...
by Lagi Pittas
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Unexpected behaviour
Replies: 17
Views: 936

Re: Unexpected behaviour

The best way of doing this is to use tge calls in the windows api That exist for this specific purpose. The problem is that you need to write a widget to Do this. I’m throwing this here for the more experienced widget creators ... it is vey specific and could be a good template for other operating s...
by Lagi Pittas
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: Sqlite Version - is it really from 2005??
Replies: 2
Views: 423

Re: Sqlite Version - is it really from 2005??

Thanks Panos, Good to know we are only a couple of years out. They must have changed their numbering system https://www.sqlite.org/oldnews.html and I thought the latest was 2015. Oh and by state of play I was asking about the Sqlite Library that was funded in Mat 2016 - and would be ready 3 months a...

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