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by richmond62
Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Private Messages on this Forum
Replies: 4
Views: 225

Re: Private Messages on this Forum

Um . . .
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by richmond62
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: iOS Deployment
Topic: App does not fit screen
Replies: 3
Views: 168

Re: App does not fit screen

I have experienced lots of problems with

preOpenStack


and now tend to put "that sort of thing" in an openStack session,
normally using set the lockScreen to true as well.
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by richmond62
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Main stack wont show?!
Replies: 22
Views: 666

Re: Main stack wont show?!

Dunno how you could miss what is already there
Probably something to do with my latest fad: fooling around with Kubuntu KDE Plasma.
by richmond62
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Main stack wont show?!
Replies: 22
Views: 666

Re: Main stack wont show?!

You could, at one point at least, double-click on a control on the revTools palette
and an instance would then manifest itself on the top stack.

Somewhere down the line that got lost, and I miss it. 8)
by richmond62
Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Main stack wont show?!
Replies: 22
Views: 666

Re: Main stack wont show?!

"Someone" might be pulling your leg. 8)
by richmond62
Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Main stack wont show?!
Replies: 22
Views: 666

Re: Main stack wont show?!

Well, since you ask, you could be trying to prove that there is some
virtue in running ancient versions of RR/LC on Windows.
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http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/30962
by richmond62
Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Main stack wont show?!
Replies: 22
Views: 666

Re: Main stack wont show?!

I think he's trying to prove something.

Putting up screenshots of version 1.1 (vintage about 2000) seems churlish as
the situation re the IDE has changed "a bit" since then.
by richmond62
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Main stack wont show?!
Replies: 22
Views: 666

Re: Main stack wont show?!

bogs . . .

I wonder if your screenshots of something with the title "Revolution" might not confuse a few folk?
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Ever so slightly retro. 8)
by richmond62
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Strange Fruit
Replies: 13
Views: 1059

Re: Strange Fruit

Here's what I use for downloading youtube content:

https://en.savefrom.net/1-how-to-downlo ... ube-video/
If I post the URL of what I wish to download there, as you suggested, I end up being directed to all sorts of betting and gambling pages . . .
by richmond62
Sat Nov 16, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: AppleScript insight
Replies: 14
Views: 407

Re: AppleScript insight

Having been slightly rude about Python, I do wonder if this might help things: https://playentry.org/?fbclid=IwAR1KQGRf9fF5_U9fp0wobq3A8gGCkgqGE_dPTsD54ooatKQ1tNwCiXF7S8c#!/offlineEditor - ENTRY2.png - While this is a block-coding setup, it does have a "Python Mode", which: "'Entry Python' mode acts...
by richmond62
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: AppleScript insight
Replies: 14
Views: 407

Re: AppleScript insight

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-python-is-considered-the-top-programming-language-ahead-of-javascript-and-c/ The "trouble" about things like this is that the focus is not on usability or whether things "rest easily on the eyes." This does state the screamingly obvious: "Ultimately, your pre...
by richmond62
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: AppleScript insight
Replies: 14
Views: 407

Re: AppleScript insight

Refer to it with rect.x, rect.y, rect.width, rect.height is much easier on the eye (and hands) than the width of x, the height of rect. Not on mine, If one wants to have a serious discussion about the relative strengths of different programming languages one needs to stop be so subjective and lay o...
by richmond62
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: AppleScript insight
Replies: 14
Views: 407

Re: AppleScript insight

seems LiveCode language is not evolving What do you mean by "evolving" ? If you mean that each new version of LiveCode retains most of the language which is in previous versions (because it is tried and tested and works) then I suppose it is not "evolving." If you mean that new features which requi...
by richmond62
Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: AppleScript insight
Replies: 14
Views: 407

Re: AppleScript insight

LiveCode stopped emphasizing "English-like"
I can see how that could have been misleading.
by richmond62
Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: AppleScript insight
Replies: 14
Views: 407

Re: AppleScript insight

That will make reading the full paper even more interesting.

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