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by richmond62
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Summer classes 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 37

Summer classes 2019

#1. Finish this stack.
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Picking.png
Drag-and-drop

Move

Conditional
by richmond62
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Counter Intuitive
Replies: 8
Views: 258

Re: Counter Intuitive

image name was added later as a convenience
That must have been in the Paleolithic.

ID numbers mean that kiddos have to go and look them up . . .

. . . But the "I want it now, or, preferably sooner" generation find that a bit tough. 8)
by richmond62
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Counter Intuitive
Replies: 8
Views: 258

Re: Counter Intuitive

You could make it "unique" Indeed, but that completely misses my point. 8) The fact is that objects should always be referred to by their type and their name , and when setting the icon of a button that does NOT happen. This is both inconsistent, and because everywhere else images are referred to a...
by richmond62
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Counter Intuitive
Replies: 8
Views: 258

Counter Intuitive

So; messing around getting stuff ready for my intro classes that start on Monday I ran up this stack: - ants.png - Which contains this code in the cardScript: on arrowKey AK switch AK case "up" set the backGroundPattern of grc "MRAVKA" to the id of img "antUP.png" set the icon of btn "KOPCHE" to "an...
by richmond62
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Creating Games
Topic: Baby stuff
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Re: Baby stuff

Currently stealing Warcraft sprites:

https://www.spriters-resource.com/pc_co ... warcraft2/
by richmond62
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Pasteurized Arrowkeys
Replies: 13
Views: 329

Re: Pasteurized Arrowkeys

ctrl-alt-delete
is it possible to implement that programmatically?
by richmond62
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Pasteurized Arrowkeys
Replies: 13
Views: 329

Re: Pasteurized Arrowkeys

Line labels
And how can one (can one?) implement those in LiveCode?

AND, HOW, more to the point . . .

. . . can one 'escape' a script?
by richmond62
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Creating Games
Topic: Baby stuff
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Re: Baby stuff

And the button "reset" goes like this: on mouseUp set the outerglow["size"] of img "bee.png" to 0 set the outerglow["spread"] of img "bee.png" to 0 -- set the outerglow["size"] of img "insect.png" to 0 set the outerglow["spread"] of img "insect.png" to 0 -- set the outerglow["size"] of img "bfly" to...
by richmond62
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Creating Games
Topic: Baby stuff
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Baby stuff

Probably . . . - gameTest.jpg - But here I am in my villa in the Rhodopes, away from all my jazzy computers, making do with a 32-bit Mac Intel iMac running MacOS 10.6.8 running LiveCode 8.1.10 . . . not half as bad as it seems! - Anyway . . . to cut a short story long . . . some silly prawns (read "...
by richmond62
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Pasteurized Arrowkeys
Replies: 13
Views: 329

Re: Pasteurized Arrowkeys

Oh man, i can remember the days Come Monday morning, and a good half dozen 10 year olds will be sitting down in front of my BBC Micro computers for the simple reason that foetuses when they incubate in their mother's wombs RECAPITULATE . . . 8) - beebem.png - Err . . . the theory of foetal recapitu...
by richmond62
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Pasteurized Arrowkeys
Replies: 13
Views: 329

Re: Pasteurized Arrowkeys

The scripts do not have line numbers, at least the engine does not count them or support this.
In some ways that's a pity. :(
by richmond62
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Pasteurized Arrowkeys
Replies: 13
Views: 329

Re: Pasteurized Arrowkeys

This didn't stop key repeats: on arrowKey AK put item 1 of the loc of img "bull" into LR put item 2 of the loc of img "bull" into UD if AK = "up" then subtract 8 from UD move img "bull" to LR, UD if intersect(img"bull",img"maze",5) then move img "bull" to 162,676 end if exit to top end if end arrowK...
by richmond62
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Versions
Replies: 6
Views: 209

Re: Versions

One way to avoid "the madness" is to rename your stack when you do a "Save as . . ."
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homeDoor.jpg
by richmond62
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Versions
Replies: 6
Views: 209

Re: Versions

I keep track of changes in 2 different ways (depending on what sort of mood I'm in that day): 1. Do each save into a date-stamped folder on my hard drive. 2. Save stacks with the date appended to both the name of the file and the name of the stack it contains. I do the second thing by popping a "Sav...

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