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by PBH
Wed Sep 25, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Mac OS
Topic: Can Livecode Create Menubar Apps?
Replies: 12
Views: 447

Re: Can Livecode Create Menubar Apps?

Hi Craig,

macStatusMenuNames() is in the Mac Status Menu Library supplied in the latest LC9.5.0. The version I have is Build 15503 which appears to be the most up-to-date "stable" version of LC.

HTH :)

Paul
by PBH
Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Mac OS
Topic: Can Livecode Create Menubar Apps?
Replies: 12
Views: 447

Re: Can Livecode Create Menubar Apps?

I was told, subsequently that a menu 'thing' had been created: but there was NO sign of it anywhere. Could it be because you didn't populate the menu? I'm not too sure! Anyway, I had a play and it seems to work fine, so I've added a sample stack for the benefit of everyone here. Requires minimum LC...
by PBH
Sat May 11, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Talking LiveCode
Topic: Identifying occurences of specified text in one substack and report to another substack
Replies: 24
Views: 2176

Re: Identifying occurences of specified text in one substack and report to another substack

Sorry, but I'm really busy for a few days, we're fighting a forrest fire close by right now, I'm just on a short break, but I will take another look when we've finished. Just a quick thought in the meantime I noticed that the reference to " " is an ascii code for TAB, I wonder if that's causing s...
by PBH
Wed May 01, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: Talking LiveCode
Topic: Identifying occurences of specified text in one substack and report to another substack
Replies: 24
Views: 2176

Re: Identifying occurences of specified text in one substack and report to another substack

I have downloaded the app, but it's way too complex for me to diagnose. My test was a little too simple I believe, now I realise that you stack Parsings holds a background group, which I didn’t realise at first, so the new card line does work OK. Have you renamed the variable "start" as was suggeste...
by PBH
Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Talking LiveCode
Topic: Identifying occurences of specified text in one substack and report to another substack
Replies: 24
Views: 2176

Re: Identifying occurences of specified text in one substack and report to another substack

This was pretty simple to debug, I just recreated a small stack with all the objects listed in your sample and run it, it returned the error: button "Button_A": execution error at line 31 (Chunk: no such object), char 1 Note button "Button_A" was just what I called the button that held the script. T...
by PBH
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: How to communicate across devices? Use a database?
Replies: 11
Views: 1456

Re: How to communicate across devices? Use a database?

Not sure if it’s what you are looking for, but https://livecloud.io sounds like it could fit this type of app and it has the advantage that it is built for LiveCode.

Paul
by PBH
Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: download a lot of .png files
Replies: 9
Views: 1182

Re: download a lot of .png files

I was surprised that exporting an image changes its resolution ( from 300 dpi to 72 dpi) like export snapshot. Is it what is expected ? Using put url tFileS into url("binfile:" tFileD) keeps resolution to 300 dpi I would think it is expected, when you use export as PNG for example, LC is writing th...
by PBH
Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Talking LiveCode
Topic: Tablet user view style - Any way to get Better looking ? P/L
Replies: 52
Views: 5583

Re: Tablet user view style - Any way to get Better looking ? P/L

I'm sure you would enjoy the lessons, some of them are very good practical examples. 👍 To remove a colour already applied to a control, go to the Property Inspector, Colors tab and Right Click on the backgroundColor box, so instead of choosing a colour this will bring up a menu to reset the colour t...
by PBH
Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Talking LiveCode
Topic: Tablet user view style - Any way to get Better looking ? P/L
Replies: 52
Views: 5583

Re: Tablet user view style - Any way to get Better looking ? P/L

Please don't take this the wrong way, but I do get the impression that there are quite a few basic LiveCode programming concepts that you don't seem to understand, it appears to me that you are trying to dive in and make an application without first learning about the way LiveCode works. In other wo...
by PBH
Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:24 am
Forum: Talking LiveCode
Topic: Tablet user view style - Any way to get Better looking ? P/L
Replies: 52
Views: 5583

Re: Tablet user view style - Any way to get Better looking ? P/L

Set the Loc of Widget 1 of me to the loc of me 10,A That will just confuse the engine, I'll try to explain. We'll break this command down to 3 parts: Part 1 - [Set the Loc of Widget 1 of me] - tells the engine we want to move Widget 1 Part 2 - [to the loc of me] - tells the engine the coordinates f...
by PBH
Wed Feb 28, 2018 3:31 am
Forum: Talking LiveCode
Topic: Tablet user view style - Any way to get Better looking ? P/L
Replies: 52
Views: 5583

Re: Tablet user view style - Any way to get Better looking ? P/L

(could the LOC function be part of the Problem?) :idea: :idea: :idea: Yes definitely, that's what I said in the first reply I made. 8) See the code example both I and Richard supplied, they should help. The loc of an object has two parameters, for the X and Y coordinates, your code tries to move th...
by PBH
Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: Talking LiveCode
Topic: Tablet user view style - Any way to get Better looking ? P/L
Replies: 52
Views: 5583

Re: Tablet user view style - Any way to get Better looking ? P/L

That does sound very strange, I tried a search of the LiveCode Quality Centre and couldn't find anything relating to this kind of behaviour. LiveCode shouldn't Freeze or Crash on such a basic syntax error and I'm sure the LC team would be interested in fixing this problem if they can replicate it. I...
by PBH
Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Talking LiveCode
Topic: Tablet user view style - Any way to get Better looking ? P/L
Replies: 52
Views: 5583

Re: Tablet user view style - Any way to get Better looking ? P/L

Are you sure the problem is LC "Freezing" and not just the Script Editor going into Debugging Mode and stopping to display the error? Sorry I don't use Windows, but on a Mac your code: set the loc of widget 1 to the loc of me - 100 Gives the error: "execution error at line 2 (Operators -: error in l...
by PBH
Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: coding for ARDUINO
Replies: 1
Views: 662

Re: coding for ARDUINO

If you do a search for Arduino on these forums you'll find quite a few topics for this. I made a small LC standalone to control my Mitsubishi heat pump that runs on RPi and sends signals through an Arduino, there may have been better ways to do this, but it works pretty well for me. Some of the info...
by PBH
Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Stack to copy tabbed text and paste as a table in Word
Replies: 1
Views: 586

Re: Stack to copy tabbed text and paste as a table in Word

And another option that may be more compatible with MS apps.

I should also point out that this is only compatible with LC8.x.x or later.

Paul

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