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by revdan
Tue Apr 11, 2006 6:54 pm
Forum: Talking LiveCode
Topic: RR and PDFs
Replies: 9
Views: 4370

JavaScript, Yes; Rev, Not Yet

PDFs are JavaScriptable and using JavacScript, you can definitely supply information for fields on a form completion PDF application. As far as I know, nobody has yet tackled this issue in Rev. Interesting project, though. I don't know if Adobe publishes the API for forms completion but dissecting t...
by revdan
Tue Apr 11, 2006 6:53 pm
Forum: Talking LiveCode
Topic: RR and PDFs
Replies: 9
Views: 4370

JavaScript, Yes; Rev, Not Yet

PDFs are JavaScriptable and using Java
by revdan
Tue Apr 11, 2006 6:51 pm
Forum: Internet
Topic: sending email with Transcript?
Replies: 15
Views: 9935

Two Alternatives

To send email from a Rev app, you have two choices. You can use the revMail command (see the documentation) which will launch the user's mail application and enable him or her simply to click "Send" on an email generated by that command. You can use libEMail and write Rev scripts to build and send t...
by revdan
Mon Apr 10, 2006 12:16 am
Forum: CGIs and the Server
Topic: when will the cgi's be updated?
Replies: 5
Views: 5356

Dreamhost Works Even Though They Say it Won't

I just recently discovered that Dreamhost.com, a popular hosting service for Rev developers, will allow you to put Rev CGIs right in your domain. No need for special cgi-bin anythings. Very cool. Just: 1. Grab the Linux CGI engine called revolution.x86 from the usual place (you need, I think, an Ent...
by revdan
Mon Apr 10, 2006 12:10 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Less Topics!
Replies: 10
Views: 6436

More Topics Works Better

I've spent the better part of my career designing, building, hosting and evaluating online communities. And while I understand how the innitial impression of a forum laid out like this one might feel overwhelming, the fact is that in the long run and based on that experience, a larger number of bett...
by revdan
Sat Apr 08, 2006 6:02 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Glad to See the Forums
Replies: 12
Views: 7792

Glad to See the Forums

As many of you know, I'm a longtime advocate of forums as a more effective means of communicating than email lists, so I'm glad to see RunRev launch these forums. I plan to check in multiple times per day and although I doubt it will ever replace the user list, maybe it will find a way to help the t...

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