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Fri May 12, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Printed Dictionary Book Bundle
Replies: 9
Views: 3415

### Re: Printed Dictionary Book Bundle

Received mine yesterday.

I observed some formatting problems; linefeed halfway a sentence; no linefeed when one is necessary (See mobileControlSet for example).
Final proof-editing fatigue, I guess!

Regards,
Sri
Wed Apr 05, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Very Hard to learn for beginner
Replies: 57
Views: 6920

### Re: Very Hard to learn for beginner

Hi, I have to agree with the big red warning. Datagrids assume a certain level of experience. But for some strange reason every other newbie unavoidably starts with them. I don't know why...... Anything most anyone wants to make involves a table, and LC doesn't have a good alternative to Datagrid (...
Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Very Hard to learn for beginner
Replies: 57
Views: 6920

### Re: Very Hard to learn for beginner

The "problem" with your initial posts was their tone rather than their content. If "tone" is the problem, isn't the appropriate response trying to tone it down rather than escalate it? Just wondering. The inference of tone or attitude on the basis of written words is fraught with danger in situatio...
Sat Feb 11, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Populating Datagrid (Form) with Results of Search of SQLite
Replies: 2
Views: 591

### Re: Populating Datagrid (Form) with Results of Search of SQL

Hi Monty:

Could you reproduce your actual FillinData code (where you fill in the data for each of the six fields)?

Regards,
Sri
Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: List of combinations
Replies: 19
Views: 2654

### Re: List of combinations

My suggestion would be to i) get the permutations first (straightforward using repeat loops); then ii) get the combinations by removing the ordered variants of the same combination. E.g., we have k! permutations for the combination 1,2,3; namely, 1,2,3 1,3,2 2,1,3 2,3,1 3,1,2 3,2,1 It should be easy...
Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: How can I edit a field in an arbitrary row in a DataGrid
Replies: 2
Views: 580

### Re: How can I edit a field in an arbitrary row in a DataGrid

In your code ..... put "quantity" into colName put the result into lineNo -- the result contains the index of the new row send "EditCellOfIndex colName lineNo" to group bomGrid on card "inventoryItem" of stack "inventory" ......... The 'send' command above will send "colName" and "lineNo" as the arg...
Sat Dec 10, 2016 11:14 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Video player is double size in edit mode
Replies: 0
Views: 438

### Video player is double size in edit mode

I am using LC 8.1.0 on Mac. My stack size is 1024 x 768 (iPad nominal). I have a video player object set to 1024 x 768 (without controller; slightly taller with controller). It is connected to a video file that is 1024 x768. In Run mode, the player fills the stack at 1024 x 768 (as it should). In Ed...
Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: Mac OS
Topic: How to access the "comment" property of a file?
Replies: 4
Views: 1511

### Re: How to access the "comment" property of a file?

Thank you so much, Hermann!
I apologize for the delay in acknowledging your post.
I was out of circulation for a while.
Just today I was able to run your code and check it out. Just what I needed!

Regards,
Sri
Sun Aug 21, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: Mac OS
Topic: How to access the "comment" property of a file?
Replies: 4
Views: 1511

### Re: How to access the "comment" property of a file?

Hi Klaus:

Thank you so much!
Your code worked (as it always does!).

Now, how would I save an edited "comment" back into the file data?

Thanks,
Sri
Sun Aug 21, 2016 1:19 pm
Forum: Mac OS
Topic: How to access the "comment" property of a file?
Replies: 4
Views: 1511

### How to access the "comment" property of a file?

I need to access the "comment" field of a file from within LC. (This is the field that is displayed when you hit Command-I to display the information panel of a file -- where you can type in descriptive information). Is there a simple way to read in / write out to this file property? I know very lit...
Sat Jun 18, 2016 6:19 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Basket help
Replies: 48
Views: 4266

### Re: Basket help

... I am amazed at how attractive they are to new users. So many start right in with them embedded in their projects, oftentimes the central control... Craig It just shows the need for a feature-rich table widget that is not as complex as the Datagrid, but more usable than the primitive table objec...
Thu Jun 09, 2016 9:51 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Better site
Replies: 45
Views: 11534

### Re: Better site

.........I own the domain learnlivecode.com, and would be happy to provide that along with hosting for it once a team is assembled and at least an initial mock-up of the site produced. Here's something to start us off. Please feel free to begin a separate topic, if you think this has legs: 1. Here'...
Mon Jun 06, 2016 6:23 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Better site
Replies: 45
Views: 11534

### Re: Better site

Nothing prevents the community from coming up with its own (unofficial) LiveCode website. (LiveCodeCommunity.org, LearnLiveCode.com, LiveCodeIsGreat.com) It could be a responsive website built with LiveCode! It can link, where necessary, to the relevant pages of the mothership website. We can invite...
Sat Jun 04, 2016 2:28 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: My point of view
Replies: 59
Views: 12011

### Re: My point of view

I have said this before elsewhere, but it bears repetition. Kevin Miller's 60 2-min videos ("App Academy") demonstrating simple, self-contained tasks using LiveCode are an excellent promotional tool (except they are not freely available for prospective LiveCoders). My suggestion is i) Make these fre...
Tue May 17, 2016 2:38 pm
Forum: Talking LiveCode
Topic: LC8. Ugh, on the surface
Replies: 32
Views: 4413

Thanks, Richard!

Regards,
Sri