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by danielrr
Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:31 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: list of the instructions sent to LiveCode
Replies: 5
Views: 1153

Re: list of the instructions sent to LiveCode

Hi Daniel, in the manual look at section 5.2 Events 5.2.1 What Causes Messages to be Sent 5.2.2 Responding to Events 5.3 TheMessagePath Richard Gaskin also has an explanation on his website http://fourthworld.com/embassy/articles/revolution_message_path.html What you are asking is at the very heart...
by danielrr
Wed Apr 24, 2013 9:40 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: list of the instructions sent to LiveCode
Replies: 5
Views: 1153

list of the instructions sent to LiveCode

Sorry if this question is too obvious and it is answered in page one of the manual (I've trough most of the manual and didn't find the answer there, thoug it is likely my fault) ¿How can I see a list of the instructions that are currently being sent to and from LiveCode (hopefully without the idles ...
by danielrr
Wed Apr 24, 2013 9:16 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Different alphabetical orders
Replies: 26
Views: 4912

Re: Different alphabetical orders

Hmmm. We need to sort by more than just the first char. So let's substitute them all by brute force. The example custom alphabet was " ABGDEZH..." We substitute a normal "A" for the first char in it, ("A" changes to "A") We substitute a normal "B" for the second char in it, ("B" changes to "B") We ...
by danielrr
Tue Apr 23, 2013 2:31 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Different alphabetical orders
Replies: 26
Views: 4912

Different alphabetical orders

(different from the Latin order, I mean) In Latin Alphabets, the order is... well, you know. In other alphabets the alphabetical order is usually different. In greek aplphabet the order is (assuming we are using a latin transliteration) ABGDEZHQIKLMNX... Is there an already made function to sort str...
by danielrr
Sat Mar 23, 2013 11:16 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices
Replies: 23
Views: 6555

Re: Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices

I understand what you say, Klaus, and this is probably the right frame of mind for most occasions, but in other cases I think it depends on context. Say you've made an app to classify every object crossing the road on wheels (you're a cop with too much free time). You choose from a cascade menu like...
by danielrr
Sat Mar 23, 2013 10:21 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices
Replies: 23
Views: 6555

Re: Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices

Hi,

This looks like the right way to go, but as it stands, the "menupick" seem not to be able to choose the right picking (it does return a choice form the menu, but usually not the right one)
by danielrr
Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:53 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices
Replies: 23
Views: 6555

Re: Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices

ugh, I was afraid to hear that! Oh these times of over-specialization! :P well, thanks again Klaus
by danielrr
Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:06 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices
Replies: 23
Views: 6555

Re: Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices

Sorry to return to this, but it seems like I am missing something completely obvious. Now, using the tab-system to create hierarchies of submenus is cristal clear and works like a charm, no matter how deep you go into submenus. Choice A [tab]Subchoice A1 [tab][tab]sub-subchoice A1a [tab]Subchoice A2...
by danielrr
Wed Mar 20, 2013 3:47 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices
Replies: 23
Views: 6555

Re: Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices

NOW it's all clear. Thank you folks for your patience and clarity! :D
by danielrr
Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:02 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices
Replies: 23
Views: 6555

Re: Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices

This way to build hierarchical menus seem great Choice 1 \t subchoice A \t \t subchoice A1 \t \t subchoice A2 Choice 2 \t subchoice B \t \t subchoice B1 \t \t subchoice B2 Choice 13 \t subchoice C \t \t subchoice C1 but the menuPick message only triggers when you choose the last option of a hierarch...
by danielrr
Sat Mar 16, 2013 11:56 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices
Replies: 23
Views: 6555

Re: Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices

HC? Never heard of it. I was great it was cool it was… never mind, it was one century ago and now it's the time of LiveCode. DunbarX... where did I heard this name… Try this in the contents of any of the pulldown, popup, etc, buttons: Choice1/|1 Choice2/|2 choice2a/|3 choice3/|4 Choice4/|5 Choice5/...
by danielrr
Sat Mar 16, 2013 11:03 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices
Replies: 23
Views: 6555

Popup menus with several layers of sub-choices

Hi all! What's the way in Livecode to build popup butons with lists of choices containing nested subchoices (and sus-subchoices, etc)? In the image I uploaded you can see a very simple example of what I mean: a menu with several options and sub options multipleChoices and sub-choices.png Back in the...
by danielrr
Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Combining lists
Replies: 8
Views: 1957

Re: Combining lists

Hi Magice, Maybe I didn't make myself clear. If I do what wou are proposig put listA & listB & listC into tNewVariable then I end with a new variable tNewVariable which is a concatenation of lists (i.e. A+B+C) but what I am looking for is a way to obtain a new list with as many columns as there are ...
by danielrr
Mon Mar 04, 2013 4:33 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Combining lists
Replies: 8
Views: 1957

Combining lists

Hi, this is my first message to this forum. As a way of presentation I'll say that I am prety new to LiveCode (which I find terrific) but a long user of HyperCard and more recently of Python3. I purchased LiveCode long ago, but only when I heard it was going opencode I decided to give it a good try....

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