Gradient no longer smooth in LC9.5

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Gradient no longer smooth in LC9.5

Post by tomBTG » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:28 pm

Hi all.

A gradient that worked great for me since LC v7 is now rendering with visible lines instead in LC 9.5. (See attached pics for comparison.) Happens on Windows and Macs, in IDE and standalones.

Anyone else have this issue? Solutions?
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Re: Gradient no longer smooth in LC9.5

Post by FourthWorld » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:57 pm

Unable to reproduce - can you post a sample stack exhibiting the issue?
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Re: Gradient no longer smooth in LC9.5

Post by tomBTG » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:23 pm

Hi Richard.
Here's a stack that shows graphics that demonstrate the problem.
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Re: Gradient no longer smooth in LC9.5

Post by FourthWorld » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:45 pm

Thanks. Definitely evident here in the example, and it seems an easy fix: the fill gradient looks smooth because it's set to "good", while the stroke gradient is set to "normal". When I change the stroke gradient to "good" it looks, well, good. :)
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Re: Gradient no longer smooth in LC9.5

Post by tomBTG » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:54 pm

Doh! I should have caught that. Thanks for the quick fix, Richard.
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Re: Gradient no longer smooth in LC9.5

Post by bogs » Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:00 pm

Shows exactly what Tom shows in the picture here on Win7 (only thing I can run 9.5 on ), but on 8.1.2 the gradient is nice and clear using the same stack with the same settings (good / normal).

Looks like a bug to me. Even though setting it to 'good' will smooth it out, I'd certainly submit it to http://quality.livecode.com/
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Re: Gradient no longer smooth in LC9.5

Post by FourthWorld » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:07 am

bogs wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:00 pm
Shows exactly what Tom shows in the picture here on Win7 (only thing I can run 9.5 on ), but on 8.1.2 the gradient is nice and clear using the same stack with the same settings (good / normal).

Looks like a bug to me. Even though setting it to 'good' will smooth it out, I'd certainly submit it to http://quality.livecode.com/
Might be a bug. Might also have been a bug fix, in which earlier versions always used "good" even when "normal" was specified. Going through the Release Notes might tell us that, but that's a lot of release notes. Submitting a bug report will at least tell us whether it's a bug or a fix, and I find team comments on such things always helpful.
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Re: Gradient no longer smooth in LC9.5

Post by tomBTG » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:14 am

OK, I will submit a bug report with the sample stack.
Thanks again for your help.
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Re: Gradient no longer smooth in LC9.5

Post by tomBTG » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:25 am


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Re: Gradient no longer smooth in LC9.5

Post by bogs » Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:22 am

FourthWorld wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:07 am
Might be a bug. Might also have been a bug fix, in which earlier versions always used "good" even when "normal" was specified.
True that, I'll go slogging through the notes and see if I find mention of it there. Good thought Richard!
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