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Widget store

Post by Fjord » Sun Feb 26, 2017 5:41 pm

On https://livecode.com/products/widgets/ I found a Calendar widget which I want to try. I downloaded it and got a file "community.livecode.elanor.calendar.1.0.0.lce".
I suppose that widget should appear in the tools palette of the IDE, but I dont know where I should copy the file. Any help?
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Re: Widget store

Post by Klaus » Sun Feb 26, 2017 8:04 pm

Hi Fjord,

in LC go to menu -> Tools -> Extension Manager
On the "Widgets" tab click the PLUS sign at the topright, select the LCE file and it will install automatically! :D

Requires LC >=8, if I remember correctly.


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Re: Widget store

Post by Fjord » Sun Feb 26, 2017 8:20 pm

Thank you.
The Calendar widget doesn't seem to work, I can't get its properties and it appears as a a square. Do you know if it is supposed to work?
The Calendar widget has a "Uninstall" btn int the Extension Manager. But the other widgets don't have an "Install" btn: how should I install the other widgets from the extension manager, say I'd like to try "Icon picker"?
Is the extension manager stable?
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Re: Widget store

Post by Klaus » Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:05 pm

Bonsoir François,

sorry for the delay.

Yes, the widgets SHOULD work, no idea why they don't!?
Will ask on the mailing list.

And the other widgets listed there are already part of LC, but are obviously only
for use in the IDE e.g. "Icon picker" is used by the IDE to select SVG graphics
for other widgets like "Segemented control" etc.
Is the extension manager stable?
Good question, looks like it does what it should but no idea if it is really stable.


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Re: Widget store

Post by Klaus » Wed Mar 01, 2017 2:36 pm

Hi Francois,

I asked on the mailing list, but not much response there... :?

Looks like the mothership (again) changed the format of widgets in the new version.
Which means all "older" widgets need to be recompiled to work again, so we have to wait a bit more.


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Re: Widget store

Post by Fjord » Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:10 pm

So it looks that the extension manager is not be used.
Well, I was just wondering.
Thank you!
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Re: Widget store

Post by Klaus » Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:34 pm

Hi Francois,

well, the "Extension Manager" does in fact work as exspected,
but the widgets inside of it do not!


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