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bogs
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Re: Tips for the newbie in livecode

Post by bogs » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:04 pm

Yes, what he is looking for would be similar to this or the date/time picker in VB -
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However, since we don't have one in Lc by default, I pointed him to the place where, like the timer, he could make one himself.

I also don't have any familiarity with any plugins like you mentioned, so I am glad you do :)

Funny thing is, there was a tutorial on how to build a calendar in 2.x. to 3.x....Hmmm....<searching>....
Ok, found a few things.
Hugh has a date picker on his site (free trial) which you can find here.
There is also this one by Bob Cole.

Apparently, the calendar tutorial never made it to the lessons page from what I can see, although I found several tutorials on making an html version of it.
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Re: Tips for the newbie in livecode

Post by dunbarx » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:50 pm

It seems that Rotunda Software is back up, and their calendarPane gadget is again downloadable.

http://www.rotundasoftware.com/livecode ... arPane.php

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Re: Tips for the newbie in livecode

Post by lemodizon » Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:17 am

dunbarx wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:21 pm
Bogs.

I think he is talking about a calendar type date picker.

Not that you should ignore the advice to look up those terms in the dictionary.

I have used "calendarPane", which is no longer supported. I assume that means it is open season on it, as it was free anyway. There are surely others. I have that gadget if you want to look at it.

Craig
hello where can i download the calendar pane?

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Re: Tips for the newbie in livecode

Post by lemodizon » Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:23 am

lemodizon wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:17 am
dunbarx wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:21 pm
Bogs.

I think he is talking about a calendar type date picker.

Not that you should ignore the advice to look up those terms in the dictionary.

I have used "calendarPane", which is no longer supported. I assume that means it is open season on it, as it was free anyway. There are surely others. I have that gadget if you want to look at it.

Craig
hello where can i download the calendar pane?
i already download the calendar pane hehehe but i don't know how to install it in the livecode i'm using the community livecode 9.


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Re: Tips for the newbie in livecode

Post by mrcoollion » Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:05 pm

I made the following Date Picker for knowledge purposes and to have something that is easy to understand..
It has quite some options....

You are free to use it or for learning.
DemoFlexCaledarPane_V01_05.zip
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Kind regards,

Paul

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Re: Tips for the newbie in livecode

Post by bogs » Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:13 pm

Pretty neat there Paul Image
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Re: Tips for the newbie in livecode

Post by mrcoollion » Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:19 am

Thanks for the compliment Bogs. Appreciate it 8)

lemodizon
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Re: Tips for the newbie in livecode

Post by lemodizon » Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:13 am

Thanks Paul

you made this (calendar)? wow nice one. sorry coz i'm newbie in livecode and upon studying livecode controls i thought date picker is a drag and drop just like other controls :D :D

i already download it but the problem is i don't how to insert in a sample stack :D :D :D :D

anyways i will explore it once i'm in the topic of scripting

many thanks to you and to the others who shared regarding date picker

i really i appreciate everyone who shared their knowledge and time to share.

Go Livecode and thanks to all livecode developer! let's all spread the beauty of Livecode to others! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Tips for the newbie in livecode

Post by mrcoollion » Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:23 pm

I tried to make it pretty simple.
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Step 1: Open a new stack and save it with any name (e.g. MyNewStack).
Step 2 : Open my calender demo stack and enter in field Receive stackname the name of your stack MyNewStack
Step 3 : Enter a new substackname for the calender sub-stack that will be copied to your stack e.g. CalendarPane01.
Now press button 'Make a copy of the calendar sub-stack in your stack.'
Voila.. the calendar pane sub-stack will now be copied to your stack.
Now you still need to have a button in you stack to open the calendarpane sub-stack.
To get one in your stack do:
Step 4 : Enter the receive card name for your button in field : Receive card name for button.
Step 5: Enter the name you want to give to this new button in your card. in field 'New button name' .
Now press button 'Place a Date Select Button in a card of your stack.'
Voila.. A new button has been place in the card to choose.
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Hope this works for you.

Kind regards,

Paul
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TerryL
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Re: Tips for the newbie in livecode

Post by TerryL » Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:14 pm

Hi lemodizon.

Yet another Calendar or Date Picker. Self-contained group of three fields and two buttons. Group objects refer to the group's script to update calendar. Option for auto-update on preOpenCard.

An often overlooked feature when working with groups is Edit > Select Group Controls. Check to edit objects in a group, uncheck to edit the group. Very useful. Terry
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bogs
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Re: Tips for the newbie in livecode

Post by bogs » Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:53 pm

Also pretty neat. It never fails to amaze me how people will take off and run with something.
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