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by mwieder
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: GLX2 script editor released for Revolution
Replies: 32
Views: 19222

Re: GLX2 script editor released for Revolution

If it ain't broke, fix it until it is. :P
by mwieder
Mon Apr 06, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: GLX2 script editor released for Revolution
Replies: 32
Views: 19222

Re: GLX2 script editor released for Revolution

Yeah, well, it appears that it's been some six years now since I sent out an update, so...
by mwieder
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:03 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: GLX2 script editor released for Revolution
Replies: 32
Views: 19222

GLX2 script editor 4.0

Whew! It's been a long time since I've updated this. I really thought I had made my peace with the built-in script editor, but I recently had to look at this thing again and make some long-needed adjustments. Refactored it so much that it really needs a new major version to reflect all the changes. ...
by mwieder
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:42 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: GLX2 script editor released for Revolution
Replies: 32
Views: 19222

GLX2 script editor 4.0

hmmm... somehow managed to post before editing.
See below.
by mwieder
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Quarantine in the life of a LC programmer
Replies: 18
Views: 1003

Re: Quarantine in the life of a LC programmer

Mark- I'm not seeing that header. What I get back from the Covid19.countries function starts with [{"Country":"Portugal","Slug":"portugal","ISO2":"PT"} ...and yeah, you're basically on your own to prettify the output. I'd try grabbing the easyjson or fastjson libraries from github, use the library t...
by mwieder
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:50 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: How to programmatically select list item from value of a custom property
Replies: 8
Views: 329

Re: How to programmatically select list item from value of a custom property

Yay! :D
If you want to get really fancy you could even shorten that to a single line

Code: Select all

set the hilitedLine of field "lstOwner" to lineOffset(the cpOwner of me,field "lstOwner")
by mwieder
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: How to programmatically select list item from value of a custom property
Replies: 8
Views: 329

Re: How to programmatically select list item from value of a custom property

Probably the lineOffset function is going to give you the best results.
That will give you a line number which you can then plug into the hilitedLine command.
by mwieder
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Happy 2020!
Replies: 6
Views: 1503

Re: Happy 2020!

Ha! I was just watching Viv Stanshall before reading this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hcZ4s9cvpw
by mwieder
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Feature Proposals
Topic: Replace LiveCode Script with JavaScript, forever
Replies: 48
Views: 4812

Re: Replace LiveCode Script with JavaScript, forever

...and I don't for a second believe the OP's claim that
I've used LiveCode for >5 years, on hundreds of projects
by mwieder
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Feature Proposals
Topic: attachment types
Replies: 7
Views: 352

Re: attachment types

by mwieder
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Quarantine in the life of a LC programmer
Replies: 18
Views: 1003

Re: Quarantine in the life of a LC programmer

Here's a quick script-only stack library I threw together to access up-to-date worldwide covid-19 information from Johns Hopkins.
Stay safe out there.
by mwieder
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Feature Proposals
Topic: attachment types
Replies: 7
Views: 352

Re: attachment types

thanks - I know I can zip and post, and that's what I'll do, but sheesh.
by mwieder
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Feature Proposals
Topic: attachment types
Replies: 7
Views: 352

attachment types

Couldn't find a better place to post this: I tried to post a .livecodescript file as an attachment and got an error message that this wasn't an allowed type. WTF? First of all, what are the allowed types? Second, why isn't .livecodescript on the list? And... what can be done to fix this? InvalidFile...
by mwieder
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: LiveCode Builder
Topic: How do I deal with Code Blocks?
Replies: 26
Views: 1869

Re: How do I deal with Code Blocks?

Hmmm... could you flush specific messages from the queue rather than brute-forcing it, i.e., leave the callback messages in place?

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