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by dntknwjck
Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: read from file (field "Datafile") at -100 for charsToRead
Replies: 8
Views: 357

Re: read from file (field "Datafile") at -100 for charsToRead

jacque,

Thanks for the insight about "read from file (field "Datafile") at -100 for charsToRead" in the dictionary.
Not sure I would ever have figured that out, but it does make sense.
Your example should be put in the dictionary as it is much clearer than what it currently there.
by dntknwjck
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: read from file (field "Datafile") at -100 for charsToRead
Replies: 8
Views: 357

Re: read from file (field "Datafile") at -100 for charsToRead

Thanks to all for the thoughts about this. I have two things in mind: 1- The dictionary shows an example of reading from a field as if the field was a file. I think tat is an interesting concept and have tried to make it work, but have not been successful with that. 2- I am trying to determine the b...
by dntknwjck
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: read from file (field "Datafile") at -100 for charsToRead
Replies: 8
Views: 357

read from file (field "Datafile") at -100 for charsToRead

Hello - Just trying to get this example from the dictionary to work: read from file (field "Datafile") at -100 for charsToRead my code is: open file (fld "txtTwo") for read answer the result = "can't open that file" read from file (field "txtTwo") at -101 for 400 answer the result = "file is not ope...
by dntknwjck
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Tree View building the array
Replies: 0
Views: 270

Tree View building the array

The attached zip file contains the stacks necessary to run this example program TreeView-Folders. Which does what the name implies, for Windows and Linux. This is something I put together to figure out how Tree View and Arrays work. My question is about the command populateArray in folders.livecodes...
by dntknwjck
Tue May 28, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Simple example of start using stack
Replies: 16
Views: 1070

Re: Simple example of start using stack

To be precise in the IDE -> SpecialFolderPath("resources") points to the folder in which the current stack resides, the one that executes the script. In a standalone to the folder where you added all of your resources via the "Copy files" tab in then "Standalone Application Settings". This way we ca...
by dntknwjck
Tue May 28, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Simple example of start using stack
Replies: 16
Views: 1070

Re: Simple example of start using stack

Here is a simple example of script stack in the resource folder put this as file testing.livecodescript script "testing" command doSomething answer "The command doSomething in test.livecodescript has executed" end doSomething put his in a button's mouseup event: on mouseUp --resources is /home/user...
by dntknwjck
Mon May 27, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Simple example of start using stack
Replies: 16
Views: 1070

Re: Simple example of start using stack

Thanks to all. I now have a working script file.
by dntknwjck
Mon May 27, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Simple example of start using stack
Replies: 16
Views: 1070

Simple example of start using stack

New to live code and trying to create a library stack for use with Sqlite. Have found some information by searching for:livecode library script stack example on the internet. so if I have: start using "myLib.livecode" How do I find if the stack loaded? What is the proper syntax to call a function in...
by dntknwjck
Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Tools Palette likes to disappear
Replies: 15
Views: 1345

Re: Tools Palette likes to disappear

Thanks for the quick replies. I will try the dictionaries.
Always somewhat of a challenge starting something new and different.
by dntknwjck
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Tools Palette likes to disappear
Replies: 15
Views: 1345

Re: Tools Palette likes to disappear

I am currently using: Linux Mint 18.3 "Sylvia" - Cinnamon (64-bit) One other problem I am having but is not appropriate for this forum is: Unable to load the documentation with Firefox from the menu bar icon or the script editor. Can load it directly into Firefox however by double clicking /home/t/....
by dntknwjck
Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Tools Palette likes to disappear
Replies: 15
Views: 1345

Re: Tools Palette likes to disappear

Trying hard to convert everything to Linux from Windows. I have been experimenting with LC for a couple of weeks and have found it interesting. Just installed 9.0.3 stable and this problem still exists. This problem has existed for at least 2 version in the Linux IDE and don't understand why it hasn...

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