LiveCode 6.1.0-rc-2 Available

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LiveCode 6.1.0-rc-2 Available

Post by heatherlaine » Thu Jun 27, 2013 5:30 pm

LiveCode 6.1.0-rc-2 is now available.

As always, any release with RC or DP in the name is a test release, and should be treated as such. Back up your work, report any issues via the Quality Center:

This release contains the following changes:
Images with filenames that look like URLs can cause slowdown.
ASCII string check
UUID Generation
Improved properties Property
Additional statistical functions
Activation removed in Community edition
The cardIds of group
The childControlNames and childControlIds of group
the effective visible
Chained Behaviors
iOS Remote Control Support
Locking Group Updates
Random Number Generation
Getting the Page Ranges of a Field
16 bug fixes: 10991 - If a memory warning is received whilst acceleratedRendering mode is enabled, a crash can occur on iOS.
10990 - Memory leak when using acceleratedRendering on iOS in certain cases.
10986 - 'select before/after field ...' selects the field object, rather than the text in the field.
10982 - RevDB doesn't work with LiveCode server on Mac
10914 - PIE binaries are now built for ARMv7+ meaning the 'Non-PIE Binary' warning from iTunes Connect should no longer occur.
10976 - Ungrouping objects can result in their id's changing.
10975 - Image objects don't properly resolve filenames to be absolute before searching the cache.
10974 - Instability in acceleratedRendering caused in specific circumstances when a static layer moves just above a dynamic layer.
10967 - Import snapshot on 16-bit displays on Windows causes a blank image to be produced.
10966 - Fetching properties of function expressions now works correctly (e.g. the name of controlAtLoc(the mouseLoc)).
10961 - Passing script locals as parameters to external functions doesn't work correctly in behaviors.
10960 - Getting 'the lockUpdates of ' now works correctly.
10950 - 'is a color' now checks the input string more carefully, in particular it doesn't allow trailing characters, or more than 3 items.
10945 - mobileControls() returns deleted controls in the list
10926 - 'filter' does not honour the lineDelimiter property.
10863 - Group command doesn't throw an error when attempting to group a shared group.
You can get access to this release in 1 of 2 ways:
1) From within the IDE go to the help menu and click "check for updates"
2) Visit and download the RC2 installer for your platform.

Warm regards,

The LiveCode team

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