Updates from the LiveCode open source community
News & blog posts
- This month only: Get a Hacktoberfest t-shirt by contributing to LiveCode: Submit 5 pull requests and get a free Hacktoberfest T-shirt!
- Reading PDF Form Data in LiveCode?
- How to tell if a file path is just the path or includes a file name
- Hacktoberfest: Improving Hi-DPI support on Windows as a Community
- Confirming a thing about IDs
- How to unset the backdrop in the preferences?
- Open a Plugin via Script
- vbscript sendkeys()
- Unicode Store in JSON
- Widget baseClock_v100
- Can’t ‘Beep’ on iPhone
Updates in the LiveCode open source project
11 pull requests were merged since the last issue.
Bug of the week
- [Bug 21623 -
shrinks the window if stack x has no menubar and stack y does](http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=21623)
The reporter provided a detailed recipe as well as a helpful simple sample stack that allowed us to test, confirm and fix the problem quickly.
Want to get involved in the LiveCode open source project but don’t know where to start? Try one of these:
- (Easy) Docs: Dictionary anomaly in “URL scheme”
- (Easy) Docs: Livecode dictionary entry for videoClip
- (Easy) Docs: specialFolderPath(“resources”) for stacks with empty filename is not documented
- (Easy) Docs: Datagrid Deleteline and Deletelines commands are no longer synonymous in DG2
- (Easy) Docs: Command line installation needs “-ui” instead of “noui” since LC 9 DP-5
- (Easy) Dictionary: Improve documentation for launch URL & specialFolderPath for Android
- (Easy) MouseEnter / MouseLeave infinite Loop trap - documentation enhancement
- (Easy) outputTextEncoding - parameter description format mixed up
- (Medium) Add info on manipulating field contents to the User Guide
- (Medium) Applescript “do script” missing from standalone
- (Medium) Make guide outlines in the Dictionary expand/collapse with repeated clicks
- (Medium) Dictionary: The LiveCode Script Guide cannot be searched
- (Medium) Relayer control crashes livecode
- (Hard) Create a LiveCode Community build for Raspberry Pi
- (Hard) Case insensitive matchText returns incorrect result
Contributors this week
Other LiveCode News
This section brings you other interesting news from across the LiveCode universe over the last week. This section may include non OSS projects.
- LiveCode Global: 12 Months Streamed Live Around the Globe - Running every 2nd month throughout 2018!
Save the dates:
15th of November 2018