Updates from the LiveCode open source community
- On the dangers of automated refactoring
- How do I change the textcolor of the selected text in a native iOS field?
- Snapshot image density
- Mobile Scroller Advice
- Positioning object in a loclocked group
- Android splash and icon
- launch url and then close
- lineOffset wildcard
- rant: truewordOffset
- native scroller cuts off parts of last line in a field
- What exactly does “put” do on Server?
- Changes to revsecurity.dylib in LC 9.6.2?
- Failed to get the keychain item
- iOS push notifications on Windows
- Show Tree widget row contents on hover?
- Dynamic scripted nested array keys?
- App fails to launch after code signing
Updates in the LiveCode open source project
7 pull requests were merged since the last issue.
New LiveCode releases
- Fix 100% CPU load when playing unsupported media file on Big Sur
- Fix memory leak when using arrayEncode in legacy mode
- Fix memory leak when parsing visual effect parameters
- Implement translated environment AppleScript workaround
- Use default browser to show OAuth2 dialog on Linux
- Tree View Widget error when values hidden
Bug of the week
The reporter provided a helpful sample stack and a detailed recipe that allowed us to test and confirm the problem quickly.
Want to get involved in the LiveCode open source project but don’t know where to start?
First read these posts from Trevor DeVore for detailed instructions on:
Note: Any new bug-fixing PRs should be submitted against
Then try one of these:
- (Easy) Docs: Paragraphs out of order in Description for split command
- (Easy) Docs: Mention the behavior of ‘the screenrect’ on iOS if “Display Zoom” is checked
- (Easy) Docs: Mention that matchText/matchChunk/replaceText all operate as if form-sensitive were true
- (Easy) Dictionary: more examples for IF entry in Dictionary
- (Easy) Dictionary: incorrect description of resizeControl message
- (Easy) Docs: Update the dict entry of the “propertynames”
- (Medium) Support for Drag and Drop in TreeView Widget
- (Medium) Make the scrollbars for a treeview widget a TAD wider
- (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
- (Medium) Datagrid not protected for drag and drop in project view (labels can get inserted into the DGgrp itself)
- (Hard) Create a LiveCode Community build for Raspberry Pi
- (Hard) Case insensitive matchText returns incorrect result
Contributors this week
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Other LiveCode News
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