use-revolution Digest, Vol 47, Issue 4

Rocky J. Reuter rreuter at capital.edu
Fri Aug 3 14:45:52 CDT 2007




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> Today's Topics:
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>    1. Re: Shy Images (Len Morgan)
>    2. Re: save data in custom properties in a stack- or a text
>       file? (Josh Mellicker)
>    3. moving resources out of a resource fork (Jeff Reynolds)
>    4. Re: moving resources out of a resource fork (Ian Wood)
>    5. Re:  mercy...Control-A and text selection revisited
>       (Mark E. Powell)
>    6. Checkbox maker (Jim Lambert)
>    7. Re: Shy Images (Dave Cragg)
>    8. Re: moving resources out of a resource fork (Mark Smith)
>    9. Re: use-revolution Digest, Vol 47, Issue 1 (Mark Greenberg)
>   10. Re: moving resources out of a resource fork (Sarah Reichelt)
>   11. Re: moving resources out of a resource fork (J. Landman Gay)
>   12. Re: Find Command (RG Teeter)
>   13. Re: save data in custom properties in a stack- or a text
>       file? (Stephen Barncard)
>   14. Re: data stream processing (Pierre Sahores)
>   15. Reading Dos text (Cp850, Cp437, Cp1252) (Malte Brill)
>   16. Re: Reading Dos text (Cp850, Cp437, Cp1252) (Mark Smith)
>   17. Re: Reading Dos text (Cp850, Cp437, Cp1252) (Mark Smith)
>   18. Re: Float Above Stack (Ferdinand)
>   19. Re: Reading Dos text (Cp850, Cp437, Cp1252) (Jan Schenkel)
>   20. Re: Float Above Stack (Ken Ray)
> 
> 
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> 
> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2007 12:22:32 -0500
> From: Len Morgan <len-morgan at crcom.net>
> Subject: Re: Shy Images
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Message-ID: <46B212D8.2060908 at crcom.net>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> 
> Thanks for the help Ken and Dave.  Ken's routine worked almost untouched
> (just a little renaming of the variables).
> 
> I'm having a few problems where the "mouseRelease" message is getting
> sent (it drops the picture where the mouse button was let go) but then
> it still seems to think I'm holding down the button and I've still got
> an image that's getting dragged around.  This leaves images laying
> around all over the screen.
> 
> Since the code Ken wrote has a "delete sTarget" (which is the image that
> I'm dragging around) I don't know why I still have an image.  I don't
> need this dragged image (all I really want to know at the end of the day
> is the group I started dragging from and the group I dragged it to.
> After that, I'll use script to do the behind curtain stuff that will
> delete the picture in the original group and set the filename on the new
> group.
> 
> Ken's code seemed perfect for this since it copies the original image
> and drags around a copy which gets deleted when I let go of the mouse.
> At least that's the theory.
> 
> len
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 2
> Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 10:30:39 -0700
> From: Josh Mellicker <josh at dvcreators.net>
> Subject: Re: save data in custom properties in a stack- or a text
> file?
> To: How to use Revolution <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Message-ID: <0A20F3A2-6251-4F3C-9AEE-A51BB3C3C886 at dvcreators.net>
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> 
> Thanks for your illumination on this topic.
> 
> On Aug 2, 2007, at 9:29 AM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> 
>> If I'm reading your posts correctly it sounds to my ear like you've
>> already decided.  If it works, why change?
> 
> I was just wondering if there was any case in which someone would
> store such a simple set of data in custom props rather than a text file.
> 
> I have learned the answer is yes!
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 3
> Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 13:41:51 -0400
> From: Jeff Reynolds <jeff at siphonophore.com>
> Subject: moving resources out of a resource fork
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Message-ID: <BC6BEF83-6F9A-4BBE-917A-31417B15235C at siphonophore.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
> 
> Im starting to do a port of an old hypercard stack i have to a new
> Rev app. The old stack has a pile of pict resources and i need to
> export them all out. I can easily access them and copy them with
> resedit or rezilla, but i remember having an old os9 app that would
> take and export all the pict resources out of a resource fork to pict
> files in bulk. I cant remember if i wrote this in hypercard (with
> some externals) or if this was a commercial application. anyone
> remember anything like this or have a simple process to do this?
> 
> thanks
> 
> jeff
> 
> 
> Jeffrey Reynolds
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 4
> Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 20:06:07 +0100
> From: Ian Wood <revlist at azurevision.co.uk>
> Subject: Re: moving resources out of a resource fork
> To: How to use Revolution <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Message-ID: <C8170C84-6B09-44C3-8867-7817C3EB6CF8 at azurevision.co.uk>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
> 
> Try File Juicer, it'll extract almost anything from almost anything...
> 
> http://echoone.com/filejuicer/
> 
> Ian
> 
> On 2 Aug 2007, at 18:41, Jeff Reynolds wrote:
> 
>> Im starting to do a port of an old hypercard stack i have to a new
>> Rev app. The old stack has a pile of pict resources and i need to
>> export them all out. I can easily access them and copy them with
>> resedit or rezilla, but i remember having an old os9 app that would
>> take and export all the pict resources out of a resource fork to
>> pict files in bulk. I cant remember if i wrote this in hypercard
>> (with some externals) or if this was a commercial application.
>> anyone remember anything like this or have a simple process to do
>> this?
>> 
>> thanks
>> 
>> jeff
>> 
>> 
>> Jeffrey Reynolds
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> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 5
> Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2007 21:04:18 +0000
> From: "Mark E. Powell" <runrev at aboutmyfiles.com>
> Subject: Re:  mercy...Control-A and text selection revisited
> To: "How to use Revolution" <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Message-ID: <W88337572826781186088658 at webmail17>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
> 
> Hello Eric
> 
> It does not work for me.  For testing, I created a simple stack with one field
> and the script you suggested in the card script:
> 
> www.aboutmyfiles.com/controlKeyDownTest.rev
> 
> With the cursor in the field, control-A does nothing.  If I choose Select All
> from the Rev IDE Edit menu, same thing (i.e. nothing).  Does it work for you?
> 
> If yes, then it has to be an effect of the loss-of-focus bug that is in 2.8.0,
> which is what I am running.
> 
> Please let me know when you have a moment.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Mark
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 6
> Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 14:49:12 -0700
> From: Jim Lambert <jiml at netrin.com>
> Subject: Checkbox maker
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Message-ID: <254e6002e4fe17475584b0f6bdb94e96 at netrin.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed
> 
> I've uploaded
> 
>                  EZ Checkbox Family
> 
> to RevOnline under Categories>Utilities or Users>JimL.
> 
> It contains a Checkbox Family control that  lets you create groups of
> checkboxes with a just single click and get the selected items with one
> line of code. There are also a few commands to interact with the
> checkbox control programmatically.
> 
> This is somewhat related to the recent thread: "create a html list, but
> with a char where the image shall be".
> 
> Hope you find this useful.
> 
> Jim Lambert
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 7
> Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 23:35:57 +0100
> From: Dave Cragg <dave.cragg at lacscentre.co.uk>
> Subject: Re: Shy Images
> To: How to use Revolution <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Message-ID: <9B4AC66B-4441-4E09-BE60-CA16BF5872F3 at lacscentre.co.uk>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
> 
> 
> On 2 Aug 2007, at 18:22, Len Morgan wrote:
>> I'm having a few problems where the "mouseRelease" message is
>> getting sent (it drops the picture where the mouse button was let
>> go) but then it still seems to think I'm holding down the button
>> and I've still got an image that's getting dragged around.  This
>> leaves images laying around all over the screen.
> 
> You should probably add a mouseUp handler too that is identical to
> the mouseRelease handler. This will catch cases where you release the
> mouse while it is still over the original target.
> 
> Not sure if that is the cause of your current problem, but worth trying.
> 
> Cheers
> Dave
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 8
> Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2007 02:36:33 +0100
> From: Mark Smith <mark at maseurope.net>
> Subject: Re: moving resources out of a resource fork
> To: How to use Revolution <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Message-ID: <02A0B46B-55FD-4E00-AD1C-B1A590383E5E at maseurope.net>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
> 
> Jeff, have a look in the docs at the getResource(), getResources()
> and copyResource() functions.
> 
> Best,
> 
> Mark
> 
> On 2 Aug 2007, at 18:41, Jeff Reynolds wrote:
> 
>> Im starting to do a port of an old hypercard stack i have to a new
>> Rev app. The old stack has a pile of pict resources and i need to
>> export them all out. I can easily access them and copy them with
>> resedit or rezilla, but i remember having an old os9 app that would
>> take and export all the pict resources out of a resource fork to
>> pict files in bulk. I cant remember if i wrote this in hypercard
>> (with some externals) or if this was a commercial application.
>> anyone remember anything like this or have a simple process to do
>> this?
>> 
>> thanks
>> 
>> jeff
>> 
>> 
>> Jeffrey Reynolds
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> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 9
> Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 18:50:44 -0700
> From: Mark Greenberg <markgreenberg at cox.net>
> Subject: Re: use-revolution Digest, Vol 47, Issue 1
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Message-ID: <2814125C-21B1-475E-8D98-8C44AEDC99F7 at cox.net>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
> 
> 
> On Aug 1, 2007, at 9:14 AM, use-revolution-request at lists.runrev.com
> wrote:
> 
>> Greetings for a really nice website! :)
> 
> Thanks, Alejandro! And thanks also for helping me get started way
> back when I switched to Rev. Actually, I don't know if I would have
> stuck with Rev if it weren't for the amazingly helpful people that
> contribute to this list.
> 
> Mark Greenberg
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 10
> Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2007 11:58:41 +1000
> From: "Sarah Reichelt" <sarah.reichelt at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: moving resources out of a resource fork
> To: "How to use Revolution" <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Message-ID:
> <f99b52860708021858x30026d44v6cd79fce82126860 at mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
> 
> On 8/3/07, Jeff Reynolds <jeff at siphonophore.com> wrote:
>> Im starting to do a port of an old hypercard stack i have to a new
>> Rev app. The old stack has a pile of pict resources and i need to
>> export them all out. I can easily access them and copy them with
>> resedit or rezilla, but i remember having an old os9 app that would
>> take and export all the pict resources out of a resource fork to pict
>> files in bulk. I cant remember if i wrote this in hypercard (with
>> some externals) or if this was a commercial application. anyone
>> remember anything like this or have a simple process to do this?
> 
> Revolution has some commands for managing resources. I wrote a utility
> stack for doing this which you are welcome to try
> <http://www.troz.net/Rev/misc/ResourceCopier.rev.gz>. It's been a
> while since I looked at it, so I don't know if there have been any
> changes in recent version of Rev that might have affected it, but it
> should give you some ideas anyway.
> 
> Cheers,
> Sarah
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 11
> Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2007 21:37:05 -0500
> From: "J. Landman Gay" <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>
> Subject: Re: moving resources out of a resource fork
> To: How to use Revolution <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Message-ID: <46B294D1.8010802 at hyperactivesw.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> 
> Jeff Reynolds wrote:
>> Im starting to do a port of an old hypercard stack i have to a new Rev
>> app. The old stack has a pile of pict resources and i need to export
>> them all out. I can easily access them and copy them with resedit or
>> rezilla, but i remember having an old os9 app that would take and export
>> all the pict resources out of a resource fork to pict files in bulk. I
>> cant remember if i wrote this in hypercard (with some externals) or if
>> this was a commercial application. anyone remember anything like this or
>> have a simple process to do this?
> 
> Graphic Converter. It can bulk-export PICT resources from any resource
> fork and save them to a folder as any other image format. I use it all
> the time for HC stacks.




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