Opening a Supercard file in Livecode?
stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Sun Jan 22 15:38:05 CST 2012
I'm sure it's possible but the exceptions would take a lot of work and is
just not worth the time vs re-creating with the superior Livecode
capability. One will always end up with a better functioning app this
On 22 January 2012 13:20, Bob Earp <rjearp at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Far be it for me to question your wisdom here Jacque, but are you sure
> this is true for Rev (not LC) ?
> I went from HC to SC to ToolBook and then Rev, and at the time of looking
> at Rev, I can remember one of the enticements for moving was the ability to
> import HC & SC into Rev. I knew a bunch of guys at Allegiant back then,
> and thought that the SC format was not that different from HC, and very
> similar to MetaCard.
> I also seem to remember somebody writing a translator from TB to Rev,
> which basically dumped a text file description of every object with their
> scripts, and then built a stack from that in Rev. The only problem was that
> Rev did things so much better in some areas, most of the time it was more
> beneficial to rebuild the TB project into a new Rev stack, and only use
> the valuable stuff like media.
> Then again, maybe I'm just getting old and my memory is playing tricks ;-)
> best, Bob...
> > From: "J. Landman Gay" <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>
> > To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> > Subject: Re: Opening a Supercard file in Livecode?
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> > On 1/21/12 6:53 AM, Richmond wrote:
> >> Does anybody know whether this is possible?
> > No, not possible. You could export the scripts in SC, rebuild the stack
> > in LiveCode, and paste the scripts into the new stack.
> Bob Earp
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