Strange LiveCode reaction - Could be a (not very important) bug ?

Bob Sneidar bobs at
Mon Jul 16 12:52:55 EDT 2012

Same thing with 5.5.1 and Snow Leopard. 


On Jul 15, 2012, at 4:44 AM, Francis Nugent Dixon wrote:

> Hi from Rainy (but Beautiful) Brittany
> Strange LiveCode reaction - Could be a bug ?
> LiveCode 5.5 Build 1479 on Mac OS X Lion.
> Launch LiveCode
> Create a New Mainstack
> Select "Rulers" from the "View" menu
> Horizontal and vertical rulers appear.
> You can close the window with the tiny red icon at the top
> of the mainStack window, OR with the "Close" option of
> the "File" menu.
> BUT - instead, select "Quit LiveCode" to exit the app.
> (You may ask, why would I want to do that ? Well, because
> I found I had something more important to do !!).
> Part of the ruler disappears, sometimes the horizontal,
> sometimes the vertical, but the mainStack is still there.
> LiveCode freezes - no menus can be selected.
> Can't select the Apple (left menu) either.
> By clicking OUTSIDE the mainStack (the deskTop, for
> example), you can however select the "Force Quit" option
> in the Apple menu, and then quit LiveCode.
> LiveCode is NOT shown as "Not Responding" in red.
> Clicking back inside the mainStack locks all the menus again.
> Curiouser and Curiouser !!!
> And I can duplicate the problem ad vitam eternam.
> -Francis
> "Nothing should ever be done for the first time !"
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