Certain Images cause LC Freeze?

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Mon Jul 30 00:03:33 EDT 2012


Hi Forrest,
It works fine here.

Phil Davis


On 7/29/12 7:42 PM, webmaster at curiositi.com wrote:
> Sorry for the extra posts.  Since I can't upload, here is a URL to 
> download the example stack.
> http://www.curiositi.com/filestoshare/ImageCauseFreeze.zip
>
> Could some of you please download and tell me if you can recreate the 
> error.  Any ideas for preventing this error?
>
> --ForrestD
>
>
> On Sun, 29 Jul 2012 21:28:27 -0500, webmaster at curiositi.com wrote:
>> Are file attachments allowed on this mailing list?  I'm attempting to
>> upload example stack as ZIPed file this time.
>> --ForrestD
>>
>>
>> On Sun, 29 Jul 2012 21:22:10 -0500, webmaster at curiositi.com wrote:
>>> Have others encountered this problem before?  I've found that loading
>>> certain images into a LiveCode Image Area cause the program to become
>>> unresponsive.  I have to force quit LiveCode and upon relaunch "set
>>> the filename" of the image area to empty.  Otherwise, it will lock up
>>> again.
>>>
>>> Any ideas on why some images cause this lock-up, and others work 
>>> just fine?
>>>
>>> I am attaching an example stack.  Here is how to recreate: (in Run 
>>> mode)
>>>
>>> 1)  Click the "Load Image Area" button.
>>> 2)  Click the "Go Next" button (or use keyboard shortcut)
>>> 3)  Click the "Go Prev" button (or use keyboard shortcut)
>>> 4)  Try to click anything... on the card or the tool palette --
>>> nothing will work.
>>>
>>> Interestingly, you can perform the same steps with the same image
>>> loading into a Quicktime Player control and not get a LiveCode Freeze
>>> to occur.
>>>
>>>
>>> I am running LiveCode 5.0.2 on Mac OSX 10.6.8.
>>>
>>>
>>> Has anyone seen this before?  Any ideas on how can I prevent this
>>> freeze/lock-up from happening?
>>>
>>> --Forrest Doddington
>
>
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