RELEASE: LiveCode 6.5-rc-1

Bert Shuler bertshuler at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 1 20:47:53 CET 2013


> * libUrlSetSSLVerification now supported on mobile platforms

Does this mean encrypt now works on mobile platforms?

On Nov 1, 2013, at 11:00 AM, Michael McCreary <michael.mccreary at runrev.com> wrote:

> Dear list members,
> 
> We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 6.5.0-rc-1.
> 
> Warning: this is not a stable release. Please ensure you back up your stacks before testing them.
> 
> The primary focus of LiveCode 6.5 is resolution independence. This provides mobile developers with the ability to write applications which run seamlessly mobile             devices of differing pixel densities.
> 
> We now consider LiveCode 6.5 to be feature complete, hence why we have moved to the RC stage. As much has changed in this release, we urge you to test LiveCode 6.5 thoroughly to make sure as many bugs as possible have been squashed before the final release.
> 
> This beta release contains the following changes:
> 
> * Server graphics support
> * Full screen scaling mode.
> * PCRE library updated to version 8.33
> * libUrlSetSSLVerification now supported on mobile platforms
> * Resolution Independence
> * New global property colorDialogColors
> * Integration of revFont external
> * Enhanced 'filter' command
> * Text Measurement
> * The optional *recursively* adverb has been added to union and intersect commands
> * Xpath functions
> 
> 34 bug fixes:
> 11367 - Gradient inspector does not draw fully
> 11359 - Redraw issues with inner glow and inner shadow.
> 11351 - "recursively" option for array union and intersect not working.
> 11349 - Content outside of card rect can be seen in show all fullscreenmode when acceleratedRendering is true.
> 11338 - Character backColor not rendered in fields.
> 11336 - The fullscreenModes are now camel-case.
> 11335 - In fullscreen mode on Mac, the window resize handle still appears.
> 11332 - Text not rendered in correct location in -ui mode when taking snapshot of object.
> 11330 - Visual effects not displayed correctly on iOS when fullscreenmode is 'no border', and stack extends outside of the visible screen.
> 11329 - Dynamic layers do not render correctly when fullscreenmode causes stack to not be at top-left of screen.
> 11327 - Opening large scripts takes longer in 6.5 than 6.1.2
> 11325 - Graphic effects rendered incorrectly when non-Normal blend mode used.
> 11324 - Borders still rendered even if borderWidth == 0.
> 11315 - Instability of LiveCode when gradients are being / have been displayed.
> 11314 - Image transparency is lost when setting the imagedata
> 11198 - Fix color issues on PowerPC Mac
> 11174 - Conical, spiral, XY and sqrtXY gradients render incorrectly.
> 11310 - Italic fonts clipped on right hand side on iOS
> 11309 - Text clips for certain fonts on Mac
> 11297 - Setting the color of a graphic effect resets its opacity
> 11283 - Italic fonts are not rendered on Mac.
> 11280 - Project browser does not expand cards of substacks
> 11241 - Non-3D borders are always black.
> 11227 - Android native controls are positioned incorrectly.
> 11221 - Field background pattern not working.
> 11179 - Images with an angle other than 0 are not drawn.
> 11178 - Import from paint always fails.
> 11176 - MouseDoubleUp messages are not sent on Linux.
> 11068 - Resolving object chunks does not throw an error for long chunk references.
> 10995 - Standalones now set default font settings the same as the IDE.
> 10980 - Setting the filename of an image which already has a filename causes the property to be unset and 'could not load image' in the result.
> 10977 - Setting the image filename to empty unsets the image text and vice-versa
> 10964 - Inconsistent rounding of floating point values.
> 6720 - Scrollbar properties not returned in correct format.
> 
> This release can be downloaded from:
> 
> http://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/6_5_0/
> 
> Warm Regards,
> 
> The LiveCode Team.
> -- 
> Michael McCreary . Runtime Revolution Ltd
> LiveCode - Unleash Your Killer App
> 
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