RELEASE LiveCode 6.5 RC3

Benjamin Beaumont ben at
Tue Nov 12 15:02:22 EST 2013

Dear List Members,

We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 6.5.0 RC3.

*Warning: this is not a stable release. Please ensure you back up your
stacks before testing them.*

*Release Contents*
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
Xpath functions
47 bug fixes: 11422 - Multiply blend mode incorrect
11415 - Random issues with text layout and alignment.
11413 - Text clipped vertically on iOS for certain fonts
11320 - Player rect not adjusted by stack scroll when redrawing on OSX
11197 - Crash when attempting to print to file on linux.
11397 - Imagedata of resized images returned at wrong scale
11393 - Fullscreen modes cause clipped text on Windows
11390 - Fix incorrect cropping of resized image
11389 - Dashed borders on oval grapgics do not start at the correct location
11388 - 1 pixel non-antialiased lines draw incorrectly in certain
11360 - Linux themeing does not correctly work on non 32bit displays
11355 - Focus border on Windows default button has artefacts.
10508 - Printing text to PDF on Windows can result in poor layout.
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
11324 - Borders still rendered even if borderWidth == 0.
11315 - Instability of LiveCode when gradients are being / have been
11314 - Image transparency is lost when setting the imagedata
11299 - Answer folder for XCode app bundle has a typo
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.
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
10964 - Inconsistent rounding of floating point values.
6720 - Scrollbar properties not returned in correct format.

*Updating to this release*
To update to this release choose "check for updates" from the help menu
within LiveCode or download it directly here:

*Reporting issue*
The purpose of these releases is to provide community members with the
chance to test releases before they are declared stable. If you encounter
an issue, please file a report at

Thank you for your support.

Warm regards,

Then LiveCode Team

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