RELEASE LiveCode 6.5.0 RC5

Chris Sheffield cmsheffield at icloud.com
Tue Nov 19 19:13:34 CET 2013


Is anyone else having problems launching RC 5? RC 4 launches just fine for me, but RC 5 locks up at the “Loading plugins” step.

Mac, OS X Mavericks

Chris


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Chris Sheffield
Read Naturally, Inc.
www.readnaturally.com


On Nov 19, 2013, at 10:49 AM, Benjamin Beaumont <ben at runrev.com> wrote:

> Dear List Members.
> 
> We are pleased to announce that LiveCode 6.5.0 RC5 is now available.
> 
> Warning
> There still may be bugs in this pre-release. It is always good practice to back up your stacks before testing. 
> 
> Release Contents
> Improved image editing tools.
> 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
> 58 bug fixes: 11471 - Loss of quality for certain gradient types
> 11470 - Regular polygons with a line size greater than 1 clip
> 11469 - Ovals are filled incorrectly when using startAngle/arcAngle
> 11464 - Fix crash when printing an RLE-encoded image on OSX
> 11457 - Antialised single point lines draw across pixels
> 11456 - OS X tab buttons clip for certain text sizes
> 11445 - Fix image scaling with \"best\" resizequality rounding scale factors down to integer values.
> 11444 - Odd letter spacing in text when rendered in certain fonts at certain sizes.
> 10485 - Take account of keyboard visibility in Android \"effective working screenrect\". Notify engine of changes to keyboard visibility.
> 11436 - Standalone builder still has option for Armv6 iOS builds
> 11426 - When drawing opaque round rectangles the fill overlaps the stroke
> 11422 - Multiply blend mode incorrect
> 11415 - Random issues with text layout and alignment.
> 11413 - Text clipped vertically on iOS for certain fonts (updated fix for iOS 6)
> 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 circumstances
> 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 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
> 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 vice-versa
> 10964 - Inconsistent rounding of floating point values.
> 6720 - Scrollbar properties not returned in correct format.
> 
> Getting this release
> To upgrade to this release please select "check for updates" from the help menu in LiveCode or download the installers directly at: http://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/6_5_0/
> 
> Warm regards,
> 
> The LiveCode Team
> 
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