Amazing new feature in LiveCode 6.7DP-1.4.14

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Tue Apr 1 12:34:04 EDT 2014


messing with the newbies on April 1 is not nice.


On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 12:19 PM, <dunbarx at aol.com> wrote:

> Larry.
>
>
> You have an error in the third line. "my" is not a token that LC
> understands. Read the dictionary. Sheesh.
>
>
>
> Change to:
>
>
>
> put money into "*:citibank:craig"
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: larry <larry at significantplanet.org>
> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Sent: Tue, Apr 1, 2014 12:10 pm
> Subject: Re: Amazing new feature in LiveCode 6.7DP-1.4.14
>
>
> Lame, lame, lame!
> Please feel free to use the function I just wrote:
>
> function magicApp
>   makeApp
>   sellApp
>   put money into my account
> end magicApp
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <dunbarx at aol.com>
> To: <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 10:03 AM
> Subject: Re: Amazing new feature in LiveCode 6.7DP-1.4.14
>
>
> > Devin.
> >
> >
> > Why waste your time with that, when you can simply use the new "doItAll"
> > and "makeUI" commands:
> >
> >
> >
> > on mouseUp
> >
> >  makeUI
> >  doItAll
> >
> >
> > end mouseUp
> >
> >
> > So much faster. No errors. I personally do not have time to make a button
> > and put that script into it. I wish they would automate that as well.
> >
> >
> > Craig
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Devin Asay <devin_asay at byu.edu>
> > To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> > Sent: Tue, Apr 1, 2014 11:54 am
> > Subject: Amazing new feature in LiveCode 6.7DP-1.4.14
> >
> >
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > Thanks to the engine refactoring project made possible by last year's
> > Kickstarter campaign the good folks at RunRev have finally been able to
> > implement a feature that I have wanted for years. You know how you're
> > always
> > yelling at your computer to do what you mean, not what you actually
> coded?
> > Well,
> > that's a thing of the past with the new guessProgrammerIntent stack
> > property.
> > Try this in the stack script:
> >
> > on openStack
> >   set the guessProgrammerIntent of me to true
> > end openStack
> >
> > Suddenly everything I really want my stack to do "just works!"
> >
> > So I can do things like this:
> >
> >   sort field "mydata" in a way that makes sense
> >
> > And Boom! the text in the field looks exactly like I want it to look,
> > whatever
> > that is.
> >
> > It even works with Strict Compilation Mode turn on! I think what happens
> > is that
> > if you forget to declare a variable, LiveCode just assumes you meant to
> > and
> > carries on as if you had declared it.
> >
> > I have tried this with both the LTR and the new RTL versions of LiveCode.
> > I have
> > yet tested it in Ambidextrous mode because I can't afford it right now.
> >
> > Looking forward to hearing of other developers' successes with the new
> > guessProgrammerIntent property.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Devin
> >
> >
> > Devin Asay
> > Office of Digital Humanities
> > Brigham Young University
> >
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