RELEASE: LiveCode 6.7-dp-2

Michael McCreary michael.mccreary at
Mon Apr 21 10:57:53 EDT 2014

Dear List Members,

We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 6.7.0-dp-2.

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

Release Contents:
* Clipboard data 'styledText' array accessor.
* Cocoa Support
* Improved revBrowser external

Bug Fixes:
12226 - revBrowser doesn't grab mouse focus on Mac.
12223 - Windows backdrop doesn't cover the full desktop area when 
displayed on a high-dpi screen.
12216 - the qtVersion returns empty
12200 - Some filesystem entries in the root of a volume on Mac report as 
files when they are really folders.
12185 - Standalone engine crashes when -ui specified on Linux.
12183 - Clicking in the scrollbar well doesn't work if the click is too 
12182 - 'the pageRanges' doesn't work on fields with more than 64K chars.
12175 - Setting the usePixelScaling property doesn't update all windows 
on Mac.
12170 - Non-existant command line parameter variables ($) behave 
strangely with split.
12146 - setting tabstops to 2 equal numbers and then turning vGrid on 
hangs LC
12130 - Resize cursor does not always display in window edges on Mac.
12125 - put the executionContexts crashes LiveCode server
12116 - NullPointerException on device logcat when app was launched and 
closed if in-app purchasing box is not ticked
12115 - Import / export snapshot from rect of window ignores rect on OSX
12109 - "Export snapshot ... from window ..." wrongly scales snapshot rect
12107 - exit causes LiveCode server to crash
12105 - LiveCode server crashed if you call paramCount()
12101 - Graphics missing from imported Hypercard stack
12099 - On awakening Android device from sleep, part of app is blacked out
12089 - Setting a player filename to a url causes hang.
12088 - The script editor doesn't scroll horizontally as text is entered
12087 - moveStack messages are not sent continuously on Mac.
12086 - rawKeyDown sends incorrect code for shifted keys on Mac.
12085 - "export snapshot of window ..." locks up on OSX
12082 - Changing an applied pattern causes the IDE to crash
12080 - Setting hidePalettes to false does not work on Mac.
12073 - Make sure 'unlock cursor' takes immediate effect, rather than at 
next mouseMove on Mac.
12068 - No default menubar in standalones on Mac.
12058 - The backdrop on Windows is always black
12056 - Clicking on a cell of a table field causes the IDE to crash
12047 - Arrow keys don\'t work in CEF browser on Mac.
12044 - Opaque groups do not completely draw their backgrounds when 
acceleratedRendering is enabled
12037 - Slow-down in setting contents of fields on Windows since 6.1.3.
12027 - On Retina Mac's scrollbars with small thumbs render smaller than 
they should.
12020 - Caret is too thin on Retina displays.
12010 - Windows engine hangs after multiple stack redraws.
12008 - import screen snapshot on iOS creates image of incorrect size.
12006 - HTTP (HTML) URLs encoded with anything other than a native 
character set are returned incorrectly
11975 - "import snapshot from rect ..." only imports part of the screen 
on Windows
11933 - effective textColor returns empty value for styled text
11922 - Players do not render at correct size on Retina Macs.
11917 - Setting the label of an option or combo-box does not update the 
11860 - uuid and randomBytes functions don\'t work on iOS when 
Encryption support is not included
11808 - pixelScaling not enabled on Windows Commercial edition
11708 - Anroid apps only partially drawn after rotating device during 
lock sreen
11690 - Once large scripts start scrolling the script editor, it won\'t 
stop for a long time on Windows.
11689 - ResizeControl is not sent when resizing images
11662 - Round buttons are drawn incorrectly
11603 - Backdrop not displayed on Linux
11370 - Anti-aliasing inconsistent for 1 pixel lines and curves
11072 - magnify and edit image crashes LC
10767 - Non-CEF browser not working in modal dialogs on Mac.
2627 - The machine() function returns "unknown" under Mac OSX

Warm Regards,

The LiveCode Team

*Michael McCreary . Runtime Revolution Ltd
LiveCode - Unleash Your Killer App*

mail : 25a Thistle Street Lane South West, Edinburgh, EH2 1EW
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