RELEASE LiveCode 6.6.2 RC1

Stephen MacLean smaclean at madmansoft.com
Thu Apr 24 15:10:34 EDT 2014


I am unable to launch an iOS app that builds and runs normally in 6.6.1.

It crashes at launch on both the simulator and phone.

I will file a bug report, along with crash report.

Best,

Steve MacLean

On Apr 24, 2014, at 1:22 PM, Benjamin Beaumont <ben at runrev.com> wrote:

> Dear List Members.
> 
> We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 6.6.1 RC1.
> 
> This is a maintenance release for the 6.6 series and contain 43 bug fixes.
> Many of the visual glitches on high resolution screens have been resolved
> and a number of other general fixes have been applied.
> 
> *Release Contents*
> 
> 43 bug fixes:
> 
>   - 12239 - Magnification window shows corrupted image.
>   - 12237 - Attempt to attach to the launching console on Windows (if any)
>   in standalones.
>   - 12236 - Dropdown menus are clipped on Windows when text scale > 100%
>   - 12235 - Tooltips clipped on Windows when text scaling > 100%
>   - 12227 - When Windows screen display is set to 125% popups sometimes
>   break
>   - 12223 - Windows backdrop doesn\'t cover the full desktop area when
>   displayed on a high-dpi screen.
>   - 12206 - Buttons of menu type can\'t be inspected if first created
>   object
>   - 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 short.
>   - 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
>   - 12125 - put the executionContexts crashes LiveCode server
>   - 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
>   - 12088 - The script editor doesn\'t scroll horizontally as text is
>   entered
>   - 12058 - The backdrop on Windows is always black
>   - 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 retunred incorrectly
>   - 11975 - \"import snapshot from rect ...\" only imports part of the
>   screen on Windows
>   - 11964 - Spacing is incorrect for Windows scaled text
>   - 11933 - effective textColor returns empty value for styled text
>   - 11920 - Memory leak in bitmap effects with spread of non-zero radius
>   (e.g. spread 100%, radius 1; spread 50%, radius 2).
>   - 11904 - Italic characters with underhang are clipped on windows
>   - 11884 - Stoked graphics clipped when printed
>   - 11860 - uuid and randomBytes functions don\'t work on iOS when
>   Encryption support is not included
>   - 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
>   - 2627 - The machine() function returns \"unknown\" under Mac OSX
> 
> *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/
> 
> *Reporting Bugs*
> If you encounter an issue with this release please submit a bug report to
> our quality centre: http://quality.runrev.com/enter_bug.cgi
> 
> Warm regards,
> 
> The LiveCode Team
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