RELEASE LiveCode 6.6.2 RC1

Stephen MacLean smaclean at madmansoft.com
Thu Apr 24 21:25:27 CEST 2014


Hell, even I'm getting it mixed up!

it's 6.6.2 RC1

On Apr 24, 2014, at 3:19 PM, Stephen MacLean <smaclean at madmansoft.com> wrote:

> Yea, I think he missed with the copy and paste... it is most definitely 6.6.2 RC 2 and was released today.
> 
> 6.6.1 is GM
> 
> On Apr 24, 2014, at 3:15 PM, Mike Kerner <MikeKerner at roadrunner.com> wrote:
> 
>> subject says 6.6.2, email says 6.6.1
>> 
>> 
>> On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 3:10 PM, Stephen MacLean <smaclean at madmansoft.com>wrote:
>> 
>>> 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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