RELEASE LiveCode 6.6 DP1

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sat Feb 15 12:48:08 CET 2014


On 14/02/14 20:05, Benjamin Beaumont wrote:
> Dear List Members.
>
> We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 6.6 DP1.
>
> Warning, this is a pre-release with new features which have the potential
> to cause issues. Please ensure you backup your stacks before testing this
> release.
>
> *Important Changes*
>
>     1. *Tiger support dropped*. As of version 6.6-dp-1, OS 10.4 (Tiger)
>     support has been dropped from LiveCode. This is primarily for technical
>     reasons: In order to support the latest OS X features (e.g. Cocoa -
>     LiveCode 6.7 - coming soon) as well as include the newest versions of
>     thirdparty libraries (e.g. LibSkia, LibSQLite), dropping 10.4 support was
>     required. Users wishing to produce 10.4 compatible executables can still do
>     so using LiveCode version 6.5.x (and earlier).
>
> *Release Contents*
> This development release contains the following changes:
>
>     - 'assert' command (experimental)
>     - New **showAll** fullscreenmode.
>     - Hi-DPI support for Windows 7/8 and OSX.
>     - Image Filtering Updates
>     - Graphics Library Update
>     - OpenSSL & Encryption Updates
>     - '#!' now recognised by server
>     - SQLite support updated and improved
>     - Stack scaling
>     - OS 10.4 (Tiger) Support dropped
>     - 14 bug fixes:
>        - 11754 - Error (invalid bundle) on uploading app to iOS App Store
>        - 11751 - After selecting an item in an option menu containing
>        unicode, the label is corrupted (Mac only)
>        - 11732 - <> operator is different from \'is not\' operator for arrays
>        - 11721 - Crash when taking a snapshot of the template graphic
>        - 11720 - SQLite FTS feature doesn't work on iOS or Mac.
>        - 11703 - iPhoneSetRemoteControlDisplay crashes
>        - 11462 - Failing to set image data to the image data of self
>        - 11124 - No error message when external not found when deploying to
>        simulator
>        - 11069 - mobileComposeMail attachment missing in Android
>        - 10910 - \"Crop image\" command crashes LiveCode application
>        - 10467 - Indenting of scripts can go wrong
>        - 10280 - SQLite binary entries are non-standard.
>        - 8044 - setting a cprop with quotes loses data
>        - 5331 - Mac live window resizing is off by default.
>
> *Planned changed for DP2*
> - Proxy support
>
> *Known Issues*
> - Text scaling/clipping on Linux with stack scale set
>
> *Sample Stacks*
> We have included 3 sample stack demonstrating some of the new
> features/improvements in this release:
> - Stack showing effect of changes in image quality
> - Stack showing effect of fullscreenmode on desktop
> - Stack showing effect of stack scale on desktop
>
> *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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That would be lovely, if I could get to that URL; but right now it 
appears to be "down".

Richmond.



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