RELEASE LiveCode 6.6 DP1
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
> *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
> - 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:
> *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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