RELEASE LiveCode 6.6.2

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Sat Jun 7 00:05:45 EDT 2014


Anyone else having issues installing 6.6.2 for Linux?


On Fri, Jun 6, 2014 at 12:35 PM, Benjamin Beaumont <ben at runrev.com> wrote:

> Dear LiveCode users.
>
> LiveCode 6.6.2 is now available. This is a stable release.
>
> This is a maintenance release which contains fixes to the 6.6.x series
> only.
>
> *Release Contents*
> fixes:
>
>    - 12443 - import snapshot crashes LiveCode
>    - 12434 - iOS device builds rejected from app store due to XCode version
>    in plist
>    - 12418 - Mail attachment from app file fails
>    - 12414 - Setting usePixelScaling causes infinite window reopening loop
>    on Mac.
>    - 12408 - Encryption commands do not work for iOS device builds
>    - 12382 - Normal resizeQuality is slow
>    - 12365 - After "putting" return into a Field, a visible residue is left
>    from the cursor
>    - 12350 - The fontStyles is incorrect on iOS
>    - 12341 - Fix vGrid rendering for non-fixed-width table field mode.
>    - 12319 - Drag and drop going wrong when Display switched to 150%
>    - 12294 - Crash and flaky behavior at certain points.
>    - 12286 - Maximizing a window where only the title-bar is on-screen
>    causes a crash on Mac.
>    - 12265 - Rounded rects are drawn incorrectly when using the image
>    editing tools with a linesize 1
>    - 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.
>    - 12210 - revBrowserSnapshot not working on Windows with IE9+
>    - 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.
>    - 12173 - Styling does not work for certain iOS fonts
>    - 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 returned 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 underhand are clipped on windows
>    - 11895 - mobileComposeMail missing attachment in Android (Android Mail)
>    - 11884 - Stoked graphics clipped when printed
>    - 11860 - uuid and randomBytes functions don't work on iOS when
>    Encryption support is not included
>    - 11748 - Crash when putting an empty string into an XML node using
>    PutIntoXMLNode.
>    - 11708 - Android apps only partially drawn after rotating device during
>    lock screen
>    - 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
>    - 8041 - Only allow interaction with scrollbars on groups in browse
> mode.
>    - 6400 - On Mac, a tab button with a single item does not draw
> correctly.
>    - 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/
>
> *Known issues*
> There is still a performance drop in the 6.6.x series compared to the 6.5.x
> series due to the new support for high resolution displays. Work is
> currently ongoing to resolve this in the 6.7 release.
>
> *LiveCode 6.6.3*
> We will shortly be releasing an RC1 of LiveCode 6.6.3 which contains 12
> fixes that were deemed not suitable for the latter stages of the 6.6.2
> cycle.
>
> Warm regards,
>
> The LiveCode team.
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