Underscore uncomment bug in OSX

Jerry Jensen jhj at jhj.com
Thu Jul 23 19:21:06 EDT 2015


Thanks for the suggestion, but I’m the same as you, “—“ and indent of 3.
.Jerry

> On Jul 23, 2015, at 3:53 PM, Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com> wrote:
> 
> Out of interest, what comment characters and indent do you have set in
> Livecode Preferences?  I have "--" and indent of 3 and wondering if some
> combination of those settings might trigger the problem.
> 
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 2:20 PM Jerry Jensen <jhj at jhj.com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>>> On Jul 23, 2015, at 6:00 AM, Robert Brenstein <rjb at robelko.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> On 22.07.2015 at 17:55 Uhr -0700 Jerry Jensen apparently wrote:
>>>> Thanks for the suggestion, Robert.
>>>> 
>>>> Yep - two different wired Apple keyboards (with and without numeric
>> keypad) plugged directly into the MacBookPro or into a Thunderblt monitor.
>> Also checked the System Preferences Keyboard pane - no joy. This also
>> happened with some former MacBookPros. When I have a chance, I'll configure
>> a virgin minimal system to try.
>>>> .Jerry
>>> 
>>> Is that an American keyboard? On some national keyboard layouts, one has
>> to press the shift key to produce the underscore itself.
>> 
>> Yes, a standard American English keyboard. Two different models and the
>> internal keyboard of a MacBookPro.
>> Some more things its not:
>> Font in LC Prefs (set to Default 12 or 16)
>> For sure not a customized shortcut in System Prefs Keyboard pane.
>> Its not this physical hardware. I made a virgin Mavericks LC 6.7.6
>> external disk that works fine.
>> It also works fine on another iMac here with Mavericks and LC 5.5.4.
>> Its not something lurking in old "My RunRev" folders (now trashed).
>> 
>> Anybody have more suggestions? I have a lot of old stuff on this computer
>> - being a packrat I never throw anything away unless it bites me. How about
>> removing LC Preferences? I forget where they are . . .
>> .Jerry
>> 
>> 
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