calling Livecode from other languages

Monte Goulding monte at appisle.net
Fri Feb 5 22:02:33 CET 2016


That all sounds right. Another method is to do everything in the startup handler then quit at the end. Startup happens before the window is created.

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> On 6 Feb 2016, at 7:23 AM, Matt Maier <blueback09 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Please correct me if any of the following is wrong.
> 
> So in general we can run a standalone executable from the command line. It
> will fire up in whatever way it knows how. Normally that means the GUI will
> appear and the program will read/write visually. But if the code knows to
> listen on STDIN and respond on STDOUT (or more accurately redirect them?),
> then all visible elements can be hidden* and just the command line can be
> used to interact with the standalone.
> 
> * One way is to pass -ui as confirmed by a couple discussions on using
> Livecode from the command line, but I can't find -ui in google searches.
> Another way is to set the visible of the stack to false. Another way is to
> set the location of the stack to somewhere off screen.
> 
>> On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 9:32 AM, Mark Wieder <mwieder at ahsoftware.net> wrote:
>> 
>> On 02/04/2016 10:28 PM, Monte Goulding wrote:
>> 
>> The way to get rid of the GUI is use the -ui command line option.
>> 
>> Alternately, what I do is hide the stack in the startup handler. Or just
>> move it to an offscreen location. That way you don't have to deal with any
>> special command line options.
>> 
>> --
>> Mark Wieder
>> ahsoftware at gmail.com
>> 
>> 
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