Windows 10 script editor problem

Jerry Jensen jerry at jhjensen.com
Thu Jun 16 22:26:39 CEST 2016


One more thing that might show up in “the screenrects” would be messes like left >= right or top >= bottom. 
.Jerry

> On Jun 16, 2016, at 12:39 PM, Dar Scott <dsc at swcp.com> wrote:
> 
> I wasn't thinking resolution, but some surprise, like ten monitors or a super huge monitor.
> 
> Maybe there was something weird in your remote desktop settings that was cleared in the new account.  
> 
> My inclination is to blame 10.  
> 
> Dar
> 
>> On Jun 16, 2016, at 1:32 PM, Devin Asay <devin_asay at byu.edu> wrote:
>> 
>> Didn’t do that specifically, but it seemed like the resolution was set to an acceptable size.
>> 
>> What we finally ended up doing that worked was to have her create a new user account and reopen livecode. Script editor window shows up normally in the new account. So… weird Win 10 setting or corrupted prefs file?
>> 
>> Devin
>> 
>> 
>>> On Jun 16, 2016, at 1:25 PM, Dar Scott <dsc at swcp.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Check the screenRect?  
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On Jun 16, 2016, at 1:20 PM, Devin Asay <devin_asay at byu.edu> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> On Jun 16, 2016, at 1:17 PM, Scott Rossi <scott at tactilemedia.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Did you try checking the editor window's location or topLeft and verifying
>>>>> that it's within the screenRect?
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Yeah, I tried that. No dice. Set the topLeft to 100,100.
>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On 6/16/16, 12:10 PM, "use-livecode on behalf of Devin Asay"
>>>>> <use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of devinasay at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I have a student who is trying to run 8.1.0DP1 on her Windows 10 laptop.
>>>>>> It installs and launches, and she can open a stack, but when she tries to
>>>>>> open a script editor window, it does not appear. There is a tab for it on
>>>>>> the task bar, but clicking on the tab doesnąt bring up the editor window.
>>>>>> Itąs almost like itąs invisible or off screen somewhere. I tried showing
>>>>>> IDE windows in the View menu, and I can see it in the Project Manager
>>>>>> list, but again, it wonąt appear on the screen. Setting the visibility to
>>>>>> true doesnąt help, neither does setting the loc to somewhere on screen.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Has anybody run into this with LC 8? Maybe thereąs something about
>>>>>> Windows 10 I donąt get, like some sort of virtual desktop, łSpaces˛ thing.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Any ideas appreciated.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Devin
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Devin Asay
>>>>>> Learn to code with LiveCode University
>>>>>> https://livecode.com/store/education/
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
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