autoScript

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Nov 16 16:48:12 CET 2016


It sounds to me like there's a problem with the inheritance path. You could 
try looping through the childIDs and deleting any that are interfering. 
Note that you may be criticized by purists for this type of coding style.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com



On November 16, 2016 8:16:22 AM Tore Nilsen <tore.nilsen at me.com> wrote:

> Will the chances of getting rich increase if the randomSeed property is set 
> to a higher value? I guess the the blindLuck() function makes heavy use of 
> random(goodLuck) Or maybe there is an undocumented goodLuckSeed property 
> lurking somewhere in the darkest corners of the engine?
>
>
>> 16. nov. 2016 kl. 14.57 skrev Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com>:
>>
>> I suspect its a misunderstanding of the command.  If I recall correctly it
>> requires a library of support function such as hardWork() creativity() and
>> perseverance()  Though I guess there are a few people out there who make it
>> work by simply using the blindLuck() function over and over until the rng
>> pops out the right combination.
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 6:53 AM, Tore Nilsen <tore.nilsen at me.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Has anyone ever been able to make the “makeMeRich” command work? If not,
>>> has anyone filed a bug report?
>>>
>>> Tore
>>>> 16. nov. 2016 kl. 14.49 skrev Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com>:
>>>>
>>>> On the contrary, when i tried it here I became hot and delicious, and
>>> great
>>>> to wake up to in the morning.  Alas, I had added an undo function and
>>> have
>>>> since reverted to my normal hermity self. I tried "make me rich" once,
>>> but
>>>> I just ended up being triple chocolate cake.
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 6:43 AM, Tore Nilsen <tore.nilsen at me.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> At this point in the discussion I feel a need to clarify that while also
>>>>> the original the script (make me coffee) was set, the button BB did not
>>>>> actually make coffee. I still had to go to the kitchen and perform the
>>>>> necessary magic myself.
>>>>>
>>>>> And I think that most people will find that making coffee is slightly
>>>>> beyond the capabilities of LC, regardless of version or OS.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards
>>>>> Tore
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> 16. nov. 2016 kl. 14.37 skrev Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com>:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Ah, my apologies.  In that case I'm surprised it DOESN'T work in 8
>>> (when
>>>>>> including on mouseup and end mouseup)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Now I'm curious.  If I recall correctly, setting a script with an error
>>>>> of
>>>>>> some type, causes the script to be placed into the button but not
>>>>> actually
>>>>>> be functional.  Since the more recent versions of lc seem to give less
>>>>>> latitude in syntax, you might check the result (and it?) after setting
>>>>> the
>>>>>> script.  In addition, if you go into the script editor afterwards does
>>>>> the
>>>>>> script actually appear as it should?  If you enter a space (just to set
>>>>> the
>>>>>> dirty flag) and then re-apply the script from inside the editor, does
>>> it
>>>>>> give an error?
>>>>>> I think, setting the script pretty much works no matter what, but if
>>> the
>>>>>> script has a problem, while the script is THERE, it just won't work
>>> until
>>>>>> the problem is resolved and reapplied.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 6:28 AM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com
>>>>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I didn't bother to include the 'on mouseUp' and 'end mouseUp' in my
>>>>> initial
>>>>>>> message as I thought they would be assumed.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Richmond.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 16.11.2016 15:24, Mike Bonner wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I'm surprised it works in 7 since it should result in an orphaned
>>> line
>>>>> of
>>>>>>>> code with no handler designation. (as indicated by tore, you should
>>>>> need
>>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>>> include the on mouseup  and end mouseup)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 6:22 AM, Tore Nilsen <tore.nilsen at me.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On MacOS 10.12.2
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> 16. nov. 2016 kl. 14.21 skrev Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com
>>>> :
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Thanks, Tore,
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> On which operating system is that?
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Richmond.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> On 16.11.2016 15:10, Tore Nilsen wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Putting
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> on mouseUp
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> put "on mouseUp" & return & "beep" & return & "end mouseUp" into
>>>>> SKRIPT
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> set the script of btn "BB" to SKRIPT
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> end mouseUp
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> into the script of the first button makes button BB trigger a beep
>>>>> as
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> expected, also in LC 8.1.1
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Regards
>>>>>>>>>>> Tore
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> 16. nov. 2016 kl. 13.57 skrev Richmond <
>>> richmondmathewson at gmail.com
>>>>>> :
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Nothing is wrong with this in Livecode 7.1.4
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> BUT is does not work in Livecode 8.1.1
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Bug 18864
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Richmond.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> On 16.11.2016 14:44, Richmond wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> I wonder what's wrong with this:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> on mouseUp
>>>>>>>>>>>>> put "make me coffee" into SKRIPT
>>>>>>>>>>>>> set the script of btn "BB" to SKRIPT
>>>>>>>>>>>>> end mouseUp
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Richmond.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
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