autoScript

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Nov 16 18:18:32 CET 2016


I should have used a smiley. Killing children is frowned upon by almost 
everyone.

->  :-)

On November 16, 2016 10:57:17 AM Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:

> This is, exactly, one of the reasons I like Livecode so much: it lends
> itself to all styles of "getting things done" !
>
> Richmond.
>
> On 16.11.2016 17:48, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>> 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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