[ANN] Release 8.1.6 RC-1

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Wed Jul 12 09:04:54 CEST 2017


I think that this new feature is really wonderful; especially as
new users of LiveCode won't have to wait (like I did) for 5 years
to find out about "MouseEnter" :)

Richmond.

On 7/12/17 12:52 am, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote:
> H Richmond,
>
> Thanks for the feedback.
>
> The default handlers appear exactly as they are in the dictionary. Indeed,
> the mouseUp handler for example does take a parameter <mouseButtonNumber>
> (see dictionary).
>
> If you don't need to do different things in the mouseUp handler depending
> on the <mouseButtonNumber>, you can just ignore it (e.g. no need to delete
> this param), and it will act just like a regular mouseUp handler with no
> params.
>
> Best,
> Panos
> --
>
> On Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 8:41 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> I am impressed with the new default handler list . . .
>>
>> BUT . . . I wonder why, on choosing either mouseDown or mouseUp it prompts
>> me for a mouseButton number . . .
>>
>> if this feature is meant to speed things up, it doesn't, as one normally
>> spends time choosing the default
>> handler and then deleting the mouseButton thing.
>>
>> A great idea that needs a bit of sorting out.
>>
>> Richmond.
>>
>>
>> On 7/11/17 5:54 pm, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote:
>>
>>> Dear list members,
>>>
>>> We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.1.6 RC-1.
>>>
>>> Getting the Release
>>> ===================
>>> You can get the release at https://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/ or
>>> via
>>> the automatic updater.
>>>
>>>
>>> Release Contents
>>> ================
>>>
>>> LiveCode 8.1.6 RC-1 contains 32 bug fixes, new features, as well as
>>> security and stability improvements:
>>>
>>> - A couple of crashes have been fixed.
>>> - New version of tsNet (1.2.10) that addresses various network-related
>>> bugs
>>> is included.
>>> - The flow in the interactive tutorials has been improved.
>>>
>>> A new feature in the script editor has been added, this is the ability to
>>> choose from a list of default handlers to add to the object script.
>>>
>>> Objects no longer have default scripts that appear in the script editor
>>> when their empty scripts are edited. Instead, all the associated message
>>> handlers for the object type now appear in a list underneath the list of
>>> handlers that are present in the script. When clicked, these lines add the
>>> selected default handler to the end of the current script.
>>>
>>> The full release notes are available from:
>>> http://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/8_1_6/LiveCodeNotes-8_1_6_rc_1.pdf
>>>
>>>
>>> Feedback
>>> ========
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>>> http://quality.livecode.com/
>>>
>>>
>>> Have fun!
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