Boiling over with excitement . . .

scott at elementarysoftware.com scott at elementarysoftware.com
Tue Jul 10 11:37:23 CEST 2018


Thank you, Panos.

Scott Morrow

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> On Jul 10, 2018, at 2:23 AM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Hello Richmond,
> 
> This fix can easily be applied to your local install of LC 8.x:
> 
> 1. Navigate to LiveCode
> 8.x.y.app/Contents/Tools/Toolset/resources/supporting_files/property_definitions/
> 2. Find file "com.livecode.interface.classic.PolygonGraphic.tsv" and rename
> it to "OLD_com.livecode.interface.classic.PolygonGraphic.tsv"
> 3. Download this patched file:
> https://raw.githubusercontent.com/montegoulding/livecode-ide/d30e00360273dd5d00030b61c9fd4841440d4fd3/Toolset/resources/supporting_files/property_definitions/com.livecode.interface.classic.PolygonGraphic.tsv
> (Choose "File -> Save as" in your browser menu, and make sure you save it
> as "com.livecode.interface.classic.PolygonGraphic.tsv")
> 4. Place the file you saved in step 3 at LiveCode
> 8.x.y.app/Contents/Tools/Toolset/resources/supporting_files/property_definitions/
> 5. Quit and reopen LC 8.x
> 
> Notes:
> 
> With this patch, the default points of the regular polygon are
> "0,0\n100,100", which looks like a line graphic. You can change that in the
> PI.
> However, you can modify this file and add the default points of your
> choice, for example if you want it to look as the one in your previous
> post, in this file replace:
> 
> 0,0\n100,100
> 
> with
> 
> 100,100\n100,200\n200,200\n200,100
> 
> I hope this helps.
> 
> Best regards,
> Panos
>> 
> 
> On Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 9:44 AM, Richmond via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
>> Before anyone gets over-excited by the fact that the LiveCode team have,
>> finally,
>> 
>> sorted out the silly invisible polygon graphic object in LiveCode (a.k.a.
>> Polly-Gone) in 9.0.1 rc 1:
>> 
>> 
>> *1.* I think it is extremely shabby that LiveCode 8 was EOLed without that
>> being sorted out.
>> 
>> *2.* Choose a Polygon Graphic from the menu, get into its properties
>> palette and give it
>> 
>> a unique name, set up a listField with a set of non-trivial points
>> 
>> (e.g. 100,100
>> 
>>         100,200
>> 
>>         200,200
>> 
>>         200,100
>> 
>>         100,100)
>> 
>> 
>> crack open the Message box and type something of this order:
>> 
>> *set the points of grc "zzz" to fld "scl"*
>> 
>> and your polygon graphic will  "magically" manifest itself 'right there'
>> on the stack.
>> 
>> 
>> Richmond.
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