Hacking LiveCode

Brian Milby brian at milby7.com
Sun Sep 25 17:07:36 EDT 2022

Did you restart LiveCode after installing the updated widget?

Brian Milby
brian at milby7.com

> On Sep 25, 2022, at 4:53 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 1. is that documented, somewhere, because i cannot find it.
> 2. that isn't the problem i was having. the problem i was having was that
> if i took a widget (navRad, for instance), and added code to it, then
> installed the new version, preexisting copies of the widget would not
> execute the new code. new copies would.
> so, it's 100% possible that i discovered some other behavior, but after
> testing it a few times, instead of documenting the recipe, i accepted that
> this was the behavior, and went about addressing it. except, today, when i
> tested it, the behavior is the one that you would want (in unbuilt apps,
> behaviors in newer versions of the widget are reflected in existing copies
> of the widget). so i have to go replicate the behavior, again and develop a
> recipe, again.
> 3. fortunately or not, chasing this particular bear for days has resulted
> in a snippet in the hack repo which i hope extracts all properties for an
> object, standard or specific.

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