Revisiting Lock Screen

Tom Glod tom at
Wed Mar 27 23:43:47 EDT 2024

Sorry I can't double check at the moment, but  I was reading the release
notes for 10 dp7 and there was some stuff about that in there
(Its possible I am ..... mis-remembering.)
Is that the version you are using?

On Wed, Mar 27, 2024 at 7:02 PM Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> Oh, but it gets better. I put at the entry point of the script:
>    lock screen
>    put the lockscreen into tScreenIsLocked — I checked and this is true
> Then at the exit point:
>    put the lockscreen
> STILL TRUE in spite of the fact that I see everything that the app is
> doing to the screen the entire time.
> Also curious is that I get the same result whether or not I am in script
> debug mode or no!!!!!
> Bob S
> > On Mar 27, 2024, at 3:55 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobsneidar at>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all.
> >
> > I read in the dictionary that Lock Screen does not work in Script Debug
> mode. Okay so I turn it off, put the command “Lock Screen” at the entry
> point to a selectionChanged handler which goes on to do a number of things
> that change the appearance of the screen. The screen is decidedly NOT
> LOCKED! The things I go on to do are things like changing the hilitedItems
> of a tab widget which in turn shows and hides a number of objects, and also
> changes the selection in a number of datagrids. Every action that alters
> the screen is visible after I issue the Lock Screen command.
> >
> > Is Lock Screen completely hosed? Am I missing something??
> >
> > Bob S
> >
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