Revisiting Lock Screen

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at
Thu Mar 28 13:30:02 EDT 2024

what about switching to pg?

On Thu, Mar 28, 2024 at 1:24 PM Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> Thanks Mike.
> I think I am going to have to come up with an alternative. Something like
> taking a snapshot of the window then overlaying it on the window while
> processing, then deleting it when done.
> The trouble is I have other windows open that will update because they are
> synching with the module I am working in. Also this won’t improve
> performance the way Lock Screen would (should).
> Bob S
> On Mar 28, 2024, at 9:31 AM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at> wrote:
> didn't you say your code was modifying a dg?
> i see a couple of possible failure points:
> * the widget could be doing something unexpected
> * the dg could be unlocking the screen.
> you could also try two or more lock screens. i believe lock screen is
> additive. until idle.
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2024 at 12:22 PM Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at<mailto:use-livecode at>>
> wrote:
> Wow thanks for that! I think I remember now this came up before, and
> datagrids were the culprit.
> But that does seem odd, doesn’t it? Why would a screen lock interfere with
> the datagrid behavior? (That is rhetorical. Only the devs would know that.)
> Bob S
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