ListMagic Printing

Bob Sneidar bobs at
Tue Feb 17 17:08:45 EST 2009

Jerry! Good job!

I think you also nailed the problem with the Visual Application  
Browser losing track of which card was the present one. The error I  
was getting before is no longer occurring. WOOT!

Bob Sneidar
IT Manager
Logos Management
Calvary Chapel CM

On Feb 17, 2009, at 10:43 AM, Jerry Daniels wrote:

> Bob, Jim...
> GLX2 v2.4b33 is now available. Problem with execution errors within  
> locked stacks fixed. General handling of execution errors much  
> improved.
> Best,
> Jerry Daniels
> Daniels & Mara, Inc.
> Makers of GLX2
> On Feb 15, 2009, at 3:10 PM, Jim Bufalini wrote:
>> Hi Bob,
>> Thank you for taking the time be more explanative. As a result, I  
>> was able
>> to duplicate the problem. It is due to a combination of factors:
>> 1. Running LMPrint from the message box.
>> 2. Running GLX2.
>> 3. A bug in one ListMagic's print formatting handlers.
>> The spinning beach ball is coming from GLX2 trying to report an  
>> error coming
>> from a locked stack (I'll let Jerry know). Disabling the revGLX2  
>> Code plugin
>> results in a Rev error that says it can't tell you exactly what it is
>> because the stack is locked. But there is no hang. Lastly, the  
>> cause of the
>> error in the first place being the bug in one of ListMagic's print
>> formatting handlers.
>> I'll release a update within the next couple of days that will  
>> correct this
>> as well as some other minor issues reported.
>> Once again, thanks for taking the time to report the problem. We'll  
>> get
>> corrected in short order.
>> Jim Bufalini
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: use-revolution-bounces at [mailto:use- 
>>> revolution-
>>> bounces at] On Behalf Of Robert Sneidar
>>> Sent: Saturday, February 14, 2009 11:15 AM
>>> To: How to use Revolution
>>> Subject: Re: ListMagic Printing
>>> Hi Jim. Sorry didn't mean to come off that way.
>>> I used the lmprint command from the message box. I got the page  
>>> setup
>>> and print dialogs ok. I chose Format For and chose a local printer  
>>> on
>>> the network. When I got to the print dialog I clicked the Preview
>>> button. It was at that point I got the Printing dialog and the
>>> spinning beach ball. That went on for over a minute at which point I
>>> treid to cancel. It then changed to cancelling printing but never
>>> actually did. I didn't try again. I had to quit Revolution which i  
>>> did
>>> via the keyboard. Every attempt to open a card containing a  
>>> listmagic
>>> object after that threw errors so I had do delete the listmagic
>>> objects and scriptingi can try again and see if I get the same
>>> problem. I will say that I had recently used the VAB in GLX2 which I
>>> have had problems with so let me reproduce the error and get back to
>>> you.
>>> Bob Sneidar
>>> IT Manager
>>> Calvary Chapel CM
>>> Sent from iPhone
>>> On Feb 13, 2009, at 20:52, Jim Bufalini <jim at> wrote:
>>>> Hi Bob,
>>>>> Has anyone tried to print from Listmagic yet? I tried to use the
>>>>> Preview option in the OS X print dialog and it basically locked up
>>>>> with a dialog that said it was printing but never really did.
>>>>> Cancelling did not cancel. I had to quit Revolution to get out of
>>> the
>>>>> loop. When I did that, clicking gave me the "don't do that!"  
>>>>> system
>>>>> beep, but oddly I could use the keyboard and the Revolution Menu  
>>>>> so
>>> I
>>>>> was able to quit gracefully.
>>>>> I only mention this to warn people so they do not get hung up with
>>>>> this or produce a commercial app and then have their users run  
>>>>> into
>>>>> this.
>>>> Well, that's a stern warning. ;-)
>>>> Can you tell me what happens if from the Action tab of ListMagic  
>>>> you
>>>> click
>>>> on the Actions menu on the upper right and select Print. You should
>>>> get a
>>>> Page Setup screen. Select Portrait and OK. You should get a nicely
>>>> formatted
>>>> Test list of the sample data.
>>>> Did you use the LMPrint command described in the Syntax tab of
>>>> ListMagic to
>>>> do your print? The LMExport also works nicely from this menu.
>>>> Basically you
>>>> need to use the handlers provided with ListMagic in your app.
>>>> Jim Bufalini
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