RELEASE LiveCode 6.5.1

Benjamin Beaumont ben at runrev.com
Fri Dec 20 17:03:55 EST 2013


Hi Peter,

That's a mistake on our part. We'll get this resolved ASAP.

Warm regards,

Ben


On 20 December 2013 18:44, Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com> wrote:

> Bug # 11620.  pixelScale is not in the dictionary or the message box
> globals tab.
>
> Pete
> lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>
>
>
> On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 6:43 AM, Benjamin Beaumont <ben at runrev.com> wrote:
>
> > Dear List Members,
> >
> > We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 6.5.1. This is a
> stable
> > release and recommended for all LiveCode users.
> >
> > *Release Contents*
> > Control the screen pixel scaling.
> > 26 bug fixes:
> > *- 11564 - Italic text on Windows clips for certain fonts*
> > - 11609 - Getting the rect of Android native controls returns empty rect
> > - 11606 - Text wrapping and metrics issues.
> > - 11604 - Image rotate, move, rotate resets image location to that of
> first
> > rotation.
> > - 11592 - Import / export snapshot not working on Windows & Linux
> > - 11590 - Fullscreen stacks on multiple monitors always appear on the
> same
> > screen.
> > - 11586 - Android native controls are positioned incorrectly for certain
> > fullscreen modes
> > - 11572 - Certain iOS fonts clip vertically
> > - 11571 - iPhoneUseDeviceResolution does not update the current
> pixelScale
> > - 11568 - Bitmap effect colors are incorrect on iOS and Android
> > - 11567 - Scaled OS themed parts render aren\'t filtered
> > - 11563 - Drag-n-drop hotspot is in wrong location on OS X stack with
> > menubar
> > - 11560 - Fix graphical anomalies in outer glow effect
> > - 11559 - Crash of standalone -ui mode and server engine on some Linux
> > distributions
> > - 11558 - Artefacts when drawing Windows checkmarks
> > - 11553 - Fill overlaps borders for arcs
> > - 11551 - Stacks with many referenced images can take a long time to
> save.
> > - 11549 - Text fails to render if a single native encoded character is
> > followed by a unicode character in a field in certain cases.
> > - 11547 - Setting the textColor of a line in a field doesn\'t work
> > - 11535 - Monospaced fonts do not have consistent character width.
> > - 11528 - Gradient colors incorrect on Android
> > - 11527 - Unicode text on Android clipped
> > - 11513 - If a stack has font attributes set, then ideal text layout is
> not
> > used in fullscreen mode.
> > - 11507 - Prevent crash in revBrowser on OSX when there is no data source
> > - 11505 - Multiply blend mode does not work correctly for graphic effects
> > - 11447 - \'put the MCSSendString of\' crashes
> >
> > *pixelScale Property*
> > We have added a new ‘pixelScale’ property (global) that allows you to
> > control the density at which your stack is rendered. This property
> > deprecates iphoneUseDeviceResolution.
> >
> > By default, LiveCode will automatically set the density of your stack to
> > the density of the device it is running on. For example:
> > - iPad (1.0)
> > - iPad retina (2.0)
> >
> > In the example above, the height of the stack (in portrait) will report
> > back at 1024 on both devices, even though the iPad retina has 2048
> physical
> > pixels. To access all the devices pixels in previous version of LiveCode
> > you set the “iphoneUseDeviceResolution” property to true. However, with
> the
> > changes made in 6.5 Android developers needed a similar feature to iOS.
> >
> > So, to turn off automatic scaling on a high-density display you can set
> the
> > pixelScale to ‘1.0’.
> >
> > *Getting this release*
> > To upgrade to this release please select "check for updates" from the
> help
> > menu in LiveCode or download the installers directly at:
> > http://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/6_5_1/
> >
> > Warm regards,
> >
> > The LiveCode Team
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