functionNames, commandNames, etc. not returning complete list

Peter Haworth pete at
Sun May 11 19:48:45 EDT 2014

There are bug reports on this.  Not only is there a lot of stuff missing
but you'll also find things like "abbrev " which to my mind are keywords
not functions.

lcSQL Software
On May 11, 2014 3:17 PM, "Mark" <mark at> wrote:

> Hi list,
> I was mucking around in the IDE trying to get a complete list of function
> names, command names, etc., and wrote a simple script to produce a list:
> on mouseUp
>    put the functionNames into field "Display"
> end mouseUp
> That produced a rather short list of 290 functions (the dictionary lists
> close to 500).  A quick check showed that there are no entries in the
> output that contain "rev" anything, among others.
> I'm assuming, probably incorrectly, that the missing functions are part of
> libraries that are included at standalone build time, such as the database
> libs.
> Is there a way to force "functionNames" (and commandNames, etc.) to return
> a complete list?
> Thanks!
> Mark
> _______________________________________________
> use-livecode mailing list
> use-livecode at
> Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your
> subscription preferences:

More information about the Use-livecode mailing list