IDE oddities (was Re: Error Messages Are Evil)

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Fri May 16 12:36:40 EDT 2014


I wonder if you're talking about the two versions of LiveCode that had a bug.  It chopped off half of every menu template script.  That's been fixed now.  

On May 16, 2014 11:16:46 AM CDT, Dave Kilroy <dave at applicationinsight.com> wrote:
>Hi Devin
>
>Sorry to be vague, didn't think I needed to say how unreliable it the
>menu
>tool is - it has bitten me in the past and plenty of others too. What
>usually happens is that you set up your menus and then when you reopen
>the
>stack half of the entries will have vanished, or some will be disabled
>and
>others not. It doesn't happen every time but often enough that I don't
>trust
>it at all and I build menus by script now as I'm so fed up with it.
>Similar
>to the Geometry Manager in that if it did what it was supposed in a
>reliable
>fashion it would be fine (if limited) - the fact is that it and the
>Menu
>Builder are not to be relied on (imo obviously)
>
><end of rant>
>
>Dave
>
>
>
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