RELEASE LiveCode 6.6.2 RC4

Benjamin Beaumont ben at
Tue May 20 12:10:43 EDT 2014

Dear List Members.

We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 6.6.1 RC4.

This is a maintenance release for the 6.6 series and contain 57 bug fixes,
5 of which are new for this RC4 release. We are now approaching final
release so please test this release thoroughly to ensure your projects run

*Release Contents*
57 bug fixes:
*12418 - Mail attachment from app file fails*
*12414 - Setting usePixelScaling causes infinite window reopening loop on
*12365 - After \"putting\" return into a Field, a visible residue is left
from the cursor*
*12319 - Drag and drop going wrong when Display switched to 150%*
*12265 - Rounded rects are drawn incorrectly when using the image editing
tools with a linesize 1*
12350 - The fontStyles is incorrect on iOS
12294 - Crash and flaky behavior at certain points.
12286 - Maximizing a window where only the title-bar is on-screen causes a
crash on Mac.
12239 - Magnification window shows corrupted image.
12237 - Attempt to attach to the launching console on Windows (if any) in
12236 - Dropdown menus are clipped on Windows when text scale > 100%
12235 - Tooltips clipped on Windows when text scaling > 100%
12227 - When Windows screen display is set to 125% popups sometimes break
12223 - Windows backdrop doesn\'t cover the full desktop area when
displayed on a high-dpi screen.
12210 - revBrowserSnapshot not working on Windows with IE9+
12206 - Buttons of menu type can\'t be inspected if first created object
12200 - Some filesystem entries in the root of a volume on Mac report as
files when they are really folders.
12185 - Standalone engine crashes when -ui specified on Linux.
12183 - Clicking in the scrollbar well doesn\'t work if the click is too
12182 - \'the pageRanges\' doesn\'t work on fields with more than 64K chars.
12175 - Setting the usePixelScaling property doesn\'t update all windows on
12173 - Styling does not work for certain iOS fonts
12170 - Non-existant command line parameter variables ($) behave strangely
with split.
12146 - setting tabstops to 2 equal numbers and then turning vGrid on hangs
12125 - put the executionContexts crashes LiveCode server
12107 - exit causes livecode server to crash
12105 - Livecode server crashed if you call paramCount()
12101 - Graphics missing from imported Hypercard stack
12099 - On awakening Android device from sleep, part of app is blacked out
12088 - The script editor doesn\'t scroll horizontally as text is entered
12058 - The backdrop on Windows is always black
12044 - Opaque groups do not completely draw their backgrounds when
acceleratedRendering is enabled
12037 - Slow-down in setting contents of fields on Windows since 6.1.3.
12027 - On Retina Mac\'s scrollbars with small thumbs render smaller than
they should.
12020 - Caret is too thin on Retina displays.
12010 - Windows engine hangs after multiple stack redraws.
12008 - import screen snapshot on iOS creates image of incorrect size.
12006 - HTTP (HTML) URLs encoded with anything other than a native
character set are retunred incorrectly
11975 - \"import snapshot from rect ...\" only imports part of the screen
on Windows
11964 - Spacing is incorrect for Windows scaled text
11933 - effective textColor returns empty value for styled text
11920 - Memory leak in bitmap effects with spread of non-zero radius (e.g.
spread 100%, radius 1; spread 50%, radius 2).
11904 - Italic characters with underhang are clipped on windows
11895 - mobileComposeMail missing attachment in Android (Android Mail)
11884 - Stoked graphics clipped when printed
11860 - uuid and randomBytes functions don\'t work on iOS when Encryption
support is not included
11748 - Crash when putting an empty string into an XML node using
11708 - Anroid apps only partially drawn after rotating device during lock
11690 - Once large scripts start scrolling the script editor, it won\'t
stop for a long time on Windows.
11689 - ResizeControl is not sent when resizing images
11662 - Round buttons are drawn incorrectly
11603 - Backdrop not displayed on Linux
11370 - Anti-aliasing inconsistent for 1 pixel lines and curves
11072 - magnify and edit image crashes LC
8041 - Only allow interaction with scrollbars on groups in browse mode.
6400 - On Mac, a tab button with a single item does not draw correctly.
2627 - The machine() function returns \"unknown\" under Mac OSX

*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:

*Reporting Bugs*
If you encounter an issue with this release please submit a bug report to
our quality centre:

Warm regards,

The LiveCode Team


Benjamin Beaumont . RunRev Ltd

LiveCode Product Manager
mail : 25a Thistle Street Lane South West, Edinburgh, EH2 1EW
email : ben at
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