question about ide bug, and usage of LC

Ralph DiMola rdimola at
Fri May 30 09:33:34 EDT 2014

On Windows [alt] [return] splits a line in inserts the "\".

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-----Original Message-----
From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at] On Behalf
Of Björnke von Gierke
Sent: Friday, May 30, 2014 6:07 AM
To: How to use LiveCode
Subject: Re: question about ide bug, and usage of LC

On 30 May 2014, at 07:11, J. Landman Gay <jacque at> wrote:

> Option-return only works on Macs and will throw an error if you move the
stack to any other platform. The standard for a split line in LC is the
backslash: \

That's wrong. option-return just inserts a backslash, which then of course
works everywhere as expected. This is not hypercard. Now if option-return
does insert a backslash on windows or linux, that I did not test.


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