Card colo(u)rs

Richmond richmondmathewson at
Mon Jun 29 01:51:14 EDT 2015

On 06/29/2015 06:22 AM, Peter W A Wood wrote:
>> On 29 Jun 2015, at 07:27, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at> wrote:
>> If they're taking bug reports on that early build it may be worth reporting.
> LiveCode are accepting and actioning bug reports on LiveCode 8.0 DP 2
>> Can you reproduce it in the current version?
> Yes
>> If so, how?
> 1. Open a new main stack
> 2. Open the card inspector (card 1)
> 3. Select the background fill
> 4. Choose a colour (colour 1)
> 5. Add a new card to the stack (card 2)
> 6. Set the background fill to a different colour (colour 2)
> 7. Add a new card to the stack (card 3)
> 8. Set the background fill to a different colour (colour 3)
> 9. Go to card 2, the background fill will now be colour 3 instead of colour 2
> I quickly searched the user guide and the dictionary but there was no indication as to whether this behaviour is expected or not. Given that Richmond has identified that older versions of LiveCode did not show this behaviour, it can only be either a deliberate change or a bug.

I'm sorry, you are quite wrong: I found the same behaviour in RunRev/LC 3.5

and pointed out that that may be the longest running bug in LiveCode.

> As nobody has mentioned that it is a deliberate change, I will report it as a bug.
> I will wait a little longer before doing so in case somebody remembers it being changed on purpose.
> Regards
> Peter
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