[ ANN ] Release 8.1.0 RC-1

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 14:28:33 EDT 2016


Indeed

On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 12:27 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks.
>
> I am aware of that: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=27829
>
> I am fairly handy at mucking around with (and mucking up) components of
> the IDE.
>
> However there are lots of end-users, and lots more potential end-users
> (especially if I get
> my wicked way and get my book out to push Livecode as an authoring
> environment for teachers)
> who either don't know how to do that sort of thing, or don't have the time
> and/or motivation to
> learn that. For them a settings pane in the IDE Preferences would be very
> good indeed.
>
> R.
>
>
> On 25.08.2016 21:16, Mike Bonner wrote:
>
>> Richmond.. Short term you can do this..
>>
>> set the textsize of field "message" of card "single line" of stack
>> "message
>> box" to 18
>> set the textsize of field "results" of card "single line" of stack
>> "message
>> box" to 18
>> set the textsize of field "message" of card "multiple lines" of stack
>> "message box" to 18
>> set the textsize of field "results" of card "multiple lines" of stack
>> "message box" to 18
>>
>> Makes it considerably easier for my aging eyes to see.
>>
>> On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 12:05 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Thank you very much.
>>>
>>> Richmond.
>>>
>>>
>>> On 25.08.2016 20:51, panagiotis merakos wrote:
>>>
>>> I am not sure if this is the expected behavior (i.e. to first open the
>>>> Script Editor so as to get the msg box text colorized), so I filed a bug
>>>> to
>>>> investigate this further.
>>>>
>>>> http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=18265
>>>>
>>>> Best,
>>>> Panos
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 8:18 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Yes; you are quite right.
>>>>
>>>>> I opened the scriptEditor and then the messageBox.
>>>>>
>>>>> It might not be a bad idea to put that into the documentation.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thank you, Richmond.
>>>>>
>>>>> On 25.08.2016 20:14, panagiotis merakos wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> I think you must have opened the script editor first
>>>>>
>>>>>> On 25 Aug 2016 18:11, "Richmond" <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> At the risk of sounding very stupid indeed . . .
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I installed 8.1.0 rc 1 and typed this into the Message Box:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> put 5 into AA
>>>>>>> add 1 to AA
>>>>>>> put AA
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> and saw no colourisation at all. What did I do wrong?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Xubuntu 16.04 64-bit.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Richmond.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 25.08.2016 17:01, panagiotis merakos wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Nice to hear that, Mike. The 8.1 RC1 release is great IMO, because
>>>>>>> apart
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> from 80+ bug fixes,  it contains a lot of enhancement requests,
>>>>>>>> including
>>>>>>>> keyboard navigation in the Project Browser, script colorization in
>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>> msg
>>>>>>>> box and some more:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> https://github.com/livecode/livecode-ide/pulls?q=is%3Apr+lab
>>>>>>>> el%3Aenhancement+milestone%3A8.1.0-rc-1+is%3Aclosed
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> https://github.com/livecode/livecode/pulls?q=is%3Apr+label%
>>>>>>>> 3Aenhancement+milestone%3A8.1.0-rc-1+is%3Aclosed
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Best,
>>>>>>>> Panos
>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 2:25 PM, Mike Kerner <
>>>>>>>> MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I am really excited about 8.1.  I've been working with it for a
>>>>>>>> while.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> There are several nifty things in here.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 8:58 AM, panagiotis merakos <
>>>>>>>>> panos.merakos at livecode.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Dear list members,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.1.0 RC-1.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Getting the Release
>>>>>>>>>> ===================
>>>>>>>>>> You can get the release at https://downloads.livecode.com
>>>>>>>>>> /livecode/
>>>>>>>>>> or
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> via
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> the automatic updater.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Release Contents
>>>>>>>>>> ================
>>>>>>>>>> LiveCode 8.1.0 RC-1 contains 85 bug fixes and new features since
>>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>>> LiveCode 8.1.0 DP3 release. Moreover, this release contains many
>>>>>>>>>> documentation updates and engine fixes contributed by Devin Asay,
>>>>>>>>>> José
>>>>>>>>>> Antonio Meira da Rocha, Charles Warwick, msiskin, Skipis and
>>>>>>>>>> beda123.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Thank
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> you!
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> The full release notes are available from:
>>>>>>>>>> http://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/8_1_0/LiveCodeNotes-
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> 8_1_0_rc_1.pdf
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Feedback
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> ========
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>>>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>>> http://forums.livecode.com/viewforum.php?f=93
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Have fun!
>>>>>>>>>>
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