MergPop error on iOS 11.2 & LC 8.1.8

William de Smet williamdesmet at gmail.com
Sat Dec 9 13:37:42 EST 2017


Hi Jacqueline and Paul,

I had the same thing with MergPop with iOS 7 and then MergPop needed an
update which Monte released the next day.
Thanks for checking Paul.

Where do I file a bug report?



greetings,

William



2017-12-09 18:44 GMT+01:00 J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:

> If only one selection causes the crash, the problem is more likely to be
> the handler it calls than the external itself. I'd look at the actions that
> occur during the "save image" handler.
>
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>
> On December 9, 2017 2:41:19 AM William de Smet via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Paul,
>>
>> Like I said MergPop works fine in my app except the fact that the app
>> quits after choosing 'Save Image' from the  popover sheet.
>> Can you confirm this?
>>
>> It's a brand new iPad (2 days old) with no other apps installed.
>>
>> Greetings,
>>
>> William
>>
>> Op 9 dec. 2017 om 03:26 heeft Paul Hibbert via use-livecode <
>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> het volgende geschreven:
>>>
>>> William,
>>>
>>> Just did a quick test and to make this work I had to go to Standalone
>>> Application Settings > General and choose “Select inclusions for the
>>> standalone application”, then under Standalone Application Settings >
>>> Inclusions scroll down and make sure “MergPop” is selected along with any
>>> other inclusions necessary.
>>>
>>> It seems MergPop is not being found when allowing LC to search for the
>>> required inclusions. This may be a bug, but I can’t find anything on LCQC
>>> for it right now, although I’m sure I remember it being discussed on this
>>> list previously (that’s how I knew what the fix was), but I don’t remember
>>> the conclusion.
>>>
>>> FYI, I checked this by adding a catch tError command within the try -
>>> end try handler then used answer tError, it told me that LC couldn’t find
>>> the handler “mergPopActivity”, so it confirmed that the library was
>>> missing, fixing that made it work.
>>>
>>> Paul
>>>
>>> On 8 Dec 2017, at 12:00, William de Smet via use-livecode <
>>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi there,
>>>>
>>>> I am seeing an error on using MergPop with iOS 11.2 /LC 8.1.8 when
>>>> saving a
>>>> PNG with the 'Save Image' button on the popover sheet.
>>>> It quits the app immediately.
>>>> 'E-mail, Copy, Print, Save Files App' all work fine. Even Airdrop works
>>>> fine.
>>>>
>>>> I do this:
>>>> --------
>>>> try
>>>> put specialfolderpath("documents") & "/" & "cars.png" into tPath
>>>> export snapshot from group "cars" to file tPath as PNG
>>>> mergPopActivity "",tPath,"",""
>>>> get the result
>>>> end try
>>>> ----------
>>>>
>>>> Anyone else seeing this?
>>>> Is there something I can change in my script?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> greetings,
>>>>
>>>> William
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