[ANN] Release 8.1.6 RC-2

Ali Lloyd ali.lloyd at livecode.com
Wed Jul 19 12:40:42 EDT 2017

Cool, yeah I can see how the I-beam issue is a bit of a show-stopper!

revIDEBrowserWidgetUnavailable is in the IDE library, line 4696:

On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 5:33 PM Mark Wieder via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> On 07/18/2017 10:51 PM, Ali Lloyd via use-livecode wrote:
> > Just out of interest, if it is not having the dictionary that makes them
> > 'unusable', does it launch correctly in a browser if you change the
> script
> > of revIDEBrowserWidgetUnavailable to return true?
> Well, the CEF problem is one of the factors, yes. If it were only that
> and the IDE didn't try to display things in a CEF browser I could get
> around that. But I don't know what other parts of the IDE will start
> using the CEF library, and considering that everything that tries to
> causes me to force-quit and lose any unsaved work, that's a problem. But
> I know the CEF issues are being worked on frantically, and we've talked
> about that off-list, so I'm not trying to raise the issue here.
> The all-but-invisible caret in field editing is also a pretty serious
> problem, and I see from the github stream that it's been fixed for dp9,
> so I'm also not worried about it - I'm just sticking with dp6 until the
> next dp release.
> ...and I now use Bernd's TinyDictionary instead of the built-in
> dictionary, so I don't need to try to monkeypatch the IDE for that. But
> gimme a clue as to where to find revIDEBrowserWidgetUnavailable and I'll
> give it a try just for giggles and let you know off-list.
> --
>   Mark Wieder
>   ahsoftware at gmail.com
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