some thoughts on version 9.0.0

gcanyon gcanyon at
Thu Apr 19 17:51:14 EDT 2018

Self-promotion: Navigator's
<> script menu
displays all the behaviors, and the handlers in them, of an object. The
theoretical limit is 100,000 stacked behaviors, but I suspect the menu
system would break before reaching that limit. You need to update from the
built-in Navigator to get this functionality.

On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 9:00 AM, Douglas Ruisaard via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> I use the Project Browser heavily ... one change in 9.0.0 I definitely DO
> NOT like is the "new" way of indicating a "behavior" assignment on an
> object.  What's with the little oval with a "1" in it???  I used the
> (previous) line counts to visually match to the "source" button line
> counts.. easy... now, I have to open the Properties to see which object is
> the source behavior.. not good, IMO
> Next is the significant decrease in the "Ink" choices... I've found (by
> process of elimination) the "notSrcOrReverse" ink works for me in several
> situations.... there ain't no such thing in v9.0.0.  And sometimes the drop
> down Ink listing gets "stuck" behind the Property window ... blocking some
> of the choices... inconsistent and not reproducible between stacks but
> consistent within a stack.
> A few other inconsistencies and quirks which are not consistent between
> stacks but demonstrable on specific stacks are not going to encourage me to
> use the v9.0.0 for production stuff.. until new revisions are produced.
> Doug
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