some thoughts on version 9.0.0

Douglas Ruisaard dougr at
Fri Apr 20 17:54:04 EDT 2018

Maybe, Panos... BUT what if someone (like me!) is using one of those "disappearing" inks (sorry for the pun!).  The number of inks which were removed is HUGE! .... I'm supposed to go back to all of my project and live apps and find and replace them???  I don't think so!




>>>Hi all,


>>>The inks that were removed were legacy inks which were deprecated a long time ago, and were not supported in the version of Skia library that LC 9.0 uses.






On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 11:20 AM, Keith Martin via use-livecode < use-livecode at> wrote:


> On 19 Apr 2018, at 17:00, Douglas Ruisaard via use-livecode wrote:


> 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.



> Yep, I found that strange and very disappointing too. I cannot see a 

> reason why this has been changed. Inks are things I sometimes use a 

> lot in projects for both practical and creative effects. Please 

> restore the full set!


> k


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