Down a leafy lane or up queer street?

Brian Milby brian at milby7.com
Sun Apr 29 14:52:31 EDT 2018


I imagine that if you had strict mode enabled then the IDE would flag it
for you too (if undeclared).
On Sun, Apr 29, 2018 at 1:37 PM Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> "it must be declared in all scripts that uses this variabel."
>
> Aha: *thanks* for that.
>
> Richmond.
>
> On 29/4/2018 9:28 pm, Tore Nilsen via use-livecode wrote:
> > If route66 is declared as a local variabel in the card script (and it
> must be declared outside any handlers), then all other scripts that uses
> this variabel must reside in the card script as well. If it is declared as
> a global variabel, it must be declared in all scripts that uses this
> variabel.
> >
> > Tore Nilsen
> >
> >> 29. apr. 2018 kl. 20:15 skrev Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
> >>
> >> OK: finally I have sorted out the problem.
> >>
> >> It seems that IFF I have this in my cardScript:
> >>
> >> globalroute66
> >>
> >> onpreOpenCard
> >>
> >> putspecialFolderPath("resources") & "/assets/img/" intoroute66
> >>
> >> everything works.
> >>
> >> What I would like to know is:
> >>
> >> Why does THAT script & the declaration of a global NOT work when it
> resides in the stackScript?
> >>
> >> Richmond.
> >>
> >>
> >> On 29/4/2018 8:56 pm, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
> >>> So, I have corrected the specialFolderPath as per your instructions.
> >>>
> >>> But I am still going wrong as my source for the imgData of img "p1" is
> still
> >>> listed asroute66p1.png . . .
> >>>
> >>> Richmond.
> >>>
> >>> On 29/4/2018 8:01 pm, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
> >>>> In the IDE, specialFolderPath("resources") points to the folder
> containing the working stack. In a standalone it points to the folder
> containing files you've included in the Copy Files pane of the standalone
> builder.
> >>>>
> >>>> Therefore, there will never be a folder
> specialFolderPath("resources") & "/Desktop/..." unless you have created a
> Desktop folder inside the one holding your stack. The correct path would be
> specialFolderPath("resources") & "/Obfuscated/May 2018/assets/img/"
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> >>>> HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
> >>>> On April 29, 2018 11:27:39 AM Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> I am being extremely stupid, and am getting so desperate I don't mind
> >>>>> admitting it.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I have a stack containing a series of images that are 'empty' images
> >>>>> with their
> >>>>> sources set to an external folder.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Now in my stackScript I have this:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> |global route66 on preOpenStack put specialFolderPath("resources") &
> >>>>> "/Desktop/Obfuscated/May 2018/assets/img/" into route66 go to card
> >>>>> "TITLE" end preOpenStack|
> >>>>>
> >>>>> and in my cardScript I have this:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> |on preOpenCard set the lockScreen to true -------- set the filename
> of
> >>>>> img "p1" to empty ------- set the filename of img "p1" to (route66 &
> >>>>> "c1.png") set the blendlevel of img "p1" to 0 -------- wait 3 ticks
> set
> >>>>> the lockScreen to false end preOpenCard so, WHY cannot I see the
> target
> >>>>> image, merely a horrible grey square? Richmond. |
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
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