Navigator update: better conversion to behaviors, better property editing, better version control, and send to private commands

Geoff Canyon gcanyon at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 01:52:31 EST 2018


What are you seeing happen when you do this? One thing I've noticed is that
the script editor window doesn't come to the foreground by itself if the
script is already open in any tab of the editor. So using something like
Edit Behaviors will cause the editor to show that script, but still be
sitting behind whatever other windows are open.

Or maybe you're seeing something else? What LC version and platform?

gc

On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 9:46 AM, Mark Talluto via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Hi Geoff,
>
> I am super excited to see you working on Navigator.
>
> I have one little issue with it as it stands. I can not edit behaviors any
> longer. I am sure I am doing something wrong. I did the right click ->
> “Edit Behavior Scripts” on a card that has a behavior associated with it.
> The line is blue in color indicating that it has a behavior.
>
> I will go back to an older version for now.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Mark Talluto
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>
>
> > On Feb 3, 2018, at 10:52 PM, Geoff Canyon via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> > The update is now available here
> > <https://www.dropbox.com/s/bcqxxriwzzjcm45/navigator_5.zip?dl=1>. I
> haven't
> > updated the documentation yet. The main changes are:
> >
> > 1. The whole convert-to-behaviors and restore-from-behaviors bit has been
> > moved to its own custom palette, opened from Navigator. This makes the
> > whole process much clearer, and setting the options is easier and more
> > forgiving.
> > 2. There's a preview for the naming template process -- again, easier and
> > more foolproof, and a dropdown offers some pre-made options.
> > 3. The dialog's working list is derived from the selection in Navigator
> > when the command is issued, but it's text -- anything can be modified,
> > deleted, or added before processing.
> > 4. There is a button to add enclosed objects. So it's possible to select
> a
> > group, card, or stack in Navigator, select the command, and then add
> > enclosed objects to include all the controls in that container -- or
> > containers, it processes everything in the list.
> > 5. There is a button to add behavior chains, so it's possible to select
> one
> > control that has a chain of fifty behaviors, and click the button to add
> > them all to the list to be processed.
> > 6. Both Convert and Restore have a preview option -- use it and the
> > resulting log will show exactly what will be done, without actually doing
> > any of it.
> >
> > gc
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