Should "put" to the Message Box be affected by lockMessages?

Trevor DeVore lists at
Wed May 23 20:28:44 EDT 2018

On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 1:35 PM Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> I like the new Message Box API, but I've noticed that now that it's
> message-driven it's no longer immune to the lockMessages.
> I have a habit of putting in a simple "put" command here and there
> during development for diagnostics, and with the v9 changes "put" won't
> bring up the Message Box if the lockMessages is set to true.
> Anyone else miss the old behavior?
> Has anyone missed it enough to submit a bug report/feature request to
> reinstate the traditional behavior?

I recently noticed it, I miss it, but have not reported it. I was very
confused for a bit when no output appeared in the message box until I
figured out what was going on.

Trevor DeVore


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