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

panagiotis merakos merakosp at gmail.com
Thu May 24 14:36:23 EDT 2018


Thanks Richard.

I just saw this thread. This has been reported in the past as well (
https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=16235), against LC 6.7.x.

Best,
Panos
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On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 7:28 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Thanks for chiming in, Monte.  Done:
> https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=21302
>
> --
>  Richard Gaskin
>  Fourth World Systems
>
> Monte Goulding wrote:
> > Ah… yes please report it if you haven’t yet done so. It should just be
> > a matter of temporarily setting the MClockmessages to False before
> > sending the message in MCB_setmsg then back to the previous state
> > after. We do that elsewhere for things like dispatch. The result will
> > be better than reverting to the old behavior because clearly it was
> > previously possible for the message box to be presented while messages
> > were blocked causing some bugs I’m sure.
> >
> > This would be an easy community contribution for someone that wants to
> > dip their toe in ;-)
> >
> > Cheers
> > Monte
> >
> >> On 24 May 2018, at 9:34 am, Richard Gaskin 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?
> >>
>
>
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