Lessons tagged: basic
Updated on: Aug 04, 2011
A very common task when writing a program is to get a list of files or folders and either display it for the user to choose one, or go through each file or folder and perform some action. This lesson shows some simple methods of listing and sorting files and gives some hints on the relevant Li...
Updated on: Apr 13, 2012
This lesson will give you an overview of the objects and components you will use when building LiveCode applications. We will cover the basics of adding objects to your application, using LiveCode to add script to your controls and give you an overview of the inner workings of LiveCode so you ...
Updated on: Sep 23, 2010
In Part 1 of this lesson we looked at how to list files and folders in LiveCode. In this lesson we will extend on what we have already learned by using recursion. Recursion is simply the name given to the process where a handler or function calls itself.
Recursion can allow problems t...
Updated on: Sep 09, 2010
It is often the case that stacks need to be resizable particularly when they may contain a variable volume of content. This can be problematic if you have spent a great deal of time making a visually impressive stack and have a large number of controls to reposition and resize. The geometry ma...