Extend LiveCode IDE with Drag & Drop functionality

Despite Livecode being a development tool that has evolved considerably in recent years, there are still some functionalities that it lacks, sometimes causing us to invest time that can be used in more important tasks to solve basic issues, such as drag and drop media files and elements of different types within stacks, for this matter we leave you a solution below.


Allows us to drag and drop resources of various file types into the Livecode IDE, from images to Livecode stacks and even install widgets by dropping lce extension packages into Livecode IDE (Tools palette or your own stacks), increases efficiency in specific situations and facilitates the use of the IDE in many aspects.

How to install it?

To install frlDragDropFilesIntoIDE it is only necessary to download the installer from the link at the bottom, open the downloaded stack with Livecode and you are ready to drop many types of files into your stacks.

What formats does it support?

png, jpeg, jpg, gif, bmp, pbm, pgm, ppm, xbm, xpm, xwd, pict, webp, jfif, tif, tiff, dib, vga, pict, pict2, pic, svg

Audio and video
mp3, mp4, mpg, mov, avi, m4a, midi, midi, snd, aac, wma, ogg, mpeg, m2v, mpeg2, qt, ram, rm

Plain text

txt, lng, locale, log, mnu, nfo, inf, ini, inc, bar, cfg, sav, conf, manifest, lst, ion, rc, properties, mf, list, wbt, lic, css, hs, iss, js, nsi, nsh, java, php, php3, php4, php5, tct, xml, xsml, xsl, kml, adr, sfx, sh, bsh, lua, pl, pm, py, like, las, mx, vb, f, for, f90, f95, f2k, tex, mak, tpl, asm, plx, lsp, lisp, scm, smd, ss, kix, au3, ml, mli, sml, tu, ada, ad, adb, v, lhs, cmake, twig, yml

livecode, livecodescript, rev, mc

LiveCode extension



said at 03-09-2021 07:16 PM

Hi, is this available now?

said at 03-10-2021 01:04 AM

Hi there, that extension looks great! Where can I find the download link?

said at 05-10-2021 07:52 AM

First of all, sorry for the delay in responding, the extension download link is available again.

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