Tablet PC And Rev
Bleiler at buffalo.edu
Thu Nov 20 14:04:15 CST 2008
Thanks for your reply. It sounds like most simple stacks should run
fine. Most of my text input would be pretty simple. I wonder if when
the screen is rotated the working ScreenRect returns values
consistent with the new screen orientation.
Instructional Designer, HSIT
University at Buffalo
On Nov 20, 2008, at 1:43 PM, Marian Petrides, MD wrote:
> On Nov 20, 2008, at 12:23 PM, Tim Bleiler wrote:
>> Anyone try using Rev with a Tablet PC lately. I don't have one of
>> these machines but I have a client who is thinking of getting one.
>> There hasn't been any discussion on the list about these devices
>> recently but in some older posts there were issues with stylus
>> input into Rev fields. Is that still an issue?
> I have a tablet but do most of my development on a Mac and then
> port over to Windows. So I don't have experience actually CREATING
> stacks on a tablet but I do have a little experience running ported
> stacks on it (see my reply to your second question below.
> If you are talking about entering text into an input field using
> the stylus, I haven't tried that, but I'll see if I can get around
> to creating a little stack to test it. If you could give a
> specific example, I'll try to implement that.
>> Are there other issues related to the touch screen? Is it possible
>> to accommodate the screen twisting and changing orientation at
> I have a stack that was initially designed to be 800X400 (to allow
> it to play even in Win 95). It uses graphic buttons, radio buttons
> and check boxes and works fine on my HP 2710p tablet running
> Vista. The only issue is that when I rotate the screen, the stack
> is a bit too wide to display completely in portrait view. The fit
> is pretty close, so I didn't even notice it until you asked, but I
> suspect a stack that is much wider than 800 pixels won't work very
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