iOS UIWebView/MOBGui overlay question

Maarten Koopmans maarten.koopmans at
Sun Aug 28 07:43:58 EDT 2011

Though the SDKs for LC-iOS externals are currently not as stable(due to
Lion, Xcode), I suspect they will be soon. And then you create a navbar
external or so.

Still Cocoa/Objective-C but a whole lot less; with a bit of luck you can
find your nerdef code in a cookbook or on the web.


On Sunday, August 28, 2011, Ian Wood <revlist at> wrote:
> On 28 Aug 2011, at 11:35, Maarten Koopmans wrote:
>> You can't make controls on top of a fullscreen UIWebView. You can make a
>> UIWebView that has limited size and put controls around it. In fact, one
>> the mobile examples in the iOS pack is a little web browser that does
>> that.
> That's what I was afraid of, from previous experience with the desktop web
view. As a fullscreen web view is a necessity for the app I'm planning it's
time for either hacks or learning Cocoa from scratch. :-(
> One possible approach is to load everything within my own HTML page in an
iFrame and find out if I can layer a PNG over the sub-page but the problem
then is how to find out when it's been pressed - I can see how to talk to
the page via JavaScript but not how to go in the other direction other than
catching browserLoadRequest with delayRequests set to true but that's going
to stop the sub-page loading in the first place.
> Anyone have any bright ideas?
> Ian
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