Scrolling text w/o scroll bars in iOS

Steve Jones stevejones at
Mon Mar 7 15:50:06 EST 2011

This doesn't seem to work for me - either in the iPhone simulator or downloaded to my iPhone.  It does work in the internal "test:\" mode to LiveCode though.  So not sure what's up there.


On Mar 7, 2011, at 2:07 PM, Colin Holgate wrote:

> Try this on a field that is set to not show scrollbars, lock text, and not focusable:
> local startscroll,startv
> on mousedown
>   put the scroll of me into startscroll
>   put the mousev into startv
> end mousedown
> on mousestilldown
>   set the scroll of me to startscroll - the mousev + startv
> end mousestilldown
> The scrolling is just to the nearest line, but it does what you asked. At least on my iPad it does!
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