Seeking a navigation system among 200 individual / card DB for attendance at camp

Ken Corey ken at kencorey.com
Thu Jun 14 04:19:09 CDT 2012


On 14/06/2012 10:15, Ken Corey wrote:
> On 13/06/2012 17:59, Mark Rauterkus wrote:
>> Hi LC Pros and the Rest of the world more experienced than me:
>>
>> I am searching for a "navigation system" for my>200 card camp
>> attendance project. Pointers welcome.
>
> I'm always intrigued by questions like this, because it gives me a
> chance to try out a new use case, which usually leads to me being
> impressed with LiveCode again.
>
> My code is at http://its.ec/static/Namesearch.zip (case is important).
>
> I started at http://listofrandomnames.com to create the list of names I
> used.
>
> The stack is saved with the names already in 200 cards. If you want to
> change the names, just make a new file with the names (one per line),
> and click on the 'load' button.
>
> When the stack is opened you're shown card 1 with 200 names in a
> scrolling list. If you click into the single-line search box and start
> typing, the list dynamically updates.

Forgot to mention: when you click on the names, you're taken to their 
card, along with the back button to get back to the starting screen.

Amazing what you can do with Livecode and very little code.

-Ken



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