Copy/Paste in LC & iOS.

John Dixon dixonja at hotmail.co.uk
Sun Jun 24 14:25:48 EDT 2012



Rick... You cite an example stack that was put together by Bernd Niggeman... whew! a long time ago it seems. It does not use a 'native' iOS field so you are unable to use the iOS 'cut,copy,paste,select, select all' routines.... Have you tried using a multiline input control UITextview ?

Dixie

> Subject: Re: Copy/Paste in LC & iOS.
> From: harrison at all-auctions.com
> Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2012 14:11:00 -0400
> To: use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
> 
> Hi again Guglielmo,
> 
> Here is an example stack I was trying to work with:
> 
> http://forums.runrev.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=6876
> 
> Make the field focusable and unlock the text so it can
> be selected and changed.  (So I'm trying to use a list
> of scrolling text that bounces and can be edited.)
> 
> Then try to do the standard iOS copy/paste by holding the selection.
> 
> If you can get that example to work that way I'll be as happy
> as a clam.
> 
> Thanks in advance!
> 
> Rick
> 
> 
> On Jun 24, 2012, at 1:09 PM, Guglielmo Braguglia wrote:
> 
> > Hi Rick,
> > but ... what you try to do ?
> > 
> > Because ... when I say that work fine, I means that, if the user touch and maintain the finger on a "native" field, the standard iOS black popup appear asking to "select/select all" or to "cut/copy", NOT that you can use the clipboard functions of Livecode ...
> > 
> > Do you need just to have the iOS functionality or ... you need to control these functionality from LiveCode ?
> > 
> > Guglielmo
> 
> 
> 
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