Copy/Paste in LC & iOS.

Rick Harrison harrison at all-auctions.com
Sun Jun 24 13:53:40 CDT 2012


Hi Dixie,

UITextview shows one line at a time doesn't it?
If that's true, I don't think that will cut it.
I need Multi-line capabilities.

Can't someone just point me to a good example which works correctly
with LiveCode?

Thanks,

Rick

On Jun 24, 2012, at 2:25 PM, John Dixon wrote:

> 
> 
> 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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