Copy/Paste in LC & iOS.

John Dixon dixonja at hotmail.co.uk
Sun Jun 24 14:04:18 CDT 2012




Rick...
look at p.73 of the iOS release notes to read about the 'multiline' UITextView... I think that this will get you out of trouble...:-)

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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