Copy/Paste in LC & iOS.

Rick Harrison harrison at all-auctions.com
Sun Jun 24 15:27:20 CDT 2012


Hi again,

Ok, I'm looking at the information.  I'll see if that
will accomplish what I need.

Thanks for your help!

Rick

On Jun 24, 2012, at 3:04 PM, John Dixon wrote:

> 
> 
> 
> 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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