Copy/Paste in LC & iOS.

Guglielmo Braguglia guglielmo at braguglia.ch
Sun Jun 24 15:35:57 CDT 2012


Hi Rick,
yes, as Dixie say, to have the REAL iOS functionality ... you have to 
use REAL iOS control (/so ... you can't use standard LiveCode fields, 
but you have to use the iOS extensions/). ;-)

Guglielmo


On 24.06.2012 22:27, Rick Harrison wrote:
> 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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