Layout tools for LiveCode

Chris Sheffield cmsheffield at
Wed Apr 2 17:38:08 EDT 2014

There are “rulers” you can turn on (View menu -> Rulers) that can help you position objects. As far as a grid or guides that objects can snap to, not sure about that. If such a thing exists, I’d like to know myself. :-)


Chris Sheffield
Read Naturally, Inc.

On Apr 2, 2014, at 3:25 PM, Brahmanathswami <brahma at> wrote:

> Doing quality GUI is not easy Livecode... But I won't rant on too much about how easy it would be to ramp up the existing IDE to help "creatives"  (graphic design types) build beautiful UI without so much pain... without having to do anything to the engine...
> Is there a layout grid tool that we can use? Typical applications have guides you can drag out and then snap objects to those guides.
> I'm mentoring a young man (13 years old) who is eating up LiveCode like it was granola, but he is used to better tools for the eye candy layer and asked me if there was a grid tool.. (not data grid)
> Swasti Astu, Be Well!
> Brahmanathaswami
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