Copy and Paste from LiveCode text fld in Mobile

Scott Rossi scott at
Tue Aug 18 22:47:05 CEST 2015

Are you using a native mobile input control (text field)?  A LiveCode
field by itself won't offer this.  Note that there are two input controls:
a single line and multi-line.


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX/UI Design

On 8/18/15, 1:32 PM, "Brahmanathaswami" <brahma at> wrote:

>USE CASE: I need to offer the user the ability to copy out text on
>mobile (not cut) for passing to twitter or email or facebook on both iOS
>and Android
>I am using a plain text field, "textContent" on a single card "textReader"
>unlocked, traversal on... for importing text files to the stack for
>users to read... and results from searches etc.
>When I open in Mobile...I don't get the option, on mouse down.,where the
>small copy, cut widget opens in iOS... where you can drag to make a
>selection... this would also be done on a scrollable region (since there
>is more text in the field than the the field can show...)
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