Getting text into a Livecode field

Randy Hengst iowahengst at mac.com
Sun May 8 16:17:40 CEST 2016


Have you tried resizing the property palette window? When I have multiple lines entered into a field, I can see up to nine lines of the field in the “Content” tab.

be well,
randy

Randy Hengst
www.classroomFocusedSoftware.com



> On May 8, 2016, at 4:43 AM, RM <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Thanks for that, although a single line 'thing' does
> not "Do for me" what the previous field did.
> 
> R.
> 
> On 8.05.2016 11:21, Peter W A Wood wrote:
>> Richmond
>> 
>> The screenshot you displays has the Text Styling tab visible. Did you try clicking on the little house icon ?
>> 
>> Reagards
>> 
>> Peter
>> 
>> 
>>> On 8 May 2016, at 15:44, RM <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> More: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=27232
>>> 
>>> R.
>>> 
>>> On 7.05.2016 21:38, RM wrote:
>>>> So, I was mucking around trying to reduplicate/solve John Patten's
>>>> problem with Arrow Keys in Livecode 8 (I reduplicated them: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=27225),
>>>> and thought I'd do what I usually do: enter some text in a field and do a quick "import snapshot"
>>>> to get a label on the stack.
>>>> 
>>>> So, I set up a new textField, and could find NO place in the Properties palette where I could enter
>>>> the text; when I tried to enter it via 'browse' in the textField itself that also failed.
>>>> 
>>>> Livecode 64 bit Linux.
>>>> 
>>>> Richmond.
>>> 
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