Getting text into a Livecode field

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sun May 8 16:50:40 CEST 2016


It expands as you add text. I do wish it showed a few more lines initially 
though, it would make the field easier to find and less claustrophobic when 
typing.

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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On May 8, 2016 4:58:27 AM RM <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:

> Picture indicating how inferior the new 'content' thing is:
>
> http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=27232
>
> R.
>
> On 8.05.2016 12:43, RM 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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