Getting text into a Livecode field

Ali Lloyd ali.lloyd at livecode.com
Sun May 8 10:37:17 EDT 2016


The old style 'contents' pane will be reinstated in (probably) the next RC:
https://github.com/livecode/livecode-ide/pull/1159

On Sun, May 8, 2016 at 3:31 PM RM <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:

> If one enters multi-line text, then clicks on another tab in the Props
> palette, then clicks on the 'house' again
> the Content field resizes to accommodate the text, but is does not do
> that as one types: so one has to keep
> tab-clicking back and forth as one types . . .
>
> R.
>
> On 8.05.2016 17:17, Randy Hengst wrote:
> > 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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