Getting text into a Livecode field

RM richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sun May 8 11:18:25 EDT 2016


You have made me an extremely happy person!

Thanks, Ali.

Richmond.

On 8.05.2016 17:37, Ali Lloyd wrote:
> 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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