Widget request (native text scroller for iOS)
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Nov 29 11:15:25 EST 2016
John Allijn wrote:
> Most of the time when I work on an iOS app, I run into problems with
> scrollers, fields that scroll their contents over the screen.
> Usually I have just one scrollable field on a card with variable text
> in it. Most often this text is downloaded from a database and I just
> put the plain text into this field.
> Most often, the field does not scroll, does not show up, won’t
> display all the content, runs over the boundaries that I’ve set or
> is just badly positioned.
> The last few apps I made, I worked around this problem by designing
> my app around it. (splitting the text in chunks that are big enough
> to display and using swipes to go to the next card with more content)
> but this has been annoying me ever since.
> I was wondering if someone had, or was willing to make, a livecode
> widget for a scrolling field. That way we can all just drag it in the
> project, fill it with text and get some sleep again :)
Widgets are great for making new kinds of objects, but if all that's
needed here is to fix a bug with scrolling on the existing field object
IMO that's just a bug.
Has it been reported?
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