Widget request (native text scroller for iOS)

John Allijn john.allijn.lc at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 13:46:52 EST 2016


Good to know.
Thanks!


> On 29 Nov 2016, at 19:40, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:
> 
> John Allijn wrote:
> 
> >> Op 29 nov. 2016 om 17:15 heeft Richard Gaskin het volgende geschreven:
> >> 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.
> >
> > Hi Richard,
> > I don't think it's a bug. It's just me not being a very skilled
> > programmer :)
> > Thats why I choose livecode.
> > The thing is that native mobile objects are almost completely
> > implemented by code. Where as desktop objects can be dragged into
> > a stack and than be accessed and updated by code. It is my personal
> > opinion that a text field that I drag into a stack should behave as
> > a native mac field on the mac and a native 'scroller' on iOS. And as
> > a programmer in livecode I should benefit from the code-once-deploy-
> > everywhere features of livecode.
> > I understand that the implementation of fields in livecode is not yet
> > at this point.
> 
> But it should be.  Simplicity of multi-platform deployment is why we choose LiveCode.
> 
> And that's why I consider this a bug.
> 
> And thankfully this (along with a few other refinements) is among the funded goals the team is working on:
> <https://livecode.com/project/infinite-livecode-native-field-object/>
> 
> -- 
> Richard Gaskin
> Fourth World Systems
> Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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