Android label and name

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Sat May 6 16:41:57 EDT 2017

On 5/6/17 3:21 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote:
> J. Landman Gay wrote:
>> I need to build two versions of an Android app, one for production
>> and another for testing. It appears that the standalone builder uses
>> the "name" property as the icon label in the Android launcher. I need
>> the stack name to stay the same, and only the label to differ.
>> I have tried building with only the label string changed, but in the
>> launcher it still appears as the stack name. Is there a way to
>> differentiate the label without changing the stack name?
> IMNSHO that would be a bug.
> Object labels are for display to end-users; object names are for
> developers to code for.
> Please post the bug # here so we can follow its progress.

I'm not sure yet if it's a bug or just something extra I should add to 
the manifest. Android uses a complex inheritance for labelling which I 
don't quite understand.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
HyperActive Software           |

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