Android label and name

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Tue May 9 23:26:35 EDT 2017

On 5/6/17 3:41 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
> 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
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