Android label and name

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Wed May 10 16:16:14 EDT 2017

It turns out Ralph is right, and I've closed my bug report. I'm not sure 
why it wasn't working before, but that was back when I was having all 
sorts of issues with LC/prefs files/crashes so maybe that was it.

On 5/10/17 8:59 AM, Ralph DiMola wrote:
> I can change the app icon label. I just changed one and it works. You do
> mean the one specified in the Android Standalone settings? I change them all
> the time on both iOS and Android.
> Ralph DiMola
> IT Director
> Evergreen Information Services
> rdimola at
> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at] On Behalf
> Of J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
> Sent: Tuesday, May 09, 2017 11:27 PM
> To: How to use LiveCode
> Cc: J. Landman Gay
> Subject: Re: Android label and name
> 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.

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