Transparent browser widgets?

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Mon May 15 19:42:54 CEST 2017


On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 1:27 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> On 2017-05-15 19:10, Roger Eller via use-livecode wrote:
>
>> I have to agree with Richard on this.  It seems tis always time to add new
>> and cool features to iOS and Mac, but not enough time to repair what has
>> been broken.  Linux isn't as mainstream, but it does have a decent base of
>> committed users.  I do believe they too would enjoy functional audio/video
>> content in their LC apps.  Just sayin'.
>>
>
> Um - where did I say the request was going to be implemented NOW? Nowhere
> that I can see...
>
> I filed an enhancement request so the suggestion wasn't lost - why did I?
>
> Because I recalled adding an opaque property to the mobileControl
> "browser" API years ago that did what was requested (on both iOS and
> Android, IIRC). Given that Mac now uses WebView and not CEF, and thus
> benefits from the flexibility of NSViews directly, it seemed reasonable
> that the same approach used then would work on Mac too.
>
> Therefore, it seemed a reasonable thing to record this fact - it gives no
> indication of when it might get done, if at all (of course, being
> open-source means that someone who is not us might do it).
>
> Warmest Regards,
>
> Mark.
>
> --
> Mark Waddingham ~ mark at livecode.com ~ http://www.livecode.com/
> LiveCode: Everyone can create apps
>
>
Mark,

I've apparently found myself with "a case of the Mondays".  So sorry for my
mood.  Carry on with being awesome.  You and the team really are quite
awesome!  I mean it.

~Roger


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