Transparent browser widgets?

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at
Mon May 15 13:42:54 EDT 2017

On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 1:27 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> 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: Everyone can create apps

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.


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