Is there any way at all to have a mobile app simply resume rather than restart?

jonathandlynch at gmail.com jonathandlynch at gmail.com
Wed May 24 16:27:08 EDT 2017


I read that on the forums, but I defer to Ralph on this.

I am playing with the hack now.

I think I could also have a legitimate reason for playing audio - changing the music as a user gets closer to a marker - but that would be a lot of trouble to set up right now.

Sent from my iPhone

> On May 24, 2017, at 4:07 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Are you sure?  I'm pretty sure I have at least a couple of apps I built in
> 8 that still use the hack.
> 
> On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 3:54 PM, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
>> It looks like the plist hack is not available in version 8.
>> 
>> Choosing background audio works - but that means I need to have a
>> plausible reason for having background audio or Apple reviewers might ding
>> the app.
>> 
>> What a pain - why not just allow it to work the way other apps work?
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>> On May 24, 2017, at 3:43 PM, jonathandlynch at gmail.com wrote:
>>> 
>>> Thank you!
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> 
>>>> On May 24, 2017, at 3:34 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> If you're referring to ios, look up "plist hack", here.  The only thing
>> to
>>>> remember is that for each version of LC, you have to perform the hack,
>>>> again, until Edinburgh gives us a Standalone Settings option.
>>>> 
>>>> On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 3:22 PM, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode <
>>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Having to restart the app from scratch sucks. I can store the current
>>>>> state, but my users would have to wait for the map widget to reload
>> every
>>>>> time they came back from another app.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
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