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 23:57:10 CEST 2017


This is great Ralph 

Thank you

I wonder if this can open up other possibilities as well

Sent from my iPhone

> On May 24, 2017, at 5:17 PM, Ralph DiMola <rdimola at evergreeninfo.net> wrote:
> 
> 1) Go to the Applications folder
> 2) Right click on the LC app you are using and select "Show Package
> Contents"
> 3) Navigate to the "Tools/Runtime/iOS" folder
> 4) Right click on all the device/simulator folders one at a time and select
> "Get Info"
> 5) At the bottom click on the "Read only" to the right of your account name
> and select "Read & Write"
> 6) Repeat 5 for all device/simulator folders
> 7) In each of the device/simulator folders edit the setting.plist file.
> 8) To edit... right click the setting.plist file and select "Open With" and
> then "Other..." and select "TextEdit.app".
> 9) You will get a warning that the file is locked. Choose the Unlock option.
> 
> 10) Either change UIApplicationExitsOnSuspend key value to "False" or like I
> do delete the key all together(2 lines)
> 11) repeat 8-10 for setting.plist in each of the device/simulator folders.
> 12) Fire up LC and make an iOS app.
> 
> Ralph DiMola
> IT Director
> Evergreen Information Services
> rdimola at evergreeninfo.net
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf
> Of Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
> Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 4:37 PM
> To: How to use LiveCode
> Cc: jonathandlynch at gmail.com
> Subject: Re: Is there any way at all to have a mobile app simply resume
> rather than restart?
> 
> I don't actually know how to do any of the steps for this - would be easy on
> a pc. Researching it now.
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On May 24, 2017, at 4:27 PM, jonathandlynch at gmail.com wrote:
>> 
>> 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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