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

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Thu May 25 04:03:55 CEST 2017


I'm pretty sure you can't do it while it's still in the applications
folder.  You have to command-drag it out of the applications folder, first,
before you modify it - at least I do, anyway.

On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 5:57 PM, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> 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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On the second day, God created the oceans.
On the third day, God put the animals on hold for a few hours,
   and did a little diving.
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