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

jonathandlynch at gmail.com jonathandlynch at gmail.com
Fri May 26 17:32:11 CEST 2017


Hi Ralph,

It is working just fine. Thanks!



Sent from my iPhone

> On May 25, 2017, at 6:45 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> It works for me on OSX 10.11.6
> 
> 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 Mike Kerner via use-livecode
> Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 10:04 PM
> To: How to use LiveCode
> Cc: Mike Kerner
> Subject: Re: Is there any way at all to have a mobile app simply resume
> rather than restart?
> 
> 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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