Does MobileSensorReading work?

jonathandlynch at gmail.com jonathandlynch at gmail.com
Sat May 27 10:21:22 EDT 2017


The problem might be on my phone - the compass app does the same thing!

Sent from my iPhone

> On May 27, 2017, at 8:31 AM, jonathandlynch at gmail.com wrote:
> 
> The mobile sensor reading is having a problem when combined with the plist hack.
> 
> When I hit the home button to put the app in pause mode, and then go back into the app, the device thinks that north is in whichever direction the phone is facing when the app resumes.
> 
> It is strange.
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On May 26, 2017, at 12:44 PM, jonathandlynch at gmail.com wrote:
>> 
>> Thank you Devin :)
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>> On May 26, 2017, at 12:29 PM, Devin Asay via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Jonathan,
>>> 
>>> I worked it out for my class. Here’s a sample app that takes you through the main points.
>>> 
>>> http://livecode.byu.edu/mobile/sensorExercise.php
>>> 
>>> Devin
>>> 
>>> On May 26, 2017, at 9:30 AM, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com<mailto:use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Never mind - I see
>>> 
>>> It works after you turn on mobileSensorStartTracking, and appears to return an array on my device
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> 
>>> On May 26, 2017, at 10:56 AM, Jonathan Lynch <jonathandlynch at gmail.com<mailto:jonathandlynch at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I put a button on my app and put the app on my iPhone.
>>> 
>>> The button had the following script:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> on mouseUp
>>> 
>>> put MobileSensorReading("location",true) into tReading
>>> 
>>> answer the Keys of tReading
>>> 
>>> answer tReading
>>> 
>>> end mouseUp
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I figured this would tell me if the function was supposed to return an array or a variable, since I had read both online.
>>> 
>>> Interestingly, it returned empty for both.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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