Property inspector / custom properties - how can i resize the value field

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 17:47:05 CEST 2018


Having worked with LiveCode 8 extensively now I can say
that the Property palette is far far more awkward to use thatn the 
LiveCode 7 one,
and I wish there were an easy way to revert to that property palette.

Richmond.

On 17/7/2018 1:59 pm, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode wrote:
>
> Bob:
> > I find that when I create a new property, or a new element
> > in an existing property, having th click on the property, then
> > on the name of the property is annoying.
>
> Absolutely, and it's actually training people to learn and use 
> inefficient actions. Conceptually and with muscle memory! It's a pity 
> so many well-honed, valuable time-saving features of the IDE were 
> discarded and forgotten when updating it. An interface should be 
> efficient to use hands-on. Improvements don't reduce efficiency. It'll 
> be a good thing when the IDE regains some of the strengths it had.
>
> Please QA this if you can - there are many such IDE issues but I 
> haven't had time. I'll add my vote. I'm usually working on a tight 
> deadline when I notice this stuff. There's another custom prop editor 
> bug (an actual bug that makes it easy to lose the edited text) but I 
> forget the trigger until I work with it again.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Curry Kenworthy
>
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