Home Screen Icon Not Rendered on iOS

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Mon Jul 30 20:25:36 CEST 2018


The problem I've had is that older icons work (from a couple of years ago),
but newer icons that were working before this situation started happening
do not work.

On Mon, Jul 30, 2018 at 1:24 PM Colin Holgate via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Do you all know about the Assets.car requirement in iOS 11? Instead of
> including individual icons (which you have to do to support older iOS), you
> now include an Assets.car file, that has all of the icon sizes. It would be
> an included file.
>
> It is possible to make the file using Xcode, but I found that some icon
> sizes were being left out, and Apple rejects apps like that. Fortunately
> someone made an online tool, you give it your 1024x1024 icon, it gives you
> back the Assets.car file:
>
> http://www.applicationloader.net/appuploader/icontool.php
>
> It also makes the needed Android icons.
>
>
> > On Jul 30, 2018, at 8:52 AM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> > Do the icons have an alpha channel? I *think* they are not allowed to
> have
> > one.
> >
> > Best,
> > Panos
> > --
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Jul 30, 2018 at 4:01 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode <
> > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Yes, I've had a similar problem, but I haven't figured it out.  I went
> back
> >> and found a couple of icons we had used several years ago.  They do
> work,
> >> so I'm also baffled.
> >>
> >> On Mon, Jul 30, 2018 at 10:11 AM Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via
> >> use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Apple continues to give us grief…Anyone else have this context.
> >>>
> >>> Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.6
> >>> LC: 9.0.1 RC1
> >>> Xcode 9.4.1
> >>> iOS (on phone) 11.4.1
> >>>
> >>> No matter what I do, I can't get the Home screen icon to render on the
> >>> phone. It always "generic"
> >>>
> >>> All icons are entered into SA at correct dimensions. Whether  we use
> >>> "prerendered" on not, still doesn't work.
> >>> No entitlements issues, build goes through with no error. Just no
> proper
> >>> icon.
> >>>
> >>> Previously, in Xcode 9.3 this same problem was solved by saying  "Yes"
> to
> >>> Apple's Dialog on Xcode start up
> >>>
> >>> "Do You Want to Install Additional Components?"
> >>>
> >>> After that, restarting Xcode, restart LC and the icon rendered.
> >>>
> >>> But Xcode 9.3 will not build for iOS 11.4.1. AND XCode 9.4.1. invokes
> no
> >>> dialog for "Additional Components"  -- it opens "silently" and on
> Apple's
> >>> developer site there are no additional component for 9.4.1? (in
> >> downloads)
> >>> I tried manually adding the 9.3 Components (little applications that I
> >> put
> >>> the Xcode applications folder). but still no go…
> >>>
> >>> I am stumped.
> >>>
> >>> I can still build and get my beta testers to check the app - minus a
> >>> proper home screen icons. But sure would be nice to solve this one.
> >>>
> >>> BR
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On the first day, God created the heavens and the Earth
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.
And God said, "This is good."


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