Checkmark for Mac & Windows

chipsm at themartinz.com chipsm at themartinz.com
Sat Mar 24 00:12:35 EDT 2018


Phil, can you provide a sample script?

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From: use-livecode <use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com> On Behalf Of Phil Davis via use-livecode
Sent: Friday, March 23, 2018 7:20 PM
To: Knapp Martin via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
Cc: Phil Davis <revdev at pdslabs.net>
Subject: Re: Checkmark for Mac & Windows

One idea:

- Create or find a checkmark image you like, that looks good within the textHeight of your lists
- Import it into your app
- make sure each line of text begins with maybe 3 spaces
- use the ID of the checkmark image as the imageSource of char 1 of each line
- let your (now modified) script support the same toggle action it now supports

HTH -
Phil Davis


On 3/23/18 6:22 PM, Knapp Martin via use-livecode wrote:
> I generate lists on the fly with the first item of each line set with a checkmark. After I construct the list under script, I just insert it into a standard LC table field. The user can then toggle the checkmark of each line off or on with a click (a script in the field takes care of that).
>
> On Mac it's just a matter of using the checkmark character (option-v) which I can type right into a script. But on Windows it does not display. I don't want to rely on a specific font in case the user does not have that installed. Is there really not an *simple* way to do this so that it works on both Mac and Windows? I’m redoing a currently Mac-only app so I can release for Windows too and don’t really want to re-work all this if there’s a simple solution that I’m missing.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Marty
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