Mobile text input mystery
merakosp at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 06:54:04 EDT 2020
*> but despite executing> > mobileControlSet "FRadiusText",
"keyboardType", "numeric"> mobileControlDo "FRadiusText", "focus"> >
following what the LC Dictionary says , I do not see the soft keyboard*
This will not work in LC 9.5.1 - it is an old bug that is fixed in LC 9.6
*>>nor does a subsequent*
*> mobileControlGet "FRadiusText", "text"> ever result in anything but
empty even though I can see a text in the native field object.*
Are you calling mobileControlGet "FRadiusText", "text" from the same
handler that has created the mobile input field, or from a different one?
On Wed, 22 Apr 2020 at 23:39, Graham Samuel via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Sent from my iPad
> Begin forwarded message:
> > From: Graham Samuel <livfoss at mac.com>
> > Date: 22 April 2020 at 22:14:37 CEST
> > To: Mark Waddingham <mark at livecode.com>
> > Subject: Re: Mobile text input mystery
> > Thanks Mark. Although making the field opaque wasn’t enough, giving it
> a black border worked and I can now see it. I can edit it with the mouse,
> and I can even put something in it with
> > mobileControlSet "FRadiusText", "text", "1.0"
> > but despite executing
> > mobileControlSet "FRadiusText", "keyboardType", "numeric"
> > mobileControlDo "FRadiusText", "focus"
> > following what the LC Dictionary says , I do not see the soft keyboard,
> nor does a subsequent
> > mobileControlGet "FRadiusText", "text"
> > ever result in anything but empty even though I can see a text in the
> native field object.
> > But I can’t keep asking questions. I’ll just tinker as usual and hope to
> get a result.
> > Thanks again
> > Graham
> >> On 22 Apr 2020, at 19:52, Mark Waddingham <mark at livecode.com> wrote:
> >>> On 2020-04-22 18:38, Graham Samuel wrote:
> >>> Reading your response, Mark, I didn't feel so bad, since the LC
> >>> Dictionary says for example about mobileControlSet
> >>> syntax: mobileControlSet idOrName, PropertyName, value
> >>> and later explains
> >>> idOrName - the id or name of the control
> >>> So I therefore saw the two ways of referring to the control as
> >>> apparently interchangeable.
> >> It is - apologies - the engine does look up both by id or name...
> >> Do you see something if you also set the 'text' property?
> >> There's also the 'borderStyle' property too.
> >> My hunch is that something is there, but the background color is the
> same as the card, the border style is none and it has no content so it
> looks like nothing is there?
> >> Warmest Regards,
> >> Mark.
> >> --
> >> Mark Waddingham ~ mark at livecode.com ~ http://www.livecode.com/
> >> LiveCode: Everyone can create apps
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