Widget Properties

scott at elementarysoftware.com scott at elementarysoftware.com
Thu Apr 23 16:32:31 EDT 2020

Hello Graham,

Sorry if I missed this earlier but, what made you go with a button widget rather than just using a standard LiveCode button?


> On Apr 23, 2020, at 9:41 AM, Graham Samuel via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> I am getting rather fed up with the widgets I’ve been trying to use for my mobile app. For example, the iOS button widget (a press button, not a switch) has so few properties that you can’t change the colour of the text in any way I could see and sometimes mine turn out blue or red for no apparent reason. Hoping that other properties were just not showing up, I tried
>  put the properties of widget “myWidget”
> in the message box and got nothing, so I don’t know how to proceed. 
> I also hate that the object doesn’t have a label separate from its name. I would never recommend anyone to put spaces in names of objects for scripting, but of course they’re essential for many kinds of label seen by a user, so the two different strings which work in normal LC are essential, in my opinion.
> Oh dear, this has some danger of becoming a rant…
> Graham
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