Mad Pink's Ultra Deluxe Control Panel Uber-Widget

Greg (Pink) Miller livecode at
Thu Jan 9 16:36:25 EST 2020

the mixed control set is most definitely still in progress... even when
configured correctly it has bugs in the way user input works

I hadn't thought of a width property, but it's a good idea

if you can give me a step by step of how you got errors with the icons, it
would be helpful  THANKS!

On Thu, Jan 9, 2020 at 3:00 PM Martin Koob via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> Hi Greg
> Thanks for the tester stack.   Once I opened that then I could place
> widgets using the object menu > New Widget >  MPUberControlPanel.
> I still can’t drag the icon from the built in tools palette  to a stack
> yet.  ( I have not tried with Power tools but thanks for that tip.  I am
> going to try it out.)
> I have been poking around trying to figure out how it works.  I am
> interested in the ‘mixed controls’ option with buttons sliders etc. to
> create a horizontal tool bar.  I created a control with 5 columns and 5
> controls but it seems that current all controls have to be the same size.
>  Are you thinking of have a width key in the Controls array so you could
> set some controls as wider i.e. a slider would be wider than a button.
> I was trying to set the controls in the toolbar  to have different icons
> with some success. But entering the name of a different icon in the
> control’s array can result in syntax errors and the controls disappearing.
> I know this is in beta state.  If I have time at some point to poke around
> more I will see if I can create with this widget.
> Thanks for your work on this.
> Regards,
> Martin Koob
> > On Jan 8, 2020, at 2:58 PM, Greg (Pink) Miller via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at> wrote:
> >
> >> I added a stack "Test After Installation.livecode" to Github which
> >> contains the widget, and has the same name as the builder test window,
> so
> >> it will work in conjunction with ControlTester for tinkering. Please
> let me
> >> know if that doesn't work in the meantime while I try and figure out the
> >> rest.
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