mergDocCanOpen opens iOS sharing menu

Monte Goulding monte at
Tue May 12 18:42:03 EDT 2020

Hi Ralf

It might be that `mergDocCanOpen` needs to be deprecated as it relied on a hack and Apple must have changed the behavior. Checking the result after `mergDocShow*` commands will still report if the document interaction controller was able to be shown for the document.



> On 13 May 2020, at 4:07 am, Ralf Bitter via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> Seems there is an issue with mergDocCanOpen(). Whenever this function
> is called the iOS sharing menu shows up for a short moment at the top
> of the screen. I am running LC 9.6.0 (rc1) and iOS SDK 13.2. The particular
> script including this function worked fine in earlier versions.
> Does anybody have a recipe to avoid this undesirable behavior?
> Ralf
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