iOS 7 / Xcode 5 and the status bar.

Ralph DiMola rdimola at
Wed Oct 2 00:11:52 EDT 2013

OK, I see what you mean about the new style. It just would have been helpful
to know how many pixels the status bar icons occupy.

Ralph DiMola
IT Director
Evergreen Information Services
rdimola at

-----Original Message-----
From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at] On Behalf
Of Monte Goulding
Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2013 5:08 PM
To: How to use LiveCode
Subject: Re: iOS 7 / Xcode 5 and the status bar.

On 02/10/2013, at 6:54 AM, "Ralph DiMola" <rdimola at> wrote:

> I disagree. First of all the background color(or the gray default
> background) of the card is under the status bar. One way to fix this 
> is to put a black(or white) bar on the top of the card. One Problem, 
> there is no way to find out the status bar height anymore. Am I missing
something here?

I think the point is the OS has changed so we need to deal with that in our
apps... although I guess the engine could fake it with a black or white
strip unless we chose black translucent...

Monte Goulding

M E R Goulding - software development services mergExt - There's an external
for that!

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