Clock

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Fri Jun 5 07:14:55 EDT 2015


Wow, you really thought of everything.  Thanks Bernd!
I'll try this as soon as possible.

~Roger
 On Jun 5, 2015 5:39 AM, "BNig" <bernd.niggemann at uni-wh.de> wrote:

> Roger,
>
> this is probably due to the limited processing power of the android-watch
>
> This is similar to iOS back when I made the scrollers. At the time iPhones
> had trouble mixing all the blend modes fast enough.
> So I build in a cheat. The command is "makeiOSReady" it is located in the
> script of the group. What it does is to make a snapshot of the scroller and
> hide all the graphics. What is left on is an image "mock" and layered on
> top
> of this field "fDisplay-Scroll"
>
> For the first 3 of the clock faces try
>
> on mouseUp
>    dispatch "makeiOSReady" to group "Hours"
>    dispatch "makeiOSReady" to group "Minutes"
>    dispatch "makeiOSReady" to group "moveSeconds"
> end mouseUp
>
> once you are done with your resizing of the groups because a resize of the
> group, e.g. "hours" will remove the image "mock" and you do your resizing
> on
> the graphics.
> That is the reason why you issue the "makeiOSReady" command at the end,
> when
> you are done configuring the groups.
>
> This should put considerably less burden on the processor of your
> android-watch.
>
> If that does not make it work try disabling the card script that set the
> color.
>
> Also you may play with the wait x milliseconds with messages that is issued
> twice, once in mouseUP handler and once in "advanceSeconds" handler of the
> start/stop button
>
> send "setWheel tHours + 1" to  group "hours"
> send "setWheel tMinutes + 1" to  group "Minutes"
> send "setWheel tSeconds + 1" to  group "moveSeconds"
>
>       wait 5 milliseconds with messages  -- increase the milliseconds to
> wait, gives more time.
>
> What I see in the video is very much what took me long to debug and which
> turned out to be the wait... being too short.
>
> Note, "makeiOSReady" only works on the non-egg shaped scrollers. For
> egg-shaped scrollers I could look into them next week when I am back from a
> weekend trip and see if I could tweak them to work more efficient. But
> there
> is a lot of computation going on behind the scene.
>
> Try these suggestion in the given order and see what makes it work. Please
> tell us if you get it to work.
>
> Kind regards
>
> Bernd
>
>
>
> Roger Eller wrote
> > Bernd,
> >
> > I finally found a few minutes to play.  I think possibly the layerMode
> may
> > need a tweak to get smooth movement on Android.  It looks great and
> smooth
> > on the computer.  Here's a video of the first run on my watch.
> >
> >
> https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/54789013/Android/SmartQ/LordEllerWatch.MOV
> >
> > ... and this is the shrunken stack (last modified in 6.6.2).
> >
> https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/54789013/Android/SmartQ/LordEllerWatch_0_2.livecode.zip
> >
> > ~Roger
>
>
>
>
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