Screen Resolution for Desktop Apps

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sat Dec 16 14:49:57 EST 2017


That's fine if you feel comfortable about resizing and repositioning the 
controls on your stack.

My experience of the Geometry Manager and such-like has been so bad that 
I always opt for a fixed stack size.

Richmond.

On 16/12/17 9:38 pm, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
> I'd probably create the stack size for an average screen resolution, 
> then when the app launches get the available screen size, calculate a 
> ratio, and set the scaleFactor of the stack to that ratio. That should 
> accommodate anything.
>
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> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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>
>
> On December 16, 2017 1:13:50 PM Charles Szasz via use-livecode 
> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> Andy,
>>
>> Interesting stats! Thanks for sharing!  I set the screen resolution. 
>> Some of my users have small laptops which are limited to a vertical 
>> resolution of 768. Recently I have been setting required resolution 
>> to 1280x768 to accommodate them.
>>
>> So, my question about screen resolution for your apps is a vital 
>> question.
>>
>> Sent from my iPad
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