Screen Resolution for Desktop Apps

Brian Milby brian at milby7.com
Sat Dec 16 15:06:38 EST 2017


Richard, can you outline some of the issues you have seen with the GM (or
point to a thread where it was discussed). On the surface it looks like a
good way to handle many types of positioning needs. There were a couple of
oddities in the code that I’ve looked at already.
On Sat, Dec 16, 2017 at 1:50 PM Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> 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.
> >
> > --
> > Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> > HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
> >
> >
> >
> > 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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