DG2: How much is mobile-only?

Tom Glod tom at makeshyft.com
Thu Dec 28 12:27:50 EST 2017


from what I know the LC engine does not yet do touch in desktop
standalones..... so its not "the grid" that is limited....its the engine
right now.....seems like it be important to solve this sooner than later.

On Thu, Dec 28, 2017 at 12:08 PM, Roger Eller via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> I don't like presumptiously imposed limits like that.  Many Windows laptops
> and tablets are touch capable, and apps could benefit from swipe gestures.
> Heck, even with a mouse, as the pointer is merely an extension of your
> finger.
>
> ~Roger
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 28, 2017 at 1:22 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
> > It seems the swiping in DG2 is mobile only - is that correct?  What other
> > DG2 goodies are currently only usable on a mobile device?
> >
> > The desktop has become very influenced by mobile design trends.  Apple's
> > even begun the move to integrate the two.  And the desktop is still where
> > businesses bet on workhorses, and where developers make more money.
> >
> > Much of the new DG would be great on the desktop.  So I hope I'm just
> > missing something...
> >
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