Android label and name

Ralph DiMola rdimola at
Wed May 10 09:59:46 EDT 2017

I can change the app icon label. I just changed one and it works. You do
mean the one specified in the Android Standalone settings? I change them all
the time on both iOS and Android.

Ralph DiMola
IT Director
Evergreen Information Services
rdimola at

-----Original Message-----
From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at] On Behalf
Of J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Sent: Tuesday, May 09, 2017 11:27 PM
To: How to use LiveCode
Cc: J. Landman Gay
Subject: Re: Android label and name

On 5/6/17 3:41 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
> On 5/6/17 3:21 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote:
>> J. Landman Gay wrote:
>>> I need to build two versions of an Android app, one for production 
>>> and another for testing. It appears that the standalone builder uses 
>>> the "name" property as the icon label in the Android launcher. I 
>>> need the stack name to stay the same, and only the label to differ.
>>> I have tried building with only the label string changed, but in the 
>>> launcher it still appears as the stack name. Is there a way to 
>>> differentiate the label without changing the stack name?
>> IMNSHO that would be a bug.
>> Object labels are for display to end-users; object names are for 
>> developers to code for.
>> Please post the bug # here so we can follow its progress.
> I'm not sure yet if it's a bug or just something extra I should add to 
> the manifest. Android uses a complex inheritance for labelling which I 
> don't quite understand.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
HyperActive Software           |

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