Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Fri Sep 1 07:20:07 EDT 2017


This appears to be an old problem (2012).  I don't know if there was ever a
solution.  A best practice was to position any input fields in the top
third of the screen.  I agree with the consensus that it should be handled
automatically, but it is not, obviously.

https://www.mail-archive.com/use-livecode@lists.runrev.com/msg29602.html

~Roger


On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 6:46 AM, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Hi Jacqueline,
>
> Sadly, that did not help. It received the KeyboardActivated message, and I
> had it check the effective working screenrect both at that point and again
> in a handler set to trigger a second later. They all return results as if
> the keyboard is not there.
>
> This is on a galaxy tab E, with the OS from 2015, so it might just be that
> this tablet is not very good. However, I need the app to work on most
> android devices.
>
> When I get a more powerful machine, I might test a few of these things
> again. I can make it do different things depending whether a particular OS
> resource is available.
>
> Thanks!
>
> J
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Aug 31, 2017, at 10:11 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> > What happens if you check the effective working screenrect in a
> keyboardActivated handler?
> >
> > --
> > Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> > HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
> >
> >
> >
> >> On August 31, 2017 8:04:45 PM Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Actually, never mind, that cannot be it.
> >>
> >> I tried the follow script:
> >>
> >> on mouseUp
> >>
> >> create field "test height"
> >>
> >> select after field "test height"
> >>
> >> send getEWSR to me in 1 second
> >>
> >> end mouseUp
> >>
> >> on getEWSR
> >>
> >> answer the effective working screenrect
> >>
> >> delete field "test height"
> >>
> >> end getEWSR
> >>
> >>
> >> it still returns the same screenrect that I get without using "effect
> >> working", which is the screenrect of the device.
> >>
> >>
> >> Any other ideas?
> >>
> >>> On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 8:51 PM, <jonathandlynch at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> A question for Mark Waddingham...
> >>>
> >>> Mark, in my app, in the place in question, the keyboard is activated
> by a
> >>> browser widget. Is it possible that this means it is not sending a
> signal
> >>> to LC to update the value of the effective working screen rect?
> >>>
> >>> Sent from my iPhone
> >>>
> >>> > On Aug 31, 2017, at 8:27 PM, jonathandlynch at gmail.com wrote:
> >>> >
> >>> > Yes - it makes me want to share whatever I can.
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> > Sent from my iPhone
> >>> >
> >>> >>> On Aug 31, 2017, at 7:14 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode <
> >>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> On 08/31/2017 07:33 AM, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode wrote:
> >>> >>> Just a random comment - having the CTO of LC directly answer our
> >>> questions is an incredible benefit to LC developers.
> >>> >>
> >>> >> I also want to give a shout out to the supportive community here.
> This
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> >>> >>
> >>> >> --
> >>> >> Mark Wieder
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