Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

jonathandlynch at gmail.com jonathandlynch at gmail.com
Fri Sep 1 07:31:24 EDT 2017


Hi Roger - yup, this problem affects other development environments too. Many have complained about it online. I currently force the input into the top half of the screen. Do you think I should force it even higher?

I could just make the input go to the very top when a user enters it.

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> On Sep 1, 2017, at 7:25 AM, jonathandlynch at gmail.com wrote:
> 
> The android version is 6.0.1.
> 
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On Sep 1, 2017, at 6:46 AM, jonathandlynch at gmail.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.
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