Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Fri Sep 1 07:57:17 EDT 2017


Well, since the bug report indicates that keyboardActivated/keyboardDeactivated
messages were added to Android, if they are not working please report it.
If you want to just use a general rule for a 'safe zone', then prompting at
the top of the screen should work fine.

~Roger

On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 7:31 AM, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> 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.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > 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.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I also want to give a shout out to the supportive community here.
> This
> >>>>> is by far the best online community I've ever had the honor of being
> a part
> >>>>> of. The level of paying things forward is outstanding.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> --
> >>>>>>> Mark Wieder
> >>>>>>> ahsoftware at gmail.com
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