Setting the acceleratedRendering to true on startup on Android 7 and Android 8

panagiotis merakos merakosp at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 15:20:01 EDT 2017


Hi Jacque,

Thanks for checking. Yes, it seems that the "wait" is probably fixing
things here. I also tested on a Pixel running Oreo.

Best regards,
Panos
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On Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 7:48 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Panos: I just tested Swami's app on my Pixel running Oreo (Android 8) and
> acceleratedRendering seems to be working okay. There is a preOpenStack
> handler in the stack script:
>
> on preopenstack
>    wait 100 milliseconds with messages
>    set the fullScreenMode of this stack to "ShowAll"
>    set the acceleratedRendering of this stack to "true"
> end preopenstack
>
> The "wait" was to fix something else, but I wonder if it is allowing
> acceleratedRendering to kick in too. That would seem similar to your
> suggestion to send the message in time.
>
>
> On 9/21/17 12:48 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
>
>> I have a Pixel that was just updated to Oreo (Android 8) and running
>> Swami's app works okay. That's the one app I happen to have installed that
>> uses acceleratedRendering quite a bit.
>>
>> He's made some changes recently that turns it on and off after the card
>> has already loaded, but on some cards it loads on preOpenCard or
>> preOpenStack. I guess I should poke around and see where those cards are so
>> I can test it again for you.
>>
>> On 9/20/17 5:04 PM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Jacque,
>>>
>>> Are you on Android 7 or 8? It does not work for me if I set the
>>> acceleratedRendering in preopenstack or openstack. I did not check with
>>> opencard/preopencard.
>>>
>>> On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 10:13 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <
>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Does it work if you set acceleratedRendering in preOpenStack or
>>>> preOpenCard? It seems to work okay for me that way.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 9/20/17 5:21 AM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi folks,
>>>>>
>>>>> Today I came across this issue, affecting Android 7 and Android 8:
>>>>>
>>>>> on openStack
>>>>>      set the acceleratedRendering of this stack to true
>>>>> end openStack
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> This results in black screen when the app starts.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Workaround:
>>>>>
>>>>> on openStack
>>>>>     send "fixit" to me in 0 millisec
>>>>> end openStack
>>>>>
>>>>> on fixit
>>>>>     set the acceleratedRendering of this stack to true
>>>>> end fixit
>>>>>
>>>>> I'll file a report soon.
>>>>>
>>>>> Hope this helps,
>>>>> Panos
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