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

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Fri Sep 22 15:39:32 EDT 2017


It's kind of odd though, because the wait occurs before 
acceleratedRendering is set. I'm not sure how a prior wait could affect 
a command that hasn't happened yet.

On 9/22/17 2:20 PM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote:
> 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
> --
> 
> 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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