making DG2 usable

PystCat pystcat at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 21:28:51 EST 2018


Zryip,  

You're the best!  Is this in the API guide...?  I need to download the new one.  I'm still looking at the one Trevor did a while back under Blue Mango.

> On Jan 31, 2018, at 5:38 PM, zryip theSlug via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> I don't know, but you can create quickly and easily something similar,
> for a test.
> 
> 1. Create a new datagrid form
> 
> 2. Populate it with some data, by using the inspector
> 
> 3. By adding this script in a button, turn the datagrid in edit mode.
> 
> set the dgEditMode of grp "datagrid 1" to true
> 
> 4. You can disable / enable the animation by using the "animate
> actions" property:
> 
> set the dgProps["animate actions"] of grp "datagrid 1" to false
> 
> 5. And the property "enable swipe" will give you the possibility to
> turn on / off the swipe gesture.
> 
> set the dgProps["enable swipe"] of grp "datagrid 1" to false
> 
> On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 10:32 PM, PystCat via use-livecode
> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> It was an email announcing some of the new features and it showed a web clip of it in action.  It was WAY cool showing the drag and sort along with the swipe to delete… AND this was on a desktop.
>> 
>>> On Jan 31, 2018, at 4:29 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Was it a file?  I don't remember seeing a file.  I just remember the webex
>>> session.
>>> 
>>> On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 4:01 PM, PystCat via use-livecode <
>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Is it possible get the demo file the Mothership did in the email that
>>>> showed off the new features..?  I would love to see that.
>>>> 
>>>>>> On Jan 31, 2018, at 12:07 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
>>>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Mike Kerner wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On 31 Jan 2018, at 2:07 pm, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> But as for DG2, am I the only one who finds it too wonky to use?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> @Richard have you tried Bernd's modTableField as an alternative?  I'm
>>>>>> deploying it in my second project, and it's pretty darn cool.  And
>>>>>> fast.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Indeed it is.  Bernd does great work, and his modTableField is no
>>>> exception.
>>>>> 
>>>>> I used to maintain a similar single-field+header solution before DG1
>>>> premiered, but DG generally does what I need so I stopped working so hard.
>>>>> 
>>>>> The thing with DG2 is that it's nicely designed for mobile use, if only
>>>> the performance was as good as its design.  The delete and re-ordering are
>>>> well thought out, and in theory will be delightful to use.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Monte's note that they're working on it is promising, seems worth
>>>> waiting for.
>>>>> 
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>>>>> Fourth World Systems
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