mergDoc - no preview, no sharing

Monte Goulding monte at appisle.net
Tue May 29 18:29:40 EDT 2018


Hi Ralf

I think there is a bug or perhaps deliberate policy change on 11.2+ that means that files from within the app bundle are not recognised correctly. Try copying files out of the bundle.

Cheers

Monte

> On 30 May 2018, at 7:32 am, Ralf Bitter via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Is there anybody who can confirm that the iOS external
> mergDoc plays nicely in an iOS 11.2 or iOS 11.3.1 environment?
> 
> I am particularly interested to know if handler mergDocShowPreview
> and “Copy to …” share extensions using mergDocShowOpenInMenu
> or the share button work.
> 
> My tests using the mergDoc.livecode demo in LC 9.0 as well as in LC 8.1.10
> produced the following results so far:
> 
> Files tested: .docx, ppsx, .txt, .pages, .pdf, .png
> 
> Device: iOS 11.2 on iPad Pro 10.5 inch
> 
> mergDocShowPreview worked for .png files only
> “Copy to …” share extensions using mergDocShowOpenInMenu
> or the share button fails although mergDocCanOpen() returns true,
> the modal just shows the file name and “Office Open XML show” for
> .ppsx files as an example
> 
> Simulator: iOS 11.2 on iPad Pro 10.5 inch
> 
> mergDocShowPreview works for all files
> “Copy to …” share extensions using mergDocShowOpenInMenu
> or the share button can not be tested
> 
> 
> Device: iOS 11.3.1 on iPad Air
> 
> mergDocShowPreview works for all files
> “Copy to …” share extensions using mergDocShowOpenInMenu
> or the share button fails although mergDocCanOpen() returns true,
> the modal just shows the file name and “Office Open XML show” for
> .ppsx files as an example
> 
> Simulator: iOS 11.2 on iPad Air
> 
> mergDocShowPreview works for all files
> “Copy to …” share extensions using mergDocShowOpenInMenu
> or the share button: can not be tested
> 
> 
> Ralf
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