Browser selections

JJS jjs at krutt.org
Wed Apr 10 13:58:58 EDT 2019


You're welcome!

You helped me so often on the forum :)

Op 10-4-2019 om 19:56 schreef J. Landman Gay via use-livecode:
> Thanks for the details. It doesn't do what I need but it could come in 
> handy in the future.
> -- 
> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
> On April 10, 2019 12:46:12 PM JJS via use-livecode 
> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> Jacque,
>>
>>
>> what i do is echo only a single line as a webpage. The php file is only
>> called by the API, because i send it with the data to the api as a
>> return address.
>>
>> There is no hilited text.
>>
>> Before this php file would contain the URL scheme and reopen the app to
>> continue where it was, but now i do this:
>>
>> in the php file:
>>
>> <?php
>> echo"return to mysuperdeluxeapp"
>> /* in stead of --> header ("Location:mysuperdeluxeapp://"); */
>> ?>
>>
>> then in LC in widget script i do:
>>
>>
>> *on*browserDocumentLoadComplete pUrl
>>
>> *local*tT
>>
>> *put*thehtmlTextofwidget"awesomebrowser"intotT
>>
>> *repeat* for5times
>>
>> *if* tT contains"return to mysuperdeluxeapp"*then*
>>
>> *set*theurlofwidget"awesomebrowser"toempty
>>
>> *go*tocard"letsgoon"
>>
>> *exit* *repeat*
>>
>> *end* *if*
>>
>> *end* *repeat*
>>
>> *end*browserDocumentLoadComplete
>>
>>
>> Op 10-4-2019 om 08:44 schreef J. Landman Gay via use-livecode:
>>> I was replying to you, JJS. I might be confused about how your method
>>> works. How does returning a line from the server allow hiliting text
>>> in the widget?
>>>
>>> On 4/9/19 12:33 PM, JJS via use-livecode wrote:
>>>> Who are you referring to Jacque? hh or me?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> If it's me, then:
>>>>
>>>> i echo only one line of text with the php file which is called after
>>>> the api routine succeeded.
>>>>
>>>> this way i can just look for that one sentence, it goes so fast you
>>>> can't see it and the app switches to another card
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Op 8-4-2019 om 20:52 schreef J. Landman Gay via use-livecode:
>>>>> Actually, I need to hilite a portion of the text in the browser
>>>>> rather than just get the whole content. Are you doing that?
>>>>>
>>>>> Eventually I may need to get the user's drag-selection too, but not
>>>>> yet.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 4/8/19 12:22 PM, JJS via use-livecode wrote:
>>>>>> you can use this:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *put*thehtmlTextofwidget"browser"intotT
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> i use this now for an api which redirects to a php file which
>>>>>> echoes a line of text (as normally it would use the URL scheme, but
>>>>>> this does not work with the widget)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> this way i could use the  browser widget and stay in the
>>>>>> app(mobile) instead of using a external browser and retunring to
>>>>>> the app afterwards which is an ugly thing and leaves the url open
>>>>>> in an extenal browser.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> if the text in the browser is my text then it moves on(and i'm
>>>>>> checking like 10 times)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It works great!
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Op 7-4-2019 om 21:34 schreef J. Landman Gay via use-livecode:
>>>>>>> Is there a way to get/set selected text in a browser widget? I
>>>>>>> couldn't find anything.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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