Any electronic document formats offering interactivity?
alex at tweedly.net
Wed Mar 18 20:05:22 EDT 2020
as Richard says, there are many unknowns, or unstated constraints, etc.
- so anyone who would try to give a detailed answer without more details
- foolhardy or
- just foolish.
So here I go .... you choose which of the above adjectives fits :-)
Possibly a suitable format is .... HTML.
Not just any old html, but a carefully selected subset / context.
Deliver a single, self-contained file of html. CSS and a small amount of
JS all inline within the file.
Put in enough JS library/framework (i.e. probably lift a minimal subset
of Bootstrap or similar) to provide any kinds of interactivity you need
such as clever tooltips, etc.), and build a LC tool to create the
elements you want to place.
P.S. If you need images then this "single page" idea breaks - you might
need to make images be "in the cloud" and require Internet connectivity.
On 18/03/2020 18:00, David V Glasgow via use-livecode wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I would like to be able to generate a document from LC consisting of a single page (effectively a copy of a card) which can offer some basic interactivity.
> I would be pretty happy if users can create a document that would display ‘tooltip-like’ explanatory notes if summary fields are clicked.
> I couldn’t make any sense of the interactivity offered by PDF. I did a bit better with ePub, but the emphasis seems to be on links, animation and video etc, which is far more than I want.
> Any advice or suggestions?
> Best Wishes,
> David Glasgow
> Consultant Forensic & Clinical Psychologist
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