Hide stack change focus not supported 64bit
bvlahos at mac.com
Tue Mar 31 00:52:45 EDT 2020
Your AppHide/AppUnhide sounds perfect. I will try it.
> On Mar 30, 2020, at 7:58 PM, Paul McClernan via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> (Sorry, hit send too soon).
> You can easily use AppleScript mixed with LiveCode script to change focus
> to another app:
> *do *"tell application "& quote& "PhotoShop"& quote& " to activate"as
> You could also use AppHide / AppUnhide from my LCB Library macOSTools
> to minimize your stack which automatically switches to whatever the next
> running app is. See the test stack, which uses the above AppleScript to
> switch focus back to LiveCode after the AppHide command.
> Download from here:
> On Mon, Mar 30, 2020 at 10:49 PM Paul McClernan <paulmcclernan at gmail.com>
>> You can easily use AppleScript mixed with LiveCode script to change focus
>> to another app
>> On Sun, Mar 29, 2020 at 5:18 PM Bill Vlahos via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> I have a stack that needs to hide itself so a different window (other
>>> application) is now the frontmost window so my application can use
>>> AppleScript keystroke command to enter information into the other window.
>>> When I issue the command hide this stack my application window disappears
>>> but doesn’t lose focus. The target application that was behind my floating
>>> window doesn’t become the frontmost application.
>>> The documentation in 9.5.1 says that hide stack is not supported in
>>> 64bit. What is the alternative for MacOS X 64bit to temporarily hide my
>>> Thank you,
>>> Bill Vlahos
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