Couple of HTML questions
colinholgate at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 18:42:51 EDT 2021
When I test the stack inside LiveCode, the style changes and the post are working.
> On Sep 13, 2021, at 3:14 PM, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Hi Colin,
> If it is HTML5 deployment you are looking to do from LC, how time critical
> is your project? At the moment, HTML5 deployment is still quite broken in
> many ways. It may be best to wait until LC10 which is using a whole new
> engine (which looks very promising).
> That said, the current engine 'CAN' do what you have 'asked' for sure, both
> 'post tData to URL(tUrl)' and 'set the textstyle of char 10 to 20 of fld
> "myField" to "bold"' (although that will depend on what texttype is already
> in that field potentially - it can be a bit kooky at times).
> Other things in html5 deployment you will run into that will most likely
> frustrate a little.
> Regarding 'post', note the following from the LC dictionary:
> Cross-platform note: The HTML5 engine only supports HTTP and HTTPs
> protocols. ((ie, you can't use file;//, ftp://, etc))
> Cross-platform note: URLs fetched by the HTML5 engine from a domain other
> than that of the hosting the page may be blocked by web browsers, unless
> the server hosting the URL sets the "Access-Control-Origin" header
> appropriately. ((But as you are likely hosting the PHP you will have
> control over that))
> If you run into any specific HTML5 deployment issues I'd be happy to help
> you through if you want to PM me at all.
> On Mon, 13 Sept 2021 at 20:20, matthias rebbe via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> Hi Colin,
>> just tried here with a Livecode Server script not with a php script.
>> Posting data from an Html5 stack to an url definitely works.
>> (see https://livecode.dermattes.de/postmr/postmr.html <
>> What i do not get working is setting the text style. Even if i set the
>> style already in the IDE and built the html5 standalone the text style is
>> reset to plain when the html5 stack is displayed in the browser.
>>> Am 13.09.2021 um 04:53 schrieb Colin Holgate via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
>>> I want to have an online text editor, that can post some styled text,
>> that then gets read into a desktop stack. There are a lot of HTML styled
>> text editors around, but I thought I may as well try using LiveCode for
>> that part as well.
>>> Two issues I’ve hit are the setting of the style of the text, and then
>> posting the text to a PHP script, that stores the HTML changes.
>>> Can these lines work in an HTML published stack?:
>>> post data to URL theurl
>>> set the textstyle of the selection to bold
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