Re: LC iOS Command 'mergPopActivity'

2020-10-22 Thread Graham Samuel via use-livecode
The subject of this conversation is a bit wrong now, but I will keep so that the thread continues. Looking at this a bit further, it looks like there is more than one scheme for getting one app to open another. I find that the Dictionary entry for ‘launch url’ doesn’t quite conform to the

Re: LC iOS Command 'mergPopActivity'

2020-10-22 Thread Graham Samuel via use-livecode
Thanks Bernard - looks very promising! I will experiment. Means a lot of installation into an actual phone, I think, due to the limitations of the Xcode simulator (can’t load existing apps).. Very helpful Graham > On 22 Oct 2020, at 01:08, Bernard Devlin via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi

Re: LC iOS Command 'mergPopActivity'

2020-10-21 Thread Bernard Devlin via use-livecode
Hi Graham I wondered if this information is of use. URL calls are not limited to "http://;. Having a LC app respond to a URL call: http://lessons.livecode.com/m/4069/l/58672-using-custom-url-schemes Apps and their URL schemas:

Re: LC iOS Command 'mergPopActivity'

2020-10-21 Thread Graham Samuel via use-livecode
A little progress report. Elanor has come up with a solid answer to my original question, which was how to use the mergPopActivity command to break out of an iOS app sandbox by offering a file to the external world (such as the “Files” folder) on iOS systems. Basically, if you put a file in

Re: LC iOS Command 'mergPopActivity'

2020-10-19 Thread Andreas Bergendal via use-livecode
Graham wrote: ”[…] iOS Deployment, for me a nightmare compared with simply coding and debugging.” Indeed - I know the feeling, as do many of us, I believe. I wise man (Richard Gaskin actually) once said: ”Mobile development is like building a ship in a bottle.” I find that a very apt and

Re: LC iOS Command 'mergPopActivity'

2020-10-19 Thread Graham Samuel via use-livecode
Thanks very much for that. Sadly on a first look, in this particular case there is little or no additional detail about the command. Nevertheless I think there should be a link to the Merg web site in the LC Dictionary itself. I rely heavily on the Dictionary, and only venture elsewhere when I

Re: LC iOS Command 'mergPopActivity'

2020-10-18 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
The limited documentation is at http://mergext.com/home/mergpop/ Glad to hear that Elanor might be working on some more documentation. This feature (like push notifications and mobile camera) are difficult to test since the emulator either doesn’t work or has