Jacqueline,
Thanks for the great status report on Livecode web deployment. From my 
perspective, it's finally starting to look promising. The first thing I noticed 
was the speed of bringing up the first page. I'm looking forward to working 
with the web deployment when it gets far enough in its development.

Best,
Bill

William A. Prothero, PhD
Prof Emeritus, Dept of Earth Science
University of California, Santa Barbara

> On Aug 20, 2022, at 3:56 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode 
> <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> ´╗┐On 8/18/22 2:52 PM, I wrote:
>> All in all, everything else works, which is really quite incredible.
> 
> When I accidentally started replying to Andreas privately instead of to the 
> list (I should pay more attention, geez) he suggested others may want to see 
> my test app. Thanks to Andreas for being so polite about it.
> 
> So here you go:
> 
> <http://www.hyperactivesw.com/testfiles/monkeys/monkeys.html>
> 
> On desktop browsers, everything works great. On mobile it works pretty well 
> except for text entry and a minor display issue.
> 
> On mobile it isn't possible to drag-select text in editable fields. Typing is 
> iffy as well, and depending on the (Android) keyboard you use, the cursor can 
> be misaligned and/or key presses don't always insert entries. I didn't test 
> on iOS.
> 
> I've added a simple behavior to all the scrolling fields and removed the ugly 
> field scrollbar. It tracks the mouse movement and scrolls the field 
> accordingly. That works on desktop but doesn't work on mobile. This matches 
> the behavior of anything draggable: the slider widget button, the buttons in 
> the Population example that use "grab", and the LC field scroller thumb.
> 
> On both desktop and mobile, text styling isn't working. Some of the text in 
> the "What is this?" substack should be bold but displays as plain. On the 
> other hand, the substack does display correctly layered over the mainstack. I 
> had wondered if it would work, and it does.
> 
> I know this will all get fixed so I'm not worried. This is just an example of 
> where we're at right now for anyone curious. Overall, web deployment is very 
> impressive. I was surprised at how good it is even in an unfinished state.
> 
> BTW, the ideas behind this stack are not original. I first re-created them in 
> MetaCard based on online discussions 20 years ago, and when I opened it 
> recently in LC 10 the stack opened without error. Kudos to Mark Waddingham's 
> attention to backward compatibility.
> 
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> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jac...@hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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