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LiveCode Mobile Development Beginner's Guide by Colin Holgate

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Making a simple calculator application

With even a basic familiarity with LiveCode, you can start to make something of use. Here we will make a very simple calculator stack.

Inspector clues, oh…

You will find yourself using the Inspector palette a lot, so take a moment to study how it behaves. When you select an object on the card you will see that the Inspector palette changes its appearance, sometimes even its height, to show the options for the item you have selected. It is smart enough to notice when you have selected multiple items, and will then show the align tools.

Sometimes you will want to keep an Inspector palette set to view the options of a particular object on the card, and to not switch to show a different object as you make other ...

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