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LiveCode Mobile Development Beginner's Guide by Colin Holgate

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Other interface controls

So far we have only had to look at buttons and fields to be able to create the calculator. In later chapters we will use many more controls, so let's take a sneak peek at those.

Video player control

If your system has QuickTime installed, LiveCode can play QuickTime movies, using the Player control type. Those can be added to the card in several ways, as well as by using a script command as described in the following points:

  • A file can be added from your hard drive by selecting Import as Control/Video File from the File menu
  • An empty player can be created by selecting New Control/Player from the Object menu
  • A player control can be dragged from the Tools palette to the card
  • A player can be created with code, including setting ...

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