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LiveCode Mobile Development Beginner's Guide by Colin Holgate

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Making OS styled buttons

It's nice that LiveCode can call upon OS native controls, but that raises a problem because the standard Motif-styled buttons will look ugly by comparison. We can fix that either by using some built-in features of LiveCode, or with the use of an add-on product.

Using bitmaps

As we saw in Chapter 1, LiveCode Fundamentals, you can use different bitmaps for the button states. You could get such images by taking screenshots of the buttons on your mobile device at least with iOS and Android OS v4 and later, or you can save a lot of time by downloading files that others have made available. Some of these files are only licensed for use in prototypes, but we'll take a look at one that is also licensed for use in commercial products. ...

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