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LiveCode Mobile Development Beginner's Guide - Second Edition by Joel Gerdeen, Colin Holgate

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Resolution independence

LiveCode 6.5, and beyond…

One of the features listed in Chapter 1, LiveCode Fundamentals, has already been developed and is present in LiveCode 6.5. The new feature is Resolution Independence.

Now, after seeing the two complex ways of adjusting the screen size, you may be able to forget all of it. In LiveCode 6.5, a new feature called Resolution Independence was introduced, and the correct use of this feature will make many of the layout difficulties go away.

There are two approaches in place to help you deal with different device sizes and aspect ratios: the Multiple Density Support and the Full Screen Scaling Mode. Some of the concepts are a little tricky, but a few screenshots will hopefully make them clear!

Multiple density ...

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