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Quinton B.
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Browser Widget

Post by Quinton B. » Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:02 am

Currently, I'm using a browser widget. Is their a command in which I could execute that would allow the stack to place an object over the browser. Capture contains the full object in which I would like to display over the browser. Capture1 shows what currently is displayed.
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Re: Browser Widget

Post by mrcoollion » Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:06 am

You could place a group of buttons on top of the browser?

Regards,

Paul

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Re: Browser Widget

Post by Quinton B. » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:26 am

No, the first picture shows when the stack is live, the second shows when the stack is being edited.

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Re: Browser Widget

Post by jmburnod » Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:09 am

Hi,
place an object over the browser
As far i know that is not possible
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Re: Browser Widget

Post by mrcoollion » Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:45 pm

Correct I forgot that a browser widget is always on top :lol:

However, because you can set the browser widget visible to false it might be an idea to capture (import snapshot) the browser part of the screen, then set the Browser widget to invisible and show the capture with on top your group of buttons and visa versa.

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 import snapshot from rectangle (the rect of widget tWidgetName) of window windowId of this stack


Regards,

Paul

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Re: Browser Widget

Post by Quinton B. » Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:25 pm

Thanks, when I get back, I'll see if it works out.

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Re: Browser Widget

Post by Quinton B. » Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:16 pm

So that works. But another problem just arose when going back through my code.
Basically, I have 8 URL encodes (separate URLs) for CNN 5 things you need to know today. They periodically change, that is why I have 8 separate URLs so that if one fails it will throw an error (this is where it goes wrong). In my due diligence of researching an error that would throw if the browser fails to load the URL due to an invalid error, it would then cause some of my code to switch between the other URLs unit 1 of which is satisfied. I even went as far as to have a redundancy measure in case none of the URL's were working, it would use the last working one that was saved when the widget was last successfully connected to a working URL.

The error portion of my code that causes it to switch between URLs is quite simple. But I have no idea where I screwed up.

Bellow is all the code that pertains to my problem:

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put tCurrentDate4 into tNewDate
   put char 1 to 4 of tNewDate into CurYear
   set the itemdelimiter to ","
   put item 2 of tNewDate into CurMonth
   put item 3 of tNewDate into CurDay
   --Month Names
   if CurMonth = 1 then
      put "01" into CurMonthNum
      put "january" into CurMonthName
   end if
   if CurMonth = 2 then
      put "02" into CurMonthNum
      put "february" into CurMonthName
   end if
   if CurMonth = 3 then
      put "03" into CurMonthNum
      put "march" into CurMonthName
   end if
   if CurMonth = 4 then
      put "04" into CurMonthNum
      put "april" into CurMonthName
   end if
   if CurMonth = 5 then
      put "05" into CurMonthNum
      put "may" into CurMonthName
   end if
   if CurMonth = 6 then
      put "06" into CurMonthNum
      put "june" into CurMonthName
   end if
   if CurMonth = 7 then
      put "07" into CurMonthNum
      put "july" into CurMonthName
   end if
   if CurMonth = 8 then
      put "08" into CurMonthNum
      put "august" into CurMonthName
   end if
   if CurMonth = 9 then
      put "09" into CurMonthNum
      put "september" into CurMonthName
   end if
   if CurMonth = 10 then
      put "10" into CurMonthNum
      put "october" into CurMonthName
   end if
   if CurMonth = 11 then
      put "11" into CurMonthNum
      put "november" into CurMonthName
   end if
   if CurMonth = 12 then
      put "12" into CurMonthNum
      put "december" into CurMonthName
   end if
   --Day Name
   if CurDay = 0 then
      put true into OneMonthBack
   end if
   if CurDay = 1 then
      put "01" into CurDayNum
      put "1st" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 2 then
      put "02" into CurDayNum
      put "2nd" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 3 then
      put "03" into CurDayNum
      put "3rd" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 4 then
      put "04" into CurDayNum
      put "4th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 5 then
      put "05" into CurDayNum
      put "5th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 6 then
      put "06" into CurDayNum
      put "6th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 7 then
      put "07" into CurDayNum
      put "7th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 8 then
      put "08" into CurDayNum
      put "8th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 9 then
      put "09" into CurDayNum
      put "9th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 10 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "10th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 11 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "11th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 12 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "12th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 13 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "13th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 14 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "14th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 15 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "15th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 16 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "16th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 17 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "17th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 18 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "18th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 19 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "19th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 20 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "20th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 21 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "21st" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 22 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "22nd" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 23 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "23rd" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 24 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "24th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 25 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "25th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 26 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "26th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 27 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "27th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 28 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "28th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 29 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "29th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 30 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "30th" into CurDayName
   end if
   if CurDay = 31 then
      put CurDay into CurDayNum
      put "31st" into CurDayName
   end if
   readyNews
end currentWeather





--LAUNCHES CURRENT NEWS
on readyNews
   ----us
   --us name index
   put "https://www.cnn.com/" & URLEncode(CurYear) & "/" & URLEncode(CurMonthNum) & "/" & URLEncode(CurDayNum) & "/us/five-things-" & URLEncode(CurMonthName) & "-" & URLEncode(CurDayName) & "/index.html" into nNews
   put url (nNews) into widget "browser"
   put 0 into URLTry
end readyNews
--Other News URLS
on otherNews
   --us cur index
   if URLTry = 1 then
      put "https://www.cnn.com/" & URLEncode(CurYear) & "/" & URLEncode(CurMonthNum) & "/" & URLEncode(CurDayNum) & "/us/five-things-" & URLEncode(CurMonthName) & "-" & URLEncode(CurDay) & "/index.html" into nNews
      put url (nNews) into widget "Browser"
   end if
   if URLTry = 2 then
      put "https://www.cnn.com/" & URLEncode(CurYear) & "/" & URLEncode(CurMonthNum) & "/" & URLEncode(CurDayNum) & "/us/five-things-" & URLEncode(CurMonthName) & "-" & URLEncode(CurDay) & "-trnd/index.html" into nNews
      put url (nNews) into widget "Browser"
   end if
   if URLTry = 3 then
      --us name trendindex
      put "https://www.cnn.com/" & URLEncode(CurYear) & "/" & URLEncode(CurMonthNum) & "/" & URLEncode(CurDayNum) & "/us/five-things-" & URLEncode(CurMonthName) & "-" & URLEncode(CurDayName) & "-trnd/index.html" into nNews
      put url (nNews) into widget "Browser"
   end if
   --world
   if URLTry = 4 then
      --world name index
      put "https://www.cnn.com/" & URLEncode(CurYear) & "/" & URLEncode(CurMonthNum) & "/" & URLEncode(CurDayNum) & "/world/five-things-" & URLEncode(CurMonthName) & "-" & URLEncode(CurDayName) & "/index.html" into nNews
      put url (nNews) into widget "Browser"
   end if
   if URLTry = 5 then
      --world cur index
      put "https://www.cnn.com/" & URLEncode(CurYear) & "/" & URLEncode(CurMonthNum) & "/" & URLEncode(CurDayNum) & "/world/five-things-" & URLEncode(CurMonthName) & "-" & URLEncode(CurDay) & "/index.html" into nNews
      put url (nNews) into widget "Browser"
   end if
   if URLTry = 6 then
      --world cur trendindex
      put "https://www.cnn.com/" & URLEncode(CurYear) & "/" & URLEncode(CurMonthNum) & "/" & URLEncode(CurDayNum) & "/world/five-things-" & URLEncode(CurMonthName) & "-" & URLEncode(CurDay) & "-trnd/index.html" into nNews
      put url (nNews) into widget "Browser"
   end if
   if URLTry = 7 then
      --world name trendindex
      put "https://www.cnn.com/" & URLEncode(CurYear) & "/" & URLEncode(CurMonthNum) & "/" & URLEncode(CurDayNum) & "/world/five-things-" & URLEncode(CurMonthName) & "-" & URLEncode(CurDayName) & "-trnd/index.html" into nNews
      put url (nNews) into widget "Browser"
   end if
   -----No news for that day yet
   if URLTry = 8 then
      put UrlBackUp into url widget "Browser"
   end if
   if URLTry = 9 then
      answer "No new news yet today, try again later." & "ERROR 05"
   end if
end otherNews
-- if the URL failed it would execute this
on browserLoadFailed
   put URLTry + 1 into URLTry
   otherNews
end browserLoadFailed
--- saves the last working url
on browserDocumentComplete pUrl
   put pUrl into UrlBackUp
   put 0 into URLTry
end browserDocumentComplete

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Re: Browser Widget

Post by [-hh] » Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:22 am

Quinton wrote:... place an object over the browser ..
How to do that on top of a video running in a browser widget:
http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.ph ... 73#p152773
If the video doesn't load then replace "hh.on-rev.com" with "hyperhh.de" in the htmltext of the widget or use any URL in the browser widget. These are LC objects in a floating window that is draggable and visible also over the browser widget.This possibly doesn't work on linux (due to the browser widget).

For the second problem:
minor: you could use simple switches
major: instead of
     put url (nNews) into widget "Browser"
write
     set URL of widget Browser to nNews
shiftLock happens

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Re: Browser Widget

Post by Quinton B. » Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:45 pm

Slight Problem, I can't seem to see the imageData within an image widget getting the image from the browser widget.

This is the code that I'm using:

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 set the imageData of widget "Browser" to image "BrowserSnap"
      put the imageData of widget "Browser" into image "BrowserSnap"

Whats wrong?

Youtube videos load fine, but CNN video so far don't.
I also can't seem to play the videos within the browser:
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Re: Browser Widget

Post by Klaus » Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:56 pm

IMAGEDATA is a property of IMAGES, widgets do not have this property, so this will never work.
If in doubt, a look into the dictionary will always help!

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