Android getting confused about app ID

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KimD
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Android getting confused about app ID

Post by KimD » Mon Oct 19, 2015 11:36 pm

Dear forum

How does Livecode define the unique ID for an Android app?

When creating a new Livecode Android test app I am:
1) Making a copy of one of my existing apps (File / Save As newname)
2) Changing the name of the stack (Mainstack / Property Inspector / Name)
3) Changing the name in File / Standalone Application Settings / General / Standalone Name
4) Changing the name in File / Standalone Application Settings / Android / Label

But when I come to deploy my test app to my android device (using google drive), my Android device thinks that all of the apps that I have developed using Livecode are the same app. I.e. If I try to load two different Livecode developed apps onto the same (physical) device, the device thinks that the 2nd app is an update to the first, even if they have completely different names.

What step am I missing in Livecode that lets Android know that App ABC is different from App XYZ?

Thanks in advance

Kim

ClipArtGuy
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Re: Android getting confused about app ID

Post by ClipArtGuy » Tue Oct 20, 2015 1:47 am

Each app will also require a unique indentifier as well. This can be found right below the label in android standalone settings.

KimD
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Re: Android getting confused about app ID

Post by KimD » Tue Oct 20, 2015 5:18 am

Oh it's a steep learning curve

Thanks

Kim

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