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Using the Clipboard

ClipboardData lets you access the data on the Clipboard. You can: Use and modify the data cut or copied to the clipboard Use and modify data pasted from the clipboard. It can be used in Input, Textarea and Textbox controls … Continue reading

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The manifestFile property and online apps

In Project Properties, there is a property named ‘manifestFile’. The setting of this property can have a big effect on how your app works, online and offline. The default setting is appcache. This causes AppStudio to collect the names of … Continue reading

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AppStudio 6: Positioning Controls (II)

In our last post on positioning, we discussed the different ways of arranging controls on a form. This time, we’re going to have a closer look at static positioning and how you can get your controls to the proper place … Continue reading

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Using Adsense with Volt

Adsense is Google’s web ad service. If you agree to display Google’s ads on your site, you’ll collect money each time someone clicks on an add. To do so, add the AdSense control to your app. Choose the size (320×50 … Continue reading

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Make your own Bootstrap Theme

AppStudio lets you manipulate many of the features of the Bootstrap controls. Essential to their appearance, however, is the theme they use. By changing the theme, you can affect the color and appearance of all your Bootstrap controls. AppStudio includes … Continue reading

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AppStudio 6: Positioning Controls

Web design is constantly evolving. Each year, new features are introduced to HTML, CSS and JavaScript. New page design trends emerge along with new style guides. AppStudio 6 has a number of changes to bring AppStudio development up to date … Continue reading

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AppStudio 6: Accessing Google Drive

Google Drive is a convenient way to store documents in the cloud and access them on any of your devices. It’s also an easy way to share documents. Millions of people use Google Drive – recent statistics show Google Docs … Continue reading

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AppStudio 6: New Header control

AppStudio 6 brings a new Header control. It’s a Common control, which means it will work with all frameworks. Header puts a simple header bar at the top of your app: You can customize the colors, font and size. It’s … Continue reading

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AppStudio 6: Updated Error Messages

In Version 6, we’ve changed a couple of error messages. One you saw too often, and the other you never saw at all. Both these changes will make you more productive. New Version Warning How many times have you seen … Continue reading

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Volt: project1-opens-violently!

If you’ve deployed an app to Volt, you have probably wondered at the odd name your app was given. It takes the actual name of your app and adds a couple of random words to make it unique. That makes … Continue reading

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