FAQ Wednesday: iPhone 5 and iOS 6

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It’s Wednesday and time for another FAQ session. Since iOS 6 was released today and the iPhone 5 will be released on Friday, here are some frequently asked questions (FAQ) about these timely topics.


FAQ Wednesday: Display Object Listeners

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It’s Wednesday and time for another FAQ session. Here are five frequency asked questions (FAQ). Today we are going talk about passing display objects to listeners and accessing the CoronaSDK documentation off-line.


FAQ Wednesday: Your Simulator Questions

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It’s Wednesday and time for another FAQ session. Today topic is about the Corona Simulator and how it’s used with Mountain Lion and some useful keyboard shortcuts.


FAQ Wednesday #8

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It’s Wednesday and time for a July 4th FAQ session. Enjoy and have a happy 4th!


FAQ Wednesday #7

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It’s Wednesday and time for another FAQ session. Here are five frequently asked questions (FAQ). Question 1 Why is text spacing/positioning slightly different between the simulator and device? Answer The fonts are not the same between devices and simulator. The native.systemFont is different depending on the OS. On the Mac, it is LucidaGrande 24 pt. On iOS, it’s Helvetica. On Win, it’s something else. Different fonts have different font metrics even at the same point size, so that will mean differences in alignment. Even for the same font, there can inevitably be differences, since the font rendering is done by the OS. While MacOS and iOS share similar code paths, the underlying text drawing is slightly different. The same fonts will have slight differences glyph


FAQ Wednesday #6

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It’s Wednesday and time for another FAQ session. Here are five frequently asked questions (FAQ). Question 1 How do I bring the Corona window back to the desktop? Answer This is a common issue with Windows programs where the window will disappear if it’s on an external display and the program is restarted without the display. The program is not hung, just trying to display the window on a non-existent display. This can occur with the Corona Windows Simulator (this is not an issue with the Mac Simulator) and here are the steps for getting back the window: Right click on the Corona Simulator tab in the task bar Click on “move” Press an arrow key (left, right, up or down) Move the move until