1. katesbb's Avatar
    Is it possible to enable the PlayBook's long-press popup menu in a WebWorks / BBUI app which allows us to cut, copy, select all, paste (etc.) in text fields?

    Most "standard" apps seems to support the option. Long--press the URL in the browser for example, and you're given the usual text options. But in my WebWorks app, the most I can get is the single pointer thingie which lets me choose where to start typing. But no double pointers for selecting, no long-press popup of text options.

    Am I missing something obvious?
    12-21-12 11:53 PM
  2. jeroen_13's Avatar
    Found this on the Blackberry SupportForums

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    So I just implemented copy/paste for my webworks app. *Huge thanks to Will Robertson for posting up the solution! *

    http://www.willw.net/enabling-copy-a...erry-playbook/

    *

    Apparently, all you have to do is change a couple settings in a configuration file from 'false' to 'true' to allow selecting and copy/paste. *Then, after you compile and deploy your app, you should get this functionality within all apps that you compile. *I just implemented it for my app and it works great (at least on the simulator).

    *

    Basically, just make sure the following two environment variables are set to true in the file "path_to_your_sdk/bbwp/AirAppTemplates/src?/blackberry-tablet.xml"

    *

    <env var="WEBKIT_CONTEXT_MENU_SUPPORTED" value="true"/>

    <env var="WEBKIT_SELECTION_SUPPORTED" value="true"/>?
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    12-22-12 09:12 AM
  3. katesbb's Avatar
    Found this on the Blackberry SupportForums

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    So I just implemented copy/paste for my webworks app. *Huge thanks to Will Robertson for posting up the solution! *

    Enabling Copy and Paste in a WebWorks app for the BlackBerry PlayBook | Will Robertson's Blog
    omg, Thank you! Thank you! This worked great
    12-22-12 09:50 AM
  4. nathanpc's Avatar
    Extremely useful resource. Thanks very much for sharing!
    12-28-12 11:39 AM

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