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Show the console over top of a fullscreen presentation?
Looking in the console module, I see the console.hide_output() function, but no console.show_output()...is it possible to slide the console in on top of a view being presented fullscreen? I want to be able to show/hide the console for debugging purposes without closing my fullscreen presentation window.
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@shinyformica see here
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@shinyformica Try this quick and dirty script
from objc_util import * import ui def GetConsoleText(cv): win = ObjCClass('UIApplication').sharedApplication().keyWindow() main_view = win.rootViewController().view() ret = '' next_is_console = False def analyze(v,indent): global next_is_console ret = None for sv in v.subviews(): #print(indent,sv._get_objc_classname()) if 'OMTextView' in str(sv._get_objc_classname()): if 'line in console 0' in str(sv.text()): cv.text = str(sv.text()) #print(sv.text()) ret = analyze(sv,indent+' ') if ret: return ret ret = analyze(main_view,'') return ret if __name__ == '__main__': for i in range(0,10): print('line in console '+str(i)) v =ui.View() v.background_color = 'white' b = ui.ButtonItem() b.title = 'show console' def b_action(sender): if 'show' in sender.title: cv = ui.TextView(name='console') cv.frame = v.frame v.add_subview(cv) GetConsoleText(cv) sender.title = 'hide console' else: v.remove_subview(v['console']) sender.title = 'show console' b.action = b_action v.right_button_items = (b,) v.present()
@cvp interesting...I'm not super psyched about hunting for and grabbing the contents of the console text view, seems a bit fragile.
I like the idea in that thread you pointed to, of showing the console, but presenting a button to hide it...but I don't see a way of just "presenting" the console? hide_output() will hide the console...but how do I just make it pop up? Do I have to "show_image()" with an empty path or empty image or something?
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@shinyformica Ask @jonb how he saw that...
@JonB you can blame @cvp for the ping...in the thread referenced here: https://forum.omz-software.com/topic/1551/open-close-console you mentioned showing the console, but I don't see a way to just make the console pop/slide up? Is there some trick which will bring the console up, even if a view is being presented full screen?
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@shinyformica You could not do shorter and more robust, I think 😇 (perhaps @ccc excepted )
import ui #========================= module: begin from objc_util import * main_view = ObjCClass('UIApplication').sharedApplication().keyWindow().rootViewController().view() def GetConsoleText(v=main_view): for sv in v.subviews(): if 'OMTextView' in str(sv._get_objc_classname()): if 'OMTextEditorView' not in str(sv.superview()._get_objc_classname()): # not the script it-self return str(sv.text()) ret = GetConsoleText(sv) if ret: return ret #========================= module: end if __name__ == '__main__': v =ui.View() v.background_color = 'white' console_view = ui.TextView(name='console_view') console_view.border_width = 1 console_view.border_color = 'blue' console_view.hidden = True console_view.frame = v.frame console_view.flex = 'wh' v.add_subview(console_view) b = ui.ButtonItem() b.title = 'show console' def b_action(sender): if 'show' in sender.title: console_view.text = GetConsoleText() # <============= usage console_view.hidden = False sender.title = 'hide console' else: sender.title = 'show console' console_view.hidden = True b.action = b_action v.right_button_items = (b,) v.present() print('example of something in console')
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Is the equivalent of show_console. It certainly works with editor or panel, but very well might not work with fullscreen or sheet.
What could work would be to find the view that contains the fullscreen view (by walking up the heirarchy in objc), and just shift the frame so it is partially off the screen, enough to get to underlying console. You may need to go up a few levels, as there may be some "shield" views. Basically, find the common ancestor to the console view and the presented fullscreen view, then resize the child leg that contains the presented view.
I could be totally wrong.. it might be some kind of modal view controller that will prevent any other interaction.
I usually use panel for this sort of thing -- you get the extra titlebar stuff, but you can easily go back and forth to console.