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11/10/14 05:58 PM (8 years ago)

A black hole?

We'll try this post again with a catchier title. When you press an address link on an iOS page in a Buzztouch app, you get a great map with the location indicated. However, as far as I can figure out, there is no way to return to the app from the map. Am I missing something here?
 
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11/10/14 08:52 PM (8 years ago)
Hello! Interesting fact about black holes : they eventually evaporate. "Although common knowledge states that nothing can escape a black hole, at least one thing does…radiation. According to some scientists, as the black holes emit radiation they are losing mass. This process has the potential to eventually kill the black hole." For the moment, you can't easily return to the app from the map because the app is opening up a new app, that one being the apps map. This happens in countless apps that I use on iOS, so I think most users are used to it. For the moment, there's no way in BT to navigate from within the app itself, but I suspect over time, like a black hole, that limitation will evaporate as well. Mark
 
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11/11/14 04:42 AM (8 years ago)
Thanks, Mark, for the information. I'm still learning and your comments and guidance definitely help.
 
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11/11/14 06:58 AM (8 years ago)
Can you send it to a Google Maps URL instead? That way, the Map will stay within your BT app. -- Niraj
 
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11/11/14 10:13 AM (8 years ago)
Thanks, Niraj. I can...but the address link is automatically called up in iOS by XCode (I assume).
 
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11/11/14 10:25 AM (8 years ago)
I hope I didn't come off like a jerk with my black hole information. It was just such a catch title that I felt like I should figure out a way to relate real black holes to the question at hand! Hopefully that humor came out. Mark
 
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11/11/14 02:59 PM (8 years ago)
Mark: No worries. I'm glad you found it catchy, and I appreciated your comment. Life is too serious to take it too seriously. Take care, Douglas
 
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11/11/14 09:33 PM (8 years ago)
I looked up Whole Foods Market in http://maps.google.com It gave me this in the browser: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Whole+Foods+Market,+Stacy+Rd,+Fairview,+TX+75069&ftid=0x864c11289a969881:0xee41cf9b433a0d4f&hl=en&gl=us&output=classic&dg=brw Then within the Google Maps app, it shortened the URL to: http://goo.gl/maps/9iO47 You oughta be able to use one of those two URLs within the CustomURL plugin? -- Niraj
 
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11/12/14 03:44 AM (8 years ago)
Thanks, Niraj. I will try it.
 

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