Track which button a user clicks?

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Tue Dec 24 12:24:01 EST 2002

Mike Bleed wrote:

> I have a design question.  I am trying to implement an activity log or event
> tracking piece to my stack.  I want the program to record in a file all of the
> user's interactions.  It is simple to record each key a user types, but more
> difficult to record where a user clicks the mouse.  In short, I need to know
> if there is a way to capture which button or field a user clicked on.  So far,
> all I can do is get the control's control number which is not good enough
> because it is not unique throughout the program.  Any ideas?  My current
> scripts are below...

You may want to take a look at the scripts in UmbrellaMan to get a feel for
this -- see <>

 Richard Gaskin 
 Fourth World Media Corporation
 Developer of WebMerge 2.1: Publish any database on any site
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