using keyUp to update a fld's style

Jan Schenkel janschenkel at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 27 00:47:38 CST 2003


--- Terry Judd <tsj at unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> Hi all - I'm using a keyUp handler to toggle an
> editable fld's style 
> between plain and scrolling according to it's
> contents by comparing 
> the fld's textHeightSum() and height which all works
> fine except when 
> the return and delete (or backspace) keys are
> involved. I've tried 
> trapping these separately using the returnKey (or
> whatever) message 
> with no apparent result.
> 
> Any clues on how best to proceed?
> -- 
> Dr Terry Judd
>

Hi Terry,

Have a look at the entries for the 'rawKeyDown' and
'rawKeyUp' messages in the Transcript Dictionary.

Hope this helped,

Jan Schenkel.

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