2 more questions about operations on text in fields

Thierry Arbellot thierry.arbellot at wanadoo.fr
Mon Aug 2 11:54:29 CDT 2004


I did a test with the handler in a stack's script and got the same 
problem.

But the special characters are properly passed in the keyDown message, 
also if the keyUp message is in a field script.

Have you check the deleteKey and backspaceKey messages ?

Thierry.

On Monday, Aug 2, 2004, at 18:35 Europe/Paris, jbv wrote:

>
> OK, I've found a single solution for the 2 problems,
> simply by using
>     send "check_my_field" to me in 0.1 seconds
>
> and starting to check the content of the fld as soon as it
> gets the focus, and stopping when that fld looses focus...
>
> It works, but I was wondering if there was any more
> elegant (less "brute force") solution...
>
> JB
>
>
>> Question #1 :
>> I'm on Mac (french kbd), and strangely the following
>> script :
>>
>> on keyup which
>>     put which
>> end keyup
>>
>> doesn't catch french characters with accents (é à etc)...
>> is there any settings to catch those keys ?
>>
>> ---------
>>
>> Question #2 :
>> is there any equivalent to the "returninfield" message
>> to catch the use of the delete key on parts of text
>> contained in a field (in order to quickly know what's
>> left in the field once users have used the delete key, but
>> while the field still has the focus) ?
>>
>> Thanks in advance (again),
>> JB
>>
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