arrow keys in a text field?

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Sun Sep 12 20:52:48 EDT 2004

Geoff Canyon wrote:

> I'm using 2.5 and I have a palette where the arrow keys aren't working 
> in a field. I've already checked that the appropriate properties are 
> set, and the arrow keys work if I move the field out of the group it's in.
> I remember there being an issue if some portion of a field is covered by 
> something else, but that doesn't seem to be the case here. I've tried 
> setting the group to the highest layer, and the field to the highest 
> layer in the group, with no luck.
> I've looked at the rawKeyUp data, and that message is being triggered. 
> But the arrow keys still don't move the cursor.
> Any ideas before I go prematurely gray?

Hqve you checked the arrowKeys and navigationKeys properties?

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
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