arrow keys in a text field?

Geoff Canyon gcanyon at
Mon Sep 13 03:58:31 EDT 2004

On Sep 12, 2004, at 5:52 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:

> 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?

true and true, or true and false, makes no difference.


Geoff Canyon
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