unlimited undo's for text fields

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sat Feb 26 22:06:10 CST 2005


On 2/26/05 2:07 PM, Dar Scott wrote:

> 
> On Feb 26, 2005, at 12:43 PM, Wouter wrote:
> 
>> One of the things that caused the error you mentioned is  the not so 
>> uniform transplatform behaviour of commands like rawkeydown in this case.
>> A little test showed a big difference between mac and win32 platform.
>> The modifier keys, the shift and capslock keys are not triggering a 
>> rawkeydown message on the mac-side. But they do on the win32 platform.
>> If the people at RR could make this behavior more uniform between 
>> platforms it would enhance crossplatformity
> 
> 
> This and related functions use keysyms.  I get the impression that 
> standards (if any) are weak, but what there is Revolution should follow 
> and clarify & make uniform what is not.  If the keysym traditions and 
> standards are too weak, then Revolution should create its own and follow 
> that across platforms, even when some odd corner is hard to implement on 
> some platforms.

Can't do it on a Mac. The OS doesn't send any messages for the shift key 
and command key unless they are paired with an alpha-numeric keypress. 
Windows OS does. Rev has no way of knowing when the user depresses the 
shift key alone.


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