Why no closeField messages sent?
Frank D. Engel, Jr.
fde101 at fjrhome.net
Wed Jan 12 16:42:26 CST 2005
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Look at the second paragraph under the "Comments" section of Rev's docs
on the closeField message.
They explicitly state that the "put" command does *not* trigger a
closeField message (at least as of 2.5).
On Jan 12, 2005, at 5:36 PM, Michael D Mays wrote:
> Compatibilty is extended to the documentation. Neither docs state that
> the message is sent only after user interaction.;)
> Is there a message sent or property changed when the field is dirtied?
> On Jan 12, 2005, at 10:28 AM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>> On 1/11/05 5:14 PM, Michael D Mays wrote:
>>> If I do this from a handler
>>> select char 1 of fld 1
>>> select char 2 of fld 2
>>> an exitField message is sent from fld 1. But I cannot
>>> programatically select a fld, modify it, exit it and generate a
>>> closeField message.
>>> What am I doing wrong? Is it possible? If not, why not?:)
>> CloseField is only sent after user editing, not after changes from a
>> script. It may be due to historical reasons, to maintain
>> compatibility with HyperCard which does the same thing.
>> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
>> HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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Frank D. Engel, Jr. <fde101 at fjrhome.net>
$ ln -s /usr/share/kjvbible /usr/manual
$ true | cat /usr/manual | grep "John 3:16"
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten
Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have
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