Using an index field
squance at elkvalley.net
Thu Jan 27 01:03:22 EST 2005
On Jan 26, 2005, at 9:17 PM, Sarah Reichelt wrote:
>> Thanks for the reply. The contents are a single field. There's only
>> one card, and the index field and contents field are about all there
>> is. Just a title and a 'put away' button. The script for the index
>> field is:
>> on mouseup
>> put the value of the clickline into tFindText
>> if tFindText contains "overview" then find "overview" in fld
>> else find whole tFindText in fld "contents"
>> end mouseup
>> The index is generated by hand. It's not a big deal, but when the
>> last foundchunk (or line) is somewhere in the middle or near the
>> bottom and a line in the index field that is above the last one is
>> clicked, nothing happens. It takes a second click for it to do
>> anything. I was hoping there was a tip someone could offer to script
>> around that.
> When you do a find, rev puts a box around the found text. if you then
> do "find empty" it gets rids of the box and resets the find position.
> I think this might be the workaround you are looking for.
> Alternatively, consider using lineOffset to get the relevant line
> number and then set the vScroll of the field to the number of the line
> * the textHeight.
Thanks, Sarah. That works, but I think I'll have a look at the
lineoffset function, anyhow.
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