detecting for how long a key is being pressed
cuetojp at yahoo.co.jp
Tue Sep 6 17:01:53 CDT 2005
Like Jacqueline, I too was going to suggest
"keyDown" and "keyUp". Howerver, trying it
out first for myself, I discovered that the keyDown
message is generated not only the first time
a key pressed but continues to be generated
so long as the key is held down. This of course
results in the repeated resetting of the variable
storing the start-time. As well, oddly enough, the
keyUp message is also being generated despite
the targeted key's being continuously held down.
I know this because in the keyUp handler I put it
a "put tTotalTime in field "fTimer"", and, while
the targeted key is held down, the text in that
field continually blinks.
For solutions, I tried exiting the keyDown handler
by either escaping if the time-variable wasn't empty
or using "exit" and "pass".
Is this perhaps a system-specific result? I'm
Anyway, I'll append my script below, in case
someone's got a solution.
niconiko language school
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