row and column of table clicked on

John Craig jc at spl21.net
Thu Nov 16 20:22:26 CST 2006


Perfect - thanks for that!

:-)

Sarah Reichelt wrote:
> On 11/17/06, John Craig <jc at spl21.net> wrote:
>> Can you tell which row and column the user clicks on a table field?  I
>> have used the clickChunk, but you must click on the text - the
>> whitespace around it returns empty.
>
> Here is the script I use for getting the column number:
>
>    put item 1 of the clickloc into tClick
>    put the left of me + the margins of me - the hscroll of me into tL
>    put the tabstops of me into tStop
>    put tClick - tL into tClick
>    put (tClick div tStop) + 1 into tItem
>
>
> It relies on having a single tabStop set i.e. "100" not 
> "100,200,300,400"...
> Since this was fine for me, I haven't bothered to improve it.
>
> I have never tried to work out the line but the same sort of script
> could be used, I'm sure.
>
> Hopefully this is enough to get you started.
>
> Sarah
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