Mousemove, Optionkey and Windows

Terry Judd tsj at
Mon Aug 2 23:20:40 EDT 2010

Hi Ron - confirmed here on XP (works fine on OSX). Interestingly it will
report 'down' if you click the mouse and then correctly reports 'up' when
you release the key - without clicking the mouse this time. ControlKey seems
to work as advertised.

Looks like a bug to me.


On 3/08/10 1:01 PM, "ron barber" <runrevron at> wrote:

> Greetings
> I encountered a problem and would appreciate confirmation and a work
> around if needed.
> The problem is: the state of the optionkey is not reported in a
> mousemove handler on windows (tried on 7 only)
> Simply create a new stack with a single fld. Set the script of the fld to
> on mousemove
>    put the optionkey
> end mousemove
> this always reports up in my cases but perhaps something else is going on.
> Thanks
> Ron
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Dr Terry Judd | Senior Lecturer in Medical Education
Medical Education Unit
Melbourne Medical School
The University of Melbourne

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