Mousemove, Optionkey and Windows

Jan Schenkel janschenkel at
Tue Aug 3 08:17:20 EDT 2010

--- On Mon, 8/2/10, 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

Works for me under Windows XP - though if I hold down the optionKey/altKey I first have to move the mouse to actually see the change in the message box. The change in status of a key will not trigger the mouseMove event.

Jan Schenkel
Quartam Reports & PDF Library for Revolution

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