Workaround For No selectionChanged Message?
revdev at pdslabs.net
Tue Oct 12 21:18:58 CDT 2010
Your experience is consistent with mine. So when my code makes selection change,
it sends "selectionChanged" to the target field right after doing so.
On 10/12/10 5:42 PM, Scott Rossi wrote:
> Am I living on another planet or is the selectionChanged message not
> triggered by selecting the contents of a field via script?
> I have recently begun to struggle again with a simple text editor project
> and it seems when the contents of a field are selected via script (select
> text of fld 1), no selectionChanged message is sent.
> I have a frontScript with a selectionChanged routine that is supposed to
> track any changes in text selection. It works as expected when selections
> are changed via mouse, click, and drag, but when text is selected by script
> using the above "select text of fld 1" nothing happens.
> Admittedly, this is Rev 4.0, but is this correct behavior? I could use a
> klunky workaround of a looping script that constantly polls the selectedText
> but this is, er, klunky. Might there be another way?
> Thanks for any suggestions/clarifications.
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media, UX Design
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