Tabbing out of a text field

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Fri Oct 22 12:53:35 CDT 2010


NVM just read your last sentence. I suppose then that the autoTab property for scrolling fields should be disabled, or invisible in the inspector. No big deal. 

Bob


On Oct 21, 2010, at 4:19 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> On 10/21/10 6:10 PM, Bob Sneidar wrote:
>> Well this is interesting: Even if a scrolling field has tab on return
>> set, it inserts a cr when you hit return. On a regular field it tabs.
>> So what property visible from the property inspector corresponds to
>> this behavior? Obviously not the tab on return!
> 
> Tab on return (i.e., autoTab) only happens when you are on the last line of the field. So in a 3-line field, a return key will only tab to the next field if the cursor is on line 3, otherwise it inserts a carriage return. Scrolling fields have no "last" line, they are infinite, so autoTab never triggers on those.
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