Questions about fields and error checking

Pete pete at
Wed Aug 3 02:55:32 EDT 2011

Hi Mike,
To check the contents of a field, use a closeField handler.  That message is
sent when the user moves out of a field control in any way so you can get
the contents, check them, then put up an error message if there's a problem.

I'm afraid I don't have an answer for you on the password issue but I'm sure
someone else will jump in.

Molly's Revenge <>

On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 11:30 PM, Admin <admin at> wrote:

> Last one for the night.
> If someone enters nothing in a field, how
> do I error trap that?
> How do I make fields mandatory? - such that the
> form will not continue until all mandatory fields hold data
> If someone
> presses the submit or save button, how do I check to make sure all
> fields are filled in properly?
> Sorry guys. I know how to use database
> creation programs, but LiveCode is very manual. Nothing automatic about
> it.
> Last one. How do I hide text (or replace it with a bullet point)
> for a password field, but save the text in a special variable that I can
> write to the database? Same goes with reading the password back.
> I
> appreciate all the help I can get.
> Mike
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