AW: How to hilite a checkbox with send mouseup?

Tiemo Hollmann TB toolbook at kestner.de
Tue Feb 15 12:39:02 EST 2011


:) it's always great to see how helpful and responsive you guys are, even with such trivial issues!
Tiemo

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> Gesendet: Dienstag, 15. Februar 2011 18:15
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> Betreff: Re: How to hilite a checkbox with send mouseup?
> 
> This is actually a good thing. Because the actions are separate, you get more
> control.  It is therefore proper that if you want to combine them, you write
> it that way.
> 
> 
> 
> You just have to get used to the details.
> 
> 
> Craig Newman
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tiemo Hollmann TB <toolbook at kestner.de>
> To: 'How to use LiveCode' <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Sent: Tue, Feb 15, 2011 11:24 am
> Subject: AW: How to hilite a checkbox with send mouseup?
> 
> 
> Hi Jim,
> thanks for your coaching. I wasn' t aware that sending the mousup message
> wouldn't trigger the needed event.
> So I was correct that I have to script both the message and the event.
> Thank you
> Tiemo
> 
> > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com [mailto:use-livecode-
> > bounces at lists.runrev.com] Im Auftrag von Jim Ault
> > Gesendet: Dienstag, 15. Februar 2011 17:02
> > An: How to use LiveCode
> > Betreff: Re: How to hilite a checkbox with send mouseup?
> >
> >
> >
> > On Feb 15, 2011, at 7:07 AM, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote:
> >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > when sending:  send "mouseup" to btn "test" the button gets the
> > > mouseUp
> > > command, but doesn't hilite, though it's property Autohilite is true.
> > >
> > > Do I really have to set additionally the hilite of that button by
> > > script?
> > >
> > > I also have "pass mouseUp" in the buttons mouseUp handler and I am
> > > getting
> > > "exit" as the result in the message box
> > >
> > > What am I missing? Why do I get "exit" in the message box?
> > >
> > mouseUp is a LCode message, not an event.
> >
> > just as 'mouseUpIwantToTrap' is a message you could send to an object,
> > or a stack script, or a back script, etc.
> >
> > Clicking on a checkbox will both send the message and perform the event.
> >     set the hilite of btn "chkboxStatus" to true
> >
> > Sending the 'mouseUp' message will work just fine even if the check
> > box is hidden, on a different card, or on a card in a different
> > stack.  The same goes for setting the hilite.
> >
> > send "mouseUp" to btn id 1022 of card id 1446 of stack "Survey
> > Questions"
> >
> > set the hilite of btn "chkboxStatus" of card id 1446 of stack "Survey
> > Questions" to true
> >
> >
> > Hope this helps
> > -----------------
> > Why not step through your code and see what happens in the flow of the
> > script?
> > It sounds like 'pass mouseUp' is triggering the 'exit' string.
> >
> > Hope this helps
> >
> > Jim Ault
> > Las Vegas
> >
> >
> >
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