AW: How to hilite a checkbox with send mouseup?

Robert Brenstein rjb at robelko.com
Tue Feb 15 11:30:20 CST 2011


On 15.02.11 at 12:14 -0500 Nonsanity apparently wrote:
>It would be better to do something like add another handler to the button:
>
>on MouseUpWithHilite
>     set hilite of me to not hilite of me
>     mouseup
>end MouseUpWithHilite
>
>And send THAT message to the button from afar. This way, the existing
>MouseUp handler in the button works as expected, and this message has the
>same result as clicking the button (toggling the hilite in the process) and
>enacting the MouseUp handler.
>
>  ~ Chris Innanen
>  ~ Nonsanity

Chris,

The above won't work  as intended, it will turn the hilite on for good.
You would need to add a delay and reverse the hilite before 
continuing with mouseUp.

The click command simulates user physically clicking the button, which
I believe was the effect that original poster wanted.

Robert



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