the hilitedLine of list field isn't highlighted

Slava Paperno slava at lexiconbridge.com
Mon Jun 6 13:07:14 CDT 2011


Yep, that's another great fix for the problem. Thanks, Jacqueline. S.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com [mailto:use-livecode-
> bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of J. Landman Gay
> Sent: Monday, June 06, 2011 1:40 PM
> To: How to use LiveCode
> Subject: Re: the hilitedLine of list field isn't highlighted
> 
> On 6/6/11 12:23 PM, Slava Paperno wrote:
> > Jacqueline,
> >
> > You're responding to "email script" with obvious goofs, sorry--but a
> little
> > later I posted a link to a working demo that shows the problem:
> > http://russian.cornell.edu/FocusProblem_Slava.zip
> >
> > My tests are in Windows 7, but someone on the list confirmed that the
> demo
> > fails the same way on his Mac. Does it fail for you?
> 
> Yes, your example fails (Mac). I suspect that "focus" isn't actually
> activating the field. This works:
> 
> on mouseup
>    focus on fld "listfield"
>    select line (the hilitedline of fld "listfield") of fld "listfield"
> end mouseup
> 
> Selecting text does activate the field. It sounds like a bug with the
> focus command.
> 
> --
> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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