When has a field changed?

Joe Lewis Wilkins pepetoo at cox.net
Tue Oct 25 17:37:24 EDT 2011


Sorry to say Jim, but I had the same "problem" on my hands last year and ended up doing pretty much as you have done, but I never asked the list for help, so I'll be interested in seeing where this leads. (smile)

Joe Wilkins
Architect

On Oct 25, 2011, at 2:21 PM, James Hurley wrote:

> I have a text field (unlocked) that the user can edit, but  I want to know when and to deal with the changes.
> 
> Here is what I have come up with, something of a kludge. Is there a cleaner way?
> 
> on mouseEnter --Enter the field
>   set the textChange of me to false
> end mouseEnter
> 
> on rawkeydown tKey
>   if the textChange of me is true then
>      pass rawKeyDown
>   else
>      set the textChange of me to true
>      pass rawKeyDown
>   end if
> end rawKeyDown
> 
> on mouseLeave
>   if the textChange of me is false then 
>      exit mouseLeave
>   else
>      send "mouseUP" to button "ProcessChanges" --This is where the change is dealt with.
>   end if
> end mouseLeave
> 
> 
> Jim Hurley
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