When has a field changed?

John Dixon dixonja at hotmail.co.uk
Tue Oct 25 17:12:45 CDT 2011


look at 'closeField' in the dictionary...
Dixie

> Subject: When has a field changed?
> From: jhurley0305 at sbcglobal.net
> Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 14:21:56 -0700
> To: use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
> 
> 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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