adding text in one field and automatically to another

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Thu Oct 27 17:57:20 EDT 2011


Thanks Craig - I figured it was a typo. Not insulted, feelings not hurt, moving 
oin. On.  :-)
Phil


On 10/27/11 2:04 PM, dunbarx at aol.com wrote:
> I just reread my last post.
>
>
> Phil, it was a typo. I really meant "what he said". Not that other.
>
>
> Yipes.
>
>
> Craig Newman
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dunbarx<dunbarx at aol.com>
> To: use-livecode<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Sent: Thu, Oct 27, 2011 12:30 pm
> Subject: Re: adding text in one field and automatically to another
>
>
>
> Ass Phil says.
>
>
> Or:
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> on keyDown var
>     if  var is an integer and the length of me<  3 then put var after me
>     else put var after fld "phoneNumber"
> end keyDown
>
>
> Craig Newman
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Phil Davis<revdev at pdslabs.net>
> To: How to use LiveCode<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Sent: Thu, Oct 27, 2011 12:20 pm
> Subject: Re: adding text in one field and automatically to another
>
>
> on keyDown pKey
>       if pKey is an integer
>       then pass keyDown
>       else beep
> end keyDown
>
>
> on keyUp pKey
>       if length(text of me) = 3
>       then select text of fld 2
>       pass keyUp
> end keyUp
>
>
> Phil
>
>
> On 10/27/11 1:08 PM, william humphrey wrote:
>> And now for something very easy.
>>
>> I have two fields (area code and telephone number). I'd like for the first
>> field (area code) to allow three numbers to be entered and then if a fourth
>> number is entered automatically go to the telephone number field and
>> continue adding the rest of the number there.
>>
>> I managed to limit the field to three numbers and go to the next field but
>> the fourth number always gets lost and has to be entered again.
>>
>> Can someone suggest some code for this?  THanks....
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