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Pete pete at mollysrevenge.com
Thu Sep 29 02:23:59 EDT 2011


What I see is workaround for what is a bug in LC.  Definitely need to figure
out a solution but report this to the QCC
Pete
Molly's Revenge <http://www.mollysrevenge.com>




On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 10:21 PM, Mark Talluto <userev at canelasoftware.com>wrote:

> You can use the following messages to capture the delete and prevent it
> from passing by checking if is one of the objects you wish to protect.
>
> deleteKey
> backspaceKey
>
> --example
> on deleteKey
>   if "protect me" is in the short name of the selobj then
> --do not delete
> else
>   pass deleteKey
> end deleteKey
>
>
> Best regards,
>
> Mark Talluto
> http://www.canelasoftware.com
>
>
>
>
> On Sep 28, 2011, at 10:38 AM, Art DiVito wrote:
>
> > I need to prevent users from deleting a control by selecting it with the
> pointer tool and hitting the delete key.
> > According to the LiveCode dictionary (under "deletefield"), an "undo"
> will work for fields. However, this appears to be true for buttons, but NOT
> for fields. Thus,
> > On deletebutton
> > Answer "Can't do that!"
> > send "undo" to this card in 5 milliseconds
> > end deletebutton
> > works fine. However,
> > On deletefield
> >
> > Answer "Can't do that!"
> >
> > send "undo" to this card in 5 milliseconds
> >
> > end deletefield
> > does NOT work.
> > I don't know whether it will work for images (I need to prevent them from
> being deleted too).
> > What can I do?
> > Thanks.
> >
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