slowness of "on keyUp" script

Dr. Hawkins dochawk at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 12:14:07 EDT 2012


I' surprised at how slow this is--I can type fast enough to foul it.

American social security numbers have nine digits, with a dash after
the third and fifth.

I attached this to a field to handle it automatically

on keyUp theKey
   if the length of me = 3 or the length of me=6 then put "-" after me
   if theKey is among the chars of "0123456789" then
      pass keyup
   else
      beep
   end if

end keyUp

If I blast a bunch of numbers on the keyboard at once, I get extra
numbers before the hyphens: right now it shows 873124-6758021394


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