Detect when a field changes

AndyP smudge.andy at
Sat Nov 16 17:47:36 EST 2013

Hi Bill,

Thought this was odd so made a little test stack... and yes you are right
and focus has no effect.

Now it seems that the textChanged meassage is only sent when Typing in a
field has happened and not when the contents of the field actualy change!

There is a way around the problem. I'm assuming you using a put to get your
contents into the field.

Try using the Type command instead. This simulates physical typing in the

You can do something like this;

select after fld "MyField"
set the typingRate to 0 // no delay
Type "MyStuffHere" // instaed of put

Andy Piddock 

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