Detect when a field changes
rjb at robelko.com
Mon Nov 18 02:42:01 CET 2013
On 16.11.2013 at 23:35 Uhr -0500 dunbarx at aol.com apparently wrote:
>I am with you, and any honest LiveCoder ought to be as well. The
>"textChanged" message should stand on its own feet, if it has any,
>and do what it advertises.
But then, if "textChanged" fires on any change, including scripted
changes, we need to go through extra hoops to distinguish between
user-input and script-based changes. The message as it is now means
Text-Changed-by-User and allow us, for example, verify user input
(and what if the verification routine programmatically corrects user
input?). I am not sure that that would really be so useful in the big
scheme of things.
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