Detect when a field changes

Thomas McGrath III mcgrath3 at mac.com
Mon Nov 18 12:58:42 EST 2013


I’m lost on this thread??

Tom


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On Nov 18, 2013, at 11:45 AM, Ralph DiMola <rdimola at evergreeninfo.net> wrote:

> Ah... but in mobile when one changes the content of a native text field via
> a mobileControlSet the inputTextChanged handler message is sent. Is this
> inconsistent?
> 
> Ralph DiMola
> IT Director
> Evergreen Information Services
> rdimola at evergreeninfo.net
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf
> Of dunbarx at aol.com
> Sent: Sunday, November 17, 2013 11:31 PM
> To: use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: Re: Detect when a field changes
> 
> Robert.
> 
> 
> You make a point. And it must be accepted that the message is only sent when
> a human being interacts. At least it is consistent.
> 
> 
> Maybe it is the name of the message itself that makes me think it has a
> quirk, as opposed to a specifically defined functional spec.
> 
> 
> Craig Newman
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Brenstein <rjb at robelko.com>
> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Sent: Sun, Nov 17, 2013 8:51 pm
> Subject: Re: Detect when a field changes
> 
> 
> On 16.11.2013 at 23:35 Uhr -0500 dunbarx at aol.com apparently wrote:
>> Bill.
>> 
>> 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.
> 
> RObert
> 
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