Before handlers

John Dixon dixonja at hotmail.co.uk
Mon Jan 6 13:39:43 EST 2014


If  I type 'before' into the search pane of the dictionary in 6.5.1 then

before
before
browserBeforeNavigate
browserBeforeNavigateFrame
....

appear....


> From: pete at lcsql.com
> Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2014 10:27:08 -0800
> Subject: Re: Before handlers
> To: use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
> 
> Folks,
> Where are you finding info on this in the dictionary?  I looked in the
> 6.5.1 dictionary under the before, behavior, and mouseUp entries and none
> of them mention anything about this type of structure. Not doubting what's
> being said, would just like to see it in the dictionary.
> 
> I came across the front script issue in a pretty specialised situation.  I
> wanted to add a line to one of the IDE popup menus and thought I would be
> able to do it with an after mouseDown in a front script.  I guess I could
> set a behavior on the IDE menu button so all is not lost.
> 
> Pete
> lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>
> 
> 
> On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 9:26 AM, Paul Hibbert <paulhibbert at mac.com> wrote:
> 
> > It's simple to test and you're correct, it will check, but if there is a
> > mouseDown Handler in the object script, that will over-ride the mouseDown
> > Handler in the behavior script, so maybe step 2 in the dictionary should
> > read:
> >
> > 2. The engine next looks at the object script - If an on mouseDown handler
> > is present, then it executes it
> >         else, the engine looks at the behavior script - If an on mouseDown
> > handler is present, it executes it.
> >
> > Paul
> >
> > On 2014-01-06, at 6:52 AM, Dr. Hawkins <dochawk at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > On Sun, Jan 5, 2014 at 8:00 PM, <dunbarx at aol.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> 2. The engine next looks at the object script - If an on mouseDown
> > handler
> > >> is present, it executes it.
> > >>
> > >
> > > Wait a minute, shouldn't it also be checking the behavior script for a
> > > mouseDown handler?
> > >
> > >
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