arrow keys in datagrid

Charles Warwick charles at techstrategies.com.au
Fri Aug 21 05:25:16 CEST 2015


That is odd…  I have tried this on both Windows and Mac, using LC 6.7.6 and it works without any code.

What version are you using?

> On 21 Aug 2015, at 12:48 pm, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Strange. For me, the arrow keys don't work unless I have the empty handler
> in there. (I was going to write a quicky to do the job, but when I add the
> empty, poof.  It works)
> 
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 7:30 PM, William Humphrey <shoreagent at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> No that simple test did not work for me. Tomorrow I will try with a
>> different version of livecode.
>> 
>> Brevity and errors in this email probably the result of being sent by a
>> mobile device.
>> 
>>> On Aug 20, 2015, at 9:13 PM, Charles Warwick <
>> charles at techstrategies.com.au> wrote:
>>> 
>>> I use data grids in a lot of applications and the arrow keys always work…
>>> 
>>> I just opened up LC 6.7.5, dragged in a data grid, went to its property
>> inspector and added some data in the “contents” tab…
>>> 
>>> Going to “run” mode, I can select a row and move up and down with the
>> arrow keys….
>>> 
>>> Does a simple test like that work for you?
>>> 
>>>> On 21 Aug 2015, at 11:06 am, william humphrey <
>> bill at bluewatermaritime.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> I tried that. It didn't solve the problem. What's even weirder is I
>> seem to
>>>> remember that the datagrid used to work with arrow keys. I made a test
>>>> stack to be sure it was nothing else in my work that could be causing
>> the
>>>> problem. Your suggestion didn't work there either.
>>>> 
>>>> This is Livecode 6.7.4
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 8:53 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> on arrowkey
>>>>> 
>>>>> end arrowkey
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
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