arrow keys in datagrid

Charles Warwick charles at techstrategies.com.au
Fri Aug 21 03:35:17 EDT 2015


Hmmm… Windows 10 might be the difference, I don’t have that version to test against.

I usually use Mac, and only have an old Win XP box that I test with.  Both LC 6.7.6 and LC 7.1rc1 act the same way for me.

> On 21 Aug 2015, at 3:34 pm, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 7.0.6 on windows 10 here.
> 
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 9:25 PM, Charles Warwick <
> charles at techstrategies.com.au> wrote:
> 
>> 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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