Scrolling List selected lines

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sun Feb 22 21:14:34 CET 2015


On 2/22/2015 1:11 PM, Peter Haworth wrote:
> I'm trying to find a message that is sent when I click on a line in a
> scrolling list field that happens before the selectedline property changes
> to show the line that was just clicked.
>
> I've tried mouseDown and selectionChanged but the selectedLines property
> has already changed when I get them.
>
> The purpose is to remember the selectedLines before the most recent click.
> I can do it by storing the selected lines in a script local variable but
> just curious to know if there is a message that is sent before the
> selectedLines property changes.

That's how I've always done it, I couldn't find any other way. But now 
we have "before" and "after" handlers for use with behaviors, so if I 
had to figure this out again, I'd assign a behavior to the field and try 
those.

before mouseDown
   -- get the line number
end mouseDown

Might work.

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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