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Mon Feb 23 18:00:44 CET 2015
> J. Landman Gay wrote:
>> On 2/22/2015 2:19 PM, Peter Haworth wrote:
>>> Nice idea but alas, no joy with before mouseDown. I think the
>>> OS must do the highlighting even before LC gets into the loop.
>> That's too bad, I had high hopes.
> When does the "messageMessage" come into play?
Hopefully close to never, because it adds significant overhead to all
The messageMessages global property is a Boolean that governs whether or
not messageHandle and messageNotHandled messages will be sent for every
This is useful for some specialized diagnostic tools*, but not
recommended for anything else. Because it works globally for all
messages handed or not, it just slows things down and can't be used for
monitoring specific messages only.
Given all this, Jacque's suggestion of using "before" is a good one.
* My Flight Recorder tool uses the messageMessages for real-time
logging, and while I rarely use it when I do it's been very valuable for
finding bottlenecks, redundant calls, and more:
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