list field not getting arrowkey msg

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Mon Jul 20 20:14:43 CEST 2015

On 7/19/2015 10:17 PM, Peter M. Brigham wrote:
> There is a line selected. If I put the following into the field script:
> on arrowkey
>     put the hilitedlines
> end arrowkey
> then click in the field to select a line, then hit up- or
> down-arrowkey, nothing happens. The field is apparently not getting the
> arrowkey message. It's acting as though the traversalon of the field is
> false, but it's not.

What do you get if you put this into the field script:

on mouseUp
  put the hilitedlines of me
end mouseUp

BTW, I think your arrowkey test needs "of the target". Hilitedlines 
without an object reference is probably always empty.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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