list field not getting arrowkey msg

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Tue Jul 21 21:49:30 CEST 2015


Very weird.  I can't get arrow keys to work with any list field if the
selection is empty.  But hey, all that matters is that it works.

On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 1:46 PM, Peter M. Brigham <pmbrig at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Jul 21, 2015, at 12:44 PM, Mike Bonner wrote:
>
> > What I mean is.. When I use tab to change focus between fields, the arrow
> > keys do nothing in the field I tabbed into.
> > When I click and select a line in the field, then the arrow keys work.
> In
> > the former, the focusedobject correctly shows the field in question, but
> > has no selectedchunk.  In the latter, the focus is correct, but the
> > seletedchunk reflects the line clicked.
> >
> > Remove the "select empty" from the top of your handler and it should
> work.
> > Just tried it here.
>
> I tried that, but it didn't solve the problem. Creating a new field (with
> the same script as the old one) did.
>
> > On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 10:26 AM, Peter M. Brigham <pmbrig at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> That's my next step.
> >>
> >> -- Peter
> >>
> >> Peter M. Brigham
> >> pmbrig at gmail.com
> >> http://home.comcast.net/~pmbrig
> >>
> >> On Jul 21, 2015, at 11:26 AM, Dr. Hawkins wrote:
> >>
> >>> Foolish question, but have you tried creating a new field from scratch,
> >>> pasting the script, and seeing if that works?
> >>>
> >>> I've had to do that a couple for times when some exotic and
> non-displayed
> >>> property or another got set.
>
> -- Peter
>
> Peter M. Brigham
> pmbrig at gmail.com
> http://home.comcast.net/~pmbrig
>
>
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