Constraining an input field's contents to be a single line.

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Thu Sep 21 09:05:35 EDT 2017


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~Roger


On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 8:59 AM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> what do the asterisks do?
>
> On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 6:58 AM, Roger Eller via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
> > Have you tried...?
> >
> > *on* rawKeyDown
> >    *if* pKeyPressed is 65293 *then*
> >       replace cr with empty in me
> >       select after me
> >    *end if*
> >    pass rawKeyDown
> > *end* rawKeyDown
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 5:40 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode <
> > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Thanks for the prompt Mike.
> > >
> > > Short answer - don't know yet, though I suspect I'm going to have to
> find
> > > out.
> > >
> > > I do not currently have "mobile text field objects" - all I have are
> just
> > > standard LC fields, so returninfield is all I need for the 'return'
> part
> > of
> > > the problem - no need for 'inputReturnKey'.
> > >
> > > However, I also want to trap any attempt to paste in text containing
> CRs;
> > > I can do that for traditional platforms with a 'pasteKey' handler - but
> > > that doesn't seem to apply to LC fields on mobile, and also there
> doesn't
> > > appear to be any direct equivalent for mobile text fields (though there
> > may
> > > be other ways to achieve the same result on mobile text fields - I
> really
> > > haven't looked at them yet).
> > >
> > > In fact, maybe that's the question I *should* ask.
> > >     "Should i be  (can I reasonably get away with) using LC fields in
> an
> > > app targeted for mobiles, or do I really need to use mobile text
> fields ?
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > Alex.
> > >
> > > On 20/09/2017 17:01, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote:
> > >
> > >> did that work, alex?
> > >>
> > >> On Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 4:41 PM, Mike Kerner <
> MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
> > >
> > >> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> If you have a mobile text field object, then have you looked at
> > >>> inputReturnKey?
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>> On Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 4:17 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode <
> > >>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>> I'm sure there must be an easy way I'm missing ..... he said in hope
> > :-)
> > >>>>
> > >>>> I want a field to contain a single line of data - i.. no CRs.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> I've done the easy bit (a handler for returninfield).
> > >>>>
> > >>>> I can even do the moderate bit -  a 'pastekey' handler, and check
> for
> > >>>> CRs
> > >>>> in the clipboard - but that doesn't apply to mobile (or at least,
> the
> > >>>> dict
> > >>>> says it doesn't).
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Is there any way to handle it on mobile ?
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Thanks
> > >>>> Alex.
> > >>>>
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