Who else doesn't want auto-select when opening a card?

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Apr 7 18:53:39 EDT 2020

I have workarounds, I just don't want to have to use them. Selecting nothing or setting the 
hilitedline, either one, you still have to set up some handlers to do it. They don't work in an 
openCard handler, you have to reset after that.

On 4/6/20 2:38 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote:
> I ALWAYS want that. Nevertheless, have you tried select nothing in after OpenCard?
> Bob S
> On Apr 6, 2020, at 11:39 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com<mailto:use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>> wrote:
> This makes me crazy. I almost never want the first field selected when I go to a card, particularly on mobile. And god forbid the first field is a list field, where the first line is hilited whenever the stack resumes focus, even if the hilitedline was 0.
> The workaround is tedious: on preOpenCard, set traversalOn to false, send a message to turn it back on after the card is displayed, include a handler that will catch the message and do the deed.
> I want a property or setting that lets me turn off this default behavior. It's annoying and disruptive, and has been there since day one.
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