List fields question...

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Tue Aug 10 15:12:15 EDT 2021

You can use the Message Watcher to see. For your needs, you'll get mouseDown and mouseRelease, 
as well as mouseStillDown, mouseEnter, mouseLeave, and some others you probably don't care about.

On 8/10/21 1:44 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote:
> I have a list field with a number of lines that do not fill the whole height of the field, so a 
> user can click in the empty part of the field below the last line with content
> When someone does click in the empty area of the field below the last line, I am not seeing 
> messages I would expect sent to the field. For example, no 'mouseUp' is being sent. I get the 
> expected 'mouseUp' if the user clicks on any line that have content, but not in the space in 
> the field after the last line of content?
> Without me trying every possible message, does anyone KNOW what a field does get sent if you 
> click on a part of the field with no content?
> For example the field is sized to allow 10 lines visible, but only has 3 lines:
> Item One
> Item Two
> Item Three
> The field is set to List Behavior, Multiline Hilites, Non-contigious, and Click to Toggle 
> (Autohilite is NOT checked)
> If I click on lines 1, 2, or 3, I get the mouseUp I expect
> If I click below line 3 I get no museUp - this last case is what I am asking about? Whould a 
> mouseUp be sent? If not what messages are sent?
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