Why no closeField messages sent?

Michael D Mays michael.rr at mdmays.com
Wed Jan 12 17:36:42 EST 2005

Compatibilty is extended to the documentation. Neither docs state that 
the message is sent  only after user interaction.;)

Is there a message sent or property changed  when the field is dirtied?

On Jan 12, 2005, at 10:28 AM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> On 1/11/05 5:14 PM, Michael D Mays wrote:
>> If I do this from a handler
>>  select char 1 of fld 1
>>  select char 2 of fld 2
>> an exitField message is sent from fld 1. But I cannot programatically 
>> select a fld, modify it, exit it and generate a closeField message.
>> What am I doing wrong? Is it possible? If not, why not?:)
> CloseField is only sent after user editing, not after changes from a 
> script. It may be due to historical reasons, to maintain compatibility 
> with HyperCard which does the same thing.
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