Exit Repeat

Mark Smith mark at maseurope.net
Sun Mar 19 15:04:13 EST 2006


Andre, the trouble is that in the case of interrupting a repeat loop,  
you can't test for whether the escape key is down like you can with  
control/option/command.

So use control/option/command, of course :)
But the escape key would be more natural...


Marl

On 19 Mar 2006, at 19:56, Andre Garzia wrote:

> Mark,
>
> there is a escapekey message...
>
> on escapekey
>   --- crash dive! crash dive!
> end escapekey
>
> :D
>
> Cheers
> andre
> On Mar 19, 2006, at 4:46 PM, Mark Smith wrote:
>
>> And while we're on the subject, does anyone have a way of finding  
>> out if the escape key is down?
>>
>> This would be a more natural key to use to abort, but I can't see  
>> a way to do it, it doesn't register with keyDown, and doesn't show  
>> up in keysDown()...It might be good to be able to use it like the  
>> control/option/command keys.
>>
>> Mark
>>
>> On 19 Mar 2006, at 19:32, Mark Smith wrote:
>>
>>> Maybe a send in time solution?
>>>
>>> repeat
>>> 	if the controlkey is down -- user presses the control key
>>>  	   send "go cd x" to me in 10 millisecs
>>>   	   exit to top
>>> 	end if
>>> ....
>>> end repeat
>>
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