closeField and the clear command

Peter Brigham MD pmbrig at
Sun Dec 12 12:48:05 EST 2010

On Dec 12, 2010, at 11:35 AM, Bill Vlahos wrote:

> The docs say that if you "put" something from a script into a field  
> no closeField message is sent.
> This appears to be the same as if you delete (menuItem Clear) as  
> well. Is this the correct behavior because the docs don't mention it?

This appears to be true. You will probably have to intercept the  
backspaceKey and deleteKey messages and add a "send closefield to the  
target" message after the deletion.

-- Peter

Peter M. Brigham
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