closeField and the clear command

Peter Haworth pete at
Sun Dec 12 20:14:03 EST 2010

..and maybe setting the menuHistory property of a button which  
generates a menuPick message.  I know that's not something a user does  
directly but it does get set when the user selects an item from an  
option menu.  I actually like that.  I can set the label of an option  
menu button if I don;t want any messages to pop and the menuHistory if  
I do - would be great if other controls had similar functionality

Pete Haworth

On Dec 12, 2010, at 12:20 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> On 12/12/10 10:35 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?
> Yes. Scripts don't send any messages that are normally generated  
> only by user actions. The only exception I can think of off-hand is  
> the "click at" command, which simulates a few mouse events.
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