ClickLine anomaly?

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Wed Feb 2 21:48:17 EST 2011

On 2/2/11 4:08 PM, dunbarx at wrote:
> In HC, in a locked field with no text, if I write a mouseUp handler:
> On mouseUp put the clickLine end mouseUP
> I get the clickLine.
> In LC, if there is no text in the field, I get empty. With text, no
> problem, of course. Empty lines above some text, also no problem.
> Empty lines below some text, empty. This function will not return a
> value if the click is below the number of lines in the field.
> Anyone else think this is terrible behavior? Lost, oh lost...

I don't know if it's terrible or not, but it's always been that way 
since MetaCard. I used to miss it too but I'm used to it now. If you can 
say why you'd need the clickline of an empty space, maybe there's 
another way to do it. I've usually been able to find workarounds.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
HyperActive Software           |

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