Struggling with message sequence when leaving fields

Dr. Hawkins dochawk at
Sat Oct 19 21:24:49 EDT 2013

On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 2:52 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at>wrote:

> Key events happen before field events (they'd have to, when you think
> about it.) So right, tabkey would occur before closefield.

OK, that makes sense . . . but how does the transfer happen when tabKey

Is the openField put into the queue, or does it happen directly before the
the things from the queue?

> You can always see the order for yourself by opening the Message Watcher
> from the Development menu and watching what happens as you use your stack.
> You might want to suppress all the IDE and mouse messages to prevent the
> list from filling up with stuff you don't care about.

But how can I slow it down enough to see?  these are going to happen in
under a millisecond?

Dr. Richard E. Hawkins, Esq.
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