Trapping multiple keystrokes

Paul Dupuis paul at
Fri Dec 1 13:00:29 EST 2017

On 12/1/2017 12:52 PM, Kaveh Bazargan via use-livecode wrote:
> I have a field with a number in it. when focused, I want the value to go up
> and down with the up/down arrow keys. The trouble is that if I keep the key
> down, it traps multiple keydown messages that continue after the key is
> released.
> How can I ensure that message are terminated as soon as arrow key is
> released?
look at the dictionary entries for 'the pendingMessages' and the
'cancel' command

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