Show invisible characters (tab, space, return) in field

Kaveh Bazargan kaveh at rivervalleytechnologies.com
Sat Dec 8 11:28:30 EST 2018


On Sat, 8 Dec 2018 at 16:00, hh via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> You could moreover add the following to the field's script.
>
> on rawkeyup k
>   switch k
>     case 65288 -- backspace
>       put word 4 of the selectedChunk into cx
>       if char cx of me is among the items of \
>
> (numToCodePoint(0x23CE),numToCodePoint(0x21E5),numToCodePoint(0x00B7))
>       then delete char cx of me
>       break
>     case 65535 -- forward delete
>       put word 2 of the selectedChunk into cx
>       if char cx of me is among the items of
> (numToCodePoint(0x200A),cr,tab)
>       then delete char cx of me
>       break
>     default
>       pass rawkeyup
>   end switch
> end rawkeyUp
>
> There is still more to do, e.g. when typing after a return symbol...
> Hope you are (as I did) sharing your working edit code when done.
>

I have a long way to go before I have anything useful as I am still trying
to grasp the excellent information. But of course I will share if I have
anything to add to these.

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