Getting current line number of a table field.

Tim Selander selander at tkf.att.ne.jp
Wed Feb 14 17:53:50 EST 2018


Hi Mike,

Thanks! I put the script in the table field itself with no luck. 
But when I moved it to the card script, it works! Great! I never 
would have come up with that in a million years.

This list is fantastic.

Oh, and I just re-named the table field to "Opera"  ;-)

Tim Selander
Tokyo, Japan

On 2018.02.15 1:04, Mike Bonner via use-livecode wrote:
> Try this...
>
> on rawkeyup pkey
>     send "getline" to me in 10 millisec
>     pass rawkeyup
> end rawkeyup
>
> command getline
>     put the short name of the focusedobject
> end getline
>
> This gives you the name of the editing field that appears for each cell in
> the form of:
>
> revCell-2,2
>
> Parse that and voila, you have your info.
>
> On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 8:35 AM, dunbarx via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> You know, this proved more of a problem than I thought.
>>
>> Richmond, the issue is with tab and return keyPresses, not mouse clicks.
>> Anyway, given a table field 1 and another field 2, this works if you tab or
>> return in the table field:
>>
>> on rawKeyUp tKey
>>     put the selectedLoc && the selectedChunk into fld 2
>>     pass rawKeyUp
>> end rawKeyUp
>>
>> And this works fine in a button:
>>
>> on mouseUp
>>     set the itemDel to tab
>>     select item 2 of line 2 of fld 1
>>     answer the selectedLine of fld 1
>> end mouseUp
>>
>> But this does not in the table field:
>> on rawKeyDown tKey
>>     put "" into fld 2
>>     put the selectedLine into fld 2
>>     pass rawKeyDown
>> end rawKeyDown
>>
>> I always get "line 1 of field 3"  (!!!!)
>>
>>   Kluge city to get the line from the selectedLoc, but that would indeed
>> work.
>>
>> Is it that in a table field, if only one "cell" is selected, the
>> selectedLine just does not compute?
>>
>> Craig Newman
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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