position of text-curson within field

Mark Wieder ahsoftware at sonic.net
Mon Feb 19 20:42:20 EST 2018


On 02/19/2018 05:01 PM, Nicolas Cueto via use-livecode wrote:

> As you can see, the reason I'm interrupting the backspace key is to find
> out the number of lines in a field after a char is deleted.

I would do that differently:

local sHowManyLines

on backspaceKey
   send "howManyLinesNow" to me in 0 milliseconds
   pass backspaceKey
end backspaceKey

on howManyLinesNow
   put the number of lines of me into sHowManyLines
end howManyLinesNow

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  Mark Wieder
  ahsoftware at gmail.com





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