My sticky fingers

Dar Scott Consulting dsc at swcp.com
Wed Jun 12 11:27:02 EDT 2019


Maybe something like this? (I used raw, so adjust as you need.)

local wasUp = true


on rawKeyDown
   if wasUp then
      doSomething
   end if
   put false into wasUp
end rawKeyDown


on rawKeyUp
   put true into wasUp
end rawKeyUp


command doSomething
   put "x" after me
end doSomething





> On Jun 10, 2019, at 11:02 AM, Richmond via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Many things may be worn out . . . certainly
> my patience is wearing a bit thin when I cannot
> stop a command repeating itself because an end-user has got his/her finger
> stuck on an arrowkey.
> 
> Richmond.
> 
> On 10.06.19 19:40, JB via use-livecode wrote:
>> The keyboard might be worn out.
>> 
>> JB
>> 
>> 
>>> On Jun 10, 2019, at 8:05 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> This sounds like the system's key repeat rate is set too fast.
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
>>> HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
>>> On June 10, 2019 3:44:57 AM Richmond via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Everyyyyyyytttttime I try tooooooooo typppppe
>>>> sooooommmmmethhhhing myyyy fffffinnnngerrrrrrs
>>>> ggggget stuuuuuuuck on the keeeeeys tooooo
>>>> long . . .
>>>> 
>>>> Especially in LiveCode (!)
>>>> 
>>>> So?
>>>> 
>>>> on keyDown
>>>>  do something
>>>>  get me the hell out of this so it doesn't happen more than once
>>>> end keyDown
>>>> 
>>>> ?
>>>> 
>>>> Richmond.
>>>> 
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