Message watcher and selectionChanged

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Mon Jul 6 12:19:34 EDT 2020

There's a button at the lower right of the window that allows you to select 
which messages are suppressed. The default is to suppress unused messages 
but you can change that. IDE messages aren't shown by default either and 
you can add your own if you want.

Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at
HyperActive Software |
On July 6, 2020 8:34:17 AM Alex Tweedly via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at> wrote:

> I was using the Message Watcher in the IDE to check on which messages
> were sent in different cases, and noticed that:
> 'selectionChanged' was not being reported when I changed the selection
> or insertion point within a field.
> BUT if I add a 'selectionChanged' handler to the field, the handler is
> called, and the Message Watcher THEN does report it.
> Does that seem right ?
> Should messages only be reported if they are being checked for somewhere ?
> -- Alex.
> P.S. or if anyone wants to answer the *real* question :
>    does anyone have a general purpose 'undo/redo' handler-set for text
> fields that they could share :-) ?
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