Select text question

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Thu Oct 8 12:58:33 EDT 2020


Untested, but try this:

on keyboardActivated
  select text of fld <whatever>
end keyboardActivated

If you get a selection flash when it sets twice, remove the command from 
the openField handler.

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Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
On October 8, 2020 7:47:46 AM Graham Samuel via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> I want a user to key a number in a field in an iOS app. Normally the field 
> will already contain data which the user will be replacing, so I coded this
>
> on openField
>   set the keyboardType of me to "numeric"
>   select text of me
> end openField
>
> What happens is that the selection can be seen taking place briefly (this 
> is in the Simulator) and then reverts to a flashing cursor with the 
> original data still in the field and no selection shown. (The numeric 
> keyboard does open BTW, but I can’t see that as relevant).
>
> What did I do wrong?
>
> Graham
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