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Thu Oct 8 15:29:00 EDT 2020
Jacque, that’s perfect. Where would I be without the knowledge and kindness displayed daily on this list!
> On 8 Oct 2020, at 18:58, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 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.
> 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?
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