Re: [peditors] Re: automate Find/Filter Text in Datebk
- Quoting Paul Nevai <nevai@...-state.edu>:
> # > The problem that I am having now is that paste (/ep) isn'tRight. Error cause I'm on the run. I meant to say "/xcP" which gives
> # > And I have confirmed that I am positioned in the edit field for
> # > Find/Filter Text, and that I do have something on the clipboard.
> # Quick break before the fun begins...
> # Try /xc to paste your text.
> The token "/xc" is the same as entering the command key via Graffiti
> The token "/ep" [paste] checks if there is a currently focused
> editable text
> field. If yes, etc.
> I suggest to break up the script into small units and to test all
> I mean scripting is tricky, especially complex scripting, but it
> All=my=best, Paul
the paste command via the command bar. "/ep" should work too (better).
My next comment for Jim was to be that this would best be done with a
chain, bit by bit as you say. More when I can get free---but I have a
chained script for this now that I think does what he wants.
- Quoting JimBoling <jimboling@...>:
>Interesting. That must be a difference either between the TE and TX
> John - forgot to mention one thing.. I was curious why it was
> necessary to do the page downs if the Tap call is using absolute
> coordinates. So I tried dropping the page downs, and sure enough, it
> still works.
> - Jim
(likely), or maybe DB5 vs. DB6 (unlikely), or you have full-screen
writing off (most likely). In my case when the find/filter text screen
is first deployed the OK button ( and the others) is not highlighted.
Doing the page-down four times serially highlights down to the OK
button. Doing "&tap" on the *un*-highlighted OK, the button flashes
briefly but does not activate - instead the punctuation shift happens.
This is often the result with "&tap" in OS5, especially with fullscreen
writing on. But with the OK button highlighted, it responds to "&tap"
correctly. That was the "breakthrough", finding out from Paul that
"page down" mimics the 5-way down button. See if the version of the
script that omits the page-downs works if first you make sure you have
full-screen writing turned on.