Re: Browser Keystrokes

Steve Lamont (
Wed, 9 Apr 97 06:57:20 PDT

To subscribers of the xforms list from (Steve Lamont) :

> I want to receive keyboard events from a browser object (to use to index into
> an alphabetic list). I'm having a little difficulty understanding what I
> have to do to make the browser handle these events. Has anybody got an
> example of something similar that I can copy?

Sort of like the Mac file browsers?

Look at the manual section on Pre-emptive handlers (Chapter 27). You
can grab the keyboard events with a Post Object handler and do what
you want with them.

> Related to this I was trying to modify the browser object as in section 21 of
> the manual where it talks about fl_add_NEW. ...

Can't be of much help here since I've never needed to create a new


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