Browser Keystrokes

Dick Middleton (
Thu, 10 Apr 1997 14:25:21 +0100

To subscribers of the xforms list from Dick Middleton <> :

> In the form, i added an input object, and a browser object under it. You typed
> in the input, and the browser went to that word. This is very easy to program,
> as you can attach a callback in the input object to be called upon each keystroke..
> You can take its content and find the appropriate line in the browser ...

This good lateral thinking.

I think there is one problem. You can no longer use the normal browser
select mechanism - it's either one or the other. I suppose you could pass
unwanted mouse events from the input to the browser. I don't know if that's
possible or not; it sounds difficult.


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