[Xerte] Inserting Special Characters

Dave Burnett d_b_burnett at hotmail.com
Fri Jan 8 15:50:55 GMT 2010

Maybe a global func that holds the tf id of the last tf with focus?

if object with focus=TF {
last_active = TF ID

> Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 15:27:12 +0000
> From: Julian.Tenney at nottingham.ac.uk
> To: xerte at lists.nottingham.ac.uk
> Subject: [Xerte] Inserting Special Characters
> I want to have anumber of buttons insert special characters into a
> textfield. How can I get the textfield that is currently selected when I
> click a button?
> If I debug (Selection.getFocus()) after clicking the button, I get - of
> course - the button, as I just selected it by clicking it. How can I
> know the textField that has / did have the caret in it, and the position
> of the caret?
> Previously I've done this by having the textfield update some variables
> onChange, but this isn't an option in this case.
> J
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