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if statement asking if an addlistener() event has occured

Asked by Adam Kaas on 21 May 2012

Is there a way to write an if statement that says something like:

if % addlistener(handles.Edit1, 'String','PostGet',f) occured %do something end

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Answer by Sean de Wolski on 21 May 2012
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I don't really understand why you would want to do this. The purpose of the listener is to fire when something (some event) happens. Why then do you need an if()? When this something happens, the listener will fire and your if() will happen automagically.

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Adam Kaas on 22 May 2012

IT WORKS!! Thanks so much guys!

Walter Roberson on 22 May 2012

Your handles must have been associated with a different figure number I guess.

Sean de Wolski on 22 May 2012

or improperly GUIDATAed (new verb!). That is why I avoid GUIDATA like the plague.

Sean de Wolski
Answer by Walter Roberson on 21 May 2012

Have the listener set a variable in an area you can test.

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Adam Kaas on 21 May 2012

So could I use an expression such as

addlistener(handles.Edit1, 'String', 'PostGet', n=1);

then test my n variable? I tried it and it doesn't like the expression at all and I can't find any documentation why.

Walter Roberson

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