[Gambas-user] WebTextArea vs. TextArea controlling events

Benoit Minisini benoit.minisini at gambas-basic.org
Thu Sep 29 16:09:33 CEST 2022

Le 29/09/2022 à 15:48, Rolf-Werner Eilert a écrit :
> I see your point, Benoit. This is a very special case indeed. Maybe 
> Bruce Steers' idea of adding java code on demand would be a way?
> I wanted to keep the user from clicking somewhere and adding text (and 
> from going somewhere with the cursor keys and writing or deleting any 
> text anywhere). The only thing allowed is to add text at the end of the 
> line.
> This is for a program to train 10 fingers' typewriting.
> Regards
> Rolf

Maybe you should not use a WebTextBox then? With a WebDrawingArea, you 
can now (in the development version) catch key press events and draw 
what you want, so that you can reimplement a minimal edit field that 
exactly fits your needs.

Benoît Minisini.

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