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Get(TriggerKeystroke)

Returns the characters that activated an OnObjectKeystroke or OnLayoutKeystroke script trigger.

Format 

Get ( TriggerKeystroke )

Parameters 

None

Data type returned 

text

Originated in version 

10.0

Description 

Returns a value when running a script triggered by an OnObjectKeystroke script trigger or OnLayoutKeystroke script trigger or running a script called from the triggered script; otherwise, returns an empty string. Multiple characters may be returned when the input comes from an input method editor (IME).

Notes 

In FileMaker WebDirect, this function is not supported and returns an empty string.

Example 1 

The following code displays the text Processing input... when a carriage return is entered:

If [ Code ( Get(TriggerKeystroke) ) = 13 ]
Show Custom Dialog ["Processing input..."]
End If

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