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:

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