[jawsscripts] Re: Does any event trigger when you use the quick nav keys?

Good call, forgot about the InFormsMode flag.

--Chad


On 3/9/08, Dennis Brown <DennisTBrown@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Also use a variable that determines if quick nav keys are activated.
> There is a function and a flag for this, so run the function in
> FocusChangedEvent to set or unset the global flag, then use that flag as
> your first step in the condition statement in KeyPressedEvent.  That makes
> it less intrusive on regular keypresses.
> Also check for FormsMode flag in that same condition so it doesn't  activate
> if entering text in a form field.
>
> Thanks,
> Dennis Brown
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <chad.foster@xxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, March 09, 2008 10:34 AM
> Subject: [jawsscripts] Re: Does any event trigger when you use the quick nav
> keys?
>
>
> > You should insert some logic into KeyPressedEvent to make sure your
> > logic needs to fire, not just fire your logic every time this event is
> > fired. So you would want to check for:
> >
> > (1) Is the nIsScriptKey parameter variable TRUE or FALSE? You only
> > want to proceed if it is TRUE.
> > (2) Is the Virtual PC cursor active? You should proceed if it is TRUE.
> > (3) Is the KeyPressedEvent being fired from a quicknav key? You will
> > need to write a function to determine if the current script key is a
> > quicknav key combination. Note: use the length of the
> > GetCurrentScriptKey function's return value, along with StringSegment
> > using the plus sign (+) as the delimiter.
> > (4) If all of these conditions are met, fire your logic, otherwise,
> > return.
> >
> > Using the order I listed above minimizes overhead, since you are
> > proceeding in the order of operations that use less memory up-front.
> >
> >
> > --Chad
> >
> >
> > On 3/8/08, Bryan Garaventa <bgaraventa11@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> This won't work though, the script checks for a condition by querying
> >> elements on a web page, then when the condition is found, a variable
> >> object
> >> for the DOM is stored, and a scheduled event runs to check on the
> >> condition
> >> of a specific element every two seconds.
> >>
> >> If this script were triggered every time a key is pressed, it would be
> >> way
> >> too intrusive and would degrade performance.
> >>
> >> It does work if I attach the script to the main navigation commands like
> >> prior line, next line, paragraph, etc., but the only condition that gets
> >> past the script handler however, is when the quick nav keys are used to
> >> jump
> >> directly into a form element, which doesn't look to trigger any sort of
> >> event like FocusChangeEvent, or FocusPointMovedEvent.
> >>
> >> If there isn't a basic event handler for this, then I guess I'll just
> >> have
> >> to attach key assignments to e and f to check for the condition, then
> >> continue on to the quick nav command. It's a bit clunky like this though.
> >>
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: <chad.foster@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Saturday, March 08, 2008 3:53 PM
> >> Subject: [jawsscripts] Re: Does any event trigger when you use the quick
> >> nav
> >> keys?
> >>
> >>
> >> > Bryan, check out KeyPressedEvent.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --Chad
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On 3/8/08, Bryan Garaventa <bgaraventa11@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> >> I'm trying to attach an event that runs when you use the quick nav
> >> >> keys
> >> >> such
> >> >> as F or E on a web page. Is there any event that deals with this?
> >> >>
> >> >> Thanks,
> >> >>
> >> >> Bryan
> >> >>
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