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From modjkl...@comcast.net
Subject Re: mouse cursor changes from arrow to text selection intermittently
Date Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:23:26 GMT
Could you give an example? I don't know how what "capture phase" means. No idea how to implement
this... 

----- Original Message -----

From: "Alex Harui" <aharui@adobe.com> 
To: users@flex.apache.org 
Sent: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 9:16:57 AM 
Subject: Re: mouse cursor changes from arrow to text selection intermittently 

You should be able to use capture phase to assign one listener that 
listens to all children. 

The TLF code is using flash.ui.MouseCursor. 

-Alex 

On 3/11/14 6:48 AM, "modjklist@comcast.net" <modjklist@comcast.net> wrote: 

>Hi Alex, I'm not sure what to implement from your comments. Since I don't 
>know when the problem occurs, I don't know when to attempt a solution. Is 
>there any code I can include to prevent this from happening (rather than 
>reverting back to arrow cursor after it happens)? 
> 
>If not, is there any design pattern I could use to create a global Event 
>Listener for mouseOut events related to TextInput (and also perhaps 
>TextArea, etc.), to either revert the mouse icon back to an arrow icon 
>using, for example, CursorManager.setCursor() or other means? 99% of the 
>time it won't do anything useful, but 1% it will hopefully eliminate this 
>problem. 
> 
>----- Original Message ----- 
> 
>From: "Alex Harui" <aharui@adobe.com> 
>To: users@flex.apache.org 
>Sent: Sunday, March 9, 2014 9:50:11 PM 
>Subject: Re: mouse cursor changes from arrow to text selection 
>intermittently 
> 
>Figures. I think Spark cursors are handled in TLF and SDK code and not 
>the player. 
> 
>I think I see code that will revert the Ibeam if you set read-only mode. 
>You could try setting editable=false and back to true and see if that 
>helps any. 
> 
>The code looks like it expects a mouseOut event but only while the editor 
>is in a certain COMPOSE_STATE. That seems error prone to me. 
> 
>-Alex 
> 
>On 3/9/14 11:49 AM, "modjklist@comcast.net" <modjklist@comcast.net> 
>wrote: 
> 
>>Spark 
>> 
>>----- Original Message ----- 
>> 
>>From: "Alex Harui" <aharui@adobe.com> 
>>To: users@flex.apache.org 
>>Sent: Saturday, March 8, 2014 9:31:35 PM 
>>Subject: Re: mouse cursor changes from arrow to text selection 
>>intermittently 
>> 
>>Spark or mx TextInput? 
>> 
>>On 3/8/14 9:02 AM, "modjklist@comcast.net" <modjklist@comcast.net> 
>>wrote: 
>> 
>>>While using my web/desktop application (in SDK 4.9, 4.10, 4.11, and 
>>>4.12 
>>>nightly, and FP 11.9 and 12), I seem to run into the scenario fairly 
>>>often where, after using a text input box, the mouse cursor doesn't 
>>>always revert back to the arrow cursor icon (it stays the text 
>>>selection 
>>>icon as I navigate elsewhere throughout the app). 
>>> 
>>>To restore the arrow mouse icon, I need to click/focus on a TextInput 
>>>field again, then remove focus from it. 
>>> 
>>>This is intermittent, and so far, I haven't been able to figure out how 
>>>to reproduce reliably. 
>>> 
>>>Has anyone observed this in their apps (if so, any solutions out 
>>>there)? 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 



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