VT messages

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Pointer2.png How to ignore/filter characters while typing field text Pointer.png

Using the VT message VTM_Char (defined in vtcomm.apl) you are able to trap which character is typed into a field (datafield, multiline etc).
When returning FALSE on this message the input is filtered (ignored) on the field.

This way you can filter out certain characters while the user enters text, for instance filter numbers or other characters like @#$% etc etc.

Data Field: dfField
   Message Actions
      On VTM_Char
         ! Filter out SPACE
         If wParam = 32
                Return FALSE

Here you can download a sample:
Down.png WIKI_IgnoreCharTyping.zip