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Understanding EventHandler


Below I show two nested EventHandlers. I am trying to work out how to
get separate events from MouseDown, MouseDragged, MouseUp and
MouseClicked. As far as I can see if the mouse is clicked this is also
an event for MouseDown and MouseUp. Similarly however long I wait
between a down and an up I get a click. How are you meant to separate
out events if you are mixing downs, ups and clicks?

Thanks

Hugh Goyder


DynamicModule[{i = 0, Flag = {}, history = {}},
   EventHandler[
  EventHandler[Column[{Dynamic[Graphics[{}, Frame -> True]],
     Row[{"Current event = ", Dynamic[Flag]}],
           Row[{"History =       ", Dynamic[history]}]}],
    {"MouseClicked" :> (++i;Flag = StringJoin[ToString[i], "
clicked"];AppendTo[history, Flag])},
    PassEventsUp -> False],
   {"MouseDown" :> (++i; Flag = StringJoin[ToString[i], "
down"];AppendTo[history, Flag]),
       "MouseDragged" :> (++i;
     Flag = StringJoin[ToString[i], " drag"];AppendTo[history,
Flag]),
       "MouseUp" :> (++i; Flag = StringJoin[ToString[i], "
up"];AppendTo[history, Flag])},
   PassEventsDown -> False
  ]
 ]


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