David,

I have a demo db (from 2008) which uses an OnKeypress eep to do something 
similar to what you are trying to achieve. If you want this let me know. 

Regards

John Docherty

On Friday, February 2, 2018 at 6:05:11 AM UTC+13, dkfowler6179 wrote:
>
> Jan,
>
> I've been exploring the on keypress eep  this morning.  No luck getting it 
> to work so far.  Pretty sure I don't completely understand how it works and 
> how I can use it to accomplish my goal.  
>
> I'll look at the walkmenu time interval too.
>
> Thanks,
> David 
>
> Sent from my android device.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jan johansen <ja...@jjcalibrations.com <javascript:>>
> To: rba...@googlegroups.com <javascript:>
> Sent: Thu, 01 Feb 2018 11:37 AM
> Subject: Re: [RBASE-L] - Autofill a form field
>
> David,
>  
> You can indeed use the ON KEYPRESS eep.
> However you may want to explore your WALKMENU time interval setting. 
> Default is 1500 ms.
> Try something like 3000 ms.
>  
> Jan
>  
>   
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Albert Berry <alb...@albertberry.com <javascript:>>
> To: "rba...@googlegroups.com <javascript:>" <rba...@googlegroups.com 
> <javascript:>>
> Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2018 18:25:35 -0700
> Subject: Re: [RBASE-L] - Autofill a form field
>   
> I vaguely remember Razzak showing how using an ON KEYPRESS EEP. Perhaps a 
> search of this and of Razzak’s helpful site would give you the clue.
> Albert
>
> > On Jan 31, 2018, at 3:28 PM, dkfowler6179 <dkfowl...@comcast.net 
> <javascript:>> wrote:
> >
> > R:Base X, newest version.  Looking for a way to autofill a field in a 
> form with a value from an existing table based in characters typed in.  For 
> example.  If we have a table that holds city names, I'd like to autofill a 
> field for city in a form based on what is being typed, with the more 
> characters being typed increasing the accuracy of the fill choice.  This 
> value then needs to be saved when the row of data specific to a the job 
> being entered is saved.  I've played with a DB Lookup List View and this 
> acts similar to what I'm hoping for.  However you have to type very quickly 
> to keep it from switching the lookup back to the first letter of the street 
> name.  I also don't need a long list, just a few choices as more characters 
> are entered and narrow down the options to the correct choice.  
> > Any help is appreciated.  
> > Thanks,
> > David Fowler
> >
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