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Old 07 September 2018, 03:51   #1
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Question Intuition Requester: programmatically set focus on string gadget?

I am learning Intuition, porting an old Unix game to KS1.3. I've made a little library to handle requester creation for various purposes. One requester is of course to get info from the user, providing a textfield and an ok/cancel button. Is there actually a way to focus on the string gadget after opening the requester, so that the cursor is in there, and the user can just start typing? I found ActivateGadget, but that didn't do what I thought it might.
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Old 07 September 2018, 08:14   #2
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select the gadget before activating
Code:
              SelectGadget(g, w->RPort, 0);
              if ((g->GadgetType & GTYP_STRGADGET) == GTYP_STRGADGET)
              {
                ActivateGadget(g, w, 0);
              }
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Old 07 September 2018, 19:08   #3
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What library is SelectGadget() in?

Are you waiting to receive IDCMP_ACTIVEWINDOW before calling ActivateGadget()? Apparently that is necessary.
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Old 08 September 2018, 07:35   #4
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Thanks for the link, that sorted it out!
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