event.phase

Type String
Event userInput
Revision 2017.3082
Keywords userInput, phase

Overview

A String identifying where in the userInput sequence the event occurred. This can be one of the following values:

Example

local defaultField

local function textListener( event )

    if ( event.phase == "began" ) then
        -- User begins editing "defaultField"

    elseif ( event.phase == "ended" or event.phase == "submitted" ) then
        -- Output resulting text from "defaultField"
        print( event.target.text )

    elseif ( event.phase == "editing" ) then
        print( event.newCharacters )
        print( event.oldText )
        print( event.startPosition )
        print( event.text )
    end
end

-- Create text field
defaultField = native.newTextField( 150, 150, 180, 30 )
defaultField:addEventListener( "userInput", textListener )