||THE HYPERCARD CENTER
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HyperCard sends the
openField message to an unlocked field when a user (or handler) first opens it for text editing. A user opens a field for editing either by clicking in the field or by tabbing from the previous field.
Once opened for editing, a field no longer receives
Any return-separated list of built-in commands, user-defined handlers, or keywords that are part of a message or function handler.
put "Hello world" -- built-in command
get total(field 1) -- function call
global HelpInfo -- keyword
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