event.numDeleted

Type Number
Event userInput
Revision 2017.3178
Keywords userInput, numDeleted

Overview

The number of characters which were deleted.

Gotchas

This property is only available during the "editing" phase of userInput events.

Example

local defaultField

local function textListener( event )
    if ( event.phase == "editing" ) then
        print( event.numDeleted )
    end
end

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