[whatwg] More questions about the DnD API
stef at epardaud.fr
Tue Mar 30 00:38:04 PDT 2010
On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 02:04:22PM -0700, Daniel Cheng wrote:
> I'm still trying to use the DnD for a real-world use, and keep hitting
> problems. This is the HTML 5 draft at 7.9.4 Drag-and-drop processing
> "From this point until the end of the drag-and-drop operation, device
> input events (e.g. mouse and keyboard events) must be suppressed."
> DragEvent (via MouseEvent) should expose ctrlKey, altKey, metaKey, and
> shiftKey properties.
But then it's up to the developer to detect that the keys weren't
pressed before (implement keydown events themselves), which is less
> dragstart and drag events are fired at the source node, but since you're
> dragging from a non-DOM application, you won't get any. You should still be
> getting dragenter / dragover / dragleave / drop if the item is
> dragged/dropped over a DOM page though. It works for me in WebKit.
But if I want to be notified that an external application started a drag
in my document, where should I place the listener then? document? body
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