No MouseMove or KeyDown events for placeholder

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  1. Kenz
    Kenz avatar
    19 posts
    Member since:
    Apr 2011

    Posted 09 Feb 2012 Link to this post

    just need to know if user typing something or moving mouse over placeholder
    but events like KeyDown or MouseMove are not working..
    (setting an absolute url to placeholder like

    Best regards,
  2. Kiril Stanoev
    Kiril Stanoev avatar
    1512 posts

    Posted 13 Feb 2012 Link to this post

    Hi Kazim,

    I've investigated your request but unfortunately RadHtmlPlaceholder does not support  mouse and keyboard events. This inconvenience is caused by the fact the RadHtmlPlaceholder is an IFrame which is being rendered on top of the Silverlight plugin and therefore cannot listen for mouse or keyboard events. and I've added a feature request in our PITS under the name "HtmlPlaceholder: Support for mouse and keyboard events" and it will be available for tracking and voting tomorrow the latest. If this feature request gathers enough popularity we will definitely implement it. Meanwhile, let us know how we can be of further assistance.

    Kiril Stanoev
    the Telerik team
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