hilite, double-click etc.

Toma Tasovac ttasovac at Princeton.EDU
Tue Oct 1 17:21:02 EDT 2002


Dear Jeanne,

Thanks for the suggestion.

Using this code, however, I get an execution error with

Error description:  do: error in statement

--------------------
if storedHilitedChunk is not empty \
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Value: storedHilitedChunk


I'm not sure what this means.

Toma

On 29.09.2002 18:06, "Jeanne A. E. DeVoto" <jeanne at runrev.com> wrote:
 
> Here's a quickie version of the highlighting code in the documentation:
> 
> ----------
> local storedHilitedChunk
> 
> on mouseMove
> -- first unhighlight the "old" phrase if necessary:
> if storedHilitedChunk is not empty \
>     and storedHilitedChunk is not the mouseChunk then
>   do "set the backgroundColor of" && \
>       storedHilitedChunk && "to empty"
>   put empty into storedHilitedChunk
> end if
> -- highlight if the text under the mouse is linked:
> if the mouseChunk is not empty \
>     and "link" is in the textStyle of the mouseChunk then
>   set the backgroundColor of the mouseChunk to "yellow"
>   -- saved for later unhighlighting
>   put the mouseChunk into storedHilitedChunk
> end if
> pass mouseMove
> end mouseMove
> 
> on mouseLeave
> -- unhighlight any currently highlighted text:
> if storedHilitedChunk is not empty then
>   do "set the backgroundColor of" && \
>      storedHilitedChunk && "to empty"
>   put empty into storedHilitedChunk
> end if
> pass mouseLeave
> end mouseLeave
> ----------
> 
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Toma Tasovac
Princeton University
Department of Comparative Literature
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