the foundChunk rectangle

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Thu Oct 31 10:56:00 EST 2002


Mark Swindell wrote:

> I have a field in which I want a string of text selected, the textcolor  of
> that string changed, and then I want the find rectangle to disappear.
> 
> However, looking at the transcript dictionary, it looks like the only way to
> make the rectangle disappear is to insert the cursor into the field, or
> leave the card.  Setting the selected of the field to false doesn't work, as
> it does in SuperCard.  Is there another way?
> 
> (Also, I was going to copy and paste the section out of the dictionary to
> quote, but discovered you can't do that.  What's up with that?)

You can force a redraw by locking and unlocking the screen:

on mouseUp
  find "t" in fld 1
  put the foundchunk into tSel
  lock screen
  unlock screen
select tSel
end mouseUp

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