Problem with selectedChunk in Windows
b.xavier at internet.lu
Sat Nov 13 08:40:32 CST 2004
Wouldn't it be wiser to do this when entering the field and reset it back
when you exit the field? This would permit both behaviors...
A guide to cross platform changes like this would be interesting. This
important information is rather dispersed across all object references in
the documentation. I hope I didn't miss something like it in the docs but
don't remember seeing it...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com
> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of
> Jan Schenkel
> Sent: Saturday, November 13, 2004 08:28
> To: How to use Revolution
> Subject: Re: Problem with selectedChunk in Windows
> --- "Bruce A. Pokras" <macstacks at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > I have a script that uses the selectedchunk to locate the
> cursor in a
> > field so that it can add some text at the cursor location.
> This works
> > fine in a standalone under Mac OS 9. However, it totally fails in a
> > Windows standalone.
> > To test this out, I added an "answer" dialog to tell me what the
> > selectedChunk was returning. On the Mac, it gave the
> expected "char #
> > to # of cd fld x". Under Windows, it returned empty.
> > Bugzilla showed
> > two "selectedChunk" bugs, but one was for Mac, only, and the other
> > related to pasting htmlText.
> > Anyone have a workaround?
> > Regards,
> > Bruce Pokras
> Hi Bruce,
> Your buttons probably have the 'traversalOn' property set to
> true -- on MacOS, buttons do not receive the eyboard focus,
> but on Windows they do : when you click on a button, the
> previous selection is lost.
> The quick solution is to set the 'traversalOn'
> property to false for all your buttons.
> Hope this helped,
> Jan Schenkel.
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