Deleting lines in a scrolling list box?

Ken Ray kray at
Tue Nov 28 14:30:39 EST 2006

On 11/28/06 12:08 PM, "Jan Schenkel" <janschenkel at> wrote:

>> Note - make sure the 'multipleHilites' for the field
>> is FALSE (meaning the
>> user can only select one line in the list), otherwse
>> the script above will
>> fail. For a more "universal" script, that works with
>> both single and
>> multiple selections, try this:
>>  on mouseUp
>>   if the hilitedLines of fld 1 is not empty then
>>     put the hilitedLines of fld 1 into tHLines
>>     put the number of items of tHLines into tNum
>>     repeat with x = tNum down to 1
>>       delete line (item x of tHLines) of fld 1
>>     end repeat
>>    else
>>      beep
>>    end if
>>  end mouseUp
>> Have fun!
>> Ken Ray
> Actually, Ken, the hilitedLines are not necessarily in
> the right order -

Really?  I haven't seen this... do you have an example of when this occurs?

Ken Ray
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