activating palette loses textselection?

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Wed Apr 2 14:47:14 EDT 2008


Klaus Major wrote:
>> OK - no answer - but it only happens when the target of the text- 
>> palette is
>> a non-list field?
> 
> No, ANY field.
> Looks like the engine automatically puts the focus on the first field  
> in the stack, palette or not.

In my experience, IIRC, it's not limited to fields but any controls. 
Once another control gets focus, text selection in an open field is lost.

I had submitted this request some time ago for a related issue:

Indication of selected text not currently in focus:
<http://quality.runrev.com/qacenter/show_bug.cgi?id=3327>

Perhaps you and some of the others here might add some refinements to 
that to better clarify the scope of what's needed.

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