Tab char doesn't work

Bill Vlahos bvlahos at mac.com
Sat Aug 7 18:21:22 EDT 2010


Sorry the actual script is:

on pasteKey -- replace returns and tabs with spaces before pasting for attachments description (actually any table)
   if the target contains "revCell-" then
      set the clipboardData["text"] to replaceText(the clipboardData["text"],return,space)
      set the clipboardData["text"] to replaceText(the clipboardData["text"],tab,space)
   end if
   paste
end pasteKey

Bill Vlahos
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On Aug 7, 2010, at 3:14 PM, Bill Vlahos wrote:

> I want to intercept a paste command to replace any tabs or returns in it with spaces so they don't get pasted into a table object. The script below works for returns but not tabs. Notice that color of the word tab is not even the same as the color of the word return. It is like the tab character isn't being recognized.
> 
> on pasteKey -- replace returns and tabs with spaces before pasting for attachments description (actually any table)
>   if word 2 of the target begins with "revCell-" then
>      set the clipboardData["text"] to replaceText(the clipboardData["text"],return,space)
>      set the clipboardData["text"] to replaceText(the clipboardData["text"],tab,space)
>   end if
>   paste
> end pasteKey
> 
> I put this script into a frontscript.
> 
> Bill Vlahos
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