Odd selection hangup

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Mon Feb 22 12:16:05 CST 2010


DunbarX at aol.com wrote:
> Someone on one of the forums ("Tal") asks why when one has the following 
> code in an object:
> 
> on selectedObjectChanged    
>     set the selected of me to "false"
> end selectedObjectChanged
> 
> one can click on the object when in edit mode, and the object will 
> obligingly deselect itself.
> 
> But if one drags a selection rectangle to the object, it "seems" like it 
> remains selected. The handles linger. Operation is otherwise normal, though I 
> am sure I have seen the text in a field under this condition pretty well 
> locked up.
> 
> It got better.
> 
> The handles will stick, not forever, but it is not clear to me what I need 
> to to do to get it deSelected, though I have, by fooling around and 
> navigation and stuff, gotten rid of them. Closing the stack does it.
> 
> Bug?

Not sure, but if so it's pretty minor. You can remove the selection 
handles by switching tools, by changing cards (if the card doesn't have 
the same group on it,) or by a message box command:  select empty

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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