Editing Text Selections?

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Mon May 24 23:06:50 CDT 2010


I have heard rumors of advanced text control in the next major version  
of rev. I wonder, if that is not too far off, if it wouldn't be worth  
it to wait until that update, preceded by numerous pleas to the powers  
that be to implement such functionality so as to make your present  
conundrum moot? (Gawd I love using big words!)

Bob Sneidar
IT Manager
Calvary Chapel CM
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On May 24, 2010, at 20:51, Terry Judd <tsj at unimelb.edu.au> wrote:

>> Since Rev is incapable of maintaining multiple text selections, is  
>> the
>> "proper" way to create a text editor (ie: select some text in a  
>> field, and
>> for example, set the size of the text using another field) to  
>> create an
>> artificial selection of the selected text?  In the list archives, I  
>> read the
>> technique of setting the backColor of the selected text so that it  
>> appears
>> to remain selected while



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