Workaround For No selectionChanged Message?

Monte Goulding monte at
Wed Oct 13 17:53:36 EDT 2010

> Um, yes, I'm pretty sure that "palette stack xyz" sets the stack's style to
> palette...  :-)

I thought you might know that ;-)
> But you got me thinking, I am trying to maintain the user's selection after
> the text has been styled, and it seems that even the LiveCode IDE doesn't do
> this (selection is lost after style is changed).  So maybe the previously
> selected text needs to be reselected after being styled.

That makes sense. Probably the whole field is refreshed when you set a property of the selected chunk. 


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