the selectedText of a Unicode field

Slava Paperno slava at lexiconbridge.com
Fri Jun 17 05:16:19 CDT 2011


Yes! "the unicodetext of the selection" is the answer. Forget the
selectedText.

"the unicodetext of the selectedChunk" works as well.

Thank you, Mark!

S.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com [mailto:use-livecode-
> bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Mark Schonewille
> Sent: Friday, June 17, 2011 5:28 AM
> To: How to use LiveCode
> Subject: Re: the selectedText of a Unicode field
> 
> Hi Slava,
> 
> You can try this:
> 
> set the unicodetext of fld "YourSelection" to the unicodetext of the
> selection
> 
> or
> 
> set the unicodetext of fld "YourSelection" to the unicodetext of the
> selectedChunk
> 
> --
> Best regards,
> 
> Mark Schonewille
> 
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> On 17 jun 2011, at 09:31, Slava Paperno wrote:
> 
> > Briefly, here is the problem:
> >
> > put the selectedText of field "BilingualText" of this card into
> > tCurrSelection
> > --the field may hold, for example, the two words Боб Bob, which is
> the
> > string assigned to the unicodeText prop. of the field
> >
> > set the unicodeText of field "YourSelection" of this card to
> tCurrSelection
> >
> > --alternatively:
> > set the unicodeText of field "YourSelection" of this card to
> > uniEncode(tCurrSelection, "UTF8")
> >
> > Neither alternative works for bilingual text. One version works only
> for
> > English, the other works only for Russian. In each case, the other
> language
> > is unreadable in field "YourSelection".
> >
> > In detail:
> 
> <snip>






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