More TopStack-DefaultStack Mysterious - TraveralOn (false) Selection lost?

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Sat Aug 29 22:55:23 CEST 2015


Seems like this has been the way it is in osx as long as I can remember,
but it does seem like the no traversal/palette tool stack would solve it.

Works fine in windows.

On Sat, Aug 29, 2015 at 2:23 PM, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com>
wrote:

> Brahmanathaswami wrote:
>
> > 7.1.rc 1
> >
> >   I could have sworn this used to work:
> >
> > make stack # Call it no. 1 "utilities"
> > create button
> > set traversalON of the button to "false"
> >
> > on mouseUp
> >     set the defaultstack to the topStack
> >     put  selectedChunk()
> > end mouseUp
> >
> > set stack 1 to palette mode.
> >
> > go to stack 2 with text in a field selected
> >
> > in the utilities stack... click the button:  even though the
> > traversal is set to false for the button the text selection in
> > the top stack field is lost /de-selected result
> >
> > char 1 to 0 of fld 1
> >
> > ??
>
> Works here, and given how much of the IDE relies on that sort of thing I'd
> be surprised it a regression survived release.
>
> Have you double-checked the palette mode, and the button's traversalOn?
>
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