can't select text of field with traversalOn and lockText set to true

Peter Bogdanoff bogdanoff at
Thu Jul 9 15:03:47 EDT 2015

The field’s autoHilite also must be true to edit text.


On Jul 9, 2015, at 10:27 AM, Dr. Hawkins <dochawk at> wrote:

> According to the dictionary,
> If a field's traversalOn and lockText properties are both set to true, the
> user can select text, but not change it, and can scroll within the field
> using the keyboard.
> However, I have a pair of fields with these set to true where I can't
> select the text .  Could this be related to opening the stack as modal?
> (it's an error dialog, and I want to be a able to cut & paste!)
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