The selectedText for controls without focus

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Fri Feb 24 13:00:01 EST 2017

If by "as expected" you mean the selectedText of the field can be obtained, then this is likely because you set it with the button. Selecting it with a cursor does not behave the same way. How odd. I may have to dig into the IDE and find where this is happening. 

Bob S

> On Feb 24, 2017, at 09:50 , Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
>> To test this, I had a button set the
>> selection, made sure that traversal was off, then put the selectedtext of
>> the field, and it worked as expected.

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