The selectedText for controls without focus

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Sat Feb 25 00:17:44 EST 2017

On 2/24/17 8:18 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote:
> Ok I've played with locked, traversalOn, and disabled and the only
> thing that alows me to enable/disable editing of the contents of a
> field is traversalOn. No combination of the other settings allow me
> to select text (in any manner that a user would expect) and yet
> prevent the editing of the text.

Set a field to use locktext, traversalOn, and autohilite. You can select 
and copy text without the ability to edit. Command/Control-C is built 
into the engine so you don't need to know what the selection is, the 
engine just does it. Your scripts don't need to do anything to 
accomodate this.

You can't double-click a word to select it, but you can drag.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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