The selectedText for controls without focus

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Tue Feb 28 14:09:11 EST 2017

Oh right you are! The thing that was throwing me is double-clicking does not work, but I can triple click and it selects the whole chalupa and I can copy it. I can also drag select. This will work. 

Bob S

> On Feb 28, 2017, at 10:52 , J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> On 2/28/17 9:58 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote:
>> I just think that LC should work like virtually every other forms
>> based app I've ever used, where being editable is not a prerequisite
>> for copying text.
> Did you try the field settings I suggested? It does work, it's already built-in:
> autoHilite = true
> traversalOn = true
> locktext = true
> This allows selecting and copying but not editing.
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> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
> HyperActive Software           |

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