How do I set the textStyle from a button?

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Mon Dec 17 22:29:01 EST 2001


Guys,

It's even easier than you think... just set the traversalOn of the button to
false. It is the traversalOn that causes the button to get the focus.

Have fun!

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Website: http://www.sonsothunder.com/

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chipp Walters" <chipp at chipp.com>
To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Monday, December 17, 2001 8:06 PM
Subject: RE: How do I set the textStyle from a button?


> fixed it by changing the mouseDown to mouseEnter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com
> [mailto:use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com]On Behalf Of Chipp Walters
> Sent: Monday, December 17, 2001 7:52 PM
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: RE: How do I set the textStyle from a button?
>
>
> Geoff,
>
> I tried the following in a button:
>
> global gSelTxt
>
> on mouseDown
>   put the selectedChunk into gSelTxt
> end mouseDown
>
> on mouseUp
>   if gSelTxt is not empty then
>     set the textStyle of gSelTxt to "bold"
>   end if
> end mouseUp
>
> and it still doesn't work...any other ideas?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com
> [mailto:use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com]On Behalf Of Geoff Canyon
> Sent: Monday, December 17, 2001 7:08 PM
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: Re: How do I set the textStyle from a button?
>
>
> At 6:20 PM -0600 12/17/01, Chipp Walters wrote:
> >Every time I try from a button:
> >
> >on mouseUp
> >   set the textStyle of the SelectedChunk to bold
> >end mouseUp
> >
> >it doesn't work. It turns out that when the button is pressed, the focus
> >leaves the field and the selectedChunk is now empty.
> >
> >I know this should be easy...
>
> Try capturing the selection information you need in the mouseDown event.
>
> regards,
>
> geoff
>
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