copy locked text

André.Bisseret Andre.Bisseret at
Mon Mar 13 04:37:41 EST 2006

Hi !
I just had the same problem as Jerry and I posted a question a couple 
of days ago ;

Have a look at the thread "copy from a locked, focusable fld under 

Nice ideas and solutions have been posted there, from Jonathan Linch, 
Wilhelm Sanke, Jim Ault and Chipp Walter.

Best regards from Grenoble

Le Monday, 13 Mar 2006, à 00:38 Europe/Paris, Mark Schonewille a écrit :

> Hi,
> I know this problem was posted a month ago, but it appears that it was 
> never answered.
> There is a bug in the Revolution IDE that may cause the copy command 
> to unhighlight any selected text. This seems not to happen in a 
> standalone, though. So, before you try to create a workaround, build a 
> standalone and see if the problem persists.
> Best,
> Mark
> Jerry Muelver wrote:
>> For a helpdesk application, I have fields with hyperlinks in their 
>> text. The
>> fields have lockText and traversalOn both set to true, so the links 
>> will
>> work. The user can mouse-drag to select text, Ctrl-C to copy 
>> (highlight
>> disappears... oh, well...), and Ctrl-V in another app to paste. 
>> Perfect.
>> Just what I need for helpdesk and CRM applications.
>> However, only the first such select-and-copy works. Select another, 
>> and when
>> you paste you get the first selection. Select another, even from the 
>> field
>> after is is blanked and rewritten, and you can paste only the first
>> selection. Less than perfect....
>> I've tried "How do I allowing copying from lockText" in the Help 
>> file, which
>> got me this far. Now I need, "How do I copy again?" to keep me going.

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