How To Ensure Only Plain Text Editing Is Allowed In Field

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Sat May 13 16:54:40 EDT 2006

Bill Marriott wrote:

> Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> If the application doesn't provide a UI for changing text styles, and if 
>> of course the Paste command ues clipboardData["text"], how can text styles 
>> change?
> Unless he specifically blocks it, I believe Control-B, Control-I, etc will 
> style text. He didn't want to intercept keystrokes.

I wonder if that's an IDE thing and not an engine thing.  The engine is 
not without anomalies, but that having that interface for text styling 
seems problematic as a default behavior.

  Richard Gaskin
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