How to get current text hiliteColor in Linux?

Jim Lambert jiml at netrin.com
Tue Feb 1 14:53:04 EST 2011


Richard wrote:

> Currently the LiveCode engine uses the Windows hiliteColor when 
> selecting text, ignoring whatever highlight color may be in use by the 
> current theme.
> 
> Is there a shell query I can run to determine the current text highlight 
> color?


There probably is a shell query, but if there isn't, you might possibly programmatically select some text on a white background then use mouseColor to sniff out the hiliteColor.

Or pixelColorAt(x,y), if we ever get it! ;)

Jim Lambert



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