How to get current text hiliteColor in Linux?

Jim Lambert jiml at
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

More information about the Use-livecode mailing list