selecting the selected

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 10:33:17 EST 2011


On 02/16/2011 05:20 PM, Peter Brigham MD wrote:
> On Feb 16, 2011, at 10:10 AM, Richmond wrote:
>
>> Umm . ..
>>
>> so I have a field [called fld "TEKST"]full of text and I select some 
>> of it with my mouse
>>
>> I then click on a button that contains the following script:
>>
>> on mouseUp
>>    copy the selected of fld "TEKST"
>> end mouseUp
>>
>> nix!
>>
>> now, I've tried "the selectedText" and "the selectedChunk" to no 
>> avail . . .
>>
>> Please advise
>
> First, the traversalon of the button must be false or the selection in 
> the field will be wiped out by the mouseclick before it can to used. 
> With this in place, if you just use:
>
> on mouseUp
>    copy
> end mouseUp
>
> if should work. An alternative is to put this in the button script:
>

It DOES: Thank you so much; you have really given me a "Clint Eastwood 
moment" [= made my day]

sincerely, Richmond



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