Insertion point problems

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Tue Jun 23 18:06:45 EDT 2015

On 6/23/2015 4:49 PM, dfepstein at wrote:
> I want a menu button in a palette to paste the clipboard's contents
> to the topStack at the selectedChunk.  This works if the
> selectedChunk actually includes some hilited text ("char 1 to 4..."),
> but not if the selectedChunk is an insertion point ("char 4 to
> 3...").  In the second case, but not in the first, the insertion
> point disappears and the selectedChunk property loses its value when
> a palette button is pressed, so the paste fails.

This looks like a bug to me. If selectedchunk is valid in one case, it 
should also be valid in the other.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
HyperActive Software           |

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