Wouldn't it be neat...

Roger Guay irog at mac.com
Mon Aug 22 23:00:39 EDT 2016


Nope!


> On Aug 22, 2016, at 7:36 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> does it work if you put it into the selectedchunk instead of the
> selectedtext?
> 
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 8:22 PM, Roger Guay <irog at mac.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi Richard,
>> 
>> I take it back. I thought I had it working but alas, not so much. I can’t
>> make it work for a button in a palette stack (a plugin) and selectedText
>> from the Script Editor of the topStack. Here is my button script:
>> 
>> on mouseUp
>> 
>>        set the defaultstack to the topstack
>> 
>>        put the selectedtext into tText
>> 
>>        if the first char of tText is not quote then put quote before tText
>> 
>>        if the last char of tText is not quote then put quote after tText
>> 
>>        put tText into the selectedtext
>> 
>> end mouseUp
>> 
>> The traversalOn of this button is indeed unchecked. When I click the
>> button, the selectedText in the Script Editor goes unhilited, and nothing
>> else happens. Funny thing is, I could swear I had it working before my
>> previous post???
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> 
>> Roger
>> 
>> 
>>> On Aug 22, 2016, at 4:39 PM, Roger Guay <irog at mac.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> How right you are!  Thanks!
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On Aug 22, 2016, at 7:39 AM, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com>
>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Clicking a button should only deselect text when the button's
>> traversalOn property is true.
>>>> 
>>>> If that were not the case it would not be possible to make toolbars
>> that act on text, and such a limitation would be a bug.
>>> 
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