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[REBOL] Re: Getting selection positions from area

From: greg::schofield::iinet::net::au at: 1-Oct-2007 17:03

Hi and thanks Gregg, After a little fiddling I got the code you sent working, and am very happy with the results. A get a fair amount of funnies, I have no error checking at all. While the thing might, in my hands, never be good enough for public release, I can see myself using it fairly soon. In processing large amounts of text I want to create a number of different mechanisms, based on the type of text being processed, rather than a bloated program trying to be everything for all possiblities. What I am trying to do is nothing complex, anyone processing text on a scale knows before hand the type of text it is, my idea is simply you pick the one that best fits and end up with well marked-up (TEI) XML that can be used to generate PDF or voiceXML. Thanks again from a newbie. This is a very helpful and friendly community. Greg Schofield Perth Australia --- Message Received --- From: Gregg Irwin <> To: <> Reply-To: Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 10:04:14 -0600 Subject: [REBOL] Re: Getting selection positions from area Hi Greg, gsina> But how do I get selection positions from an GUI Area field? system/view/highlight-start and system/view/highlight-end are what you're after I think. view layout [ area [ print [copy/part system/view/highlight-start system/view/highlight-end] ] ] VID documentation, on internals like this that you sometimes need to know about, are one of REBOL's weakest areas. -- Gregg