If by "as expected" you mean the selectedText of the field can be obtained, then this is likely because you set it with the button. Selecting it with a cursor does not behave the same way. How odd. I may have to dig into the IDE and find where this is happening.
Bob S > On Feb 24, 2017, at 09:50 , Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >> To test this, I had a button set the >> selection, made sure that traversal was off, then put the selectedtext of >> the field, and it worked as expected. _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list email@example.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode