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Re: "SelectionData" and palettes

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  • Subject: [mg99915] Re: "SelectionData" and palettes
  • From: ragfield <ragfield at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 06:45:15 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <guqvcd$a8k$1@smc.vnet.net>

On May 18, 1:31 am, meitnik <meit... at gmail.com> wrote:
> With[ {p = ToExpression[CurrentValue[InputNotebook[],
> "SelectionData"]]},
>  PresentTmpls[p]
>
> I found a similar code fragment on MathGroup. I wanted to use it in my
> palette. However, once the palette is standalone it fails to work;
> otherwise within a current session of a notebook it works fine. Is
> there a more stable way to grab a text selection so it can be used for
> further use in code? Thanks.

InputNotebook[] refers to the notebook which would currently receive
keyboard input.  This is likely not the same as your palette.  Which
notebook are you trying to reference here?

-Rob


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