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Tooltip text to Clipboard ?

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  • Subject: [mg110668] Tooltip text to Clipboard ?
  • From: John Jowett <john.m.jowett at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2010 08:27:45 -0400 (EDT)

I have an application in which various objects are displayed in a
graphic as rectangles.  To see their names I use Tooltip. What I would
like to do is implement a method to visually select one of them with
the mouse.  If there was a way to get the text label from a Tooltip
into the clipboard, that would do it.   I could then paste it into
another expression where I want to use it.

Does anyone know how to do this ?
Thanks,
John Jowett


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