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Re: "SelectionData" and palettes

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  • Subject: [mg99925] Re: "SelectionData" and palettes
  • From: dh <dh at>
  • Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 06:47:09 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <guqvcd$a8k$>


NotebookSelection[] will return the selection in the current notebook.

NotebookSelection[nb] gives selection in nb. Look it up in the manual.


meitnik 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.


> Andrew


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