[Oberon] Re: selecting all text in a viewer

Duke Normandin dukeofperl at ml1.net
Tue Sep 7 04:41:41 MEST 2010

On Tue, 7 Sep 2010, Chris Burrows wrote:


> >I did exactly like Chris Burrows
> >recommended - I MR one character at the beginning of the text
> >in the 1st Viewer; I MR a single character at the bitter end
> >in the 2nd (copy) Viewer. &^%$#$-all happened! I kluxed till
> >the bloody cows came home, and then threw the friggin mouse
> >out the window, and went fishing :)
> >
> Don't say I didn't warn you - I couldn't get it to work on my Windows PlugIn

You did so!

> Oberon either. Maybe I lost something in the translation. When your Reiser
> book finally arrives you might have to return it and ask for your money back
> ;-)

Now you tell me! :)

> P.S. I hate letting machines get the better of me (and don't enjoy fishing)
> so just had another go while writing this. Eureka! I got it to work by
> holding down the shift key when I selected the text in the second viewer. It
> actually highlighted all of the selected text in both viewers.

Not even fly-fishing? Are you ill? ;) Just kidding...

The shift key! My intuition should have homed one of my fingers right
to one of those keys! Darn intuition anyway...

Thanks! L8r...

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