Re: text selection

Thanks, That is exactly what I needed.


On Sat, 3 Mar 2001, Paolo Molaro wrote:

|On 02/28/01 Brock wrote:
|> Does anyone know how can I get (manipulate) selected text in a Gtk::Text
|> widget? I want to do more than just copy/paste, though I was attempting to
|> solve my problem by copying the text and then grabbing it from the
|> clipboard, but I couldn't figure out how to do that either :)
|You should tell us exactly what you want to do.
|To get the actual text out of a Gtk::Text or Gtk::Entry widget, you
|can do:
|       $editable->get_chars($startpos, $endpos);
|To get the actual character positions of the selection you will need
|a couple of accessor I just added to the cvs version of Gtk::Editable.xs.
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