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the selectedField
Value returned: a field expression that indicates the field in which a range of characters is currently highlighted. If nothing is highlighted, it returns empty. The field expression returned has one of the following forms:

card field n
bkgnd field n
where n is the number of the field.

Demo Script

on selectedFieldDemo
   select line 1 of field 1
   wait 15
   answer "The field containing the selection is:" & return &¬
   the name of the selectedField
 end selectedFieldDemo


Related Topics

« selectedChunk | HyperTalk Reference | selectedLine »

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