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B2005 - How do I stop text in a text entry field from being prehighlighted?

by - Joseph Ganci

I'm using PresetEntry to preset text to go into a TextEntry response.  When I run the program, the preset text looks like it's already selected:  it's got a black box around it.  I would like it to be deselected (with no black box around the text).  Does anyone out there know how to do this?

This is a real problem because since the text is already highlighted, if the user hits a key, like the letter "a", it will replace the text that's already in the field.  Here's a way around it.  In your script, after you set up your preset entry, force a right arrow:

     PresetEntry := "MyText"

This forces the cursor to move to the end of the preselected text, thereby deselecting it. 

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