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how to get current selected text
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: how to get current selected text
- From: Mathieu.Lafourcade@imag.fr (Mathieu Lafourcade)
- Date: Wed, 13 Jul 1994 18:04:27 +0100
I don'tt think this question is specific to Lisp, but I know there are many
mac wizards around here.
How can I get the current selected text of the current application and send
it (with ae) to a background appl?
Other related questions : how can I get the text content of the front
window of any application ? Is it possible to get to text pointed (but not
clicked) by the mouse in any application (finder included) and send it to a
Any pointers would be very appreciated.
Btw: my bck appl is written in lisp, but the front appl is any std appl
(finder, msword, excel, etc.)
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