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re: Confusing behavior regarding selected text in a text widget

This message is directed to whoever replied to my original post.  I read it but 
it was deleted before I could reply.

Thank you for your reply and explanation.  I knew something was going on but 
didn't know that the text widget class binding would be triggered.  I thought 
that overriding the widget instance would suffice.  Something to learn about.

Also, thanks for your observation on my "clipboard append" call- join should be 
used.

By the way, your suggestions did the trick!  Thanks again.

Mike
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