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#### Text widget: any way to copy while omitting elided text?

Can you suggest a way to copy only the displayed text in the selection,
omitting any elided text?

-- Russell

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Russell E. Owen wrote:
> Can you suggest a way to copy only the displayed text in the selection,
> omitting any elided text?
>
> -- Russell

With "selection handle" you can request that a command be run whenever
the selection is retrieved. You can then use the "dump" subcommand of
the text widget to get the text and tag information. Then, you can
reconstitute the raw data, leaving out all the data with an elide tag.

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oakley (2075)
10/3/2006 5:29:35 PM
Russell E. Owen wrote:
> Can you suggest a way to copy only the displayed text in the selection,
> omitting any elided text?

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