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Text editor get/set text [message #526721] Mon, 12 April 2010 17:49
Devon Lehman is currently offline Devon LehmanFriend
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I'm trying to create an editor function that will listen for changes in the document and then perform an action when something is typed. The other features I need are to be able to get this text (as a string) from the source file, and change it as well.

However, I'm having a lot of trouble finding out where to get this from. Can someone give me a line of code to run from the editor object that will get me the text contained in the file, and a line to change the text in the editor?

If you know of a way to create an method to listen for changes on the document, that'd be a great help, too.

Thanks a lot!

[Updated on: Mon, 12 April 2010 17:49]

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