[wingide-users] [scripting] overwriting selection
luc_j_bourhis at mac.com
Mon Jan 21 10:39:17 MST 2008
> Luc Bourhis wrote:
>> editor.GetSelection() returns the current selection but how would I
>> overwrite it with a string in a script?
> Text modification is done through the document object. I think you
> want to use something like the following (untested) code:
> doc = editor.GetDocument()
> start, end = editor.GetSelection()
> doc.DeleteChars(start, end)
> doc.InsertChars(start, text)
> You also may or may not want to set the selection after inserting
> the new text.
It works. Thanks! Actually, I have just noticed that I could have
found the answer by myself if I had read through scripts/
editor_extensions.py inside Wing IDE 3 application folder.
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