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The Selection

Text widgets support the standard X selection. Selection support is implemented via tags. If the exportSelection option for the text widget is true then the sel tag will be associated with the selection:

The sel tag is automatically defined when a text widget is created, and it may not be deleted with the "pathName :tag delete" widget command. Furthermore, the selectBackground, selectBorderWidth, and selectForeground options for the text widget are tied to the :background, :borderwidth, and :foreground options for the sel tag: changes in either will automatically be reflected in the other.


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