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    Web-coding NINJA! silver trophy beetle's Avatar
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    Abstraction for TextRange objects?

    Anybody got/seen one? Doing TextRange operations cross-brower is driving me batty.

    Alas, I think I'll have to write my own on this one, again [img]images/smilies/bawling.gif[/img]
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    http://www.webreference.com/js/column12/index.html
    Thats all I know on this matter.

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    Thanks Arkkimaagi, but that stuff is hella-old.

    I think I'm just gonna have to handle each case (IE and Gecko) separately, since their implementations are so different, crossover in function is merely coincidence.
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    SitePoint Zealot Arkkimaagi's Avatar
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    What are you trying to do?

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    I'm writing a cross-browser RTE and I need some decent range/selection handling for various operations.
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    Did you write that page bettle? I Really learned alot!

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    Web-coding NINJA! silver trophy beetle's Avatar
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    I'm responsible for the page I linked to, yes.
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    Thumbs up

    I like it, Will you be posting it for others to use, I look forward to it! Its It is very a unique script! Good Job!!

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    Hmmm... did a lot of searching... looks like many people reached the same conclusion ("Alas, I think I'll have to write my own "), but I can't find where anyone actually implemented one and then made it available.

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    Well, the problem is what I mentioned before - abstracting the two implementations is difficult because they are so different. It's not like like a few property or method differences, the entire interface is different.

    Thanks for the kind words in regard to the editor [img]images/smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]
    Last edited by beetle; Aug 12, 2003 at 22:59.
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