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7.8 kCADEventIDEditCopy

kCADEventPhaseBefore

Choosing Copy in the Edit menu or pressing command-c, triggers a kCADEventPhaseBefore phase of the kCADEventIDEditCopy event. The action can be intercepted.

IO Parameter Type Description
in theCADArea longint Area ID
in theEventID longint kCADEventIDEditCopy
in theEventPhase longint kCADEventPhaseBefore
in theEventData1 longint Clipboard offscreen Area ID (most methods can operate on a clipboard area)
in theEventData2 longint kCADScopeSelectedObjects
in theEventData3 longint 0
in theEventData4 longint 0
in theMouseX real 0.0
in theMouseY real 0.0
in theEventValue1 real 0.0
in theEventValue2 real 0.0
in theKeyAsciiValue integer ASCII character value of pressed key, or 0
in theModifiers longint Sum of pressed modifier keys, a mask of modifier key constants
in theTickCount longint Tick count of the system software (a tick is a 1/60th of a second)
out theEventResult longint Set to kCADEventResultDoFilter to filter out the event or to kCADEventResultDontFilter to let it pass.

Copying objects to the clipboard automatically copies attributes of the source area to the clipboard area, such as:

kCADEventPhaseAfter

An kCADEventPhaseAfter phase is generated when the kCADEventPhaseBefore phase passed and the action has taken place.

IO Parameter Type Description
in theCADArea longint Area ID
in theEventID longint kCADEventIDEditCopy
in theEventPhase longint kCADEventPhaseAfter
in theEventData1 longint Clipboard offscreen Area ID (most methods can operate on a clipboard area)
in theEventData2 longint kCADScopeSelectedObjects
in theEventData3 longint 0
in theEventData4 longint 0
in theMouseX real 0.0
in theMouseY real 0.0
in theEventValue1 real 0.0
in theEventValue2 real 0.0
in theKeyAsciiValue integer ASCII character value of pressed key, or 0
in theModifiers longint Sum of pressed modifier keys, a mask of modifier key constants
in theTickCount longint Tick count of the system software (a tick is a 1/60th of a second)
in/out theEventResult longint Don’t change.