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7.9 kCADEventIDEditCut

kCADEventPhaseBefore

Choosing Cut in the Edit menu or pressing command-x, triggers a kCADEventPhaseBefore phase of the kCADEventIDEditCut event. The action can be intercepted or applied to a modified scope of objects.

IO Parameter Type Description
in theCADArea longint Area ID
in theEventID longint kCADEventIDEditCut
in theEventPhase longint kCADEventPhaseBefore
in theEventData1 longint Clipboard offscreen Area ID (most methods can operate on a clipboard area)
in theEventData2 longint Target object scope of selected objects, not included objects with a relevant lock. You can add objects to or remove objects from this scope This will change the selection of objects on which the action will take place
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.

Cutting 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 kCADEventIDEditCut
in theEventPhase longint kCADEventPhaseAfter
in theEventData1 longint Clipboard offscreen Area ID (most methods can operate on a clipboard area)
in theEventData2 longint 0
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.