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TRichEdit question

I drag&drop this text from Outlook mail window and after that I cannot delete or edit this text (but I can insert&edit text after & before this "special" fragment). If I drag this text in MS-Word and from MS-Word drag into my program I can operate with this text normally! How can I solve this problem?

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LischkeCommented:
Try to exclude caProtected from the newly inserted text (TextAttributes). It looks as if it would be protected text. Alternatively, you can assign an OnProtectChange event handler.

Ciao, Mike
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MasonokAuthor Commented:
RichEdit1.selAttributes.Protected:=False;
doesn't work - where is the mistake?
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MasonokAuthor Commented:
I tried to make text protected (True) and it became absolutely as "special" text. But when I tried to put Protection to False position "special" text remaines protected!
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MasonokAuthor Commented:
Adjusted points to 60
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MasonokAuthor Commented:
You ARE THE MAN!! If I make "AllowChange:=True"  it works!!!
That is GREAT!

Please tell me: Is there a possibility to remove protection from the text? and 60 points (instead of 50) will be yours!
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LischkeCommented:
Setting the protection property to False should work (caProtected was of course wrong as this flag is used in the consistent text attributes, but you still got it :-)). Are you sure you are modifying the correct selection?

Ciao, Mike
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MasonokAuthor Commented:
Absolutely! I just type "fffffffffffff" on the new line, select this text and set Protected to "True" then select this text and tried to set to "false" and then tried to change it - nothing happend!

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LischkeCommented:
Yeah, I found the problem. It's the fact that the rich edit calls back about the protection change. This happens exactly as when you try to change protected text. This means you still need OnProtectChange. The strange thing is that you cannot set a text to protected again if you always return AllowChange = True. It is in fact so that (if you have the event handler attached) text can be set to be protected if you return False (in AllowChange) or can be edited if you return True (but not set to protected state).

Ciao, Mike
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