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is it possible type selected textframe without doubleclick

Explorer ,
Aug 02, 2020

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when I say next object from the select menu, the second textframe is selected. 
I select the first character of the textframe with the code I have specified,

app.selection[0].textSelection[0].characters[0].select();

but I cannot write without doing a mouse doubleclick

i want to type selected textframe without mouse doubleclick , thank you for all advices


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is it possible type selected textframe without doubleclick

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when I say next object from the select menu, the second textframe is selected. 
I select the first character of the textframe with the code I have specified,

app.selection[0].textSelection[0].characters[0].select();

but I cannot write without doing a mouse doubleclick

i want to type selected textframe without mouse doubleclick , thank you for all advices


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Adobe Community Professional ,
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do you want to type by hand after selecting the first character?

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yes I want exactly this, sorry for my bad english 🙂

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it might not be possible, perhaps you can bring up a prompt window, type what you need then use the text to update your selection.

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Aug 03, 2020

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Could you not write the script so the user imputs the text in a dialog then populates the selected text frame?

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