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The Selection

The widget supports the standard X selection via the 'select' command. The general form of this command is 'select option ?arg?'. A selection here is simply a portion of text. Selections can be made on any sequence or consensus sequence and are denoted by being underlined.

select clear
Clears and disowns the current selection.
select from pos
Grabs the current selection and sets it's start position.
select to pos
select adjust pos
Currently both these are the same. They set the end position of the selection.

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