Underlined characters in button label?

Manuel Companys mcompanys at mac.com
Mon Dec 30 01:36:01 EST 2002


Le dimanche, 29 déc 2002, à 21:57 US/Central, Howard Bornstein a écrit :

>> Is it possible to format button label text so that only a few letters 
>> of the
>> label are underlined?  It seems to be all or nothing, but I'd like to 
>> be
>> able to have a standard button with a label like "black" with just 
>> the bl
>> underlined.
>
> I don't think it's possible using the textStyle property of a button. 
> You
> could create an image with the text the way you want it and then set 
> the
> icon of the button to that image. It's more work but it'd give you what
> you were after.

If this partial styling of labels is wished in several cases; another 
option is to create a font with the necessary stylized letters. I did 
this for the regular text of HyperCard back in the time when no 
styliwed text was available in the fields. But I never tried with 
system X.




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