Jeanne A. E. DeVoto jeanne at
Tue Sep 10 17:36:00 EDT 2002

At 6:25 AM -0700 9/10/2002, mark mitchell wrote:
>The linkText is an amazing thing, but I still don't really get it.
>Where is the info that you put in here stored?  Is it stored as a hidden
>custom property of the field?  What is amazing is that you can rearrange
>everying, and the links don't get messed up.  You can sort a field, you
>can fully edit the original linked chunk, even delete it entirely and
>retype something new there, and it will keep the same linkText.  You can
>cut and paste the linked chunk into a new location in the field, and it
>will keep the original linkText.

It may help to think of the linkText as a sort of hidden text style, like
bold or italic. It's stored with the chunk, so it is retained when you
sort, etc., just like a text style.

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto ~ jeanne at
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