RTF mode for fields?

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sat Jul 3 00:21:56 CDT 2004


On 7/2/04 4:49 PM, John Rule wrote:

> Is there a way to 'permanently' make a field text only? I am finding that no
> matter what I do, when I paste text into a field from (example) NotePad or
> WordPad (and the document is text only), the field in my stack contains RTF
> text!
> 
> This is also a problem in the reverse...all text coming from my stacks is
> RTF text (i.e. when I paste from my stack fld to WordPad).

There's a bug report about this in Bugzilla, but it wasn't verified as a 
real bug the last time I looked. RR says that since the engine supports 
styled text, the current behavior is appropriate. I'd like it better if 
plain text stayed that way, but I can see there might be a problem 
because of font inheritance. If you put plain text into a field and it 
inherits the system font, for example, should that text now be 
considered styled text or not?

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