Transferring htmlText via a chunk descriptor

Mark Swindell mdswindell at charter.net
Fri Feb 25 09:52:39 EST 2005


On Feb 25, 2005, at 1:03 AM, Scott Rossi wrote:

> Recently, Mark Swindell  wrote:
>
>>>> What would the correct syntax be to achieve the following...
>>>>
>>>> I have a section of formatted text in a field on card 2 that I want
>>>> exported to another field on card 1.  The line I want to execute is
>>>> something like the following:
>>>>
>>>> set the htmlText of field "originalText" of cd 1 to
>>>> value(linesToShow)
>>>>
>>>> ...where linesToShow = (line 2 to 10 of field 1 of cd 2)
>>>
>>>  put the HTMLtext of line 2 to 10 of fld 1 of cd 2 into tData
>>>  set the HTMLtext of fld "originalText" of cd 1 to tData
>
>> Can this same thing be accomplished without naming the
>> chunk explicitly, as in... the HTMLText of value(linesToShow)...?
>> (That didn't seem to work, which is why I asked the list.)
>
> If I understand you correctly, you could do it like this:
>
>  put "line 2 to 10 of field 1 of cd 2" into linesToShow
>  set the HTMLtext of fld "originalText" of cd 1 to \
>      the HTMLtext of linesToShow


Scott,

Yes, you understood perfectly.  That line does exactly what I wanted.  
Thank you.

Mark



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