links again

Timothy Miller gandalf at
Mon Nov 6 18:17:59 EST 2006

Never mind on my last question. I've got it now.

Several stacks provided by subscribers to this list have been very helpful.


Timothy Miller wrote:
> Thanks Mark, Sarah, Judy, and others, very much.
> I'm afraid I haven't benefited from the sample stacks generously 
> offered, because I haven't been able to find them on RevOnLine, but 
> I'm working on that, and will soon succeed.
> It sounds like the general idea is pretty straightforward. I didn't 
> realize the linkText property exists, and that I can set it as I like.
> Pending study of the stacks suggested...
> How would I set the linkText if I wanted the link to send a message, 
> possibly with parameters or global variables, or execute a script?
> As I think about it, I suppose that if I give each link a unique 
> linkText, I can simply use "if" or "case" statements further up the 
> hierarchy to send messages, execute scripts or whatever. Is that the 
> right approach? Is there another way? -- Well, there's always another 
> way, but is there another standard way?
> I'm still a little fuzzy on the HTMLtext.
> I know you can export a formatted field as HTML. Is it also possible 
> to set the HTMLtext of a chunk in a field, so it displays and behaves 
> according to the HTML tags I specify? (I understand RR uses a subset 
> of HTML.)
> Tim
> Judy Perry wrote:
>> Tim,
>> You can also check out a simple stack I have explaining how to do 
>> this up
>> on RevOnline in the Education category:  Hyperlinks in Transcript.
>> HTH,
>> Judy
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