textColor misbehaving?

Mark Smith mark at maseurope.net
Fri Oct 13 06:02:43 EDT 2006


Have you set the color of the actual text by hand, at any point?

What I mean is,

select the text by dragging over it, set the color of it to black by  
from the "Text" menu. Now, setting the text of the field to red won't  
make the existing text red, it will stay black.

I don't know if this is a foolproof way of checking, but if you 'put  
the htmlText of fld "FFF"', you can see if a color has been set that  
the textColor of the field won't override.

Best,

Mark

On 13 Oct 2006, at 10:34, Richmond Mathewson wrote:

> I have a field which contains a sentence in black.
>
> When I attempt to change the color/colour of the text
> inside the box like this:
>
> set the textColor of fld "FFF" to "red"
>
> it stays black
>
> Hmm
>
> sincerely, Richmond Mathewson
>
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