Is it possible to set just one word of a text to bold ?

Devin Asay devin_asay at
Mon Sep 11 16:38:49 EDT 2006


On Sep 11, 2006, at 11:53 AM, William de Smet wrote:

> Hi there,
> Thanks to JB and Ken it works but I want to go a little further.
> Now I have 3 fields in which the user puts text and they all need to
> be combined into one field (all three with htmlText).
> The code used to work (without htmlText) and each line was pasted
> after the last line.
> Now it doesn't work anymore. And even the spaces between he separate
> fields are gone. What am I doing wrong?
> The code so far:
> on mouseUp
>  put "" &cr into tData
>  if fld "doel" = empty
>  then beep
>  then answer error "Er is geen doel gekozen!"
>  then exit mouseup
> else put "<b>Doel</b>" &cr & the htmltext of fld "doel" &cr&cr  
> after tData

The problem is that now you are using htmltext instead of just  
putting text from the variable into the field. HTML ignores carriage  
returns, so what you'll have to do instead is this:

> else put "<p><b>Doel</b></p>" & the htmltext of fld "doel" & "</ 
> p><p></p>" after tData


Devin Asay
Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
Brigham Young University

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