Formatting answer dialog box text

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Sun Feb 7 15:44:27 EST 2010

Bill Vlahos wrote:
> I can figure out how to format the prompt text but not the button choices.
> This script gives me a nice looking dialog box with the single OK button.
> on mouseUp
>        answer question "<b>This is header in bold.</B><br><i>This is in italics.</I><br>"& \
>                 "<p>Option A<br>   or <br>Option B<br></p>"
> end mouseUp
> How would I add the "with statement" to get two buttons. Without the formatting it would be
> 	 ...with "Option A" or "Option B"

Don't include the html formatting in your button choices. Sometimes it 
is easier to put the prompt into its own variable first:

put ""<b>This is header in bold.</B><br><i>This is in italics.</I><br>" 
into tPrompt
answer question tPrompt with "Option A" or "Option B"

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
HyperActive Software           |

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