Changing the Style of Words in Field And Quotation Marks?

John Patten johnpatten at mac.com
Mon May 3 15:22:26 EDT 2010


Hi All...

I'm working on a little student utility that changes the text color  
and underlines the individual word in the target field as they hit the  
space bar. I'm wondering how I should handle passages of text that are  
surrounded by quotation marks?

I was taking the text passage and stripping out the quotes to get the  
total number of words in the field. Then using that number and  
reducing it to target the specific words in the field to modify their  
text style.

The quotation marks create a single word out of the phrase, and if I  
attempt to delete a quote and then add it back the total number of  
words in my variable is off. In any case, everything gets all wonky  
when there are quotes in the passage...


Anyone done something similar?


Thank you!

John Patten



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