htmlText question

Kay C Lan lan.kc.macmail at
Tue Oct 1 00:30:48 CEST 2013

New stack, 1 fleld, in the msg box:

set the text of word 1 of line 1 of fld 1 to "<b>"
set the htmlText of word 2 to -1 of line 1 of fld 1 to "<b>This is bold
put the htmlText of fld 1 into msg

The output I get is:

<p><b><b> This is bold text</b></p>

So you can either selectively set the text or the htmlText or you can use
the &xx; codes and set just the htmlText.

As always, a couple of ways to skin the cat.


On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 6:17 AM, Peter Haworth <pete at> wrote:

> I'm setting the htmltext of a field but sections of the text in it which
> include html tags need to be displayed as regular text (including the html
> tags) instead of formatted html.
> Any ideas?
> Pete
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