Colouring words

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Mon Aug 10 20:34:59 CEST 2015


On 8/10/2015 12:39 PM, Richmond wrote:
>
> but, because one cannot set the textColor of a word in a stringVariable
> it is very slow with large texts because it has to work within the field.

That's why I usually use the html suggestion that Mark S. provided. 
After getting the htmltext of the field, you can replace all instances 
of the target word with color tags in one line of code. Then set the 
htmltext of the field to the resulting value of the variable:

get the htmltext of fld "what"
replace "finalSolution666" with "<font color=" &quote& 
"#FF0000"&quote&">finalSolution666</font>" in it
set the htmltext of fld "what" to it

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