that odd text property that preserves formatting on copy (like sharedText)

Mark Waddingham mark at livecode.com
Fri May 29 18:53:56 CEST 2015


On 2015-05-27 17:28, Dr. Hawkins wrote:
> hours into this, I remember fighting and solving it before . .
> 
> As I copy groups from one stack to another, some of the fields lose 
> their
> custom properties and text formatting, but not their text.
> 
> It seems to me that there was a field property that isn't in the 
> property
> inspector that governs this.
> 
> Does anyone remember what this property is?

Reading this and the other post about the line height I wonder if you 
are relying on property inheritence for the textSize (and other font 
properties).

If the text* properties of your fields are empty they will be inheriting 
their values from the ancestor objects - this would account for why the 
appearance of them changes when you move them into different groups.

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