How to create a hyperlink within a text field?

Peter Brigham pmbrig at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 18:01:08 CET 2016


A third alternative: split off the chapter title list into another field --
a list field -- and then you can just do a simple find in your text field
when the user clicks in the chapter list field.

-- Peter

Peter M. Brigham
pmbrig at gmail.com
http://home.comcast.net/~pmbrig


On Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 8:39 AM, Tiemo Hollmann TB <toolbook at kestner.de>
wrote:

> Alternativly I also tried to work with lineOffset and setting the vScoll of
> the field. The lineOffset gives me the number of the found textline, but
> not
> the visible line number of a scrolling field with word wrap, which can be
> resized. In such a field the "effective" line number can vary, depending on
> the current size of the field.
> Is there anything such as the "effective lineOffset", or even better a
> direct approach to scroll to the found chunck? Probably I don't see the
> obvious.
> Tiemo
>
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> Betreff: How to create a hyperlink within a text field?
>
> Hello,
>
> just not to invent the wheel again. I have a long text field with a table
> of
> contents at the beginning and headlines for chapters and I would like to
> make the table of content clickable as hyperlinks, so that the user is
> forwarded to the wanted chapter in the same field.
>
> I can set the textstyle of each chapter in the table of content to "link"
> and handle the  click in "on linkClicked pLink", no problem about that.
>
> The question is, how to handle the field scrolling to the wanted chapter
> headline after clicking on the hyperlink. When using "find whole pLink in
> the target", the find command finds first the chapter headline in the table
> of content and stops at the top. I could cheat this, by doubleing the find
> command, so that the second find command goes on searching and finds the
> real chapter headline and scrolls the field to the wanted chapter.
>
> But I think that there must be a more straight forward way to realize this
> kind of hyperlink.
>
> Thanks
>
> Tiemo
>
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