changing the size of the image that's combined with text

Peter Haworth pete at lcsql.com
Tue Feb 16 11:11:37 EST 2016


I've been doing some php coding recently  and it allows the use of single
or double quotes as string delimiters so you can use single quotes around a
string that includes double quotes. Would be nice to have that in LC.

On Tue, Feb 16, 2016, 5:45 AM Peter M. Brigham <pmbrig at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Feb 16, 2016, at 1:32 AM, Matt Maier wrote:
>
> > I found the right syntax for writing html that will combine text and
> images:
> > <p><img src="binfile:C:\Users\user\pics\somepic.png" char="b">lerg</p>
> > and also that the char reference isn't necessary, so this works
> > <p><img src="binfile:C:\Users\user\pics\somepic.png"></p>
> > It's a bit tedious to code, since you have to escape the quotes like
> this:
> > put "<p><img src=" & quote & "binfile:C:\Users\user\pics\somepic.png" &
> > quote & "></p>" into tHTML
> > but whatevs, it works.
>
> A slightly tangential offering — here's what I use to create strings that
> contain quotes — it simplifies the tedious and error-prone process of
> constructing these strings.
>
> -------
>
> function qInString pStr, pAltChar
>    -- use for creating strings that contain quotes
>    --    eg, for constructing ask/answer dialogs, error messages, etc.
>    -- default is to use "^" as quote placeholder, can be overridden
>    -- eg,
>    --    qInString("fld ^text^ of card ^apple^ of stack ^fruits^")
>    -- returns:
>    --    fld "text" of card "apple" of stack "fruits"
>    -- shorter, and easier to proofread than
>    --    put "fld" && quote & "text" & quote && "of card" && quote &
> "apple" \
>       --        & quote && "of stack" && quote & "fruits" & quote into tStr
>    -- by Peter M. Brigham, pmbrig at gmail.com — freeware
>    --    from a handler on the Use-LC list
>
>    if pAltChar = empty then put "^" into pAltChar
>    replace pAltChar with quote in pStr
>    return pStr
> end qInString
>
> -------
>
> -- Peter
>
> Peter M. Brigham
> pmbrig at gmail.com
> http://home.comcast.net/~pmbrig
>
>
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