[OT] Quartum PDF Library - How to change text color of a cell in a table?
roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Fri Nov 18 11:15:09 EST 2016
Thanks for your reply, Jan. I just found your reply in SPAM, lol. Anyhow,
the team decided that black text is just fine. :)
On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 10:09 AM, Jan Schenkel <janschenkel at yahoo.com>
> Hi Roger,
> Sorry for the late reply - I was at the Devoxx conference this past week
> and am only now wading through my email backlog.
> As you found out, the qrtPDF_WriteTextTable command doesn't currently
> offer a way to influence the formatting for an individual cell.
> It was designed for single formatting, and adding a callback function to
> let you influence the formatting per cell means it will need some
> After all, if you were to change not only the colour but also the font
> style or size, the calculation of the row heights becomes a lot more
> That is not to say that the idea is too hard to pursue, but it will take
> time to get it 'right' under all circumstances.
> In the meantime, you can build the table with separate qrtPDF_WriteTextBox
> commands, as demonstrated in Example 4 of the script demos stack.
> If you need a hand with that, feel free to post on the Quartam forums at <
> http://forums.quartam.com> or email me directly.
> Best regards,
> Jan Schenkel.
> Quartam Reports & PDF Library for LiveCode
> "As we grow older, we grow both wiser and more foolish at the same time."
> (La Rochefoucauld)
> On Mon, 11/7/16, Roger Eller <roger.e.eller at sealedair.com> wrote:
> Subject: [OT] Quartum PDF Library - How to change text color of a cell in
> a table?
> To: "How to use LiveCode" <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Date: Monday, November 7, 2016, 9:41 PM
> I am using Jan Shenkel's PDF Library
> in a project, and need to display
> negative numbers in a table in red.
> It seems to be possible to affect the entire table, but how
> can I apply
> color commands to a specific cell?
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