Exporting coloured text to HTML and RTF from 8.1.4

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sun Jul 2 17:51:14 CEST 2017


EXPORT button:

onmouseUp

askfile "Choose where you wish to export your text"

iftheresult= "cancel"

thenexitmouseUp

else

puttheRTFtextoffld "fRESULT" intourl("file:" & it & ".rtf")

getthelongFilePathofit

settheitemDelimitertoslash

setthedefaultFoldertoitem 1 to-2 ofthelongFilePathofit

endif

endmouseUp

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**Rich**mond.*


On 7/2/17 6:24 pm, Tore Nilsen via use-livecode wrote:
> How are you trying to export the text? Works alright here with Indy 8.1.4 and MacOS 10.13.
> Sample script that works for me:
>
> on mouseUp
>
>    ask file "Give your file a name:”
>
>    put "file:" & it into tURL
>
>    if char - 1 to -4 of tURL <> ".rtf" then
>
>      put ".rtf" after tURL
>
>    end if
>
>    put rtfText of field 1 into url tURL
>
> end mouseUp
>
>
> Regards
> Tore Nilsen
>
>> 2. jul. 2017 kl. 16:37 skrev Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
>>
>> I like blue cheese . . .
>>
>> But I don't like what happens when I try to export coloured text from
>> a field in LC 8.1.4 as the _colours_ are NOT exported.
>>
>> This is ODD as a while back the colours were exporting . . . .
>>
>> Mac OS 10.7.8,  LC 8.1.4 Indy.
>>
>> Richmond.
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