Translate metadata to field content

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Fri Feb 21 10:50:47 EST 2020

Is anyone maintaining the MasterLibrary? Stuff like this really should be added to it when the kinks are worked out. 

Bob S

> On Feb 21, 2020, at 24:51 , Mark Waddingham via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> On 2020-02-21 00:29, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
>> So glad you chimed in, Mark. This is pretty impressive. I'll need to
>> use the "for each element" structure because my tags are not unique,
>> but it still is much faster. When clicking a tag at the top of the
>> document that links to the last anchor at the bottom of the text, I
>> get a timing of about 25ms. If I omit the timing for loading the
>> htmltext and the selection of the text at the end of the handler it
>> brings the timing to almost 0. The test text is long, but not nearly
>> as long as Bernd's sample.
> Glad I could help - although to be fair, all I did was optimize what
> Bernd (and Richard) had already proposed.

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