Set HTMLText and Get Effective HTMLText

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Wed May 18 14:58:05 EDT 2022

Haha! I forget sometimes that everything is just some bit of memory. I keep thinking for example that if I store values I want in a script local that it will somehow be much faster than a custom property of an object, but of course that can only be true if the code for accessing custom properties was not very efficient. 

Bob S

> On May 18, 2022, at 09:49 , Mark Waddingham via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> On 2022-05-18 17:43, Rick Harrison via use-livecode wrote:
>> I wish it worked with variables though
>> because execution would be faster.
> If variables could manipulate styled text (aka htmlText) then they wouldn't be any faster than fields ;)
> Warmest Regards,
> Mark.
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