HTML Rendering Engine

Dan Shafer dan at
Mon Jul 8 12:42:01 EDT 2002

>It depends on how much of HTML you want to render. Revolution will allow you
>to set the "htmlText" of a field to a chunk of HTML, and it will render it
>accordingly. But only those things that are supported in Revolution fields
>are supported in the htmlText, so you lose out on tables, etc.
>Check it out and see if that does what you need; if not, let us know.

Well, it doesn't appear that it's even close to what I need. Links 
don't work (presumably have to be programmed in Transcript 
separately?) and the lack of table support is a real problem since 
tables are the most commonly used technique for layout precision.

>Ken Ray
>Sons of Thunder Software
>Email: kray at
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>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Dan Shafer" <dan at>
>To: <use-revolution at>
>Sent: Sunday, July 07, 2002 1:09 AM
>Subject: HTML Rendering Engine
>>  has anyone had any success either writing or hooking up an existing
>>  HTML rendering engine to Revolution?
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