devin_asay at byu.edu
Tue Dec 15 15:47:43 EST 2009
On Dec 15, 2009, at 1:33 PM, dunbarx at aol.com wrote:
> Can I use the HTMLText property in a variable?
> In other words, why does this fail with an error?
> on mouseup
> get fld "myField" --has a few words in it
> set the htmlText of word 2 of it to "<box>word 2 of it</box>"
> set the htmltext of fld "myField" to it
> end mouseup
Two problems: only fields have the htmlText property (as Jerry
mentioned), and you're mixing literals and an expression. Try:
get fld "myField"
put "<box>" & word 2 of it & "<box>" into word 2 of it
set the htmlText of fld "myField" to it
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