How do I find the rgb values for colors defined by their name:e.g. blue, green, yellow etc. - Found word(s) list error in the Text body

Peter Haworth pete at lcsql.com
Fri Dec 13 14:51:03 EST 2013


I use gMail and pretty sure that's the cause of the problem.  I'l check to
see if it has any of the options you mentioned but I don't remember seeing
them.  However, I do see a "Remove Formatting" option in the toolbar when
sending a message, so here's a code snippet pasted in below with the remove
formatting thing done to it, please let me know if this comes though OK.

--CODE STARTS HERE

put empty into tArray

      put x into tArray["PropertySequence"]

      put tGroupID into tArray["GroupID"]

      put tPropertyID into tArray["PropertyID"]

--CODE ENDS HERE

Pete
lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>


On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 10:49 AM, J. Landman Gay
<jacque at hyperactivesw.com>wrote:

> On 12/13/13 12:24 PM, Peter Haworth wrote:
>
>> Useful script, thanks Peter.  The strange thing is that the asterisks
>> don't
>> appear in the email I send from my computer, only in the recipients email,
>> plus the pasted text shows in black not the script editor colors.
>>
>
> It isn't colors, it's some basic markup that at least some email clients
> use to indicate text styling. I suspect if if the list allowed html posts
> they'd display the same way you see them when you send it -- except for
> people like me who display all email as text-only for security reasons.
>
> In Thunderbird there is an option to always send emails in either text or
> html format, which can be set individually for each email address. For list
> emails, it can be set to "text only" and the problem goes away, the markup
> is discarded. I don't know which email client you're using but maybe it has
> a similar option.
>
> Thunderbird also has an item in the Edit menu "Paste without formatting".
> Pasting that way also removes the markup.
>
> If you aren't using Thunderbird, you could run the clipboard content
> through a text editor first and re-copy it from there. That would convert
> it to text-only. The disadvantage on your end is the additional work it
> requires. For us, it would allow us to copy scripts directly from your
> posts and also improve readability.
>
> You aren't the only one this happens to though, I've seen a few others.
>
> --
> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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