MacToISO is still confusing me

Graham Samuel livfoss at mac.com
Tue Dec 24 10:38:40 EST 2013


Wow Jacque! That's what I wanted to hear. Thanks, as ever.

Graham
Back to Christmas preparations. 16 people already here, only two still to come.

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> On 23 Dec 2013, at 18:49, "J. Landman Gay" <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:
> 
>> On 12/22/13 2:38 PM, Graham Samuel wrote:
>> 
>> - I now see how powerful the idea of htmlText is in extracting styled
>> text from a field in LC (it really does the whole job for you, so I
>> don't have to go through my old text by hand turning it into HTML, as
>> I had thought), but I am still uncertain how to display that field in
>> its full glory (i.e. including characters that aren't 'naturally'
>> available in PC fonts) without using a browser.
> 
> It's pretty easy to display html in a field. Once you create the string with the html entities (i.e., you've replaced the pi symbol with "π") you just do this:
> 
> set the htmltext of fld x to tHTMLString
> 
> Somehow the engine seems to find everything on either OS.
> 
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> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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