Setting hidden of lines very slow

Kaveh Bazargan kaveh at
Sun Dec 9 06:13:14 EST 2018

Hi Jim

Normally I want the text to be editable most of the time, so it needs to be
in the field, but just hidden. But i can definitely see uses for your
suggestion of having different "views" instantly available.


On Sat, 8 Dec 2018 at 20:42, Jim Lambert via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> >  So I am looking to hide any line that contains no textcolor anywhere.
> You might save into a variable the HTMLTEXT of all the lines that contain
> the textcolor.
> Also save the HTMLTEXT of the whole field into another variable.
> Then in a blink of an eye you can instantly switch between the entire text
> and just the lines with colored characters - and back again.
> Jim Lambert
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