Browser HTML Source & URLs

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Thu Apr 18 12:07:46 EDT 2019


I've seen that too. 

Bob S


> On Apr 17, 2019, at 11:22 , Rick Harrison via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Thanks for getting back to me on this.
> 
>> The htmltext is the page source code. So
>> 
>> put the htmltext of widget "browser" into field 1
> 
> I thought it was the source code originally too,
> but it doesn’t work correctly.
> 
> For example:
> 
> set the HTMLText of field "HTMLTextField1" to URL field "WebAddressField1" of this card
> (Where field "WebAddressField1" of this card = http://www.duckduckgo.com <http://www.duckduckgo.com/> )
> 
> Look at the output in field HTMLTextField1.
> 
> Then go to the website with Safari with the Developer Menu turned on,
> and use the pull down menu option for “Show Page Source”.
> 
> You will see there is a vast difference between what Safari shows
> versus what LiveCode HTMLText shows.  (It’s less than useful!)
> 
> Your thoughts?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Rick



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