Changing text properties in a field via the IDE

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Tue May 19 19:11:06 EDT 2020

Graham Samuel wrote:

 > Well, I am happy to be wrong, so I repeated exactly what you did, of
 > course using my own bit of styled text. It didn’t work - partly
 > because I can only select the text in the field itself in ‘run’ mode,
 > but I can only see the Inspector in ‘edit’ mode. When I switch between
 > the two modes, I can’t do your (5), because I can’t select the text in
 > the pane as you suggest.

FWIW, it's not necessary to use the Inspector, or change tool modes.  If 
the field is editable you can use the IDE's Text menu to change 
attributes in text selections directly in place, as you would with any 
word processor.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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