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text formatting with answer commend

Post by Jellobus » Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:44 am

Hi All :D

Is it possible to add image, set textstyle and text formatting with answer commend??

for example,

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answer "Delete it" with "OK" or "Cancel"
1. "Delete it" aligns left by default but I like to set it align center.
2. I like to make "Cancel" bold and in Red color.
3. I like to put image into answer pop up

I tried htmltext like

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on mouseUp
   get the htmltext of field "DeleteIt" ##field "DeleteIt" contains "Delete  it"  texts are in Blue color and center aligned
   answer it with the htmltext of field "Ok" or the htmltext of field "Cancel" ## texts in field "Cancel" are in bold & Red color
end mouseUp
##no idea to put image into answer pop up
It seems not working in this way...

Any suggestions?


Cheers!

Louis

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Re: text formatting with answer commend

Post by dunbarx » Mon Jul 07, 2014 4:08 pm

Hi.

You can add an image, see the dictionary. For the other tweaks, check out:

http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.ph ... and#p98187

I think you may consider rolling your own with a small modal stack. This is simple to do, and nobody will be able to tell the difference. You will script either the standard functionality of the button(s) or be able to do much more.

You OK with doing this?

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Re: text formatting with answer commend

Post by Jellobus » Tue Jul 08, 2014 3:38 am

Hi Craig,

Yes its easier to make own modal stack but I need answer pop-up above a native multiline.. my own answer pop-up won't be visible when a multiline is being used.

The link is not exist anymore(Link in the link). Could you give me another source, if you don't mind?

thanks a lot!!

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Re: text formatting with answer commend

Post by Klaus » Tue Jul 08, 2014 11:17 am

Jellobus wrote:... above a native multiline...
So this is meant for iOS/Android?
It might be a good idea to note this fact the next time! 8)

Since the mobile platform only allows ONE stack to be open, a custom modal window/stack will not work here!

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Re: text formatting with answer commend

Post by dunbarx » Tue Jul 08, 2014 2:13 pm

I did not know you meant this for mobil as well.

The link works for me. It shows the use of HTML tags to format the dialog. For example:

answer "<p align="&"right"&">this is some text</p>"

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Re: text formatting with answer commend

Post by Klaus » Tue Jul 08, 2014 5:15 pm

Or just:

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answer "<p align=right>this is some text</p>"
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Re: text formatting with answer commend

Post by Jellobus » Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:24 am

Hi Klaus, dunbarx :D

I can't create my own button with colors because a native multiline will be a top layer always.
so Is there no way to customize color of characters with answer dialogue on mobile platform?
I will need "Cancel" or "Delete" (with Bold & red color) option above a native multiline.

Cheers,

Louis

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Re: text formatting with answer commend

Post by sphere » Tue Oct 28, 2014 3:40 pm

Hello,

i'm trying to figuring this out too, because the answer field is now giving the same color as the stack.

The above link leads to this link http://ftp.runrev.com/forums/viewtopic. ... 43&p=19915
which is not valid anymore.
Tried also some color commands who are in the dictionary like

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on mouseUp
   put "this is a nice color" into tExtkleurtje
   answer tExtkleurtje
   set the foregroundColor of this field to "#114499"
   answer tExtkleurtje
     
end mouseUp
any help on this is appreciated !

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Re: text formatting with answer commend

Post by Klaus » Tue Oct 28, 2014 4:05 pm

Hi sphere,

here the correct link:
http://forums.livecode.com//viewtopic.p ... 43&p=19915

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on mouseUp
   put "this is a nice color" into tExtkleurtje
   answer tExtkleurtje
   set the foregroundColor of this field to "#114499"
   answer tExtkleurtje     
end mouseUp
No idea what this should do with color?

1. tExtkleurtje is a variable that is filled in the first line.
2. No other line does change this anyhow.
3. A variable PER SE cannot be colored!
4. "ANSWER..." will open anohter STACK on the dektop and iOS, so what exspect you to happen?
5. Setting a foregroundcolor of a field does not affect any ANSWER dialog calls.

Yolu HAVE to play around with HTML to make the dialog colorful somehow!


Best

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Re: text formatting with answer commend

Post by sphere » Tue Oct 28, 2014 4:43 pm

Thanks Klaus for your answer.
I also tried some html things.

Thanks for getting the correct link :)

ok lets play aruond with it :mrgreen:

if i get it done what i want i'll put it here, thanks.!

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Re: text formatting with answer commend

Post by sphere » Tue Oct 28, 2014 11:08 pm

ok had a little play:

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on mouseUp
  # look in dictionary HTMLText
   answer "<p> <B> <i> <h1> <threedbox> <font color=white bgcolor=red>  This is how you do it !  </font></threedbox>  </i> </B></p>"
 end mouseUp
still not exactly what i wanted because now only the background color of the text itself is different.
I want to have the color of the text white and the background of the whole field red.

but ok it's a step in the right direction.

cheers !

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Re: text formatting with answer commend

Post by [-hh] » Wed Oct 29, 2014 8:48 am

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on mouseUp
  set itemdelimiter to "#"; answer last item of the script of me
end mouseUp

# Not all font faces show both of bold and italic
#
<p bgcolor="255,0,0" align="center">
<font face="Verdana" color="255,255,255" size="32">
<b><i>  This is <br>  how you <br> do it! </i></b></font></p>
For a better vertical spacing at end you may try "<hr>" just before "</b>".
 
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Re: text formatting with answer commend

Post by sphere » Wed Oct 29, 2014 5:52 pm

Looks great !
Thanks -hh now i can play some more :)

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Re: text formatting with answer commend

Post by theresap72 » Fri May 01, 2015 4:07 pm

This is great information. Is there anyway to format text in an answer dialog for iOS?

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Re: text formatting with answer commend

Post by sphere » Thu May 28, 2015 11:48 am

Does this not work in iOS?
as this is html to format the text.

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