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#1 ·  Posted

Is there any way to embed characters/codes/data/etc. within a text file so that when the script reads the text file to populate the edit box, said characters/codes/data/etc. can let the script know this word needs to be capitalized, that word needs to be underscored, etc.?

For example, the text file would contain something along these lines...

<bold>This is the title</bold>

This is a <italic>sample</italic> text file.

This is <underscore>only</underscore> a text file.

Does that make sense?

Thanx.

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

try using a rich edit control

autoit comes with a UDF called guirichedit.au3 that you can use, then just create your styled text in wordpad or something and load it with

...

$sText = FileRead(".\readme.rtf")
_GUICtrlRichEdit_SetText($hRichEdit, $sText)

...

 

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#3 ·  Posted

That looks interesting, but can't figure out how to embed the font-formatting codes within the text file so that the text is automatically formatted when read into the form. Thanx.

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#4 ·  Posted

Sweet! That works. Now, is there any way to hide or disable the blinking cursor within the richedit control? Thanx again.

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#5 ·  Posted

huh

 

idunno :P

I don't think i experienced that when i used it lol


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