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 From: Bill von Valtier
 Bill von Valtier
 To: Jamie Osborn
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 Jamie Osborn
Subject: RE: RTF question
Thread ID: 33451 Message ID: 33812 # Views: 1 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 6 Category: General VFP Topics
Date: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 10:31:49 PM         

> > Hello friends,
> >
> > Is there a Function or Property available to directly read the plain, UNformatted text from a memo field which contains RTF-formatted text?
> >
> > I need to be able to access, from one app to another, the plain text contained in RTF memo fields (i.e. no RTF codes). Since the incoming text is not going to be used at all by RTF, it isn't getting bound to an oleRtfControl... and therefore I can't use the oleControl.Text property, which does strip out the code. Is there a direct method by which I can do this (other than A- inserting an intermediate RTF control or B- building a parser)?
> >
> > TIA
> >
> > BillvV
> > Rochester, Michigan
> Why don't you instantiate an oleRTFControl, keep it invisible, and use it to get your text through the text property ?
> Cheers,
> Jamie
> jamie.osborn@foxite.com

Thanks for your answer Jamie. That works just fine. I was hoping to avoid doing that, thinking it would be slower when I wanted speed to get through a long file. But on actually trying it, there is no appreciable slowing.

Best regards.



RTF question Posted by Bill von Valtier @ 11/26/2003 11:58:19 PM
RE: RTF question Posted by Jamie Osborn @ 11/27/2003 12:29:18 AM
RE: RTF question Posted by Bill von Valtier @ 12/3/2003 10:31:49 PM