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Posted on 2012-04-09
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Experts,

How can I change the text color of text on a form if the field is rich text memo by way of a button or some other method?
The form opening does not allow me to change the text color unless I hightlight the text and hover over it.  Only after I do this the little "ghost" image appears with the text color options.  The menu is greyed out with the text options.

thank you

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Question by:pdvsa
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by:pdvsa
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I assume there would be a button placed on the form that when clicked with open the text coloring options.
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Jeffrey Coachman earned 2000 total points
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You can do this but the code would be complex.
(Detect the selected text, then use SQL/code to "Color" it...

This is all before (as pdvsa states...) you create some sort of "Select a Color" functionality...

Too much trouble, IMHO...

Why not just use the hover method? ...that is what it is for.
why reinvent the wheel...?

JeffCoachman
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by:pdvsa
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If it is too difficult then I will use the hover method.  It just seems as though there would be a button functionality for this.   thanks
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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"too difficult"
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You are the first person here, that I know of, that refers to this a s being "too difficult"...?

There is no button functionality to do this because that would be "too difficult" to devise... (as I stated)

Again, it can be done, but not worth all the trouble IMHO...

JeffCoachman
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