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Using TextStyleAdd in a dialog box

Question asked by on Jun 20, 2012
Latest reply on Jun 20, 2012 by Vaughan

Can anyone tell me if I'm writing this calculation wrong or if text formatting functions such as TextStyleAdd (...; Bold) don't work in custom dialog boxes....?

So it's like this: I have a script which shows a Dialog Box if certain criteria are met. The dialog message calculation looks like this "There are no books for " & TextStyleAdd ( $$name ; Bold ) & " to check-in. Verify that you have selected the correct patron." Everything about this script runs and displays as it should EXCEPT the value $$name is not bold. I've tried creating a new field entirely--it is a calculation field which computes TextStyleAdd (Patrons::Full_name ; Bold ), which is the same value as $$name--and tried putting the field in place of the $$name. The field alone bolds correctly but when put in a dialog box all formatting is lost.

Do dialog boxes simply not allow special formatting? Or have I somehow written the dialog message calculation wrong....?

Any help please.


I am using FM 11, Windows.