As per Write Pro standard behavior, I am getting the right text. But, this
standard behavior seems more like "What you see is what you don't get". You
see "UPPERCASE TEXT". Hand the data off to another program and you can get
"Uppercase Text" or "UPPErcase Text or "upperCASE
ST Get Text shows the tag in a regular text area:
style="text-transform:uppercase", so maybe there is a way to strip the tags and
then put the text back into a styled object. I can see someone writing a
utility one day for a customer who needs thousands of documents fixed.
i'm confused. he's getting the right plain text. isn't he saying that if there
were an emphatic style that displayed . as ! then the plain text ought to
change to ! too ?
> On Aug 1, 2017, at 1:05 PM, Pat Bensky via 4D_Tech <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> If you used ST Get Text
If you used ST Get Text instead of Get Plain Text, then you maybe could
strip out the style tags and end up with the correct plain text? (I haven't
On 1 August 2017 at 15:08, Keith Culotta via 4D_Tech <email@example.com>
> Well, It looks like this has been
Well, It looks like this has been declared standard behavior. I can't say it's
unexpected to see the words "style" and "cosmetic" in the same vicinity. I
question their use with a text "transformation". This is more about user
expectations. "a" and "A" have always been understood, by
I suppose it could be argued that ST Get Plain Text gets plain (i.e.,
unstyled) text ... text in its raw form ... but I agree with your point of
On 31 July 2017 at 15:09, Keith Culotta via 4D_Tech <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> This is something to be aware of if you plan
This is something to be aware of if you plan to use Write Pro text outside of
Write Pro areas.
A bug report has been submitted, but for now Write Pro Style Transformations
are cosmetic only.
For instance, if you apply the Write Pro transformation
Uppercase to "This is a Test",
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