Object Reference : Object View and Procedure Reference : Text
  
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append
clear
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displayname
label
olepush
save
setattr
svector
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Text object.
Object for holding arbitrary text information.
Text Declaration
text declare text object.
To declare a text object, use the keyword text, followed by the object name:
text mytext
Text Views
label label information for the text object.
text view contents of text object.
Text Procs
append appends text to the end of a text object.
clear clear a text object.
clearhist clear the contents of the history attribute.
displayname changes the display name for the text object.
olepush push updates to OLE linked objects in open applications .
save save text object to disk as an ASCII text, RTF, or HTML file.
setattr set the value of an object attribute .
svector make svector out of the contents of the text object.
Text Data Members
Scalar Values
@linecount scalar containing the number of lines in a Text object.
String values
@attr(“arg”) string containing the value of the arg attribute, where the argument is specified as a quoted string.
@description string containing the Text object’s description (if available).
@detailedtype string with the object type: “TEXT”.
@displayname string containing the Text object’s display name. If the object has no display name set, the name is returned.
@line(i) returns a string containing the Text on i-th line of the Text object.
@name string containing the Text object’s name.
@remarks string containing the Text object’s remarks (if available).
@source string containing the Text object’s source (if available).
@svector returns an Svector where each element is a line of the Text object.
@svectornb same as @svector, with blank lines removed.
@type string with the object type: “TEXT”.
@updatetime string representation of the time and date at which the Text object was last updated.
Text Examples
text mytext
[add text to the object]
mytext.text