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Chapter 16. CONTROLLING TEXT

IN THIS CHAPTER

Using Strings and Chunks

Using Text Members and Fields

Creating Text Lists

Creating Test Pop-Up Menus

Using Keyboard Input

Using Rich Text Format

Using HTML and Tables

Using HTML and Hypertext

Using Text Files and the FileIO Xtra

Using 3D Text

Although text might seem primitive compared to images, sounds, and digital video, it's still the primary way in which most computer programs communicate information to users. Director 8 has two primary cast members that handle text, plus dozens of Lingo commands and functions used to manipulate these members and strings. Using these cast members, commands, and functions is the topic of this chapter.


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