RE: Hidden text with RTF backend

Subject: RE: Hidden text with RTF backend
From: Avi Kivity <Avi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 4 May 1999 09:34:16 +0200
On Tuesday, May 04, 1999 08:40, Ferdmann, Kirill
[SMTP:Kirill.Ferdmann@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] wrote:
> Hmmm. AFAIK (literal) is not a FO, it returns character FO for each
> character in the string supplied. But the key point is that I need
> add a
> _hidden_ text to RTF. In the RTF (AWA in TeX) there is an attribute
> that
> says - text is hidden. It's used widely for RTF-based markup systems
> e.g.
> WinHelp. However there is no FO with such characteristic in DSSSL. I
> know
> that there are people on the list that solved the problem. So any
> help is
> very appreciated.
> -Kirk

You create a custom flow object for this, or a custom flow object
We have a hack which does something similar using an atomic flow object,

(make escape 
    text: "xyz"

It isn't particularly clean (we had many problems with it; it doesn't sync
well with the other flow objects) but maybe you could do something with it. 

"The only words which have meaning are the last ones spoken"

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