[Laszlo-user] Question and suggestion about supported HTML elements
henry.minsky at gmail.com
Fri Mar 17 12:09:19 EST 2006
I can't think of another way than scanning and modifying the HTML before
setting it into the text field.
On 3/15/06, James Howe <openlaszlo at wingspread.imap-mail.com> wrote:
> I'm using Laszlo 3.1.1 and my application has a <text> view which displays
> information. The information comes from a secondary source which I don't
> control and sometimes contains HTML markup. The text control does a
> pretty good job displaying it, but I've run into a minor annoyance for
> which I'm wondering if there is a simple workaround. The problem occurs
> when the text contains <a> tags. If the user clicks the link, the browser
> dutifully displays the specified link. The problem is that the browser
> replaces my Laszlo application with the contents of the link. If the user
> clicks the back button, my Laszlo app essentially reloads. Not a great
> user experience. Are there simple ways to prevent this?
> I realize that I could specify a target on the link and have the content
> go to another window, but I don't control the content and I would have to
> preprocess the content, searching for <a> tags and modifying them
> accordingly. What I would really like is to be able to configure the text
> control to use a default target of my choosing. Of course the simplest
> solution would be if the back button just took the user back to my
> application. Is there some way to get that to work?
> James Howe
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hminsky at laszlosystems.com
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