For the text tool:
set the textStyle to <style>
set the textStyle of [<part> of | <chunk> of]
<object> to <style>
Applies to bitmaps, button, fields, datasheets, groups, movies, picklists, shapes, the text tool (global painting)
The textStyle property determines the style of a text chunk of an object or of text typed at an insertion point selected with the text tool. Object parts are listed in the following table:
Bitmap and field parts: label
DataSheet and pickList parts: colLabel, column (col) Field chunks: char, item, line, word
Valid textStyle properties are listed below:
Fields may be set to password or bold, password styles through scripts only. For example,
set the textstyle of fld 1 to bold,password
Password style fields do not echo the text typed into them. Password, bold style fields echo as bullets the text typed into them.
If you wish to change the textStyle of a chunk of a field, the field's multiFont property must be set to true. You must also exactly specify the text whose style you wish to change;
set the textStyle of char 5 to 10 of fld 2 to bold
This text has been mechanically extracted from the Oracle Media Objects 18.104.22.168 MediaTalk Reference, © 1995 Oracle Corporation, and is provided here solely for educational/historical purposes.