Posted by matt (matt), 22 May 2003Graham
Text formatting urgghhhhhhh.
I am not even sure if this is possible, if it is can you tell me or point to a reference source where I can find how to change text to bold and change font.
And yes I have got a new job as a secretary making reports look pretty.
Thanks in advance
p.s. Some good news, Rachel is pregnant and due on Nov 21 and yes it is mine (I think).
Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 22 May 2003Do you know what format you're going to be using? HTML? RTF? Markup for these pages where you can make things bold or italic? It can usually be done, but you need to know the format!
Posted by matt (matt), 24 May 2003The format I need will always be RTF.
Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 24 May 2003Oh ... RTF is a dog of a format. If you want an idea of just how much of a dog, have a look at:
There's even an RTF pocket guide published by O'Reilly - think it's one of the few books I haven't got. ISBN 0-596-00475-3, published May 2003.
Have a search for RTF on the CPAN .... there's a number. RTF:ocument came up first for me, and looks like it might do the job for you. Here's the sort of thing (this example from the module's documentation. rrr
Example is Copyright (c) 1999-2000 Robert Rothenberg. "All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself." I think I'm within those terms to quote it in this way ...
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