[Gambas-user] Question about TextEdit

Rolf-Werner Eilert rwe-sse at osnanet.de
Mon Jul 5 12:23:17 CEST 2021

Am 03.07.21 um 17:11 schrieb Benoît Minisini:
> Le 03/07/2021 à 14:09, bb a écrit :
>> Aha, now I see what you have done. Nice trick. I'll have to remember
>> that one for scraping rich text.
>> b
> You can use String.FromHTML() from 'gb.util' too. But beware that just a 
> few HTML entities are handled. Hopefully, they are less and less 
> frequent now that HTML is mostly UTF-8.
> Regards,

I tried it, and it works flawlessly. Then I saw that sometimes I 
included E-Mail-Texts, and these look quite nice if displayed as 
RichText. So this would be another pro for RichText.

There are two minor issues: String.FromHTML() leaves a trailing LF and 
double LFs within the text. So I included a String.Mid(..., 2) and 
Replace(..., "\n\n", "\n"). That leaves perfect plain UTF-8 texts in a 


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