[sword-devel] New development on Mac

Manfred Bergmann bergmannmd at yahoo.de
Sun Sep 9 11:19:09 MST 2007

Am 09.09.2007 um 19:56 schrieb Michael Zappe:

> On Sep 9, 2007, at 4:42 AM, Manfred Bergmann wrote:
>> The Cocoa text system is strong, right.
>> But I think I did not fully understand what you have in mind.
>> I would like to see text rendering much easier than in MacSword. No
>> tables, no css.
>> Simple but effective. Using WebKit, words that are tagged in some
>> way throw events when the mouse curser moves over them (like links).
>> Using Cocoa text system the mouse possition would need to be
>> tracked to have the same functionality.
> No, actually.  You can do that using attributes with
> NSAttributedText.  This is one of the experiments I've tackled.
> NSTextView does all the mouse tracking, etc., for you.

I might be wrong but I thought with NSAttributedString you can set  
things like underline, text color, etc.
But IMO it doesn not react on mouse movements automatically.


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