> Subject: Re: [thelist] re: color text within a text area > From: phil <phil at xlab.co.uk> > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Reply-To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > > Hmm, this just prints out the code precisely as it appears. > (as shown at http://www.xlab.co.uk/test.html) > > I guess there is no way to do this?... > > >> This would work, though it could potentially get cluttered if you did > >> it a > >> lot: > >> > >> This text would be black, while <span style="color: #ff6600" >this text > >> would be colored,</span> and then would return to black. > > > You would expect that to work, when in fact it does not. (At least > > in Mozilla.) > > > > It's an interesting interpretation of what the <textarea> spec means. > > > > -Max > Yes, "in fact", it does, in IE5.1 Mac.