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Supporting HTML on captions

Daniel Icardo
1 decade ago Feb 28, 2012 6:07pm


I don't know if the Form objects actually support HTML code in their captions (the captions of the fields actually) or not, but my experience with them shows that this is not the case.

There's something along the way that escapes strings like: "Hello<br/> bla, bla, bla", and I need captions to interpret that as HTML. I know one way would be to simple replace the caption manually with a Label, but I don't want to lose additional caption properties, like left positioning and required marking.

I've taken a look at the current implementation of PaintTarget, namely JsonPaintTarget, but the answer doesn't seem to be there, since this only escapes characters that could be misinterpreted as JSON.

So, in short, I would like to know if there's currently a way to make a particular component such as an instance of Form support HTML content, without applying a custom caption structure, such as the aforementioned Label strategy or the CssLayout with a template strategy.


Marko Grönroos
1 decade ago Mar 01, 2012 1:06pm
Piotr Ozga-Michalski
8 years ago Jan 05, 2015 1:28pm
Marko Grönroos
8 years ago Jan 08, 2015 10:27am