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Set Change Bar to TextRange with ExtendScript

Community Beginner ,
Nov 18, 2021 Nov 18, 2021

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Hi community,

Is there a way to set Change Bar to a TextRange using ExtendScript?
I have found a way to set Change Bar to Pgf but can not find how to do the same with TextRange.

function setChangeBar(oTextRange) {
  if (!oTextRange) return 
  var pgf = oTextRange.beg.obj
  pgf.ChangeBar = 1;
}

 

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Community Expert , Nov 18, 2021 Nov 18, 2021

Assuming that textRange is a valid TextRange, you use something like this:

var prop;
prop = new PropVal ();
prop.propIdent.num = Constants.FP_ChangeBar;
prop.propVal.valType = Number;
prop.propVal.ival = 1;
doc.SetTextPropVal (textRange, prop);

For best practice I would encapsulate this into a function, perhaps called applyChangeBar, and pass in the TextRange and Doc objects whenever I want to apply a change bar to a range of text.

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Assuming that textRange is a valid TextRange, you use something like this:

var prop;
prop = new PropVal ();
prop.propIdent.num = Constants.FP_ChangeBar;
prop.propVal.valType = Number;
prop.propVal.ival = 1;
doc.SetTextPropVal (textRange, prop);

For best practice I would encapsulate this into a function, perhaps called applyChangeBar, and pass in the TextRange and Doc objects whenever I want to apply a change bar to a range of text.

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Thank you very much.

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