[Pas2js] Is it possible to keep the text defined in html for a TWebWidget?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Jul 7 15:42:20 CEST 2023

On Fri, 7 Jul 2023, Luca Olivetti via Pas2js wrote:

> Let's say I have this in the html
> <button type="button" id="testbutton">Test</button>
> and in code
> MyButton:=TButtonWidget.Create(self);
> MyButton.ElementID:='testbutton';
> MyButton.Refresh;
> This will remove the text from the button, unless I add 
> MyButton.Text:='Test'.
> Is there a way to keep the original text defined in the html?
> This doesn't happen, e.g., with a TDivWidget or a  TCheckboxInputWidget 
> (they both keep the original content).
> I'm using this version of pas2js
> commit abaa86d44662735e31f1a93663f54152cfe334c0 (HEAD -> main, 
> origin/main, origin/HEAD)
> Author: Michaël Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org>
> Date:   Wed Oct 5 11:04:23 2022 +0200
>     * ApplyText introduced, properly get/set empty text

There is currently no way. I'm open for suggestions.

Maybe introduce a new value tmAsIs for textmode, and set textmode to tmAsIs
as soon as ElementID is set to a non-empty value.


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