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Old 08-20-2009, 07:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone know how to set the background colour of just a section of text within a RichTextField on the Blackberry?

I already use the offsets, attributes and fonts arrays to make changes to the appearance of certain sections of the text, but I would like to add a highlight colour to the background of one section too.

I know there is a protected method called getBackgroundColors that returns an array of colors to be used, which I can overwrite. But I have tried this and that method never seems to get called in my code, I don't actually know how and when the underlying implementation of the RichTextField actually uses this method. Any ideas??
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how about overriding paint method of richtextField?
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