I would like a control/indicator which supports HTML formatting for display and documentation. There have been a couple of previous similar requests, here and here, but nothing specific to HTML (although jlocanis has been consistent in his comments on these previous requests asking for HTML formatting).
I would envision a control where you enter HTML and can change the display from the HTML to the rendered text easily, similar to the multiple modes available on current text controls.
Why HTML and not just more formatting options?
Why reinvent the wheel. HTML has been around for decades and works well.
You can mix fonts, localizations, superscript/subscript, symbols, etc. within HTML, allowing much more flexibility when documenting front panels.
HTML is platform agnostic
As has been said in other requests, extending HTML support to captions, labels, etc. would also be nice, but secondary.
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