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Format text in JTextArea

Cathy Song
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Joined: Jul 01, 2003
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Hello All,

I know how to add/apply formatting to the entire text area, but do I display something like the following in a text area?

some words bold words some more words

Thanks,
Cathy.
Gregg Bolinger
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Look at the JEditorPane and JTextPane


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I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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