Scripting dynamic labels

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10-24-2012 01:41 AM
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BerendVeldkamp
Occasional Contributor II
As a followup to https://c.na9.visual.force.com/apex/ideaView?id=08730000000bs6TAAQ, I would like to suggest the possibility to script Dynamic Text elements with VBScript JScript or perhaps Python.

Now there is only a limited set of labels, e.g. current date, username, some map properties, etc. It would be nice to be able to alter these texts dynamically. Examples:
  • Display a substrings of some text,
  • Display text in upper or lowercase, display
  • Displaya date exactly two months in the future (this is what I was just asked to do)
This would probably be a bit similar to how featureclass labelling works now.