text in fields (CR/LF, CR, LF) which is correct?

Kee Nethery kee at kagi.com
Thu Aug 29 18:45:01 EDT 2002


>Kee Nethery <kee at kagi.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>6. Is there some hack, some magic moves I can perform in script to 
>>get Revolution to display the lone returns?
>
>Because of the cross-platform capabilities, Rev displays ascii 13 
>and linefeeds variously on different platforms. To get the proper 
>results no matter which platform the stack is on, try:
>
>   replace numtochar(13) with cr in fld <myFld>
>
>By using the built-in "cr" constant, Rev will substitute the right 
>number of returns and/or linefeeds for whatever OS is running. In 
>other words, let the engine do the work.
>

On Mac OS X, cr = linefeed
On Mac OS 9, cr = return

Mac OS X is being treated as Unix.

this means that before I store data back into the database, I need to 
replace all the linefeeds with returns.

Thanks everyone.


Revolution team:

CR as a constant is not in the paper docs.

The display of text in a text field on a per platform basis did not 
appear in the docs for "field".

kee nethery



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