Synchronized scrolling fields

Ken Ray kray at
Thu May 20 22:07:04 EDT 2004

Greg, unless you want different alignments in each field, you can use one
field with tabstops and set the vGrid property to true on the field. Put
your data in tab-delimited and it will truncate at the column boundaries.

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-bounces at 
> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at] On Behalf Of 
> Gregory Lypny
> Sent: Thursday, May 20, 2004 6:48 PM
> To: Revolution
> Subject: Synchronized scrolling fields
> Hello all,
> Does anyone have a handler for creating synchronized 
> scrolling fields?  
> What I'm thinking of is three fields: one is a table with 
> data; another 
> would be a fixed left column with line numbers or other labels that 
> scrolls along vertically with the table; and the third would 
> be a fixed 
> first row with column labels that scrolls along with the table 
> horizontally.  In other words, it would look much like a 
> spreadsheet.  
> I remember that MetaCard used to have an example with multiple 
> vertically scrolling fields.  I was never able to make it 
> work for the 
> horizontal scroll, however.
> Any tips or hints would be much appreciated.
> 	Greg
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