customizing answer dialogs

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Fri Oct 8 17:57:09 EDT 2004

Ken Ray wrote:
> On 10/8/04 12:47 PM, "Troy Rollins" <troy at> wrote:
>>On Oct 8, 2004, at 1:31 PM, Chris Sheffield wrote:
>>>I want to be able to adjust the width of the answer dialog before it's
>>>displayed on the screen.  How can I do that?  My app window is 750
>>>wide.  I have a fairly longish message to display, but the answer
>>>comes up wider than my window, which is a lot wider than I want it to
>>answer "Testing line wraps" &RETURN& "This thing is meant to show"
>>&RETURN& "a long sentence in an answer dialog"
>>Doesn't work for you?
> I'm sure it does, but personally I think we shouldn't have to deal with
> Rev's foibles like this. The fact that the long answer dialog is
> non-standard (it can be too big for both Mac AND Windows HIGs) has already
> been reported as a bug #270, but it was marked as fixed when it really
> wasn't fixed.
> This is a bug that is still outstanding IMHO.

If must be easy to addrress since Raney did and he hates UI stuff. ;)

I just submitted a request to re-open the issue:

It'd be a shame to have RunRev's customer turning out products with such 
non-standard elements in them; makes Rev look bad.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
  Ambassador at

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