Characters not displaying in a field?
kee at kagi.com
Wed Jan 19 12:51:21 CST 2005
Wow, one of the first things I did was to search for "limit" with the
assumption that it would find "limits". Thank you for letting me know
that the search is broken and that I will need to try all permutations
of a word to see if it is in the documentation.
On Jan 18, 2005, at 10:13 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> kee nethery wrote:
>>> The maximum number of chars that can be on any given line is 65,535,
>>> and the total field max is about 4Gb.
>> thank you. I can watch for long lines and then put up an alert
>> telling them that it's there, they just cannot see it.
>> Also, these limits should be in the docs.
> Agreed. I came across them in the old MC docs a while back, which are
> normally more anemic than the Rev docs. But this is what it took me
> to find them in Rev:
> 1. Open Documentation
> 2. Typed "Li"
> 3. Dismissed a dialog telling me that "Li" could not be found.
> 4. Managed to type an "m" before -
> 5. Dismissed a dialog telling me that "Lim" could not be found.
> 6. Squeezed in typing an "i" when -
> 7. Dismissed a dialog telling me "Limi" could not be found.
> 8. Typed the "ts" really fast, which brought up:
> Commands and Function
> Memory and Limits Reference
> No sooner could I ask "What is this doing in 'Commands and
> Functions'?" than I discovered that while the other limits are shown
> (number of objects in a group, length of object names, etc.), and it
> does mention the number of chars in a line, it doesn't mention that
> this also applies to using the sort command on a variable.
> Even with that minor ommission it's a good read, and if you're a quick
> typist you might be able to cut the number of steps to get there down
> to four or five. ;)
> PS: Is there a preference to turn off the "Constantly try to search
> whatever's being typed in real-time" option in favor of any more
> explicit option (Enter key, "Search" button) like one finds in nearly
> any other search box?
> Richard Gaskin
> Fourth World Media Corporation
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