zero-width column boundaries?

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Sep 20 17:31:47 CDT 2006


Richard Gaskin wrote:
> J. Landman Gay wrote:
> 
>> Richard Gaskin wrote:
>>
>>> I've thought about turning on the vGrid, but although it solves the 
>>> problem for the tables it puts visible lines through the blocks of 
>>> plain text.
>>>
>>> I may just have to go with breaking the text into multiple fields, 
>>> but this is a last resort as it would greatly complicate the 
>>> architecture of the software.
>>>
>>> Any suggestions welcome....
>>>  
>> I think the usual way of handling this is just to set the color of the 
>> grid lines to the same color as the field background (usually white). 
>> The grid colors are based on the bordercolor, I think, but I always 
>> have to fiddle around until I find it so I'm not sure about that.
> 
> 
> I think we're looking at different problems.
> 
> My field has text like this:
> 
>   Lots of plain body text.  Lots of plain body text.  Lots
>   of plain body text.  Lots of plain body text.  Lots of
>   plain body text.  Lots of plain body text.
> 
>   Table Data      Table Data      Table Data
>   Table Data      Table Data      Table Data
>   Table Data      Table Data      Table Data
> 
>   Lots of plain body text.  Lots of plain body text.  Lots
>   of plain body text.  Lots of plain body text.  Lots of
>   plain body text.  Lots of plain body text.
> 
> 
> If I have the grid lines visible at all, they'll show across the blocks 
> of body text in the field.

I get it now. Can't you just separate the table data with tabs on those 
particular lines?

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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