problems displaying descenders

Dar Scott dsc at
Thu Sep 21 17:17:39 EDT 2006

On Sep 21, 2006, at 7:20 AM, rand valentine wrote:

>  Hi. I have a stack that displays text in a field so that students  
> can read
> it. However, if the I set the textSize of this field to a largish  
> number,
> such as 80, 100, 120 (so it's big enough for a classroom of  
> students to
> see), then _as I type_ the descenders of characters such as j and g  
> are
> chopped off, until I finish typing. What setting will allow me to  
> display
> the descenders as I type? I've tried adjusting the textHeight and  
> margins,
> but neither seems to do anything. Thanks.

For 100 try this:

   set the textShift of char 1 to -1 of field "Example" to -5 --  
about 5%

I don't know if there is a way to change a parameter of the field.

It seems a lot of bugs show up when things are done large.  Are you  
comfortable with reporting this on bugzilla?  (Assuming it is not  
already there)


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