Table field text formating

Brian Yennie briany at
Fri Dec 19 03:44:06 EST 2008


FWIW, I believe the Rev text engine is something written specifically  
for Rev to be cross-platform and does not plug in to platform specific  
engines such as MLTE. So the upside is that they can pretty much do  
whatever they want (and have it work cross platform). The downside is  
that Rev doesn't always automatically inherit OS-specific features.

This may have changed in the past couple of years, but as far as I  
know that's the case.

> Thank you for the info and code.  I wasn't the one who started this  
> thread and from your
> statement about wrecking any text parsing I will hold off on  
> justification for now.  But it is
> important to know if the Rev Team decides to use Apples MLTE text  
> engine you can be
> assured Kerning and Tracking will not ever be made available so it  
> is time to forget it or
> write your own text engine using and extension or whatever.

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