Locking for an idea to ....
andre at andregarzia.com
Mon Feb 22 10:37:19 EST 2010
What I'd try would be to use the formattedWidth to check if my text field
was too small, if it was, then, I would lower the text size and check again,
rinse and repeat till it fits!
On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 12:23 PM, Andre.Bisseret <Andre.Bisseret at inria.fr>wrote:
> You might catch a glance at a post from Jacque where she shows how to do
> the reverse (increase the text of a field when it is difficult to read)
> might try the reverse
> Another one, I used in an app. where certain lines of a field where to long
> to be read entirely :
> The idea is that on mouseDown on a line the tooltip appears showing the
> entire line.
> (with a trick to keep the toolTip visible for a longer time)
> In the script of the field I have :
> local tLine
> on mouseDown
> set the toolTipDelay to 150
> wait 5 seconds with messages
> set the toolTipDelay to 1
> end mouseDown
> on showToolTip
> put word 2 of the mouseLine into tLine
> set the tooltip of me to empty
> set the toolTip of me to line tLine of me
> end voirToolTip
> on mouseUp
> set the toolTip of me to empty
> set the toolTipDelay to 500
> exit to top
> end mouseUp
> Best regards from Grenoble
> Le 22 févr. 10 à 12:42, Rolf Kocherhans a écrit :
> Hello all
>> I am looking for an idea to the following problem :-)
>> I have a non focused label text field of a fixed length, I use it
>> to display e.g. email adresses.
>> Sometimes the email address fits into the field, but other
>> times the email address ist to long, so I only see 80% of it.
>> I now noticed that the iPhones address application,
>> automatically reduces the font size to be able to always
>> display the whole address.
>> Very clever !
>> My Label field does not have a monospaced font
>> I use (Lucida Grande), I have no clue how to replicating this behavior.
>> Does anybody have an idea how I can do the same with revTalk ?
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