Locking for an idea to ....

Andre Garzia andre at andregarzia.com
Mon Feb 22 10:48:24 EST 2010


can someone build an external to check out the eye sight of the user... we
could use it and some math to compute the optimum text size! :D

On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 12:47 PM, Andre.Bisseret <Andre.Bisseret at inria.fr>wrote:

>
> Le 22 févr. 10 à 16:37, Andre Garzia a écrit :
>
>
>  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!
>>
>> :D
>>
>
> After some iterations your risk to have to buy binoculars ;-o)))
>
> André (with an accent ;-)
>
>
>> On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 12:23 PM, Andre.Bisseret <Andre.Bisseret at inria.fr
>> >wrote:
>>
>>  Bonjour,
>>>
>>> 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)
>>>
>>> http://mail.runrev.com/pipermail/use-revolution/2010-January/132572.html
>>> 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
>>> showToolTip
>>> wait 5 seconds with messages
>>> set the toolTipDelay to 1
>>> showToolTip
>>> 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
>>>
>>> André
>>>
>>> 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 ?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Cheers
>>>> Rolf
>>>>
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