Long URL in a field
sarah.reichelt at gmail.com
Sun Jun 13 18:51:07 CDT 2010
On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 6:33 AM, Emmett Gray <film2 at handheldfilm.com> wrote:
> In the HC version of a stack I've converted, I have a "notes" text field.
> The field has a vertical scroll bar, but not a horizontal one (and that's
> what I want). In HC, a long URL will wrap so you can see the whole thing on
> multiple lines. In Rev, it doesn't wrap so you can't see it all (although
> you can still select it by dragging to the right). Can this behavior be
> changed to be like in HC (i.e. force a line with no spaces to wrap)?
No, wrapping on Rev only works with white space.
So I wrote a routine to space out a long URL to fit a specific field:
command formatFolderPath pFieldName
repeat while the formattedWidth of fld pFieldName >= the width of
-- find the last slash & replace with slash & cr
put the text of fld pFieldName into tFolder
repeat with x = the number of chars in tFolder down to 1
if char x of tFolder = slash and char x+1 of tFolder <> cr then
put cr after char x of tFolder
put tFolder into fld pFieldName
Then when using the file path, you just need to make sure you replace
cr with empty and you get back to the original.
There are obvious improvements that could be made, but for a quick
fix, it works OK.
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