FormattedHeight Limit!

Scott Rossi scott at
Mon Aug 6 17:07:46 EDT 2012

Seems like you can either 1) split the text across two fields, or 2) show
only the lines that will fit comfortably within the field's rect at any one


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX Design

Recently, Rick Harrison wrote:

> Hi there,
> I discovered that if I'm using large text
> in my scrolling field of size 24, and I
> have 1043 lines in my field, that the
> Height of my field using FormattedHeight
> equals 33,390 which apparently goes
> beyond a limit of 32,768 and causes
> an unreported error in the iOS Simulator.
> I really want to use my larger font size,
> and I don't want to cut down on the number
> of lines in my field.  Any work arounds for this?
> Thanks in advance,
> Rick
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