display error bug for long lines in fields?

Paul Dupuis paul at researchware.com
Sat Oct 13 11:45:52 EDT 2012


Klaus,

Completely different symptoms. All the two bugs had in common was that
the seemed to be related to very long lines. As I said, it *may* be
related, but probably not.

On 10/13/2012 10:14 AM, Klaus on-rev wrote:
> Hi Paul,
>
> Am 13.10.2012 um 15:21 schrieb Klaus on-rev <klaus at major.on-rev.com>:
>
>> Hi Paul,
>> Am 13.10.2012 um 15:12 schrieb Paul Dupuis <paul at researchware.com>:
>>> It is not the same symptoms as you report, but we ran into a "long line"
>>> rendering bug a while back (now resolved) in
>>> http://quality.runrev.com/show_bug.cgi?id=10325
>>> It may be related.
>> hmm, obviously this has NOT been resolve in 5.5.2! :-/
> oops, sorry, that one is NOT related to my problem!
> Did not read the bug report carefully enough!
>
>>> On 10/13/2012 7:11 AM, Klaus on-rev wrote:
>>>> Hi friends,
>>>>
>>>> someone already experienced this?
>>>>
>>>> I have some long, but not too long, TAB delimited lines in a list field.
>>>>
>>>> Now some lines look like the very last item is on top of the first item, like this one:
>>>> <http://major-k.de//temp/display_error.jpg>
>>>>
>>>> And ALL of the lines do only hile a couple of pixels at the beginning, only part of the first character.
>>>>
>>>> I checked the length of these lines, but they are lower than the official limits:
>>>> Max characters per line in a field = 16 bit = 64 kb
>>>> LENGTH() of the lines is actually shorter than this limit < 6000.
>>>>
>>>> I already have a workaround, but wanted to know if this is a bug, before I report this.
>>>>
>>>> Any hints much appreciated, thanks!
> Best
>
> Klaus
>
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