display error bug for long lines in fields?

Claudi Cornaz claudi.c at fiberworld.nl
Sun Oct 14 04:21:00 CDT 2012


Hi Klaus,

I have come acros this aswell. I found it has to do
with the tabsstops. If you have many tabs in the line and the tabstops
set to a 'big' number, I guess the last part of the line somehow exceeds 
a "graphic" limit. I managed to solve it by making the tabstops a bit smaller,
so that the pixels occupied by the line became less.
Hope this helps

All the best,
   Claudi


On 13 okt 2012, at 13:11, 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
> 
> 
> --
> Klaus Major
> http://www.major-k.de
> klaus at major.on-rev.com
> 
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