Faster way to get tabStops?
paul at researchware.com
Thu Feb 19 02:15:57 CET 2015
On 2/18/2015 6:50 PM, Dan Friedman wrote:
> Greetings! I am trying to set the tabStops to fit the data a field. The script below works great! However, ask it to process a few thousand lines with 10 or so columns, and you'll have time to get a cup of coffee! Any ideas on how to speed this up? Maybe there is some magical property I don't about?
If you are using LC 6.5 or above, look at the measureText(text,object
reference,[mode]) function in the dictionary. It may (or may not) be
faster than the formattedWidth of a chunk of the field.
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