Maximum field height?

Paul Dupuis paul at
Sun Apr 5 09:33:38 EDT 2020

On 4/5/2020 1:16 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
> I have a field that reports a formattedheight of 125396. I want to 
> extend it to full height for use inside an enclosing scrolling group. 
> But when I try to set the height to the formattedHeight, I get an 
> error: Value is not a number.
> If I try to set its height in the property inspector, it reverts to 
> 9,040.
> Does it exceed some maximum? If I set a scrollbar on the field, it 
> scrolls fine and includes all the text. But it won't expand to its 
> full height for use inside a scrolling group, which I need for smooth 
> scrolling on mobile.

I thought objects in LC still were limited to 32000px (or perhaps -32000 
to +32000 in coordinates) from the ancient QuickDraw days

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