formattedwidth/height does not work with some fonts

Klaus major-k klaus at
Wed Oct 7 11:28:01 EDT 2020

Hi Jaqueline,

> Am 07.10.2020 um 16:55 schrieb J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> I see this when the margins are too small to accommodate the ascenders of the font.
> What happens if you set the margins larger?

thanks for the hint, setting a quite high margin is what we use as a workaround currently.

> --
> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at
> HyperActive Software |
> On October 7, 2020 9:05:25 AM Klaus major-k via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> looks like formattedheight/formattedwidth does not work with some fonts!?
>> See screenshot, I even added a little generous offset to make sure the text does not
>> get cut off, but e.g. "Damascus Light" (and others) do not respect formattedXXX?
>> <>
>> Any hints and workarounds very welcome!



Klaus Major
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