Text overwriting itself in non wrapping field

Tom Glod tom at makeshyft.com
Thu Mar 17 12:37:19 EDT 2022

I had something like that occur with HTMLtext and activated "fixed height"
on the field helped it.

On Thu, Mar 17, 2022 at 12:00 PM David V Glasgow via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I have imported just under 10,000 lines of a web history into a non
> wrapping scrollable field.  As the subject above indicates, in one line
> characters appear rendered over the top of each other.  The is quite
> stable, so redrawing or scrolling doesn’t make it go away.
> That line is pretty long, but not longer than field limits - 10693 chars
> Examining it, it looks like it ought to be a number of separate lines, and
> it also contains weird visible and also white space that is not a simple
> space.  I can’t see any recognisable pattern to suggest where cr should be.
> Any suggestions about what is going on and how I might fix it?
> Cheers
> David Glasgow
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