Maximum field size
craig at starfirelighting.com
Thu Jan 19 14:03:02 EST 2023
As I mentioned, I wanted to make sure the field had scroll capabilities. ;-)
> On Jan 19, 2023, at 12:54 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> David Epstein wrote:
> > How many rows or columns or characters can reasonably be displayed
> > in a LiveCode field? A 1.39 GB text file seems pretty clearly to
> > surpass the limit, but how much do I need to subdivide it?
> Jacque noted the machine limits, but I'm curious about a human question:
> At an average of ~3,000 characters per printed page, if I'm doing the math right then 1.3 GB of text = 433,333 pages worth of content.
> For comparison, the entire text of the KJV Bible from the Gutenberg Project is 4.5 MB.
> What are you displaying for the user to read during the session?
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