Text field formatting

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto jeanne at runrev.com
Tue Oct 28 21:28:11 EST 2003

At 11:24 AM -0700 10/28/2003, Alex Rice wrote:
>>A wrap around text line does not tab in to align correctly. The 
>>text starts at the number or bullet instead of tabbed in to align 
>>with where the text starts. Rev does not seem to have good text 
>>field tools for formatting.
>As for that specific problem with the bulleted list- you could set 
>the tabStops for the field, and put the bullet in the first column 
>and the text in the second column. That's not going to wrap very 
>well though.

If the bulleted list is the only thing in the field, you can set the 
firstIndent to (say) -15 and the leftMargin to 18 to get properly 
indented bullets.
Jeanne DeVoto ~ jeanne at runrev.com ~ http://www.runrev.com/
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