Characters not displaying in a field?

Dar Scott dsc at
Tue Jan 18 19:02:28 EST 2005

On Jan 18, 2005, at 4:03 PM, Ken Ray wrote:

> On 1/18/05 4:49 PM, "Dar Scott" <dsc at> wrote:
>> On Jan 18, 2005, at 2:46 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>>> This is a known limitation:  the text engine can display up to 65,535
>>> characters on a single line.
>> The field can hold up to about 64k of characters, IIRC, but can 
>> display
>> a line correctly if the line is less than about 32K pixels before the
>> soft line break.  This hits both limits.
> Actually, a field can hold 4 GB, but each line has to be 64K or less.

Rats.  I meant line.

What I was trying to add is the pixel limit when there are no spaces.  
You can get some weird things displayed, but usually nothing.


     DSC (Dar Scott Consulting & Dar's Lab)
     Programming Services and Software

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