Truncating text with vGrid property

Sarah Reichelt sarah.reichelt at
Fri Mar 3 18:10:48 EST 2006

> Jon Seymour wrote:
> > The Rev documentation states that
> >
> > If the  vgrid property is true, Revolution draws a vertical line at
> > each tab stop position in the field. The lines are drawn in the  field's
> > borderColor. This property is useful for fields that are used  like a
> > spreadsheet, with each tab stop marking a column.
> >
> <snip>
>   Specifically, the
> > text is NOT truncated, but simply continues to be  rendered in addition
> > to (overalpping) the text in the adjacent  columns, creating an
> > extremely messy presentation. Does anyone have  any thoughts on how to
> > produce the documented behavior?
> >

I have found that the text is only truncated if there is some next in
the next column. If this is your problem, you may want to fill empty
columns in each line with a space so as to fool the system into
thinking there is text there.


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