The templateField Keyword
revolutionary.dan at gmail.com
Sat Mar 11 18:53:45 EST 2006
Good one, Dave. But there's no need to reset the templateField (unless of
course you need to) and further testing suggests you *can* set the
templateField in an openStack handler and its values persist for all fields
you create *in scripts* but not those you create manually in the IDE>
The docs could be a bit clearer.
On 3/11/06, Dave Cragg <dcragg at lacscentre.co.uk> wrote:
> On 9 Mar 2006, at 19:41, Gregory Lypny wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > I tried to create a field template using the templateField keyword,
> > but it doesn't seem to work. When I use the handler below, the
> > text in newly created fields is Lucida Grande, but the size is 11
> > instead of 12, and the height is 14 instead of 18. What am I doing
> > wrong?
> > Regards,
> > Gregory
> > on openStack
> > set the textFont of the templateField to "Lucida Grande"
> > set the textSize of the templateField to 12
> > set the fixedLineHeight of the templateField to true
> > set the textHeight of the templateField to 18
> > end openStack
> Are these newly created fields made by using the Rev tool palette?
> I'd assume that Rev sets the templateField every time you create a
> field. That would explainwhat you see.
> To create fields using templateField settings of your own, you need
> to use "create field" before anything else can change the
> templateField again. Something like this:
> on createField
> set the textFont of the templateField to "Lucida Grande"
> set the textSize of the templateField to 12
> set the fixedLineHeight of the templateField to true
> set the textHeight of the templateField to 18
> create field
> reset the templateField
> end createField
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