property for text overflow?

Jan Schenkel janschenkel at
Tue Jul 22 08:42:53 EDT 2008

--- Tiemo Hollmann TB <toolbook at> wrote:
> Hi, I can't remember and find if there is a field
> property or a function to
> check, if a text in a field fits in the visible part
> of the field. Something
> like text overflow?
> Or how can I compare the length of a text with the
> width of a field (single
> line)? Probably done a thousand times.
> Thanks
> Tiemo

Hi Tiemo,

Check the 'formattedWidth' and 'formattedHeight' field
properties in the dictionary.

Hope this helped,

Jan Schenkel.

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