display error bug for long lines in fields?

Klaus on-rev klaus at major.on-rev.com
Sat Oct 13 12:04:51 EDT 2012

Hi Paul.

Am 13.10.2012 um 17:45 schrieb Paul Dupuis <paul at researchware.com>:

> Klaus,
> Completely different symptoms. All the two bugs had in common was that
> the seemed to be related to very long lines. As I said, it *may* be
> related, but probably not.

they are a little related ;-)

When I download the example stack, set the field to DONTWRAP and LIST behavior,
the (incomplete) hilite looks exactly the same.

I think this is a but and will report it...
THEY are ciurrently EXTERMELY busy sqashing out bugs, so I will take the chance ;-)

> On 10/13/2012 10:14 AM, Klaus on-rev wrote:
>> Hi Paul,
>> Am 13.10.2012 um 15:21 schrieb Klaus on-rev <klaus at major.on-rev.com>:
>>> Hi Paul,
>>> Am 13.10.2012 um 15:12 schrieb Paul Dupuis <paul at researchware.com>:
>>>> It is not the same symptoms as you report, but we ran into a "long line"
>>>> rendering bug a while back (now resolved) in
>>>> http://quality.runrev.com/show_bug.cgi?id=10325
>>>> It may be related.
>>> hmm, obviously this has NOT been resolve in 5.5.2! :-/
>> oops, sorry, that one is NOT related to my problem!
>> Did not read the bug report carefully enough!
>>>> On 10/13/2012 7:11 AM, Klaus on-rev wrote:
>>>>> Hi friends,
>>>>> someone already experienced this?
>>>>> I have some long, but not too long, TAB delimited lines in a list field.
>>>>> Now some lines look like the very last item is on top of the first item, like this one:
>>>>> <http://major-k.de//temp/display_error.jpg>
>>>>> And ALL of the lines do only hile a couple of pixels at the beginning, only part of the first character.
>>>>> I checked the length of these lines, but they are lower than the official limits:
>>>>> Max characters per line in a field = 16 bit = 64 kb
>>>>> LENGTH() of the lines is actually shorter than this limit < 6000.
>>>>> I already have a workaround, but wanted to know if this is a bug, before I report this.
>>>>> Any hints much appreciated, thanks!



Klaus Major
klaus at major.on-rev.com

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