field properties changing when group copied

Dr. Hawkins dochawk at gmail.com
Sat Dec 7 11:48:42 EST 2013


*bump*

Has anyone else had to deal with this?  Having to set the properties of
every field to custom properties, and then loop through every output field
every time to reset them, would be tedious & bugprone . . .




On Sat, Nov 30, 2013 at 2:02 PM, Dr. Hawkins <dochawk at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> I think I've hit this before . . .
>
> The new federal bankruptcy forms, with which I am stuck, have very small
> lines at points . . .
>
> I think this bit me before in another context.
>
> The original card looks like:
>
> http://dochawkbk.com/lcImages/screen_shot.pre_copy.png
>
> But after I copy it, the margins and text size get changed:
>
> http://dochawkbk.com/lcImages/screen_shot.copied.png
>
> (the blue text in the second one has been set by my program, from pure
> ascii pulled from a db)
>
> Do I need to choose between the evils of oversized fields and looping
> around *every* field on *every* copy to use its customProperties to set
> it's properties, or is there a sane solution available?
> --
> Dr. Richard E. Hawkins, Esq.
> (702) 508-8462
>



-- 
Dr. Richard E. Hawkins, Esq.
(702) 508-8462



More information about the Use-livecode mailing list