Flow/wrap text into an irregular shape

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Sat Dec 28 11:16:30 EST 2013


Thank you Jim!  I'm about to check it out.  I have been a fan of your
Turtle Graphics usage in LiveCode for years.

When I (find the time to) get back into robotics, I plan to use it in a
navigation system.

~Roger
On Dec 28, 2013 7:59 AM, "Jim Hurley" <jhurley0305 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Hi Roger,
>
> This is a voice from the past, using Turtle Graphics to print text along
> any graphic line.
>
> GO TO CARD 3 where the text "This is a parabola" is printed along a
> parabola.
>
> You might be able to do this with your triangle, drawing each side in
> small steps.
>
>
> Run this in the msg box:
>
>    go stack url "
> https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/47044230/TextAlongPath.livecode"
>
> Jim Hurley
>
>
> >
> > Message: 6
> > Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2013 11:20:24 -0500
> > From: Roger Eller <roger.e.eller at sealedair.com>
> > To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> > Subject: Flow/wrap text into an irregular shape
> > Message-ID:
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> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
> >
> > Imagine a multi-line text field which overlays a triangle polygon, which
> > is wide at the top, and comes to a point at the bottom.  I want the text
> to
> > detect the edges of the triangle and wrap at those edges.  The result
> would
> > be a triangle shaped body of text (centered).  My question to you is "How
> > can this be achieved?"
> >
> > ~Roger
> >
>
>
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