Flow/wrap text into an irregular shape
th.douez at gmail.com
Mon Dec 30 13:29:42 EST 2013
2013/12/30 Roger Eller <roger.e.eller at sealedair.com>:
> Thanks for that Theirry. I had to snip the repeat forever because it was,
> um... repeating forever. :)
don't have this behavior here.
- local Nlines = *your number of lines you want in your view field*
( 19 was right in my own stack)
- the latest lines are empty; I didn't check that case..
and field "Ftmp" can be made invisible :)
No time right now to investigate.
Let see if I can do something before next year :)
> So, here are the two approaches we have thus far:
> On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 11:25 AM, Thierry Douez <th.douez at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Roger,
>> Here is a quick-and-dirty first attempt.
>> The char version makes a perfect regular triangle,
>> the word version works but could probably have to be tuned a bit more..
>> And I'm using measureText(..) available in LC 6.5.
>> Feel free to ask anything or I can even send my stack if you prefer.
>> Happy new year!
>> 2013/12/27 Roger Eller <roger.e.eller at sealedair.com>:
>> > 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
>> > detect the edges of the triangle and wrap at those edges. The result
>> > be a triangle shaped body of text (centered). My question to you is "How
>> > can this be achieved?"
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