'Fit content' missing in version 8 - any workaround?

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Aug 30 10:19:40 EDT 2016


Curtis Ford wrote:

 > I saw in bug report 17618 that I'm not necessarily going crazy: the
 > 'Fit content' button is indeed missing from the property inspector
 > (I'm using 8.1.0 DP3).
 >
 > I suppose I can get something similar by using
 >
 > set the height of fld "whatever" to the formattedHeight of fld
 > "whatever"
 >
 > in the message box, but is there a quicker way? Anybody know if this
 > will make it into the final release of 8.1?
 >
 > I'm working on a project that has me really missing that button.

Please file an enhancement request for that if there isn't one in the DB 
already.

I just whipped up a simple plugin to tide you over in the meantime:
<http://fourthworld.net/channels/lc/ShrinkToFit.livecode>

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  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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