Splitting long elements into two lines in an Option Menu

Heriberto Torrado htorrado at networkdreams.es
Sun Apr 29 19:58:15 EDT 2018


Jacqueline, Craig, Terry,

Thank you very much for your answers.

Best,
Hery

On 04/27/2018 01:36 AM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
> Or use a normal field as Craig suggested and create soft-wrapped lines 
> by inserting ASCII 11 at line breaks. These select as normal lines but 
> visually appear as separate lines.
>
> From the 5.5 release notes:
>
> The engine will now interpret a numToChar(11) character in a field 
> paragraph as an explicit line-
> break when the (effective) dontWrap of the paragraph is false. This 
> allows multiple ‘lines’ to be
> displayed within a single paragraph.
>
> -- 
> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
> On April 26, 2018 11:43:16 PM Terry Judd via use-livecode 
> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> Or perhaps use a form type datagrid - which will allow you to present 
>> and select multi-lined option more readily.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Terry...
>>
>> On 27/04/2018 2:33 pm, "use-livecode on behalf of dunbarx via 
>> use-livecode" <use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of 
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>
>>    Hi.
>>
>>    If I were you, with the task you laid out, I would not use an 
>> option menu.
>>    It is not good with wide menuItems, and it is not natural, if even 
>> possible,
>>    to select multiple lines in the way you want.
>>
>>    Use a list field instead. A field has many properties that are 
>> denied an
>>    optionMenu, which is really just a button.
>>
>>    You can have multiple lines selected, by trapping "mouseUp", say, 
>> and with
>>    the clickLine, select the following line as well. Or the following 
>> five. Or
>>    the previous. That sort of thing. A field just is far more able in 
>> this
>>    regard.
>>
>>    Craig Newman
>>
>>
>>
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