Show invisible characters (tab, space, return) in field

Kaveh Bazargan kaveh at rivervalleytechnologies.com
Sun Dec 9 07:08:12 EST 2018


On Sat, 8 Dec 2018 at 21:26, hh via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> > Kaveh wrote:
> > There is a also a zero width character. :-) that is 200B.
> > So using a monospace font all chars line up.
>
> This works if and only if your field has dontWrap true, else your
> line will not (soft-)break at the new "spaces" between the words.
>
>
You are right. It's getting complicated :-) So why does 200A allow wrapping
and 200B does not?


> But then (if dontWrap is true) you don't need any additional word-break
> char, you could then simply use the middot numToCodePoint(0x00B7) instead
> of space.
>
> > hh wrote:
> > ... The zero width space is non word-breaking in LC and an opportunity
> of word
> > breaking elsewhere...
>
>
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