Text Styles: Expanded, condensed
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sat Feb 17 04:02:54 EST 2018
That reference is all about htmlText . . .
Having a look at Revolution Media Build 950 Version 4.0.0 on Mac OS
10.7.5 . . .
[Not as daft as I look: always a good idea to hang onto old, licensed
I found this:
set the textStyle of line 1 of field "Main" to condensed
So; like Hank Wangford in search of "the Lonesome Yodel" I climbed onto
Rosinanti #2 and set forth:
4.5: still there.
That looks like a deliberate choice.
Mind you, doing this in RR 4.5:
set the textStyle of fld "gg" to condensed
is horrible: it does NOT condense the text at all,
merely makes things look like something bitmapped from about 1996.
Opening the stack containing a field with condensed text that I authored
in RR 4.5 in LC 8.1.9
is interesting insofar as:
the text in fld "gg" does NOT look condensed, BUT on doing this in the
put the textStyle of fld "gg"
I get "condensed" . . .
A bad case of 'The Phantom of the Opera'.
On 17/2/2018 5:41 am, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode wrote:
> Did support for the text styles “expanded” and “condensed” disappear at some point from Livecode?
> I see in this that they were added in the misty past:
> They are not in the dictionary now, or Font menu, and setting those with a script doesn’t work.
> I loved using those styles in Hypercard back in the day…
> Peter Bogdanoff
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