[REBOL] Re: text-fit function?
From: gabriele::colellachiara::com at: 14-Aug-2004 21:00
On Saturday, August 14, 2004, 7:10:59 PM, you wrote:
MOA> in font handling gfx apis I've used before That is
MOA> exactly why there is a text-fit function which basically
MOA> returns how many chars, using a proportional font will fit
MOA> within a specific width. This allows you change the font or
MOA> break up your string as you wish... Like I need to do right
MOA> now... basically I need to handle word-wrapping manually....
When needing to do that, I broke the string into words and then
measured them with SIZE-TEXT. Though that was because I was
actually positioning them in the face manually, word by word.
In your case TEXTINFO is much better.
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