[REBOL] Re: RFC: rebol-framework / list-view
From: nitsch-lists:netcologne at: 13-Nov-2002 17:20
On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 10:27:13AM +0100, Petr Krenzelok wrote:
> Robert M. Muench wrote:
> >BTW: Anyone working on a grid system? I know there were some efforts...
> I think not ... I think that list can be used for simple cases ...
> powerfull data-grid style would be more like a component, imo more than
> 15KB of code ...
> >>Ppl have yet to learn, how ineffective is tree-view in that regard.
> >>whole Windows Explorer crap - how can anyone use it for
> >>navigation? It is good for selecting path/context, but not as a data
> >viewer ...
> >Right. But the grid system needs to be easy. Why do I have mark columns,
> >click on an edge to get a perfect width layout? That's what I want be
> it should be part of set-up object ... auto-column-adjust: true (but
> there will be problem probably as we have no function available, which
> checks for string pixel size ...)
Returns the size of the text in a face.
SIZE-TEXT is a native value.
face -- (Type: object)
make a dummy-face for arguments, put string in, voila.
> >That's a good idea. And yes I will add it. But it's an other way to
> >work. This is more like the "normal" database pattern.
> maybe you should wait if you are not sure about the idea ....