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[REBOL] Re: VID questions

From: brett:codeconscious at: 25-May-2001 23:42

> Ahhh, that's better ... sort of. What if one doesn't know how long a > scrap of replacement text will be??? I've been wishing and asking of > there is a way to calculate the rendered size of text so that this could > be programmed dynamically. No answers so far... :-( >
Well it is not a great answer but here is a goofey solution: "size-text" view layout [ f1: field [t1/text: copy f1/text t1/size: 2000x2000 t1/size: ( add size-text t1 7x0) show t1] t1: txt "" black yellow ] but you probably knew that... Brett.