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[REBOL] Re: Justifying text

From: nitsch-lists:netcologne at: 15-Dec-2002 13:39

Carl Read wrote:
>On 15-Dec-02, Gabriele Santilli wrote: > >>Hi Carl, >> > >>On Sunday, December 15, 2002, 1:02:33 AM, you wrote: >> > >>>And that simplified things a lot, as did adding background >>>the text faces so I could see exactly what was >>>happening. >>> > >>Why are you using two faces per line? >> > >Consider a line of 10 characters that's five pixels short of the width >you want the line to be. If you set font/space to 1x0, that'd add >nine pixels to the width of the line, (1 between each character), >which would make it too wide. > >What you need to do is add 1 pixel between the first six characters >and leave the following four spaces at 0x0 - hence the need for two >faces. And using two faces means you need padding between them as >well. > >Does that make sense? (: > >There's a lot of other ways you could do this I guess, such as a face >per word and using the padding between them to get the width right, >but that'd mean much more than two faces per line in most cases. >
editors shift text with face/para/scroll afaik. /para shared between faces, remember to clone it -volker