[REBOL] Re: Justifying text
From: nitsch-lists:netcologne at: 15-Dec-2002 13:39
Carl Read wrote:
>On 15-Dec-02, Gabriele Santilli wrote:
>>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
>>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
>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