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[REBOL] Re: XP: clear function on XP

From: volker::nitsch::gmail::com at: 23-Jan-2005 22:59

On Sun, 23 Jan 2005 21:24:40 +0100, Spirlet Luc <[luc--spirlet--skynet--be]> wrote:
> Gregg Irwin wrote: > > >Hi Luc, > > > >SL> This code causes a line with a few characters in area object. > >SL> err is an area object. > > > >I think the issue is that the face's line-list doesn't get updated, > >so it's displaying (or trying to) data that no longer exists. Try > >clearing face/line-list and see if that takes care of the problem for > >you. > > > >-- Gregg > > > > > > > > > I've tried the code: clear err/line-list > No effect. But I've maybe misused this solution.
err/line-list: none to "clear" the line-list. nice word-confusion :) It caches some pixel-information about the lines and needs to be recalulated when text changes. which is signal by setting to none. With betas you can also use set-face err "a string" which does that clearing automatically.
> For the moment, I've just set err/text: " " > with a space because without a space I had yet a few characters. > XP wants anything. > Unfortunately, I don't have XP at home. And I don't know when I > will can again test this situation. > I had not the time to eliminate a possible situation with viruses. > Regards, > Luc > > -- > To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to rebol-request > at with unsubscribe as the subject. >
-- -Volker Any problem in computer science can be solved with another layer of indirection. But that usually will create another problem. David Wheeler