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[REBOL] Re: Question on text formatting

From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 28-Aug-2002 19:44

Andy Finkel wrote:
>Hi: >
Hello Andy, nice to see one of Amiga celebrities here on ml, wow! :-)
>I'm just starting to use Rebol to make a prototype UI. I'm trying to do >kind of specific visual button arrangements, and the like. >Unfortunately, there's not that much documentation that I've found on >Rebol/View/VID and how I can get it to do exactly what I want... >
yes, docs are a bit lacking, try also Escribe mail archive at and . What about joining IOS Developer server?
>My current problem is that I want to make a TV channel grid. I've got >it mostly working, but I can't quite get the channel names to appear in >a vertically oriented box, single spaced, so I can scroll it at the same >time as I scroll the channel listing itself. > >Basically I want to get a vertical info box: > > NBC > CBS > KYW > CAT > DOG > TRA > RRR > CCC > FFF > >And so on. > >I can set up the box, but when I use 'text (as part of the 'layout) the >text gets double spaced. I'm obviously doing it the wrong way. Can >anyone help ? >
oh, I am sorry I don't understand what is the problem exactly. I hope some rebollers here step in quickly enough to help you ... Or just - could you post a short example of your code? That could help ...
>--- > >Another question: 'layout (in the old docs) used to have both DOWN and >ACROSS, to control default placements. Now it seems to only have >ACROSS. What happened to DOWN ? Was it replaced by another keyword ? >
'below .... Cheers, -pekr-