[REBOL] Re: Question on text formatting
From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 28-Aug-2002 19:44
Andy Finkel wrote:
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
http://www.rebolforces.com . 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:
>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 ?