Re: lineHeight different Mac vs. Windows

2018-01-02 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I always use web optimized fonts for anything I do that will be cross platform. I don't think that will address your specifit issue, but I think it's a good practice, since these fonts might take more care to be universal in their appearance. Bob S > On Jan 1, 2018, at 15:04 , Peter

RE: lineHeight different Mac vs. Windows

2018-01-02 Thread Ralph DiMola via use-livecode
I have 2 bug reports on this. 12176 and 13551 Ralph DiMola IT Director Evergreen Information Services rdim...@evergreeninfo.net ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your

Re: lineHeight different Mac vs. Windows

2018-01-01 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Yes, I am actually adjusting the field width individually for each “page.” But it doesn’t solve the problem of occasional “widows” at the bottom. Thus the thought about other formatting work arounds. Thanks, Jacque. > On Jan 1, 2018, at 3:39 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode >

Re: lineHeight different Mac vs. Windows

2018-01-01 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I wonder if you could figure out a general ratio for the size difference and adjust the width of the field to correct the text wrap on Windows. That's about all I can think of. On 1/1/18 5:04 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode wrote: I think that the size difference is related to the

Re: lineHeight different Mac vs. Windows

2018-01-01 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
I think that the size difference is related to the specific font used. Georgia is displaying slightly wider in Windows than Mac. Helvetica seems pretty consistent. A Chinese font I use is much smaller in Windows. Changing Georgia from 16 to 15 is too drastic a change for me, so I need to keep

Re: lineHeight different Mac vs. Windows

2018-01-01 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 1/1/18 2:39 AM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode wrote: My page layout is fixed — no user settings of font face or size. Also the card height doesn’t have room for text fields to get taller. And there was the design decision not to show scroll bars. Text also often has “widows” at the

Re: lineHeight different Mac vs. Windows

2018-01-01 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
My page layout is fixed — no user settings of font face or size. Also the card height doesn’t have room for text fields to get taller. And there was the design decision not to show scroll bars. Text also often has “widows” at the bottom of the field when the text was formatted for Mac but is

Re: lineHeight different Mac vs. Windows

2017-12-31 Thread Warren Samples via use-livecode
On 12/31/2017 04:36 PM, Warren Samples via use-livecode wrote: and auto-show scrollbars this should say "or" auto-show scrollbars ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and

Re: lineHeight different Mac vs. Windows

2017-12-31 Thread Warren Samples via use-livecode
On 12/31/2017 03:11 PM, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode wrote: text sometimes flows off the bottom of the field. Changing the font size is too extreme a change and doesn’t fix widows. I’m trying to conceive of a method of somehow creating page metadata that reformats the Windows

lineHeight different Mac vs. Windows

2017-12-31 Thread Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode
Hi, I thought I would bring this to the attention of the LiveCode team. I filed a bug on 2016-05-22 Bug 17707 - Line height different Mac vs. Windows in fields with fixedLineHeight set to false EXPECTED RESULT: I would have expected to see the line height of a field with fixedLineHeight set