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TextArea and TextField Classes

Sushma
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Joined: Feb 24, 2000
Posts: 36
Hi,
If i create a TextField with 5 columns and a TextArea with 6 rows and 7 columns what would be the display, i mean how many characters would i see if i had created them with a 20 letter( as in "abcdefghijklmnoprere") text???
thanks
Sushma
Mike Broad
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Joined: Mar 29, 2007
Posts: 13
The characters you see is going to depend on the font you use. Fixed width fonts would show 5 characters across the TextField and 7 across the TextArea. The remaining characters would scroll off to the right.
If you use variable-width font then the number of characters displayed depends on the letter you are writing. For example you would see a lot more i's than you would see w's.
-Mike
Deepa sivasankar
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Joined: Jul 22, 2003
Posts: 35
For fixed width font, the number of characters is the size of the text field. For variable width font , it is the average width of the all the characters in the text field.
Hope this helps.
Sushma
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Joined: Feb 24, 2000
Posts: 36
Thank u... Deepa and Mike
 
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