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Opened 9 months ago

Closed 9 months ago

#524 closed bug (invalid)

Cutted text on the about window

Reported by: samo79 Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: YAM 2.9p1
Component: user interface Version: nightly build
Severity: trivial Keywords:
Cc: OS Platform: All
Blocked By: Blocking:
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Description

On the about window certain long text will be cutted at some point...
Tested with latest nightly of YAM (r7672) and latest MUI 4.0 (svn r3184)

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comment:1 Changed 45 years ago by samo79

  • Status changed from pending to new

Changed 9 months ago by samo79

comment:1 Changed 9 months ago by damato

  • Status changed from new to pending

Well, it is up to the translator to ensure that the text in question (in Crawling.mcc) will not be truncated. As you are the main translator of the italian translation I would suggest that you revise your text to be not truncated.

comment:2 Changed 9 months ago by samo79

Yeah you right, to be sure i also test it with the old MUI4 and it appear the same, just i didn't noticed the issue using other themes ..
I might changes it eventually (even if i already try to reduce such text as small as possible) but ehm i would prefer if you can increase directly the availible space, even a couple of pixels might be enough :-)

comment:3 Changed 9 months ago by tboeckel

  • Milestone set to YAM 2.9p1
  • OS Platform changed from AmigaOS4 to All
  • Priority changed from undecided to normal
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Severity changed from major to trivial
  • Status changed from new to closed

Unfortunately it is impossible to let the crawling object dominate the window's size, because it is a subclass of Virtgroup.mui. On the one hand such objects can have infinite size in both directions which is the reason why the object can display a very high text object by scrolling vertically. On the other hand the same applies for the horizontal direction. If an object inside a virtual group is too wide to fit into the window it will be clipped. That is why virtual groups usually get scrollbars, but for the crawling object scrollbars are absolutely not desired.

Thus limiting the text width is the only way to make sure that the text is completely visible. An additional stumbling block is the fact the user might set a wrong font size, i.e. by making the "small" font bigger than the normal font. This will definitely lead to clipped text portions. Thus all you can do is to put in enough line feeds to make the text fit for your needs and adapt it further in case someone complains.

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