[Gambas-user] Text-Wrapping

Brian G brian at westwoodsvcs.com
Wed Nov 11 20:20:34 CET 2020

Here is a simple text wrap, I had.

Thank You
Brian G

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From: "Benoît Minisini" <g4mba5 at gmail.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, November 11, 2020 11:13:31 AM
Subject: Re: [Gambas-user] Text-Wrapping

Le 11/11/2020 à 19:32, Bruce a écrit :
> Unfortunately, my "perfext code is in python and consists of a single 
> call to textwrap.wrap() See here for more info 
> https://docs.python.org/3/library/textwrap.html#textwrap.wrap
> I was merely trying to point out that it isn't as simple as it looks.
>>> I had understood, obviously badly as I usually do, that each line of 
>>> text
>>> should contain the maximum possible number of characters indicated (with
> That is a fair and alternate interpretation of the question and one I 
> should have put in my original post!
> Perhaps having a look at how the IDE wraps code might be an idea? It 
> seems to do quite well with (silly) things like:
>    Dim MyName As String = "Mr. Michael Sean O'Reilly-Dogherty III (Jnr)"
> cheers
> b

The text editor wrapping algorithm is for proportional fonts and is 
based on pixels, not on characters.

Benoît Minisini

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