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skylang

Algorithm to calculate wrapped text height

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I have a fixed-width window that opens to display a text. The text can typically be anywhere from 4 to 25 lines long and I need to specify the window height based on the number of lines that will need to be displayed. I don't want to use scrolling, because users, being lazy, may not scroll.

Is there any simple script or shortcuts available to calculate the number of lines that a text string will break into when wrapped to a given width?

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skylang,

Look at the StringSize UDF in my sig. It will return the height required when a string is wrapped to a fixed width. :D

If you have any questions, ask in the UDF thread. :huh:

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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