Re: Is the"long line" indicator accurate?

From: phayz <russelldicken....at.gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2010 04:30:43 -0700 (PDT)

On Mar 26, 12:08 am, mitchell <mforal.n....at.gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> > I often edit HTML files and need to keep lines to no more than 80
> > characters (where possible). To help with this I have turned on
> > Textadept's long line indicator. However I notice that the line
> > actually runs right through some characters, admittedly it's right
> > toward the right-hand side of the character. Is this perhaps an issue
> > with the font? I am using Bitstream Vera Sans Mono.
>
> This has to do with how Scintilla measures the width of a character.
> It can be slightly off for various fonts.

Mitchell,

Thanks for your reply. I use the "long line indicator" as a guide
only, so this is not a big problem at all.

Regards,

Russell Dickenson
Received on Sun 28 Mar 2010 - 07:30:43 EDT

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