[futurebasic] Re: [FB] 32K EDIT FIELD limitation

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From: Ken Shmidheiser <k.shmidheiser@...>
Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2001 00:33:08 -0600
>  >>Now that we have had 2 gig containers, does anyone have an idea if
>  >>or when the 32,767-byte EDIT FIELD limitation will be broken?
>  >
>  >
>  >Robert P. had an example program that did a great job. Robert, I'll
>  >put it on the CD if you send it to me.
>  >
>  >Best,
>  >
>  >-STAZ  ~)~
>RP's example was display only, but worked great if that's all that's
>needed. It was also based on a full-window field. I have modified it to
>work with fields of any specified size, and my modifications will appear
>with my WordSwift demo (using RP's long-text code, my Alphabetic
>Continuum, my fast search routine, and an Appearance interface based on
>Alain's examples. Each routine is designed to be extracted for separate,
>stand-alone use. I still have a few weeks work to do on it--how soon do
>you anticipate Release 5?
>=J= a  y


This sounds like great news-- especially if it can make it into 
Release 5. Will you be able to print the field?



p.s. Saw you playing on the PBS special!