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Richedit problem

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Is there a way to set limits/margins in a richedit control so that when the controld is resized, the text keeps within these limits/margins.
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Question by:davidgreen
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by:inter
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Does not WordWrap property of rich edit solves the problem?
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by:Jacco
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Call repaint on resize?
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by:ZifNab
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Margens aren't supported in the standerd RichEdit component, because they aren't supported in the underlying RichEdit window-component.

Can't you make use of a panel?

Zif.

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procedure SetMargin(VeryRich : TRichEdit; Indent : Integer);
Var
  R : TRect;
begin
  R := VeryRich.ClientRect;
  R.Left:=R.Left + Indent;
  R.Top:=R.Top + 2;
  R.Bottom:=R.Bottom - 2;
  R.Right:=R.Right - Indent;
  SendMessage(VeryRich.Handle, EM_SETRECT, 0, Longint(@R));
end;

procedure TForm1.FormCreate(Sender: TObject);
begin
  SetMargin(RichEdit1, 10);
end;

Regards,
Viktor Ivanov
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hey viktor, that looks nice!
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:->
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by:davidgreen
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Sorry this took so long.. my email has been screwed up.. Thanks!
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by:viktornet
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No problem :-)

Cheers,
Viktor
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by:davidgreen
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I gave the points before checking the code like a dummy!!!!  I cannot get this to work!!!!!!

Well... win some..lose some..

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by:viktornet
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Please tell me what is wrong so I can fix it for you. Don't worry we'll get this thing to work on your machine too. It works here.

Regards,
Viktor Ivanov
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by:davidgreen
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Lets say we have some text with the right margin set at a certain position. I want to be able to resize the form but have the text stopin the position it has been set at... so if I set the right margin at say 400 pixels.. I still wan 400 pixels if I increase the form size..
Is that clearer?
Thanks Viktor for your help.

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I'm not sure what you are talking about., Do you mind to create a project source code and send it to me and put some comments where what you are trying to do...?? PLease clarify some things...

btw- My e-mail address is viktor@megsinet.net

Cheers,
Viktor
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