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What is this yellow box with "Not" in it?

Postby Ellsinore » 11 Jun 2018 07:32

What is the purpose of this yellow box with the "Not" in it?

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Re: What is this yellow box with "Not" in it?

Postby Jane » 11 Jun 2018 07:51

As you have a source displayed the Source Pane is blank, it would normally say "Not Applicable" but as you have selected a non proportional font for the Property box it looks like it's got truncated by windows.
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Re: What is this yellow box with "Not" in it?

Postby Ellsinore » 11 Jun 2018 07:55

Hi, Jane! Actually, I only recently changed the font, but the "Not" has always been there. :-) But I "get it" now. Thank you!!!

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Re: What is this yellow box with "Not" in it?

Postby LornaCraig » 04 Jul 2018 10:16

I have just noticed this anomaly on a new laptop. It's not a problem, but it could certainly confuse a new user!

I am running FH on a desktop PC with windows 7 and synchronising with a new laptop with windows 10. I have not changed any default fonts in FH, and the two screens, although different sizes, have the same resolution. The display shows 'Not Applicable' on the desktop PC but just 'Not' on the laptop. This is not affected by the size or position of the Source pane, so it's not a simple case of truncation.
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Re: What is this yellow box with "Not" in it?

Postby tatewise » 04 Jul 2018 10:35

Has anybody reported it to Calico Pie?
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Re: What is this yellow box with "Not" in it?

Postby Jane » 04 Jul 2018 12:48

Lorna, do you run your laptop at something other than 100% in the display settings?
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Re: What is this yellow box with "Not" in it?

Postby LornaCraig » 04 Jul 2018 13:43

Ah, yes. The default laptop display is 125%. Changing it to 100% makes the 'Not applicable' text appear correctly. However at 125% even when the pane is arranged to make loads of space the word 'applicable' doesn't show, so the effect is quite odd.

I'll report it Calico Pie but I doubt they can do much about it.
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Re: What is this yellow box with "Not" in it?

Postby tatewise » 04 Jul 2018 16:42

It probably will be to do with how much GUI space the code has allowed for that text (a bit like a Text Box in Word).
Enlarging the yellow Sources For pane has no effect (in the same way enlarging the page has no effect on a Text Box).
I suspect the word applicable is wrapping onto the next (invisible) line (the same as happens in a Text Box that is too small).
Calico Pie should be able to fix it by making the GUI space larger or dynamically sized.
(BTW: Plugin Lua IOPackage offers that dynamic capability, so I suspect Windows will offer something similar.)
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Re: What is this yellow box with "Not" in it?

Postby LornaCraig » 04 Jul 2018 19:43

Ros at Calico has responded:
"Thank you I have made a note of that for the developers."
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