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SWT Tree: Multi-line label [message #507244] Tue, 12 January 2010 15:37 Go to next message
Laurent Petit is currently offline Laurent Petit
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Hello,

With SWT, when one sets as text for a label of a tree a String with newlines in it (e.g. "This is\na multiline\nlabel"), the label is displayed on multiple lines.
This is an important property I would like to keep in the RAP version of my RCP application, but somehow I'm unable to manage to make it work. It's as if the newline were just dismissed by the tree
widget.

Any idea ?

Thanks a lot in advance,

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Laurent
Re: SWT Tree: Multi-line label [message #507386 is a reply to message #507244] Wed, 13 January 2010 10:17 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Rüdiger Herrmann is currently offline Rüdiger Herrmann
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Laurent,

I am sorry to say so but this is currently not possible with RAP. The
client-side Tree implementation does not support multi-line items.
Feel free to file an enhancement request. However, changes are low that
we can implement this in the near future because of the limitations of
the client-side Tree implementation.

Regards
Rüdiger
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On 12.01.2010 16:37, Laurent Petit wrote:
> Hello,
>
> With SWT, when one sets as text for a label of a tree a String with
> newlines in it (e.g. "This is\na multiline\nlabel"), the label is
> displayed on multiple lines.
> This is an important property I would like to keep in the RAP version of
> my RCP application, but somehow I'm unable to manage to make it work.
> It's as if the newline were just dismissed by the tree widget.
>
> Any idea ?
>
> Thanks a lot in advance,
>
Re: SWT Tree: Multi-line label [message #507388 is a reply to message #507386] Wed, 13 January 2010 10:23 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Thomas Schindl is currently offline Thomas Schindl
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On SWT this multiline behavior is not consistent on all plaforms. The
only cross platfrom solution is to use owner draw.

Tom

Am 13.01.10 11:17, schrieb Rüdiger Herrmann:
> Laurent,
>
> I am sorry to say so but this is currently not possible with RAP. The
> client-side Tree implementation does not support multi-line items.
> Feel free to file an enhancement request. However, changes are low that
> we can implement this in the near future because of the limitations of
> the client-side Tree implementation.
>
> Regards
> Rüdiger
Re: SWT Tree: Multi-line label [message #1036715 is a reply to message #507244] Mon, 08 April 2013 18:16 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Alexey Zhukov is currently offline Alexey Zhukov
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What about multiline in TreeItem now? (In TableItem work tag <br/> to wrap text)
Re: SWT Tree: Multi-line label [message #1037369 is a reply to message #1036715] Tue, 09 April 2013 13:16 Go to previous message
Ivan Furnadjiev is currently offline Ivan Furnadjiev
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Hi Alexey,
Yes... if you enable markup support for Tree this should work. You could
specify custom item height as well.
Best,
Ivan

On 4/9/2013 4:05 PM, Alexey Zhukov wrote:
> What about multiline in TreeItem now? (In TableItem work tag <br/> to
> wrap text)

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