[reportlab-users] preformatted tag - should it wrap?

Richard Galka rgalka at seccuris.com
Fri Jun 17 12:19:58 EDT 2011

I vote for (b), mostly as I assume this will provide easier backwards
compatibility for current projects out there.
If (a) is chosen, then having an easy way of overriding to existing default
behaviour would be appreciated.

-- Richard

On 11-06-17 11:00 AM, "reportlab-users-request at lists2.reportlab.com"
<reportlab-users-request at lists2.reportlab.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,


> We'd like users' opinions on a small change.


> We support a 'preformatted text' object for blocks of code etc.

> Currently, if your lines of code are too long, they will overflow the

> margin or vanish off the right egde of the page. If we were able to

> improve this, do people think we should...


> (a) always wrap at the width of the frame - possibly with one of those

> cute arrow icons...


> (b) keep existing behaviour, but turn on wrapping with an extra attribute ?


> Thanks,


> --

> Andy Robinson

> Managing Director

> ReportLab Europe Ltd.

> Media House, 3 Palmerston Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 1PG, UK

> Tel +44-20-8545-1570

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