JavaFX for the Enterprise - Working Group
peter.pilgrim at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 10:37:49 PDT 2012
On 18 October 2012 15:21, Peter Pilgrim <peter.pilgrim at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 17 October 2012 23:00, Tom Schindl <tom.schindl at bestsolution.at> wrote:
>> The problem is that we only get a control which is able to render rich text but unfortunately no editor! To get an editor with features you see in todays IDEs is a very long way from what we get with jfx8.
> I agree it is render mode.
> Maybe that is something that could be part of jfxtra project.
> The poor's editor component would be in my head a version of the
> gang-of-four Flyweight Pattern. You need some sort of Cursor and
> Document types. You need also some way of calculating Text Character
> extents. Horrible and complicated I know and agree, but those HTML5
> editor that was written inside a browser (Dion Almear and Ben
> Galbreath the Ajaxian unrelated brothers with ``Bespin'')
> Well Jeremy Clarkson (BBC Top Gear fame, UK) might exclaim, "How hard
> can it be?" (all you do keep a record or row and column of cursor).
> Agree the devil is in the details. Fixed font versus proportional
> On the hand, I cannot remember seeing such a component listed in the
> roadmap at this year's JavaOne.
>> Von meinem iPad gesendet
>> Am 17.10.2012 um 18:01 schrieb Peter Pilgrim <peter.pilgrim at gmail.com>:
>>> Richard Bair gave a presentation on rich text components vis-a-vis
>>> TextPane and TextFlow at JavaOne
>>> Supporting styles, bidirectional flow, Arabic /Hebrew maybe Chinese?,
>>> proper text wrapping and flowing around a defined area.
>>> So in affect we should be all able to write IDE in JavaFX
>>> If Kim is lurking about still on this list, he will definite
>>> understand the verbosity of the old Swing style text document Apis ,
>>> I expect better with the new FX text Apis in Fx8
>>> Sent from my iPhone 4S
> Peter Pilgrim,
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