JDK-8130738 TextFlow's tab width is static

Scott Palmer swpalmer at gmail.com
Thu Oct 17 21:46:45 UTC 2019

I think what we’ve settled on fits CSS for the web. I agree we shouldn’t deviate from that if possible. 


> On Oct 17, 2019, at 5:30 PM, Pedro Duque Vieira <pedro.duquevieira at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Kevin asked for developers opinions on this issue, just thought I'd leave
> my own.
> Didn't have time to read the thread thoroughly enough, don't have much time
> at the moment to do it. Apologies for that.
> Just wanted to make a comment about the CSS support for this feature. I
> think if you add it, it would be great if it follows the CSS web spec or at
> least it doesn't go against it.
> I think there's a lot of value if we start more and more following the web
> css spec, it would mean a web designer could eventually transfer his skills
> directly to javafx or that we could use tools used in the web or that we
> could simply copy paste a CSS web example into JavaFX and it would just
> work (though we're still a bit far from that but could be a possibility in
> the future).
> There are a good deal of big companies already involved in developing web
> css, I'm sure they've put a lot of thought into it (not speaking of the
> early days of CSS which was very bad).
> Thanks,
> -- 
> Pedro Duque Vieira - https://www.pixelduke.com

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