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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Table Cell Composition
Date Sun, 06 Apr 2014 17:28:27 GMT

On 4/6/14 2:42 AM, "Harbs" <harbs.lists@gmail.com> wrote:

>While working on TLF tables, I came to the conclusion that the simplest
>way to handle the composition is to create a separate TExtFlow for each
>cell in a table. The reason for this being that the composition of each
>cell is in fact completely separate from the composition of the main
>text, and by separating it, we can compose all the cells before starting
>composition of the table. Once the cells are composed, composing the
>table is very straight-forward because we are dealing with known sizes.
Makes sense to me.
>I think each cell would have its own EditManager, but share an
>UndoManager with the main text.
>Does anyone have any concerns with this approach?
Performance and memory, of course.  Don't know if pooling would help or
avoiding spending too much time on cells that are off-screen.
>Also: I'd like to reuse the composed cells of header and footer cells.
>I'm not sure exactly where the text content is actually drawn. Can anyone
>point me in the right direction?
Not sure what you mean here.


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