[Pharo-dev] TxText model

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 05:02:29 EDT 2016

On 6 April 2016 at 11:56, Denis Kudriashov <dionisiydk at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi
> 2016-04-06 9:07 GMT+02:00 Nicolai Hess <nicolaihess at gmail.com>:
>> What are the main problems with Text, Paragraph, ... and other old
>> TextComponents?
> I don't want to write crappy words. But to understand what was wrong you
> can try with them:
>    - remove blinking cursor for specific morph instance
>    - hide selection or change it color for specific morph instance
>    - implement validation for input when only digits are allowed
>    - implement masked fields
>    - try to make all this composable
> It seems that first two items are really simple tasks. But it is huge pain
> and hacks at the end.

Yes, Denis, that was i did not mentioned.
But as i said my main focus was not trying to fix all of the above , but to
enable vector-based rendering for text. The rest was coming as a bonus and
future work.
Because else, all of it worth nothing if you cannot even render text with

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko.
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