[plt-scheme] Multi-line message% ?

From: Paul Steckler (steck at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Wed Sep 4 11:06:07 EDT 2002

> I'm trying to design a standard alert box, but I don't get the message
> text to wrap properly. Even though I set stretchable-width to #f
> nearly
> everywhere, the dialog always expands its width instead of wrapping
> the
> message% text. Is there a way to have multi-line messages without
> using
> text%? (text% fields have a different background on OS X which doesn't
> look good in an alert box.)

The same issue was reported by me as PR 5351:


which is still open.

Basically, you have to use multiple message% instances -- newlines in a
single instance won't do what you want.

-- Paul

Posted on the users mailing list.