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Text Autofit / Max Width / Ellipsis

More possible solutions for long text fields.
- Autofit means adjust font size to fit
- Max width means any text at the end will be truncated
- Ellipsis, e.g. this is some long text which...

AlexCurran, 08.01.2015, 08:34
Idea status: under consideration


bakeri666, 09.01.2015, 01:07
Would be good to combine with the scrolling text feature
rahul, 09.01.2015, 02:44
I've done all that on my watch face for various text fields. Auto fit for the weather text because some phrases are just too long, max width with ellipses for calendar events.

I like these ideas better than scrolling text. I think scrolling will be useless at 1fps.
Brak, 10.01.2015, 15:35
Auto-fitting text would be fantastic. Though this does involve rendering->size-detection->font-size-setting->remeasuring, boy would it be handy.

Bonus points for the ability to auto-fit the font proportionally OR horizontally only (stretched/squished) so the height could either A) scale too or B) remain constant.

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