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Twips, points and cm

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Hi,

When I create a text field on a report with a 8 point font in it and let
Access decide the size, the height wil become 0.423 cm. This comes down to
240 twips wich is 12 points.

My question: Why does access need an extra 4 points
I need a report with only 1 point white between the lines. Is there a way to
do that without clipping the g, j, y, [, ] etc???
Nov 12 '05 #1
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1) Access/WIndows leaves a small margin at the top of the box
2) The space for the 8 point font includes the leading required before
displaying the next line(if any).

To gain complete control over the rendering process you can use the
Print method of the Report object. This is very easy to do for single
line controls but much more complex when multiple lines of output per
control are involved.

There's sample code showing you how to calculate Baselines, font
height's etc. in the Report section on my Web site.
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HTH
Stephen Lebans
http://www.lebans.com
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Hi,

When I create a text field on a report with a 8 point font in it and let Access decide the size, the height wil become 0.423 cm. This comes down to 240 twips wich is 12 points.

My question: Why does access need an extra 4 points
I need a report with only 1 point white between the lines. Is there a way to do that without clipping the g, j, y, [, ] etc???


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