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Re: [Nano-devel] Max text size for nano translated texts

From: David Benbennick
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] Max text size for nano translated texts
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 20:27:49 -0500
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On Sat, Oct 26, 2002 at 02:41:02AM +0200, Jean-Philippe Guérard wrote:
> What is the maximum advisable size for an error message ? What if it 
> includes a file name (a file name could be very long) ?

I guess all translated error messages go to the status bar.  If the 
terminal has COLS columns (usually 80), the first COLS - 4 (i.e. 76) 
will be shown.  It's a good idea to put a file name at the end of 
the message, so if it is very long it won't push the message off.

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