View Full Version : Numeric Field Frustrations

12-10-2005, 02:17 PM

Is there a way to limit the number of decimal places displayed in the numeric fields in Layout? Or enlarge the numeric fields box?

For instance, I have an object that, I think, is positioned at 95.8873cm on the Y axis. Or maybe it's at -95.8873cm on the Y axis. I can't tell, because the numeric box is too small to hold all those digits and it's cutting off the first digit. I sometimes have similar issues in Modeler.

If this can't be corrected it strikes me as a pretty lame interface flaw. If it's going to crop digits why doesn't it crop the last digits? How many people have to position an object to one ten-thousandth of a centimeter precision?

This has probably been mentioned before, but a search of "numeric", "number" and "decimal" revealed no obvious answers.

I'm using LW 8.3 on Mac OS 10.3.


Shawn Marshall
Marshall Arts Motion Graphics

12-10-2005, 03:23 PM
Either it is corrected in ver 8.5 or the pc version happens to be working correctly vs. your problem on mac.
-99.5853cm displays correctly and -99.58535cm displays -99.5854cm and -99.58534cm displays -99.5853cm