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Subject: Re: [office] Clarification for frame formatting propertystyle:flow-with-text


Andreas J Guelzow wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-19-10 at 08:30 +0200, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann - Software
> Engineer - Sun Microsystems wrote:
>> Hi Andreas,
>> I want to ask you, if you can give your answer to Michael's question.
>> As it turned out that the used wording and terms causes confusion, I 
>> think it would be helpful, if we have your answer here.
> Hi,
> Michael was completely correct with his understanding of my
> interpretation of the term clipping. [I think this term has been around
> with this meaning at least since I first worked in computer graphics in
> the late seventies. So I thought the term had a standard meaning.] 

I've got also your understanding of term "to clip". But, I was advised 
by Thomas in his first reply to my initial post to use this term instead 
of my term "to capture".

Thus at the end, we solved this wording confusion.

Regards, Oliver.

>> Michael Brauer wrote:
>>> Andreas, Oliver,
>>> I'm not sure if you use the same definition of "to clip".
>>> Andreas: I think for you it does mean that one those parts of an object 
>>> are painted that are within the bounds of the table cell. That is, the 
>>> object's position is not touched. If the object does not fit into the 
>>> table cell, it is only partially visible, or not visible at all. Is that 
>>> correct?
>>> Oliver: I think for you "to clip" means that the object is forced to 
>>> stay within the table cell, either by enlarging the table cell, or maybe 
>>> (I'm not sure) by adapting its position. Is that correct?
>>> Best regards
>>> Michael

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