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module name truncated

Postby jmichael » December 2nd, 2019, 6:45 am

VASSAL 3.2.17

I used Save As to make another copy of a module. I opened the new copy, then exited, went into the editor, and changed the module name. The new copy's name is truncated in the library listing. I tried changing the module name and it looks like the name displayed in the library listing is limited to the length of the name the first time I opened it.

Removing the module and re-opening cleared the problem: The new, longer, name displays fully.
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Re: module name truncated

Postby DrNostromo » December 2nd, 2019, 5:09 pm

As you make changes in the editor just about anywhere, you will notice that sometimes names get truncated ...especially if they are longer than what was originally there. That's been a common issue for as long as I can remember. Just keep in mind that you're not losing information and that once you save the module and re-open it, the names will appear fine.
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