By default, the Total Access Memo editor presents a ruler in inches.
You can use a centimeter scale by modifying the Total Access Memo
initialization file, TAMEMO.INI, which is in the Windows directory. Add
a new item (Centimeters=1) under [Editor] to switch the ruler to
centimeters. If there is no entry, or Centimeters=0, the ruler displays
inches. An updated TAMEMO.INI file look like this:
A new property, TextLimit, sets the maximum acceptable size of the
RTF memo field. Users cannot enter text beyond the limit set. If they
try, the editor will prevent them from doing so with a warning message.
By default, the value is 32,512 characters. If you want memo fields
larger than this, you need to use the TAM_CheckRTF procedure described
This property can be set directly on the Total Access Memo OCX, just
like its other properties. In design mode, right click on the control,
choose "FMS Total Access Memo Control Object" from the menu, and enter
the TextLimit property. Acceptable values are between 200 and 32,512.
(The 200 limit is the minimum for the RTF header). The number is the
size of the RTF field which includes the text plus formatting.
To see the size of an RTF field, launch the editor and look at the
Using the Snippet Code from the Control Properties Dialog
On page 25 of the User's Guide, the screen shot for the Control
Properties Dialog shows three separate text boxes for the snippet code.
This has been changed in the shipping product to make the dialog easier
The dialog now contains all the code in one text box. When you enter
the Form Events or Report Events page of the Control Properties dialog,
simply press the [Copy] button to copy all the code to the clipboard.
Close the Control Properties dialog and return to your form or report's
module. Then press Control-V or select Edit, Paste from the menu to copy
the snippet code to the module.
Dynamically Resizing the Control on a Report
Total Access Memo now includes a feature that allows dynamic resizing
of a control on a report. Please see the section 'Dynamically Resizing
the Control,' in the help file, and the Demo Database, for more
(422 KB) - Last updated December 30, 1997
If you are a Total Access Memo 2.0 Runtime Owner, the current runtime
version is 2.0g:
Tam20g.exe - Last updated December 30, 1997
Patches are for registered users only and subject
to the product licensing terms.
You may not re-distribute them
without express written permission from FMS, Inc.