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RE: AVTS - Summary Page

Truncating is impossible to get right all the time.  Referendum titles are sometimes more than one line, so how many lines do you pick?  No matter what number you pick, you'll get it wrong and display too much or too little sometimes.  I suppose we could have a race field "title is first n lines" and have user enter that.  Smells problematic to me, but maybe it would work.
We have another issue to address though:  Steve's VIBS RCR where he only wants to replay the referendum title, not the referendum text.  There are no "lines" here.  I suppose we could have a "title is first n seconds of audio", but really that's crazy.
I think its gotta be two fields.  I don't like it, but I don't see any other way to satisfy both RCRs.  We should probably just accept that, code it, and move on, rather than trying to hack around it.
From: owner-support@gesn.com [mailto:owner-support@gesn.com]On Behalf Of Talbot Iredale
Sent: Wednesday, January 17, 2001 3:32 PM
The problem here is that the information is for the voter. The voter may have selected a language that is not the default one and therefore the information displayed is not in their selected language and they cannot read it. 
This being the case I am trying to see if I can use the same information displayed on the ballot but truncating and/or scaling it so that it fits.