field margins

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Tue Mar 29 19:35:50 EST 2005

Ken Ray wrote:
> On 3/29/05 4:07 PM, "Richard Gaskin" <ambassador at> wrote: 
>>I nedd to use a field as a grid display, which generally works well with
>>one anomaly:  the left margin of the field always has a gap of about
>>four or five pixels.
>>I've tried setting the showBorder and threeD to false, and setting the
>>margins to 0,0,0,0 but still I have that gap.
> That's odd... when I do what you're suggesting with a new field, the text in
> the field is cut off by a few pixels on the left and top. Only by setting
> the margins to 2 (or 2,2,2,2) does it hug-up to the upper left corner of the
> field with no margin.

Sorry, should have clarified:  I have no text in the field at all.  I'm 
simply using it as a lightweight grid display.

So the problem isn't about where text appears, but about the evenness of 
the line spacing....

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
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