enlarge field to size of labeltext

Sarah Reichelt sarah.reichelt at gmail.com
Fri Oct 7 17:30:43 EDT 2005

> I have a button that resizes a label (custonlabel) via 2 fields labelnewname and
> labelnewtextsize.
> the script is
> on mouseUp
>   set the text of field CustomLabel to field LabelNewName
>   set the textsize of field CustomLabel to field LabelNewTextsize
> end mouseUp
> I have a large area for the label but if I add too much text or too large a
> font, the new label is only partially visible because most is outwith the
> boundary of the label field.
> Is there a  way to dynamically resize the field "customlabel" to enlarge to the
> size of the text?

set the width of fld "CustomLabel" to the formattedWidth of fld "CustomLabel"
set the height of fld "CustomLabel" to the formattedHeight of fld "CustomLabel"


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