vAlign Images in lines of text
kray at sonsothunder.com
Mon Oct 17 16:05:45 CDT 2005
On 10/17/05 10:17 AM, "Todd Geist" <tg.lists at geistinteractive.com> wrote:
> I used set imageSource to put a little Icon in a line of text.
> What I get is both the Icon and the text aligned to the text base line
> What I want is for the text to be centered on the Icon.
> Is this possible?
Funny you should ask that, as I was just discussing this with Richard Gaskin
The answer is "yes", you can use the little-known "textShift" property of
text to shift the image (or the text, your choice) above/below the baseline.
So supposing your icon is the first character of line 1 of a field, you can
set the textShift of char 1 of field 1 to 3 -- go 3 pixels "down"
You can use negative numbers to shift stuff up. Play with it a bit to get
your bearings, but it can be a really useful feature.
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