Center text within a field?

Trevor DeVore lists at mangomultimedia.com
Wed Jun 6 18:17:33 CDT 2007


On Jun 6, 2007, at 4:01 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> Version 2:
>
> on mouseUp
>   set the width of fld 1 to the width of grc 1
>   get the textsize of fld 1
>   if it < 20 then add 5 to it
>   set the textheight of fld 1 to it
>   set the height of fld 1 to it
>   set the loc of fld 1 to the loc of grc 1
> end mouseUp
>
> For this one, set the fixedLineHeight of the field to true, and the  
> margins to 0. (It also depends on the font and size of the field  
> rather than individual textchunks.)
>
> It seems to work with the webdings example and a few others I tried  
> up to a textsize around 100. More than that and it starts to drift  
> downward, depending on the font. If the above isn't suitable I  
> guess your image solution is the way to go.

This one works for webdings for me as well. I tried it with Arial (on  
Mac), textsize set to 48 and the "1" drifted towards the top of the  
circle. Does Arial work on your machine?

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Trevor DeVore
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