Random? changes to textAlign

dsc at swcp.com dsc at swcp.com
Sun May 29 19:02:34 EDT 2016


Found it!

If a label is the 2nd or higher object in a selection (shift-click or drag scoop), then the textAlign changes.  

I tried giving the label field a unique name, but that didn't help.  

Dar


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> On May 29, 2016, at 4:48 PM, Dar Scott <dsc at swcp.com> wrote:
> 
> Oh, great.  Now it doesn't change.  I have no idea what I might have been doing to cause the change.  Maybe some layout cleanup or something.  
> 
>> On May 29, 2016, at 3:44 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> I love random features. <g>
>> 
>> On Sun, May 29, 2016 at 3:23 PM, Dar Scott <dsc at swcp.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> I'm wondering if it has something to do with my leaving the names of the
>>> labels all the same.
>>> 
>>> Or something about backgrounds.
>>> 
>>> I haven't seen this before.  It might be an engine bug (5% chance) or an
>>> IDE bug (20%) chance but most likely it is a Dar bug (95%).  I fully expect
>>> somebody will explain it is a feature and has always been there.
>>> 
>>> Dar
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On May 29, 2016, at 3:15 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Nevermind. Having textalign set, and changing tabalign to various
>>>> combinations of tabs and settings does do interesting things, but I can't
>>>> make it do what you describe so far.
>>>> 
>>>> On Sun, May 29, 2016 at 3:10 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> the tabAlign isn't set to anything is it? And if so, is the label text
>>>>> changing with possible preceding tabs?
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Sun, May 29, 2016 at 2:46 PM, Dar Scott <dsc at swcp.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> I have a couple label fields in a background that keep changing from
>>>>>> right aligned to left aligned.  I'm pretty sure I'm not scripting any
>>>>>> textAlign changes.  What might do this?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Dar
>>>>>> 8.0.1
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
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