Data Grid Column Alignment

zryip theSlug zryip.theslug at
Fri Dec 3 06:21:33 EST 2010

On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 7:31 AM, RevList <RevList at> wrote:
> I have a data grid with a custom that I set to right align and when I
> assign the dgText to this data grid, the column in question is right
> aligned.
> However, when I create a function that applies a transformation to that
> number and override the default rendering through a column behaviour , the
> alignment switches to left align.
> I tried set the dgColumnAlignment["Distance"] of group "dgMileageLog" to
> "right" but nothing changes.
> The properties on that column are set to right align.
> All values in the column are 2 decimals so I want them to align to the
> right so that the decimals line up.
> Is there something that can be done about this besides using the technique
> in the Rev lessons for aligning decimals in a column.  (Which didn't work
> for me BTW).
> A simple right align is all I need, but it isn't working.
> Thanks in advance for any solution.
> Stewart

Hi Stewart,

The dgColumnAlignment property is not handled in case you have a
custom behavior.
You have to manage it yourself in the column behavior script.

The layoutControl event could be a good place for this:

on layoutControl
     set the textAlign of field 1 of me to "right"
end layoutControl

Untested but should work.

Best regards,
-Zryip TheSlug- wish you the best! 8)

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