Grouping checkboxes with label fields

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Sep 15 01:16:29 EDT 2010


On 9/14/10 11:06 PM, Web Admin Himalayan Academy wrote:
> On 9/13/10 7:07 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>> You can add a two-line label if you do it by script:
>>
>> set the label of btn 1 to "line one" &cr& "line 2"
>>
>> Would that help?
>
> I'm sure it would...I could have sworn I tried that and it did not work
> but today it does. Again, we have the old problem of not being able to
> easily tweak the look and feel.. the check box is aligned horizontally
> on center between the two lines.
>
> There is no way that I have found to change the label align of the 2
> line label in relation to the check box...is there a way?

No, not that I know of. I was going to mention that using this trick 
pretty much breaks the HIG on every platform. :( If you want it to look 
right you have to go back to the field and button combo -- which might 
be why you forgot about this trick in the first place, because it looks 
weird.

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