Align baselines of 2 fields

Knapp Martin martyknappster at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 12:44:24 EDT 2018


Thanks Craig and Bernd, I’ll tinker with this and see how it goes.

Marty

> On Jun 21, 2018, at 4:37 AM, Niggemann, Bernd via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Mary,
> 
> I suppose you want to center those fields around a common horizontal baseline.
> 
> You might try this if that is what you want. Should work with different fonts and sizes.
> 
> Two fields, one button.
> 
> Kind regards
> Bernd
> 
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> on mouseUp
>   local tDescent1, tDescent2, tBot1, tBot2, tDiff1, tDiff2, tRef
>   local fFormattedBottom1, fFormattedBottom2
> 
>   put 120 into tRef
> 
>   put item 4 of the formattedRect of line 1 of field 1 into fFormattedBottom1
>   put item 4 of the formattedRect of line 1 of field 2 into fFormattedBottom2
> 
>   put item 4 of measureText(line 1 of field 1, field 1 ,"bounds") into tDescent1
>   put item 4 measureText(line 1 of field 2, field 2 ,"bounds") into tDescent2
> 
>   put the bottom of field 1 into tBot1
>   put the bottom of field 2 into tBot2
> 
>   put tBot1 - fFormattedBottom1 + tDescent1 into tDiff1
>   put tBot2 - fFormattedBottom2 + tDescent2 into tDiff2
> 
>   set the bottom of field 1 to tRef + tDiff1
>   set the bottom of field 2 to tRef + tDiff2
> end mouseUp
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> 
> 
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