radiobuttons, checkboxes and icongravity

Richmond richmondmathewson at
Sun Jun 2 05:42:53 EDT 2019

I'm sorry, I forgot to post the link to the stack:

And, before (or after ?) you get the wrong end of the stick, "Yours aye" 
is the
Scots for the English "Yours ever."

Allus yours, Richmond.

On 2.06.19 3:19, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote:
> Hi Richmond,
>> Am 01.06.2019 um 22:48 schrieb Richmond via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
>> Well, Klaus, I don't know what you have been doing, but I have just managed to do exactly that:
>> I set up a radiobutton called "RR" and gave it one of the generic icons built into LiveCode.
>> Then I wrote this in the MessageBox:
>> settheicongravityofbtn "RR" tobottom
>> at which point the icon moved to the centre-bottom of the radiobutton.
>> Here's a pretty picture and a wee stack as "proof-of-pudden."
> well, Richmond, I did not try the message box, since there is no popup for icongravity
> in the inspector for radiobuttons and checkboxes, I dared to think this might not be allowed
> for these kind of buttons. My fault, so extraordinary sorry! 8-)
> OK, message box works, so this may mean that this feature just did not make it into the IDE, right?
> LC 9.0.4 Indy, macOS 10.14.5
>> Yours aye, Richmond.
> My aye? Come on! :-D
>> On 1.06.19 18:40, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote:
>>> Hi friends,
>>> anyone knows why we cannot set the icongravity for radiobuttons and checkboxes?
>>> Is this an HIG thing?
> Best
> Klaus
> --
> Klaus Major
> klaus at
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