Textsize of label of copied btn changes

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sun Oct 18 19:10:02 EDT 2020


If the text properties in the property inspector are italic, they are 
inheriting from another control with a lower layer, or inheriting from the 
IDE itself. If the property is not italic, it's been set specifically on 
the control.

Regardless, there will always be a number in the text size.
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Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
On October 18, 2020 5:15:48 PM William Prothero via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Richard:
> I found that when I created a button, the textsize property had not been 
> set, even though the IDE showed it to be 13. I then went to the IDE to 
> click the size up to `4, then back down to 13 and then, when I did:
> put the texsize of btn “mybutton”, it showed the textsize correctly.
>
> It’s just one of those frustrating mysteries one encounters. The copied btn 
> textsize was probably picking up the textsize from the fields that I had 
> already imported.
>
> I’d have to call it a bug, I guess??
>
> Best,
> Bill
>
> William A. Prothero
> https://earthlearningsolutions.org
>
>> On Oct 13, 2020, at 10:59 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode 
>> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>
>> William Prothero wrote:
>>
>> > I am copying a button from one card to another. The font size of the
>> > label changes from that of the original to a large font and I can’t
>> > figure out how to change the textsize of the label. I keep getting an
>> > error.
>>
>> set the textSize of btn "SoAndSo" to 14
>>
>> The curious part is that it changed when you pasted it.  If you have a 
>> textSize specified for the card it came from but not the card it was pasted 
>> in, that would govern all controls that do not have their own testSize 
>> property explicitly set.
>>
>> --
>> Richard Gaskin
>> Fourth World Systems
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