text shift not work in buttons?

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billworld
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text shift not work in buttons?

Post by billworld » Mon Dec 01, 2008 2:30 am

The following code will shift text in text fields (when referenced), but, won't shift the text in buttons. Is this expected behavior? If so, how do you overcome the problem that the built-in text shift for buttons is NOT vertically centered?

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on mouseup
    set the textshift of char 1 to -1 of me to 2
end mouseup

Lynn P.
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Post by Lynn P. » Mon Dec 01, 2008 3:27 am

Hi Bill ~
You can set the: bottomMargin, topMargin, leftMargin and rightMargin in pixels, to move the button text right where you wish as:

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set the bottomMargin of btn "myButton" to 30

billworld
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Post by billworld » Mon Dec 01, 2008 6:11 am

That works. Thanks!
Lynn P. wrote:Hi Bill ~
You can set the: bottomMargin, topMargin, leftMargin and rightMargin in pixels, to move the button text right where you wish as:

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set the bottomMargin of btn "myButton" to 30

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