Subject Re: [IBO] Problem with AutoLabels
Author Steve Fields
I thought it was getting quiet...

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Steve Fields

--- In, Mark Pickersgill <mpickers@i...> wrote:
> Steve,
> I have a reply and a file to send to you that should resolve your
> issues, however, your yahoo email doesn't seem to work. Is there
> email address I can send it to?
> Can contact me directly if need be.
> thanks
> Mark
> Steve Fields wrote:
> >Good. Now try all of these steps with AutoLabel.Kind set to albTop.
> >I forgot to put that one step in. The default Spacing is set to 3
> >which places the label a little high above the edit field. And this,
> >of course, flops over when using a albLeft configuration.
> >(And, BTW, when you set the Kind to albLeftCenter the height of the
> >label is still affected by the margin value.)
> >
> >Set it with the minimum of components following:
> >TIB_Connection: with a link to any database
> >TIB_Query: with any sql statement giving some data
> >TIB_Datasource: linked to the TIB_Query
> >TIB_Edit1: linked to the TIB_Datasource and any field
> >TIB_Edit2: linked to the TIB_Datasource and any field
> >1 and 2 both set to albTop.
> >Set the edit area to smaller than the label's width.
> >
> >Do with TIB_Edit2 all of these:
> >1. Truncates.
> >2. albTrimX = True. No truncation.
> >3. Use TIB_Edit1 as Model for the AutoLabel.
> > TIB_Edit1 AutoLabel truncates again.
> >4. Set albTrimX on TIB_Edit1 to true.
> > TIB_Edit2 still truncated.
> >
> >Also, in addition to these things, changing other
> >settings for the autolabel does not make the
> >_children_ follow suite. Margin, etc.
> >
> >
> >Conclusion: Any model causes truncation on albTop with or
> >without albTrimX set to true. Without a model it still
> >truncates albTop, but with albTrimX set to true it does
> >not truncate.
> >
> >All in all, though I like the changes, just wasn't ready
> >for them. Could you add a couple of more settings in the
> >types. This would take care of my problems, possibly others
> >also: albTopLeft, albLeftTop.
> >
> >Will you be in _charge_ of maintaining this part of the
> >IBO code base in the future?
> >
> >In my past usage of IBO products I tried to leave all of
> >the stuff under-the-hood alone as it worked perfectly for
> >what I needed. My major draw to Jason's product was the
> >different functions that had to do with the appearance
> >of the controls, etc. So these changes affected my user
> >base more than whether everything was faster or not. :\
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Steve Fields
> >
> >