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Stored procedures
The vertical alignment of a control consists in defining the text position in the control in relation to the control borders. This allows you to center the content of an edit control in relation to the borders of input area.
Three types of alignment are available:
  • Alignment to top
    image of top-aligned text
  • Alignment in the middle
    image of text aligned in the middle
  • Alignment at bottom
    image of bottom-aligned text
..VerticalAlignment is used to find out and modify the vertical alignment of a control.
The initial alignement of the control is defined when describing the control.
Example
// If the control is aligned to top, align it at bottom
IF STC_Static..VerticalAlignment = vaTop THEN
STC_Static..VerticalAlignment = vaBottom
END
Syntax

Finding out the vertical alignment of a control Hide the details

<Current Alignment> = <Control Name>..VerticalAlignment
<Current Alignment>: Integer constant
Current vertical alignment of control. The possible values are as follows:
vaBottomthe text is located at the bottom of control
vaMiddlethe text is located in the middle of control
vaTopthe text is located at the top of control

WEBDEV - Server codePHP Additional alignment options are available:
vaAutoAutomatic vertical alignment (correspond to the CSS "auto" value)
vaBaselineVertical alignment according to the base line (correspond to the CSS "baseline" value)
vaBelowVertical alignment below the line, in subscript (correspond to the CSS "sub" value)
vaAboveVertical alignment above the line, in superscript (correspond to the CSS "super" value)
vaNotDefinedVertical alignment inherited from the parent
vaTextBottomVertical alignment flushed to the bottom (correspond to the CSS "text-bottom" value)
vaTextTopVertical alignment flushed to the top (correspond to the CSS "text-top" value)
<Control Name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of control to use.

Modifying the vertical alignment of control Hide the details

<Control Name>..VerticalAlignment = <New Alignment>
<Control Name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of control to use.
<New Alignment>: Integer constant
New alignment of the control. The possible values are as follows:
vaBottomthe text is located at the bottom of control
vaMiddlethe text is located in the middle of control
vaTopthe text is located at the top of control

WEBDEV - Server codePHP Additional options for the vertical alignment can be specified via the following constants:
vaAutoAutomatic vertical alignment (correspond to the CSS "auto" value)
vaBaselineVertical alignment according to the base line (correspond to the CSS "baseline" value)
vaBelowVertical alignment below the line, in subscript (correspond to the CSS "sub" value)
vaAboveVertical alignment above the line, in superscript (correspond to the CSS "super" value)
vaNotDefinedVertical alignment inherited from the parent
vaTextBottomVertical alignment flushed to the bottom (correspond to the CSS "text-bottom" value)
vaTextTopVertical alignment flushed to the top (correspond to the CSS "text-top" value)
Remarks

Horizontal alignment

To define the horizontal alignment of control, use ..HorizontalAlignment.

Limitations

WEBDEV - Server code In a page, ..VerticalAlignment is used to find out and modify the vertical alignment for the following types of controls:
  • Edit control
  • Static control
  • Button
  • Check box/Radio button
  • List box, Combo box
  • Table
  • Table cell (in read-only)
  • Versions 18 and later
    Treeview table, cell of treeview table (in read-only)
    New in version 18
    Treeview table, cell of treeview table (in read-only)
    Treeview table, cell of treeview table (in read-only)
  • Formatted display control
  • HTML control
  • Link
  • HTML static
  • Pager
  • Site map path
  • TreeView
  • Versions 16 and later
    Progress bar
    New in version 16
    Progress bar
    Progress bar
  • Versions 16 and later
    Schedule
    New in version 16
    Schedule
    Schedule
  • Versions 17 and later
    Rating control
    New in version 17
    Rating control
    Rating control
PHP In a page, ..VerticalAlignment is used to find out and modify the vertical alignment for the following types of controls:
  • Edit control
  • Static control
  • Button
  • Check box/Radio button
  • List box, Combo box
  • Table
  • Versions 18 and later
    Treeview table, cell of treeview table
    New in version 18
    Treeview table, cell of treeview table
    Treeview table, cell of treeview table
  • Formatted display control
  • HTML control
  • Link
  • HTML static
  • Pager
  • TreeView
WEBDEV - Server code In a report, ..VerticalAlignment is used to find out and modify the vertical alignment for the following types of controls:
  • Static control.
  • Calculated control.
  • Preset control.
  • Versions 17 and later
    Chart control.
    New in version 17
    Chart control.
    Chart control.
  • Group of controls: This property will only be applied to the controls that support the vertical alignment.
  • Item control.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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