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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.
Versions 16 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available for the Windows Phone applications.
New in version 16
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available for the Windows Phone applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available for the Windows Phone applications.
Versions 18 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store Apps mode.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store Apps mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store Apps mode.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
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

<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

Remarks

Horizontal alignment

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

Limitations

WINDEV In a window, ..VerticalAlignment is used to find out and modify the vertical alignment for the following types of controls:
  • Static control
  • Check box or radio button
  • Image
  • Column in a table or in a treeview table
  • List box
  • Combo box
  • Bar code
  • Chart
  • Versions 17 and later
    Rating control
    New in version 17
    Rating control
    Rating control
  • Versions 17 and later
    Organization chart
    New in version 17
    Organization chart
    Organization chart
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 App 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.
Java ..VerticalAlignment only applies to the following controls:
  • Static control.
  • Image.
  • Check box.
  • Radio button.
  • Combo box.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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