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Creator III
Creator III

Container and text objects inside it

Hi,

If I have a container (3 x 2) with six text objects inside it, do I have the ability to size the column width individually?

For example, I have 2 rows with 3 columns.  Say column 1 and 2 are 20 pixels in width each.  I’m not even sure how wide (or small)

is 20 pixels.  I’m just throwing a number here.  The question is: can I have column 3 to be 50 pixels in width?  As I’m playing around with

the container, it appears to me the “cell” that has the largest length is the length QV will set the width for the columns.  Is this correct?

Thanks!!

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MVP & Luminary
MVP & Luminary

Hi Sydney,

As far as I know, the sizing of the objects in a container is automated - that's the main purpose of the container, to minimize tinkering with the object sizes.

If you need your text objects to be sized individually - why use the container at all? Simply place your 6 text objects and size them in any desired way.

cheers,

Oleg Troyansky

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Anonymous
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you can size each column and each row individual. but the largest column or row will be relevant for the rest

I use sometimes to place several objects in a Container and give them an individual Image

does this answer your question?

example with 6 textobjects (3*2)

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Creator III
Creator III

Hi Oleg,

I want to be able to move all the text objects at once.  I posted the question Group multiple objects on sheet

and someone suggested to use a container.  I have the text objects setup nicely now using the container but I want

to resize the width if the text is small and don't want to waste screen space.  This is why I was asking.

Thanks for confirming/

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Creator III
Creator III

Rudolf, thanks for the idea.  Let me play around the container a bit more so I can get the desired effect.

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MVP & Luminary
MVP & Luminary

I see... Personally, I wouldn't add the overhead and the potential challenges associated with the container, just for the convenience of moving the objects together. The alternative is to lasso the objects to select them together or to use Shift-Click to add them to your selected objects one by one.

I  assume you don't need to move the objects in the run-time, only in the development phase?

Oleg Troyansky

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