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thoms

Hello Forum,

I'm trying to vertically center text in label controls, but no way. The search on the forum returns no result, or I don't search the right way :>

When I insert a button and a label of same size close to each other, the text is centered on the button, but top aligned on the label, or edit. Which doesn't look really aesthetic :no:

Any idea is welcome

Thanks in advance,

Thoms

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Malkey

Here is one idea to center text vertically and horizontally in a label and edit control.

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <StaticConstants.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <String.au3>

Example()

Func Example()
    GUICreate("My GUI", 200, 400)

    Local $iCtrlDepth = 200, $iFontSize = 9
    $iCenter = Int($iCtrlDepth / ($iFontSize * 4))
    GUICtrlCreateLabel(_StringRepeat(@CRLF, $iCenter) & "Label", 10, 30, 100, $iCtrlDepth, $SS_CENTER) 
    GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1, 0xA0FFFF)
    GUICtrlSetFont(-1, $iFontSize)

    $iCtrlDepth1 = 150
    $iFontSize = 12
    $iCenter = Int($iCtrlDepth1 / ($iFontSize * 4))
    GUICtrlCreateEdit(_StringRepeat(@CRLF, $iCenter) & "Edit", 10, 40 + $iCtrlDepth, 100, $iCtrlDepth1, $ES_CENTER)
    GUICtrlSetFont(-1, $iFontSize)
    GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1, 0xFFFFA0)

    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

    While 1
        Switch GUIGetMsg()
            Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
                ExitLoop
        EndSwitch
    WEnd
EndFunc   ;==>Example

 

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thoms

Hi Malkey,

Thanks for your quick answer. This works pretty well for large label height/font size ratio, but my label height is 52 and font size is 12.

This results in approx. bottom aligned text.

I've found another way (for lazy): I put an empty 52 height label, then a 26 height label with text 12 on top of it. Both with same color.

I expected an easier way to do it.

BTW, I don't understand $BS_VCENTER for buttons as they are vertically centered by default. This would be more helpful for labels/edits in my case.

Thx,

Thoms

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