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Description

Labels are intended to display text to name controls like knobs, text fields, or sections. A label can either use one of the available system fonts or use a custom font for more decorative text styles, depending on the selected font resource.

 

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Properties

PropertyDescription
NameThe name of the Label.
Position/Size Position and Size of the element in pixels.

Pos x, Pos y, Width, Height (Pos = Position of upper left corner)

Attach
  • Left: If the parent is resized, the control remains attached to left edge, with the specified ratio.
  • Right: If the parent is resized, the control moves relatively to the right edge, with the specified ratio.
  • Top: If the parent is resized, the control remains attached to top edge, with the specified ratio.
  • Bottom: If the parent is resized, the control moves relatively to the bottom edge, with the specified ratio.
  • Left + Right: If the parent is resized, the control is resized horizontally relatively to the left and right edges, with the specified ratio.
  • Top + Bottom: If the parent is resized, the control is resized vertically relatively to the top and bottom edges, with the specified ratio.
Tooltip Text that appears as a tooltip when the mouse hovers over the element.
Style
  • Fit Strings: Activate this option if you want a string to be shortened automatically if it cannot be fully displayed in the edit field. This method first removes spaces, then vowels.
  • Fit Path: Activate this option if you want a path string to be shortened automatically if it cannot be fully displayed in the edit field. This method keeps the first and last characters of the string and puts "..." in between to indicate that letters were omitted.
  • Wordwrap: Activate this option if you want to write text in more than one line. The text continues on the next line as soon as it does not fit into the current line.
Font

Allows you to select which font resource to be used to display the text.

Alignment Left, Right, Center H, Top, Bottom, Center V
  • Left: Aligns the text to the left side
  • Right: Aligns the text to the right side
  • Center H: Aligns the text to the horizontal center
  • Top:  Aligns the text to the top
  • Bottom:  Aligns the text to the bottom
  • Center V:  Aligns the text to the vertical center
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