WebListBox column widths and Horizontal Scroll Bars...

  1. 5 months ago

    Brian O

    Dec 6 Pre-Release Testers, Xojo Pro Calgary, AB

    I have a WebListBox that I am trying to set some sensible widths for.
    I can go through all the rows of a column and get the maximum width of the string in the cell and set the column width to that.
    (or the average or a percent.)

    I'm curious though how the length of the string relates to the text encoding and font etc that actually displays the text.
    Because I wasn't able to figure that out I decided to use the average length of each columns string and then setting columnWidths using a percentage of 100%
    But then I loose the horizontal scroll bar, which I guess makes sense as the 'width' of the control is anchored ?

    Help. I need a horizontal scroll bar!

  2. Jay M

    Dec 8 Pre-Release Testers, Xojo Pro Austin TX

    @Brian OBrien Help. I need a horizontal scroll bar!

    Its on my wishlist too. But I think all weblistbox development has stopped in favor of Web 2.0.

  3. David C

    Dec 8 Pre-Release Testers, Xojo Pro Derby, ITM

    Pass your method the desirable final percentage (default 100%), then resize the columns accordingly — that's how my method works for both desktop and web ListBoxes.

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