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Re: Widget_Label


This might be where you should turn to Widget_Text instead of Widget_Label.
You have a lot more control over Widget_Text formatting than you do with
Widget_Label (as an example, the keyword WRAP exists for text widgets but
not for label widgets.)


Mark Guagenti wrote:

> Hello,
> It's been a few months since I've done any IDL programming but I'm back
> at it again!  There is something that I just can't seem to figure out
> and I'm sure it's easy and I'm just missing it.  I have a Widget_Label
> with a significant amount of text in the VALUE keyword.  I created it
> using the IDL (using 5.2.1) gui builder and it displays just fine.  Then
> when I run it (or even you use the test GUI option) it displays the text
> in one line instead of wrapping it.  Since the text is long enough you
> can't see it all and it gets cut off.  How do you have the text wrap to
> fill the size of your Widget_Label?
> Thanks for any help,
> Mark

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