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From Greg Brown <gkbr...@mac.com>
Subject Re: Styles as an Element.
Date Wed, 05 Aug 2009 02:14:02 GMT
Try setting it via the styles attribute and you should see the  
expected behavior. Seems like there might be an issue setting it via a  
styles element.

On Aug 4, 2009, at 7:47 PM, Scott Lanham wrote:

> Tried right/left top/bottom and the buttons were up against the  
> window border.
>
> On Wed, 5 Aug 2009 09:22:34 am Greg Brown wrote:
>> You might not see the effect padding has since you are using center
>> alignments. Try right or left (or top/bottom).
>>
>> On Aug 4, 2009, at 6:43 PM, Scott Lanham wrote:
>>> I am playing with the Toggle Buttons part of the tutorial. After
>>> changes the
>>> WTKX file looks like:
>>>
>>> <Window title="Toggle Buttons" maximized="true"
>>>   xmlns:wtkx="http://pivot.apache.org/wtkx"
>>>   xmlns:content="org.apache.pivot.wtk.content"
>>>   xmlns="org.apache.pivot.wtk">
>>>   <content>
>>>       <BoxPane>
>>>           <styles padding="100" horizontalAlignment="center"
>>> verticalAlignment="center"/>
>>>           <PushButton toggleButton="true">
>>>               <buttonData>
>>>                   <content:ButtonData text="Anchor"
>>> icon="@clock.png"/>
>>>               </buttonData>
>>>           </PushButton>
>>>           <PushButton toggleButton="true">
>>>               <buttonData>
>>>                   <content:ButtonData text="Cup"/>
>>>               </buttonData>
>>>           </PushButton>
>>>           <PushButton toggleButton="true">
>>>               <buttonData>
>>>                   <content:ButtonData text="Star"/>
>>>               </buttonData>
>>>           </PushButton>
>>>       </BoxPane>
>>>   </content>
>>> </Window>
>>>
>>> Even with a padding of 100 it doesn't appear to do anything
>>> different from not
>>> having padding specified at all.
>>>
>>> And yes I do like to try and break code, it makes it more fun to
>>> learn that
>>> way :-)
>>>
>>> On Wed, 5 Aug 2009 08:36:10 am Todd Volkert wrote:
>>>>> Just a quick question, what does padding do? I change the values  
>>>>> and
>>>>> nothing
>>>>> appears to change.
>>>>
>>>> To what component are you applying the padding style?  The
>>>> component's skin
>>>> defines what styles it supports, by virtue of providing bean
>>>> properties, so
>>>> note that there are some component's for which padding is not a
>>>> supported
>>>> style.  For containers that support it, it generally means that the
>>>> child
>>>> component(s) will be laid out inset from the container, and for
>>>> non-containers that support it (such as Label), it generally means
>>>> that
>>>> their content (such as a label's text) will be inset from the
>>>> boundaries of
>>>> the component.
>>>>
>>>> -T
>


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