[squeak-dev] Re: TextMorph takes to much space in layout
Sean P. DeNigris
sean at clipperadams.com
Sun Aug 14 11:59:05 UTC 2011
> How to get it right from the beginning on? Without doing explicitly 'w
Welcome! And welcome to the esoteric arts of Morphic layout. I find this to
be by far the most mind-boggling area of the image. You actually got away
easy with the layoutChanged trick.
> "width: 300;"
> backgroundColor: Color veryLightGray;
> hResizing: #spaceFill.
The last line is your problem. You're specifically telling the TextMorph to
fill the horizontal space. However, if you change it to #rigid, you will not
be any happier because the text will be all scrunched up vertically.
However, if you pair #rigid with #contents: instead of contentsWrapped:
TextMorph new contents: 'Some very very very very long string...'.
you will have the same size as after layoutChanged without the explicit
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