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Tech Tip: Shifting Lines of Text in a Text Field on the PC
Published On: May 26, 2000
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Occasionally on the PC, the developer will notice a line of text in a text field shifting when the user enters the field. This occurs in a line immediately following a line of text that takes up the entire width of the text field.

TextField before it has been entered.

TextField after it has been entered, notice the third line has shifted over one space.

Notice in the Object Properties window in the coordinates area, the W parameter for

the text field is set at an odd number (297). If the developer resets the W parameter

to an even number, the line shifting no longer occurs