Anchoring and Docking - Do you use Anchoring and Docking (horizontal only) with single line textboxes?

Last updated by Igor Goldobin 2 months ago.See history

If you add a text box in a form you should add anchoring and/or docking properties to allow it to grow as the form widens, but not as it increases in height.

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Figure: Bad example - Wrong settings in the designer

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Figure: Good example - Set Anchor property to Top, Bottom, Left, Right in the designer

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Figure: Bad example - Textbox with the wrong anchoring and/or docking properties

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Figure: Good example - Textbox with the correct anchoring and/or docking properties

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