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  • list row vertical alignment

    Does anyone know where I can set the vertical alignment for a lists row?
    I have a list where some of the field in the list have multi-line text.
    The row shows as bottom aligned. I would like to change that to top aligned.
    I have inserted vertical-align: top; in every style property I can find. I have modified the css to have top align for the list items but the rows are still aligned to the bottom.
    When I examine the html in firebug it shows a div for each field on each row that has a class definition that seems to be dynamic as it includes the dialog id in the classname.
    This is followed by a series of style parameters one of which is vertical-align: bottom;. If i manually override bottom with top in firebug. the row displays the field data aligned to the top as it should.
    I can't figure out where I can change these style parameters.
    Win 10 64 Development, Win 7 64 WAS 11-1, 2, Win 10 64 AA-1,2, MySql, dbForge Studio The Best MySQL GUI Tool IMHO.

  • #2
    Re: list row vertical alignment

    Here's a way that will work if your field "Control type" is set to "Label" for the field that you want top-aligned:

    In List Builder, click on the "List Events..." hyperlink / label in the bottom of the window.
    Select"onItemDraw" event.

    For each of the columns that you want to have top-aligned put in code like the following:

    var pre = '{dialog.ComponentName}.{dialog.listId}.';
    // For each field that you want top aligned....
    var e = $(pre + 'YOUR_UPCASED_FIELD_NAME.I.' + index);
    if(e && e.parentElement) { = + ";vertical-align: top";
    Last edited by RichCPT; 09-27-2016, 12:45 PM. Reason: Changed code example to use placeholders


    • #3
      Re: list row vertical alignment

      I changed my example code in post # 2 to use placeholders for the UX alias and LIST control. My first post was only good for working preview.


      • #4
        Re: list row vertical alignment

        Thanks to previous post from David Kates. Simpler way to do this is to include the "!important" css modifier on the "List Layout" tab / "Data in-line style" properties that you don't want Alpha to be able to override. So, List Layout Data in-line style property can be set to:

        vertical-align: top !important;


        • #5
          Re: list row vertical alignment

          Thank you for your help with this.
          Win 10 64 Development, Win 7 64 WAS 11-1, 2, Win 10 64 AA-1,2, MySql, dbForge Studio The Best MySQL GUI Tool IMHO.