The element location is defined on two tabs: Position and Margins.
This tab is used to set the element behavior when the size of its contents changes, as well as the element positioning:
The following figure shows an example of the area with the Auto-size
and Snap Position to... properties.
Below is the printout view of the area:
In this example, the Item Name and Location elements change their sizes automatically, the is located
field is docked to the Item Name
field, whereas the Location
field is docked to the is located
field. The following figure displays the same area without docking:
Obviously, is located does not change its position and overlaps the titles in three cases. If we disable the auto-size feature, the text will be cut off according to the element length:
The same rules are applied when setting the vertical position and the size of the element.
This tab allows the user to set up margins for the element text. For example, this picture shows an element with the following margins:
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