[Mono-list] Look and feel of WinForms applications on Linux
Rolf Bjarne Kvinge
rolflists at ya.com
Mon Aug 27 07:13:26 EDT 2007
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> bounces at lists.ximian.com] On Behalf Of Frederik Carlier
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> Subject: [Mono-list] Look and feel of WinForms applications on Linux
> When running a WinForms application on Linux, it happens quite often
> that text gets wrapped. For example, see
> http://www.tigernet.net/od_ubuntu.png . You can see a couple of things
> - The text in the ComboBoxes gets wrapped horizontally (lower half is
> not visible);
> - The text in the labels gets wrapped, because it is wider than on
> What are the recommended techniques to deal with such issues? In some
> cases, such as the labels, re-sizing the label is possible. However, I
> don't think resizing the combobox is a solution, because that would
> cause them to be "too big" on Windows.
- A combobox does not wrap, what you see is that the text is drawn too low.
This is a bug, so please report it here: http://bugzilla.ximian.com
- Regarding the labels they have an AutoSize property that I think would fit
this purpose quite well.
> Any ideas?
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