BarPopupButton Render Issue

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Posted 13 years ago by Rick - Developer, Visual Software Systems LLC
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Hi,

I've found an issue with the BarPopupButton exceeding the available standalone toolbar space when the button is set to display text and the text is longer than there is room on the toolbar to fully render. The button still functions, but the right side of it is clipped so that the down arrow glyph and some of the text is not visible. I've created a small sample project that demonstrates this behavior that I'll email to you. What I expected to see was that the button would expand to take up any available room on the toolbar and trim the text (same trimming behavior as menus) as needed so that a whole buttton is displayed.

Thanks... Rick

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Posted 13 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hi Rick,

Thanks for the report. Right now it will just fill with whatever you specify. The standalone toolbars don't have the chevron menu so they can't simply pop off when there is a button that exceeds the width either. Until we get a resolution for this, you will probably have to ensure that your button text isn't too long as a workaround.


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Posted 13 years ago by Rick - Developer, Visual Software Systems LLC
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Would it be possible to have the text on the button automatically trimmed so that the button size does not exceed the amount of available space on the toolbar? This approach would eliminate the need to add the chevron menu and associated pop off logic to the standalone toolbar.

Thanks... Rick
Posted 13 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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I did some testing and it looks like the standard ToolStrip (when not docked and acting like a standalone toolbar) will draw the item as long as it is. So really the text should be trimmed on your end to ensure that it isn't longer than a certain length.

In the case of ToolStrip, it will show a chevron menu if there is overflow. That is probably the direction we'll go with ours as well. I'll add it to the TODO list.


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The latest build of this product (v2018.1 build 0341) was released 6 months ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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