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Read only properties !!! ???

Posted on 1998-09-11
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Trying to use a Text Box control and create a wrap around it. I need to set the alignment property. BUT. On the initialize of the UserControl, if I set the alignment property in the code, it complains when I want to put the control on to a form with - Read Only property can not be set. ???
When using the ActiveX control wizard, it does not seem to map the property to the constituent control.
Is this a bug ? Or is there another way of doing this.
(I dont want to have to create 2 text boxes on the UserControl with each of them being aligned in a different way and when the user selects the Alignment property I would swap it to the text control that has been aligned in that fashion...)
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by:Eyal
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You don't have any other choice. VB can't change this property at run time. the only way i know is to put two controls on the usercontol.

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The only way is to create two text boxes. The alignment  property is read/write at the control’s authoring time, and not available at the control’s run time.

Alignment  property is an Ambient property read-only at the control’s run time.

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by:staffiidba
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Thanks.
looks like a prob with VB ?
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Not a problem. An inherant feature.
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