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Spacing between labels and combo boxes #6342

feerrenrut opened this issue Sep 6, 2016 · 0 comments

Spacing between labels and combo boxes #6342

feerrenrut opened this issue Sep 6, 2016 · 0 comments


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Feedback on GUI, received via email.

there is no real spacing between the labels and the combo boxes. This means the end of the label is touching the left edge of the combo box. This is not aesthetically how options in dialogs look. It makes the UI look messy because the text appears to run into the combo box

This applies to the language option and the logging level option on the general settings dialog, but may well apply to all other dialogs in NVDA. We need to decide on a spacing here (e.g. 5 px) and use it consistently to separate text from the left sides of combos.

Note that there is no problem with the spacing between check boxes and their labels that are to the right of the check boxes. This seems to be only a problem for combo boxes and maybe other text fields etc. I will look at other dialogs and comment where appropriate.

feerrenrut added a commit that referenced this issue Sep 29, 2016
For issues:
 #6317 (Gestures treeview does not look like a treeview)
 #5548 (Text control to specify the path when creating a portable copy is
quite narrow)
 #6342 (Spacing between labels and combo boxes)
 #6343 (Inconsistency with vertical spacing between checkbox/label
 #6349 (input gestures dialog tree view too small)

Merge branch 'fixGuiAlignmentIssues' into next

          - voice settings (speak numbers as)
          - SpeechSymbolsDialog (mouse interaction)
@nvaccessAuto nvaccessAuto added this to the 2016.4 milestone Oct 13, 2016
feerrenrut added a commit that referenced this issue Oct 13, 2016
For PR #6287 - Various padding and alignment issues have been resolved. (#6317, #5548, #6342, #6343, #6349)
For PR #6402 - The document formatting dialog has been adjusted so that the contents scrolls. (#6348)
For PR #6339 - Adjusted the layout of the symbols pronunciation dialog so the full width of the dialog is used for the symbols list. (#6101)
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