I was adding a Wizard to one of my applications, and the final screen of this
Wizard was a summary of the user's choices. I wanted the user to be able to
copy this to the Clipboard if required, and so I'd used a
TextBox rather than
ListView I might have otherwise used. However, this presented a minor
issue as I'd chosen to use tabs to delimit the information, and the varying
length of text meant that this wasn't aligned as expected.
Previously I have "dealt" with this issue by cheating - I'd just add extra tabs to force everything to line up. However, I do plan on fully localising this application at some point, not to mention that even using a different font could potentially trigger the text to misalign once more. And so I decided to do it properly this time.Read More