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NAME ^

PostScript::Report::VBox - Hold components in a vertical column

VERSION ^

This document describes version 0.04 of PostScript::Report::VBox, released November 30, 2013 as part of PostScript-Report version 0.13.

DESCRIPTION ^

This Container draws its children in a vertical column. There is no space between children. If the children are of different widths, they are all left aligned.

ATTRIBUTES ^

A VBox has all the normal container attributes.

During layout calculations, a VBox temporarily sets its height to its row_height (so that its children will inherit that value). After the children have done their layout calculations, any child without an explicit height has its height set to the VBox's row_height.

If height is not specified, then the VBox's height is set to the sum of the heights of the child components. If the VBox did have an explicit height, then it is restored after the children have completed their layout calculations.

If width is not specified, but any child has an explicit width, then the VBox's width is set to the width of the widest such child. Otherwise, the width remains unset.

If you specify a height that is more than the sum of the children's heights, the extra space will appear at the bottom of the box.

If you specify a height that is less than the sum of the children's heights, the children will overflow the bottom of the box, which may lead to components printing on top of each other.

INCOMPATIBILITIES ^

None reported.

BUGS AND LIMITATIONS ^

No bugs have been reported.

AUTHOR ^

Christopher J. Madsen <perl AT cjmweb.net>

Please report any bugs or feature requests to <bug-PostScript-Report AT rt.cpan.org> or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Report.html?Queue=PostScript-Report.

You can follow or contribute to PostScript-Report's development at https://github.com/madsen/postscript-report.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ^

I'd like to thank Micro Technology Services, Inc. http://www.mitsi.com, who sponsored development of PostScript-Report, and fREW Schmidt, who recommended me for the job. It wouldn't have happened without them.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

This software is copyright (c) 2013 by Christopher J. Madsen.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY ^

BECAUSE THIS SOFTWARE IS LICENSED FREE OF CHARGE, THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THE SOFTWARE, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE STATED IN WRITING THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES PROVIDE THE SOFTWARE "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE IS WITH YOU. SHOULD THE SOFTWARE PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION.

IN NO EVENT UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR AGREED TO IN WRITING WILL ANY COPYRIGHT HOLDER, OR ANY OTHER PARTY WHO MAY MODIFY AND/OR REDISTRIBUTE THE SOFTWARE AS PERMITTED BY THE ABOVE LICENSE, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF DATA OR DATA BEING RENDERED INACCURATE OR LOSSES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR THIRD PARTIES OR A FAILURE OF THE SOFTWARE TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER SOFTWARE), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

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