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Setting Layout to Row or Column

Layout set direction

				
					{"blocks":"<xml xmlns=\"https://developers.google.com/blockly/xml\"><block type=\"ScreenItem_Layout_setDirection\"><field name=\"direction\">FlexDirection.Row</field><value name=\"this\"><block type=\"variables_get\"><field name=\"VAR\">layout</field></block></value></block></xml>"}
				
			

This block is used to set the layout direction to row or column.

Parameters:

          • Screen Item (Layout)
          • Display setting: row (Default)/column

Output: N/A
Sample code:

				
					{"blocks":"<xml xmlns=\"https://developers.google.com/blockly/xml\"><variables><variable>mainLayout</variable><variable>mainScreen</variable><variable>text</variable><variable>text2</variable></variables><block type=\"pxt-on-start\" x=\"0\" y=\"0\"><statement name=\"HANDLER\"><block type=\"variables_set\"><field name=\"VAR\">mainLayout</field><value name=\"VALUE\"><shadow type=\"math_number\"><field name=\"NUM\">0</field></shadow><block type=\"ScreenItem_createLayout\"/></value><next><block type=\"variables_set\"><field name=\"VAR\">mainScreen</field><value name=\"VALUE\"><shadow type=\"math_number\"><field name=\"NUM\">0</field></shadow><block type=\"Screen_create\"><value name=\"label\"><shadow type=\"text\"><field name=\"TEXT\">Main</field></shadow></value><value name=\"layout\"><block type=\"variables_get\"><field name=\"VAR\">mainLayout</field></block></value></block></value><next><block type=\"variables_set\"><field name=\"VAR\">text</field><value name=\"VALUE\"><shadow type=\"math_number\"><field name=\"NUM\">0</field></shadow><block type=\"Control_createTextBlock\"><mutation xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\" _expanded=\"1\" _input_init=\"true\"></mutation><value name=\"text\"><shadow type=\"text\"><field name=\"TEXT\">Hello</field></shadow></value></block></value><next><block type=\"variables_set\"><field name=\"VAR\">text2</field><value name=\"VALUE\"><shadow type=\"math_number\"><field name=\"NUM\">0</field></shadow><block type=\"Control_createTextBlock\"><mutation xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\" _expanded=\"1\" _input_init=\"true\"></mutation><value name=\"text\"><shadow type=\"text\"><field name=\"TEXT\">World</field></shadow></value></block></value><next><block type=\"Styling_setBackgroundColor\"><value name=\"item\"><block type=\"variables_get\"><field name=\"VAR\">text</field></block></value><value name=\"color\"><block type=\"CssValues_createColor\"><mutation xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\" _expanded=\"0\" _input_init=\"false\"></mutation><value name=\"r\"><shadow type=\"math_number_minmax\"><mutation min=\"0\" max=\"255\" label=\"Number\" precision=\"0\"/><field name=\"SLIDER\">148</field></shadow></value><value name=\"g\"><shadow type=\"math_number_minmax\"><mutation min=\"0\" max=\"255\" label=\"Number\" precision=\"0\"/><field name=\"SLIDER\">0</field></shadow></value><value name=\"b\"><shadow type=\"math_number_minmax\"><mutation min=\"0\" max=\"255\" label=\"Number\" precision=\"0\"/><field name=\"SLIDER\">211</field></shadow></value></block></value><next><block type=\"Styling_setTextColor\"><value name=\"item\"><block type=\"variables_get\"><field name=\"VAR\">text</field></block></value><value name=\"color\"><block type=\"CssValues_createColor\"><mutation xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\" _expanded=\"0\" _input_init=\"false\"></mutation><value name=\"r\"><shadow type=\"math_number_minmax\"><mutation min=\"0\" max=\"255\" label=\"Number\" precision=\"0\"/><field name=\"SLIDER\">255</field></shadow></value><value name=\"g\"><shadow type=\"math_number_minmax\"><mutation min=\"0\" max=\"255\" label=\"Number\" precision=\"0\"/><field name=\"SLIDER\">255</field></shadow></value><value name=\"b\"><shadow type=\"math_number_minmax\"><mutation min=\"0\" max=\"255\" label=\"Number\" precision=\"0\"/><field name=\"SLIDER\">255</field></shadow></value></block></value><next><block type=\"Styling_setBackgroundColor\"><value name=\"item\"><block type=\"variables_get\"><field name=\"VAR\">text2</field></block></value><value name=\"color\"><block type=\"CssValues_createColor\"><mutation xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\" _expanded=\"0\" _input_init=\"false\"></mutation><value name=\"r\"><shadow type=\"math_number_minmax\"><mutation min=\"0\" max=\"255\" label=\"Number\" precision=\"0\"/><field name=\"SLIDER\">0</field></shadow></value><value name=\"g\"><shadow type=\"math_number_minmax\"><mutation min=\"0\" max=\"255\" label=\"Number\" precision=\"0\"/><field name=\"SLIDER\">71</field></shadow></value><value name=\"b\"><shadow type=\"math_number_minmax\"><mutation min=\"0\" max=\"255\" label=\"Number\" precision=\"0\"/><field name=\"SLIDER\">171</field></shadow></value></block></value><next><block type=\"Styling_setTextColor\"><value name=\"item\"><block type=\"variables_get\"><field name=\"VAR\">text2</field></block></value><value name=\"color\"><block type=\"CssValues_createColor\"><mutation xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\" _expanded=\"0\" _input_init=\"false\"></mutation><value name=\"r\"><shadow type=\"math_number_minmax\"><mutation min=\"0\" max=\"255\" label=\"Number\" precision=\"0\"/><field name=\"SLIDER\">255</field></shadow></value><value name=\"g\"><shadow type=\"math_number_minmax\"><mutation min=\"0\" max=\"255\" label=\"Number\" precision=\"0\"/><field name=\"SLIDER\">255</field></shadow></value><value name=\"b\"><shadow type=\"math_number_minmax\"><mutation min=\"0\" max=\"255\" label=\"Number\" precision=\"0\"/><field name=\"SLIDER\">255</field></shadow></value></block></value><next><block type=\"ScreenItem_Layout_setDirection\"><field name=\"direction\">FlexDirection.Column</field><value name=\"this\"><block type=\"variables_get\"><field name=\"VAR\">mainLayout</field></block></value><next><block type=\"ScreenItem_Layout_add\"><value name=\"this\"><block type=\"variables_get\"><field name=\"VAR\">mainLayout</field></block></value><value name=\"item\"><block type=\"variables_get\"><field name=\"VAR\">text</field></block></value><next><block type=\"ScreenItem_Layout_add\"><value name=\"this\"><block type=\"variables_get\"><field name=\"VAR\">mainLayout</field></block></value><value name=\"item\"><block type=\"variables_get\"><field name=\"VAR\">text2</field></block></value></block></next></block></next></block></next></block></next></block></next></block></next></block></next></block></next></block></next></block></next></block></statement></block></xml>"}
				
			

When setting main layout to row, the output:

When setting main layout to column, the output:

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