# Label Text with two different alignments

• HI,

im currently struggling with a simple issue that i cant get solved. What i want to do is to list some items and their numerical value vertically in QLabels e.g.
x: 5
y_foo: 10
bar_x: 77.1

However i would like to achieve that the text are aligned on the left and the numbers are aligned on the right. Is there a way to do this?
I tried using Layouts, but i have problems understanding how the different spacing methods all work.

• Hi,

I would go with a QFormLayout. It looks like what you are trying to get to.

• @Infestor
You could use a `QGridLayout` with two columns. You shouldn't need any "spacing methods" then.

• @SGaist
The trouble with `QFormLayout` is that it has inbuilt alignments according to overall style, being set for different windowing systems/styles. The OP specifies left alignment for the left-hand labels; but if you look at https://doc.qt.io/qt-5/qformlayout.html#details some styles align these right. That's why I suggested `QGridLayout`.

Oh, I see there is `QFormLayout::setLabelAlignment()` to alter that. Well, up to the OP. Note that `QFormLayout` is strictly intended for only two columns, `QGridLayout` you can have however many you want.