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I have a symbol button with an icon (fontawesome) and a label.

Both icon and label are set to pin-to-corner, but on resizing button instances only the first element(the icon) is fixed, whilst the second element (the label) floats.

I want both to pin-to-corner. Is this possible?

  • Have you tried grouping them and then pinning the group? – Hassan Feb 3 '17 at 9:49
  • I have. Oddly the pin-to-corner then fails on the whole group - it feels like a bug – O Truckle Feb 3 '17 at 9:50
  • Have you tried converting the icon font to outlines? Resizing+fonts seems to be a real issue in Sketch. – Summer Feb 3 '17 at 10:17
  • The issue is not the fact the first element is an icon. In my example the first element DOES pick up on the pin-to-corner attribute (no mater if its a font or icon or outline). It's subsequent elements (in this case just text) that do not. i.e. you stretch the instance and the second element floats.. – O Truckle Feb 3 '17 at 10:22
  • "Pin to corner" only pins to the nearest corner of each element. Most probably your text element is closer to the right corner and it pins there. – Spasimir Dinev Feb 8 '17 at 16:05
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Enter in the symbol select every element and set pin to corner.

Or you can use this plugin https://animaapp.github.io/Auto-Layout/

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