I have a symbol with an icon and text. The text is a specific distance from the icon. Together the icon and text are grouped, and center aligned to the symbol artboard. Anyone have a tip on how to use the text override function so that if I change the text to something longer or shorter the objects in the symbol will stay center aligned. Otherwise I have to constantly Detach from Symbol, which is annoying!



I have the same problem. currently solved it with the Auto Layout Plugin by Anima which works like a charm when working alone on a project. Trying to figure out a way without using a plugin currently so it can be shared with anybody using the symbol (especially now with shared libraries) without the need of installing the Auto Layout plugin.


Currently, our team uses Auto Layout for this in conjunction with the "Button" plugin that allows us to overwrite the button's text and adjusting the button size automagically.

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