Type Number Object TextObject Library display.* Revision Current Public Release (2017.3184) Keywords text, string, baselineOffset See also display.newText()
The amount by which the baseline of the first line is offset from the center of the text object.
The baseline is the imaginary horizontal line with which the base of each character in a line of text is aligned.
local text = display.newText( "Baseline Offset sample", 0, 0, native.systemFont, 24 ) print( text.baselineOffset ) text:translate( 0, text.baselineOffset )