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Why do fields and widgets in a forms menu not line up as in FORMEDIT or in the .menu file?
ARC/INFO assumes that the font used is a constant width font, and allocates space in the menu accordingly. If a proportionally spaced font is used, ARC/INFO does not align the fields correctly.
The font used for a forms menu should be a constant width font. Any of the courier or lucida-sans fonts are constant width fonts.