Automatic shape height to fit text?

Hi,

I’ve got a text box on top of a shape. The text is dynamic, pulled from an external database via API. How do I get the underlying shape to adjust its height according to the amount of text? As far as I understand, the text box and the shape simply need to be grouped together? I’ve done this, but still the shape doesn’t adjust according to the text.

Am I doing something wrong?

Thank you,
Mikhaeel

Hi!

Put your textbox inside a group and fill the group’s background with the color you want :+1:.

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Delete the shape and you can either put the background on the text box and use the v/h padding

Or use a group with the background that collapses / expands with the text

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Thanks @rpetribu and @chris.williamson1996. I used the group as a background and it works fine :grinning:

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