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Font and Text            ..msdn    Add comment
CreateFont Creates a logical font with the specified characteristics. The logical font can subsequently be selected as the font for any device.
DrawText The DrawText function draws formatted text in the specified rectangle. It formats the text according to the specified method (expanding tabs, justifying characters, breaking lines, and so forth).
GetCharABCWidths Retrieves the widths, in logical units, of consecutive characters in a specified range from the current TrueType font. This function succeeds only with TrueType fonts.
GetTextAlign The GetTextAlign function retrieves the text-alignment setting for the specified device context.
GetTextCharacterExtra The GetTextCharacterExtra function retrieves the current intercharacter spacing for the specified device context.
GetTextColor The GetTextColor function retrieves the current text color for the specified device context.
GetTextExtentPoint32 The GetTextExtentPoint32 function computes the width and height of the specified string of text.
GetTextFace The GetTextFace function retrieves the typeface name of the font that is selected into the specified device context.
GetTextMetrics The GetTextMetrics function fills the specified buffer with the metrics for the currently selected font.
SetTextAlign The SetTextAlign function sets the text-alignment flags for the specified device context.
SetTextCharacterExtra The SetTextCharacterExtra function sets the intercharacter spacing. Intercharacter spacing is added to each character, including break characters, when the system writes a line of text.
SetTextColor Sets the text color for the specified device context to the specified color.
TextOut Writes a character string at the specified location, using the currently selected font, background color, and text color.
Code examples:
Using Font and Text functions
Vertical Label control
Splash Screen for the VFP application
Printing text with the Escape function
Subclassing CommandButton control to create BackColor property
How to put a horizontal text scrolling on the form (a news line, marquee)
How to put a vertical text scrolling on the form (a movie cast)
Placing On-screen Alert on top of all windows
Printing text on the main VFP window
Using FrameRgn for displaying system colors
Creating a clipping region from the path selected into the device context of a form
Using the DrawText function
Creating a window using CreateWindowEx function
How to change the name and the size of the font in the MessageBox dialog
Using Common Controls: the Header Control
Printing text on the client area of the main VFP window
Reading metrics for the currently selected font
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