fortypoundhead.com

Font Alignment

Posted On 2017-07-24 by BlackBeltVB
Keywords:
Tags: VB6 Custom Controls/Forms/Menus VB6 Miscellaneous 
Views: 51

Download Attachment


How to align fonts along a baseline. When printing different point sizes of a font using VB's Print method, they default to aligning at the top of the characters rather than on a common baseline. This sample shows how to properly align them. Works for the Form, PictureBox, UserControl, and Printer objects. 

Font alignment on a baseline demo

Special Instructions

Uses the following API function:

  • GetTextMetrics 

Requirements

This code originally appeared on BlackBeltVB.com, and has been republished here with the permission of Matt Hart.


About the Author

BlackBeltVB has posted a total of 89 articles.

You can find more information from BlackBeltVB by visiting .


Comments On This Post

No comments on this post yet!


Do you have a thought relating to this post? You can post your comment here. If you have an unrelated question, you can use the Q&A section to ask it.

Or you can drop a note to the administrators if you're not sure where you should post.


Your IP address is:54.158.238.108

Before you can post, you need to prove you are human. If you log in, this test goes away.




Recent Forum Posts

Advanced search added
dwirch posted on September 23, 2017 at about 13:44 in Site News

Job Spammer: Gaurav Mehta - AgreeYa Solutions
dwirch posted on September 22, 2017 at about 10:35 in Spammers

Job Spammer: Prutha Siri - Javelin Systems
dwirch posted on September 10, 2017 at about 6:15 in Spammers

New security implemented
dwirch posted on September 7, 2017 at about 7:16 in Site News

Malicious IP Checker Companion Tool
dwirch posted on August 12, 2017 at about 20:24 in Site News

Job Spammer: Steve Adams
dwirch posted on August 8, 2017 at about 7:44 in Spammers