Font Alignment

Posted On 2017-07-24 by BlackBeltVB
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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.


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