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Stored procedures
Declares the font that will be used by dText:
  • in an Image control,
  • in an Image variable.
    Windows Mobile This type of variable is not available.
Versions 16 and later
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
New in version 16
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 18 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
// Initialize the drawing in an Image control
dStartDrawing(IMG_Drawing)


// Declare the character font:
// Arial, size 12, bold
dFont("Arial", 12, iBold)
Versions 24 and later
iPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App
// Declare the character font:
// Arial, size 12, bold
dFont(IMG_Drawing, "Arial", 12, iBold)
New in version 24
iPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App
// Declare the character font:
// Arial, size 12, bold
dFont(IMG_Drawing, "Arial", 12, iBold)
iPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App
// Declare the character font:
// Arial, size 12, bold
dFont(IMG_Drawing, "Arial", 12, iBold)
Syntax

Using a specific font for the drawings Hide the details

dFont([<Image>, ] <Font> [, <Font size> [, <Font attributes> [, <Text inclination>]]])
<Image>: Optional control name or optional Image variable
Versions 24 and later
iPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App Image to use. This image can correspond to:
  • the name of an Image control.
  • the name of an Image variable.
    Windows Mobile This type of variable is not available.
If this parameter is not specified, it is necessary to define the drawing destination with dStartDrawing.
New in version 24
iPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App Image to use. This image can correspond to:
  • the name of an Image control.
  • the name of an Image variable.
    Windows Mobile This type of variable is not available.
If this parameter is not specified, it is necessary to define the drawing destination with dStartDrawing.
iPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App Image to use. This image can correspond to:
  • the name of an Image control.
  • the name of an Image variable.
    Windows Mobile This type of variable is not available.
If this parameter is not specified, it is necessary to define the drawing destination with dStartDrawing.
<Font>: Character string
Name of the font used when the text is drawn by dText. This parameter must not correspond to a font family. The list of fonts installed on the current computer is returned by FontList.
Android The name of the font will be ignored: the default system font is used.
<Font size>: Optional integer
Size of the font (in pixels). The default value is 12.
<Font attributes>: Optional constant (or combination of constants)
Font attributes to use:
iStrikeOutStrikes the text drawn.
iBoldAssigns the bold attribute to the text drawn.
iItalicAssigns the italic attribute to the text drawn.
iNormal
(Default value)
Normalizes the text drawn
iUnderlinedUnderlines the text drawn.
<Text inclination>: Optional integer
Specifies the inclination of the text (in degrees). The default value is 0.
Windows Mobile

Using a font created by programming Hide the details

dFont([<Image>, ] <Font used>)
<Image>: Optional control name or optional Image variable
Versions 24 and later
iPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App Image to use. This image can correspond to:
  • the name of an Image control.
  • the name of a Image variable.
    Windows Mobile This type of variable is not available.
If this parameter is not specified, it is necessary to define the drawing destination with dStartDrawing.
New in version 24
iPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App Image to use. This image can correspond to:
  • the name of an Image control.
  • the name of a Image variable.
    Windows Mobile This type of variable is not available.
If this parameter is not specified, it is necessary to define the drawing destination with dStartDrawing.
iPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App Image to use. This image can correspond to:
  • the name of an Image control.
  • the name of a Image variable.
    Windows Mobile This type of variable is not available.
If this parameter is not specified, it is necessary to define the drawing destination with dStartDrawing.
<Font used>: Font
Font that will be used for the drawings. This parameter corresponds to a Font variable. The font characteristics have been defined by FontCreate or via the properties for font management.
Remarks

Using the drawing functions

The drawing functions can be used according to 2 methods:
  • Method 1: Using dDrawing
    • dStartDrawing must be called before any other drawing function. dStartDrawing is used to define the element (Image control or Image variable) onto which the drawing functions will be applied.
    • When drawing on an Image control:
      • The drawing functions operate on a copy ("bitmap") of the image. You can use the drawing functions of Windows (via API or CallDLL32) but these functions must use the DC (Device Context) returned by dStartDrawing.
      • dEndDrawing and dStartDrawing must not be called in the same process.
        The drawing will not be displayed if dEndDrawing and dStartDrawing are called in the same process: it will be automatically erased.
  • Versions 24 and later
    iPhone/iPadUniversal Windows 10 App Method 2: indicating the drawing target directly in the syntax (via a parameter)
    The <Image> parameter is used to specify directly the target of the drawing. dStartDrawing becomes useless.
    New in version 24
    iPhone/iPadUniversal Windows 10 App Method 2: indicating the drawing target directly in the syntax (via a parameter)
    The <Image> parameter is used to specify directly the target of the drawing. dStartDrawing becomes useless.
    iPhone/iPadUniversal Windows 10 App Method 2: indicating the drawing target directly in the syntax (via a parameter)
    The <Image> parameter is used to specify directly the target of the drawing. dStartDrawing becomes useless.
Component : wd240pnt.dll
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