Function Reference


_GDIPlus_GraphicsDrawPath

Draws a sequence of lines and curves defined by a GraphicsPath object

#include <GDIPlus.au3>
_GDIPlus_GraphicsDrawPath ( $hGraphics, $hPath [, $hPen = 0] )

Parameters

$hGraphics Pointer to a Graphics object
$hPath Pointer to a GraphicsPath object that specifies the sequence of lines and curves that make up the
path
$hPen [optional] Handle to a pen object that is used to draw the splines. If 0, a solid black pen with a width of 1 will be used.

Return Value

Success: True.
Failure: False and sets the @error flag to non-zero, @extended may contain GPSTATUS error code ($GPID_ERR*).

Related

_GDIPlus_PathCreate

See Also

Search GdipDrawPath in MSDN Library.

Example

#include <GDIPlus.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

Example()

Func Example()
    Local $hGUI, $hGraphic, $hBrush, $hPen, $hPath, $hFamily, $tLayout

    ; Create GUI
    $hGUI = GUICreate("GDI+", 420, 160)
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

    ; Draw a string using path
    _GDIPlus_Startup()
    $hGraphic = _GDIPlus_GraphicsCreateFromHWND($hGUI) ;Create a graphics object from a window handle
    $hBrush = _GDIPlus_BrushCreateSolid(0xFFDD2200)
    $hPen = _GDIPlus_PenCreate(0xFFFFBB00, $GDIP_SMOOTHINGMODE_HIGHQUALITY)

    $hPath = _GDIPlus_PathCreate() ;Create new path object

    $hFamily = _GDIPlus_FontFamilyCreate("Arial") ;Create font family object
    $tLayout = _GDIPlus_RectFCreate() ;Create string bounding rectangle X=0, Y=0
    _GDIPlus_PathAddString($hPath, "AutoIt rulez!", $tLayout, $hFamily, 0, 72, 0) ;Add the outline of the string to the path

    _GDIPlus_GraphicsSetSmoothingMode($hGraphic, 2) ;Sets the graphics object rendering quality (antialiasing)
    _GDIPlus_GraphicsClear($hGraphic, 0xFF000000)
    _GDIPlus_GraphicsFillPath($hGraphic, $hPath, $hBrush) ;Fill path to graphics handle (GUI)
    _GDIPlus_GraphicsDrawPath($hGraphic, $hPath, $hPen) ;Draw path to graphics handle (GUI)

    ; Loop until the user exits.
    Do
    Until GUIGetMsg() = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE

    ; Clean up resources
    _GDIPlus_FontFamilyDispose($hFamily)
    _GDIPlus_PathDispose($hPath)
    _GDIPlus_PenDispose($hPen)
    _GDIPlus_BrushDispose($hBrush)
    _GDIPlus_GraphicsDispose($hGraphic)
    _GDIPlus_Shutdown()
EndFunc   ;==>Example