Function Reference


Draw a string

#include <GDIPlus.au3>
_GDIPlus_GraphicsDrawString ( $hGraphics, $sString, $nX, $nY [, $sFont = "Arial" [, $fSize = 10 [, $iFormat = 0]]] )


$hGraphics Handle to a Graphics object
$sString String to be drawn
$nX X coordinate where the string will be drawn
$nY Y coordinate where the string will be drawn
$sFont [optional] Name of the font to use for drawing
$fSize [optional] Font size to use for drawing
$iFormat [optional] Format flags. Can be one or more of the following:
    0x0001 - Specifies that reading order is right to left
    0x0002 - Specifies that individual lines of text are drawn vertically on the display device
    0x0004 - Specifies that parts of characters are allowed to overhang the string's layout rectangle
    0x0020 - Specifies that Unicode layout control characters are displayed with a representative character
    0x0400 - Specifies that an alternate font is used for characters that are not supported in the requested font
    0x0800 - Specifies that the space at the end of each line is included in a string measurement
    0x1000 - Specifies that the wrapping of text to the next line is disabled
    0x2000 - Specifies that only entire lines are laid out in the layout rectangle
    0x4000 - Specifies that characters overhanging the layout rectangle and text extending outside the layout rectangle are allowed to show

Return Value

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




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


Func Example()
    Local $hGUI, $hGraphic

    ; Create GUI
    $hGUI = GUICreate("GDI+", 400, 300)

    ; Draw a string
    $hGraphic = _GDIPlus_GraphicsCreateFromHWND($hGUI)
    _GDIPlus_GraphicsDrawString($hGraphic, "Hello world", 140, 110)

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

    ; Clean up resources
EndFunc   ;==>Example