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Any way to get the length of a string in pixels?

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Hello I have searched around the forums and have been yet unable to find an answer to how to get the length of a string in pixels, it would help in positioning text in a listview based on the size of the control, and length of all text in that control.

This way I could only go to the next row down if text length is longer than the width of the control.

I thought I had seen a udf on the forum to do it before, is anyone familiar with it?

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Search for the stringsize UDF by Melba23, but you already know how to do it because I told you how to do it in your other thread.


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Search for the stringsize UDF by Melba23, but you already know how to do it because I told you how to do it in your other thread.

No, two completely different questions and answers. The other response was only re-size listview cells, which doesn't require a measurement of the text inside(autosizing).

Thanks for this answer.

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Did you search before posting? Because if you try this term "site:autoitscript.com get string size" in google (for example) you will see Melba's UDFis third from the top, so with some reading you would have answered this yourself.


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