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Offline zappsweden

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« Posted 2006-12-20 13:38:27 »

I wish there were such a method!
I want the method to return the offset i need for displaying the string centered.

Is there any way to find out the pixel width or height being used by a string at a given font?

I am working on horizontalcentering and verticalcentering methods for my strings but since they are font dependant it gets tricky!
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« Reply #1 - Posted 2006-12-20 13:41:59 »

java.awt.FontMetrics
Offline purpleguitar

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« Reply #2 - Posted 2006-12-23 15:10:25 »

One of my favorite utilities for graphical text processing and alignment is TextLayout: http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/api/java/awt/font/TextLayout.html
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