Solved

Changing font in Turbo C

Posted on 1998-02-23
3
4,118 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
How do you change the size and the font in turbo c for DOS?
I want source/url
0
Comment
Question by:hh
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
q2guo earned 50 total points
ID: 1257342
You can look under the graphics.h header file in the online
help in Turbo C.  In side the help, you should find information
on how to change text font, text color etc..
I think the function responsible for changing font is call
textattr...

Hope this helps

0
 

Author Comment

by:hh
ID: 1257343
maybe you could show me some source
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:q2guo
ID: 1257344
Here is an example taken directly from Turbo C Online Help

#include <graphics.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <conio.h>

/* the names of the text styles supported */
char *fname[] = { "DEFAULT font",
                  "TRIPLEX font",
                  "SMALL font",
                  "SANS SERIF font",
                  "GOTHIC font"
                };

int main(void)
{
   /* request auto detection */
   int gdriver = DETECT, gmode, errorcode;
   int style, midx, midy;
   int size = 1;

   /* initialize graphics and local variables */
   initgraph(&gdriver, &gmode, "");

   /* read result of initialization */
   errorcode = graphresult();
   if (errorcode != grOk)  /* an error occurred */
   {
      printf("Graphics error: %s\n", grapherrormsg(errorcode));
      printf("Press any key to halt:");
      getch();
        exit(1); /* terminate with an error code */
   }

   midx = getmaxx() / 2;
   midy = getmaxy() / 2;

   settextjustify(CENTER_TEXT, CENTER_TEXT);

   /* loop through the available text styles */
   for (style=DEFAULT_FONT; style<=GOTHIC_FONT; style++)
   {
      cleardevice();
      if (style == TRIPLEX_FONT)
             size = 4;

      /* select the text style */
      settextstyle(style, HORIZ_DIR, size);

      /* output a message */
      outtextxy(midx, midy, fname[style]);
      getch();
   }

   /* clean up */
   closegraph();
   return 0;
}
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

An Outlet in Cocoa is a persistent reference to a GUI control; it connects a property (a variable) to a control.  For example, it is common to create an Outlet for the text field GUI control and change the text that appears in this field via that Ou…
This tutorial is posted by Aaron Wojnowski, administrator at SDKExpert.net.  To view more iPhone tutorials, visit www.sdkexpert.net. This is a very simple tutorial on finding the user's current location easily. In this tutorial, you will learn ho…
The goal of this video is to provide viewers with basic examples to understand and use structures in the C programming language.
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…

914 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now