How do I draw text on a CDC not horizontaly


I would like to know how to draw text
on a cdc specifying an orientation angle for the string.

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Hi Luciano,

You'll have to create a rotated font and select it into the dc, i.e.:

CFont font, *pFont;
font.CreatePointFont( 300, "Times New Roman", pDC ); // size here 30 pts
font.GetLogFont( &lf );
lf.lfEscapement = lf.lfOrientation = -450; // angle 45° CCW
font.CreateFontIndirect( &lf );
pFont = pDC->SelectObject( &font );
pDC->TextOut( 100, 100, "HELLO, WORLD ........" );
pDC->SelectObject( pFont );

hope that helps,


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