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sloping text in the printer object

Posted on 2000-03-17
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how do I draw text onto a form or the printer object that can slope/angle between 0 & 180 degrees, I need to be able to easily write it to the printer object if possible. VB6.
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Question by:degziebob
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Read these 2 microsoft KB articles

PRB: Printing Rotated Text with Visual Basic
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q175/5/35.ASP 

HOWTO: Print Rotated Text Using Win32 API
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q154/5/15.ASP 

Cheers!®©
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by:degziebob
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Thanx.
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Curious, why grade this a "B"??
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by:degziebob
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B because the proposed answer is 100%, the text displays sloped on the screen but not on the printer.
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sorry, should read is not 100%. any ideas why?
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