Determining actual font width and height
Posted on 2000-04-15
I want to print some text on my form. I need to be able to measure the height and width in twips of the text. Eg, if I have the string "Hello", I need to be able to measur the height from the top of the text to the bottom, and the width from left to right. This is so I can center it in a fixed area, and also so I can determine wether the point size needs decreasing to fit. I know how to do this in Java using the FontMetrics class, but how can I do this in VB?