write words on the screen ..

Posted on 2004-10-15
Last Modified: 2010-04-01
Hi Experts,

    In the following window, I can use BitBlt to load image to the screen ... but how do I write text on the screen at certain position ??? many thanks !!!

 hWnd = CreateWindow("canvas", "Meow", WS_OVERLAPPEDWINDOW,
 SelectObject(bufdc, map) ;
BitBlt(mdc,x,y, 160, 80, bufdc, 160,0,SRCAND) ; // <----  image ... how do I put the text ???

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AlexFM earned 200 total points
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TextOut(mdc, 100, 100, _T("Text"), 4);
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by:Jaime Olivares
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DrawText() function will give you more control over alignment, clipping and bounding rectangle:
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SetBkMode(mdc, TRANSPARENT);
TextOut(mdc, 10,10,"aaaa");

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