I'm losing the bottom of the character when displaying in a multi-color, selected item bold, listbox
Posted on 2004-11-20
Hi, I'm having a problem with the following code. It successfully lets me display individual items in a listbox in any color I choose, and it will highlight the selected item by writing it as bold. The problem is that it is chopping off the bottom of the characters. Characters like 'g' and y' get screwed up, presumably because they get overwritten when I call FillRectangle for the item which follows.
Does anyone have any ideas? Obviously it involves the fact that I'm filling a rectangle with
Brushes.Green before I write the string. But I can't think of any way around this.
private void ordersListBox_DrawItem(object sndr, System.Windows.Forms.DrawItemEventArgs e)
// Draw the background of the ListBox control for each item.
// Create a new Brush and initialize to a Black colored brush by default.
// here you can set the colors to anything you want
Brush fontBrush = Brushes.Black;
Brush backBrush = Brushes.Green;
Font boldFont = new Font(e.Font, FontStyle.Bold);
Font font = e.Font;
if ( e.Index == ordersListBox.SelectedIndex )
font = boldFont;
// If the ListBox has focus, draw a focus rectangle around the selected item.