Short story: Use GDI paths to create cool special effects with fonts by adding togglable properties such as FillColor and OutlineColor.
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This sample, or the one from which it originally derived, was published (or at least peripherally mentioned) in the following article(s):
- Use Smart Text Tricks, Ask the VB Pro, VBPJ, July 1999
This sample uses the following API calls:
Module Library Function CLogFont.cls gdi32
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Please, enjoy and learn from this sample. Include its code within your own projects, if you wish. But, in order to insure only the most recent code is available to all, I ask that you don't share the sample by any form of mass distribution.
Download TextOutline.zip, 17Kb, Last Updated: Wednesday, March 31, 1999