Re: CDC:TextOut and Plus or Minus Sign

"AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <AliR@online.nospam>
Fri, 18 May 2007 21:41:55 GMT
worked fine when I tested it this way

void CDrawingTestView::OnPaint()
   CPaintDC dc(this); // device context for painting
   CString Text;

What is the font selected into the DC?


"PeterOut" <> wrote in message
I am using MSVC 7.1.3088 on MS XP 5.1 service pack 2.

I am trying to write the plaus or misu sign to a display window using
CDC:TextOut. I can write the symbol to a character buffer using
sprintf(csText, "%s (%c%f %s)", csLabel, 177, fError, csUnits);
which gives me
"Elevation (?7.926902 Meters)" in csText.
However, when I try to write it to the window using
TextOut(DeviceContext, (int)(pWindowPoint.x), (int)(pWindowPoint.y),
(LPCTSTR)csText, (int)stStringlength);
I get a rectangle where the ? (plus or minus) sign should be.

Is there a way I can write the PM sign to the window? I would like my
text to run vertically.

Many thanks in advance,

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