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Text Techniques (1)
by Ged Mead | Published  03/30/2005 | .NET Newbie Graphics | Rating:
Ged Mead

Ged Mead (XTab) is a Microsoft Visual Basic MVP who has been working on computer software and design for more than 25 years. His journey has taken him through many different facets of IT. These include training as a Systems Analyst, working in a mainframe software development environment, creating financial management systems and a short time spent on military laptop systems in the days when it took two strong men to carry a 'mobile' system.

Based in an idyllic lochside location in the West of Scotland, he is currently involved in an ever-widening range of VB.NET, WPF and Silverlight development projects. Now working in a consultancy environment, his passion however still remains helping students and professional developers to take advantage of the ever increasing range of sophisticated tools available to them.

Ged is a regular contributor to forums on vbCity and authors articles for DevCity. He is a moderator on VBCity and the MSDN Tech Forums and spends a lot of time answering technical questions there and in several other VB forum sites. Senior Editor for DevCity.NET, vbCity Developer Community Leader and Admin, and DevCity.NET Newsletter Editor. He has written and continues to tutor a number of free online courses for VB.NET developers.


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  In this article you have seen how easy it is to rotate text on a control or a form.

   To do this, we used the following graphics methods, objects and techniques:

• DrawString
• Font Object
• FontStyles
• Graphics Object
• RotateTransform method
• StringFormat
• StringFormatFlags
• System Brushes
• TextRenderingHint
• TranslateTransform method

   In the next article in the Text Techniques series, we will see that it is equally easy to display text on a label, button or other control using a variety of fonts, font styles and text colors.

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