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Canvas_SetFont

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Description

 

Select a font for use on the canvas target

 

Syntax

 

Canvas_SetFont(hFont)

 

Returns

 

None

 

Parameters

 

Name

Type

Optional

Meaning

hFont

Number

No

The numeric handle returned by the Font_New statement when the font was created

 

Remarks

 

The font specified by fonthndl& is selected to be used by all of the following Canvas statements. This is the most efficient way to change fonts and their general appearance (size, style, etc.).

 

You can predefine any number of fonts and attributes by executing Font_New statements for each of them. That makes them ready for immediate use when selected by Canvas_SetFont.

 

If you specify a hFont of zero, the font is changed back to the original default font.

The default font for Canvas is MS Sans Serif, 8 point, with no style attributes.

 

Restrictions

 

See also

 

Examples