tom.schindl at bestsolution.at
Fri Apr 4 17:35:03 UTC 2014
If you don't mind using internal APIs then:
> TextLayoutFactory factory = Toolkit.getToolkit().getTextLayoutFactory();
> TextLayout layout = factory.createLayout();
> layout.setContent("BlaBla", Font.getDefault().impl_getNativeFont());
> BaseBounds b = layout.getBounds();
I find it strange the canvas does not have an API to calculate the
boudsn of a string.
On 04.04.14 18:48, Phil Race wrote:
> On 4/4/2014 6:41 AM, ngalarneau at ABINITIO.COM wrote:
>> I'm sorry if this is redundant, but does this mean there is no way to
>> find out the size (length & height) of a String as it will appear on
>> the screen?
>> What about the size of a String as it will be printed?
> No it does not mean that.
> The way to do this is to get the bounds of a Text node containing the
>> From: Phil Race <philip.race at oracle.com>
>> To: Jeff Martin <jeff at reportmill.com>, "openjfx-dev at openjdk.java.net
>> Mailing" <openjfx-dev at openjdk.java.net>
>> Date: 04/03/2014 10:40 PM
>> Subject: Re: Fractional Metrics
>> Sent by: "openjfx-dev" <openjfx-dev-bounces at openjdk.java.net>
>> On 4/3/14 6:13 PM, Jeff Martin wrote:
>> > Is there a way to turn off FractionalMetrics in Canvas.fillText() or
>> No. At least not via any supported API.
>> > Also, does text rendering perform kerning, and if so, can I disable
>> > What I really need is to know the x position (or advance) of each
>> character in a rendered string.
>> It would need new API. And characters != glyphs. Counting char advances
>> has been doomed for decades ...
>> > jeff
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