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Post by wxNewbi » Tue Jan 11, 2005 10:32 pm

Hello I was wondering how you convert a font point size to pixels.
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Post by eco » Wed Jan 12, 2005 3:04 am

A point is 1 / 72.27 of an inch so you could get the physical dimensions of the screen and the resolution and figure it out...or you could just call wxDC::GetTextExtent() ;).

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Post by ABX » Wed Jan 12, 2005 7:26 am

eco wrote:A point is 1 / 72.27 of an inch ...
In case anyone would want to use it, wxWidgets should enable it through constants, see METRIC_CONVERSION_CONSTANT, mm2inches, inches2mm, mm2twips, twips2mm, mm2pt and pt2mm.

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