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Text Object Routines

All the text that you place on the chart is considered a 'text object', such as axis labels, chart titles, legends, etc. These subroutines allow you to change the default attributes of these 'text objects'.

General Text Box Routines

.TEXT INITIALIZE

Initialize a Text Object

.TEXT SET CURRENT

Set the "current" Text Object to be a previously initialized Text Object.

.TEXT GET NAME

Get the name of the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET TEXT

Set the text of the "current" Text Object.

Font Routines

.TEXT SET FONT NAME

Set the font name and font index for the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET FONT INDEX

Set the font index.

.TEXT SET FONT STYLE

Set the font style (normal, bold, italic) for the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET FONT SZ

Set the font size for the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET FONT SZ:H

Set the height of the font for the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET FONT SZ:W

Set the width of the font for the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET FONT CLR

Set the font color for the "current" Text Object.

Text Box Routines

The 'text object' is always contained in a 'text box'. By default, the 'text box' is not visible. These routines allow you to change the attribute of the 'text box' to make it visible, change the borders, etc.

.TEXT BX ALIGN

Set the alignment (position) of the "current" Text Box.

.TEXT SET BX BG CLR

Set the background color for the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX EDGE CLR

Set the edge color for the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX EDGE EFF

Set the edge effect (Flat, Raised, or Depressed) of the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX EDGE W

Set the edge width of the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX CNR STYLE

Set the corner style (Square or Rounded) of the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX CNR R

Set the corner radius of the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX CNR R:TL

Set the radius of the Top Left corner of the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX CNR R:TR

Set the radius of the Top Right corner of the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX CNR R:BR

Set the radius of the Bottom Right corner of the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX CNR R:BL

Set the radius of the Bottom Left corner of the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX LOC

Set the offset (x and y) of the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX LOC:X

Set the x offset of the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX LOC:Y

Set the y offset of the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX SZ

Set the size (height and width) of the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX SZ:H

Set the height of the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX SZ:W

Set the width of the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET BX Z ORDER

Set the Z Order of the "current" Text Object.

Text Format Routines

.TEXT SET TXT MAX SZ

Set the maximum size (width and height) of the text that can be displayed in the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET TXT MAX SZ:W

Set the maximum width (in pixels) of the text that can be displayed in the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET TXT MAX SZ:H

Set the maximum height (in lines) of the text that can be displayed in the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET TXT MARGIN

Set the margins for the text in the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET TXT MARGIN:L

Set the Left margin for the text in the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET TXT MARGIN:R

Set the Right margin for the text in the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET TXT MARGIN:T

Set the Top margin for the text in the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET TXT MARGIN:B

Set the Bottom margin for the text in the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET TXT ROTATION

Set the rotation angle for the text in the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET TXT ALIGN

Set the alignment of the text in the "current" Text Object.

.TEXT SET TXT LAYOUT

Set the layout direction of the text(horizontal or Vertical) in the "current" Text Object.

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-- JeanNeron - 2011-11-24

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