Classes

Method XbpPresSpace():setAttrString() Foundation

Sets or returns the attributes for characters drawn by GraStringAt().

Syntax
:setAttrString( [<aAttributes>] ) --> aOldAttributes
Parameters
<aAttributes> := Array( GRA_AS_COUNT )
<aAttributes> is an array whose elements contain the attributes for character strings drawn by the function GraStringAt().
#define constants for the character string attribute array
Array element #define | Value Default value
GRA_AS_COLOR GRA_CLR_* GRA_CLR_NEUTRAL
GRA_AS_BACKCOLOR GRA_CLR_* GRA_CLR_BACKGROUND
GRA_AS_MIXMODE GRA_FGMIX_* GRA_FGMIX_OVERPAINT
GRA_AS_BGMIXMODE GRA_BGMIX_* GRA_BGMIX_LEAVEALONE
GRA_AS_BOX { nXsize, nYsize } Depends on output device
GRA_AS_ANGLE { nX, nY } { 1, 0 }
GRA_AS_SHEAR { nX, nY } { 0, 1 }
GRA_AS_DIRECTION GRA_CHDIRN_* GRA_CHDIRN_LEFTRIGHT
GRA_AS_HORIZALIGN GRA_HALIGN_* GRA_HALIGN_LEFT
GRA_AS_VERTALIGN GRA_VALIGN_* GRA_VALIGN_BASE
GRA_AS_EXTRA nExtra 0
GRA_AS_BREAK_EXTRA nBreakExtra 0
Return

The :setAttrString() method returns an array containing a copy of the current character attributes. If new attributes are set using <aAttributes>, this method returns an array containing the previously set attributes.

Description

The :setAttrString() method determines the attributes for character strings drawn in the presentation space. Character strings (text) are drawn using the function GraString().

The function GraSetAttrString() is the functional equivalent of the :setAttrString() method. More information about character string attributes can be found in the discussion of the GraSetAttrString() function.

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