ChartDirector 6.3 (C++ Edition)

BaseChart.addText


Usage

TextBox *addText(int x, int y, const char *text, const char *font = 0, double fontSize = 8, int fontColor = TextColor, int alignment = TopLeft, double angle = 0);

Description

Adds a text box to the chart.

By default, only the text is visible, the box is transparent. This method returns a TextBox object that can be used to change the appearance of the text box.

Arguments

ArgumentDefaultDescription
x(Mandatory)The x pixel coordinate of the left of the text box.
y(Mandatory)The y pixel coordinate of the top of the text box.
text(Mandatory)The text to shown in the text box. See ChartDirector Mark Up Language on how to embed special tags in the text for sophisticated formatting.
font""The font used to draw the text. See Font Specification for details on various font attributes.
fontSize8The font size used to draw the text.
fontColorTextColorThe color used to draw the text.
alignmentTopLeftThe alignment of the text within the text box. See Alignment Specification for supported alignment types.
angle0The rotation angle of the text within the text box.

Return Value

A TextBox object representing the text box. This may be used to fine-tune the appearance of the text box.