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How to get a string's width in pixels, not in characters


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Sometimes you may need to know how wide a string is in pixels, e.g. for dynamically generated forms.
This depends of course on the selected font characteristics. Windows and the VLC provide a function TextWidth which is a method of TCanvas:


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2007-11-02, 04:11:04
anonymous from Brazil  
aff... was good!
2012-10-29, 05:42:42
anonymous from China  



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