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Get character dimensions in chosen font?
I'm writing a program to generate a bitmap font by allowing the user to choose a font face, size and colour and then drawing that font onto an offscreen HDC then saving it as a bitmap file appended to another file containing drawing data for the font.
My problem is that i don't know how to get the widths of each character in that font so i can set the cell sizes on the bitmap and center the characters in their cells and setup drawing rectangles to be written to the file.
Can anyone tell me how i can do this please?