CreatePen API and styles
We create pen GUI object by CreatePen() API. CreatePen(fnPenStyle, nWidth, crColor) takes three arguments.
- fnPenStyle - pen style
- nWidth - pen width
- crColor - pen color
CreatePen() takes first argument as style of the pen. Below are the basic style definitions of pen object.
|PS_SOLID||Pen is solid.|
|PS_DASH||Pen is dashed. This style is valid only when the pen width is one or less in device units.|
|PS_DOT||Pen is dotted. This style is valid only when the pen width is one or less in device units.|
|PS_DASHDOT||Pen has alternating dashes and dots. This style is valid only when the pen width is one or less in device units.|
|PS_DASHDOTDOT||Pen has alternating dashes and double dots. This style is valid only when the pen width is one or less in device units.|
|PS_NULL||Pen is invisible.|
|PS_INSIDEFRAME||Pen is solid. When this pen is used in any graphics device interface (GDI) drawing function that takes a bounding rectangle, the dimensions of the figure are shrunk so that it fits entirely in the bounding rectangle, taking into account the width of the pen. This applies only to geometric pens.|
CreatePen() PEN styles Demo
PEN styles program output
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