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  1. #1
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    help with textbox printing location

    I am trying to print the contents of a textbox to location 50, 100 on a sheet of paper the code I have is:

    e.Graphics.DrawString(stringForPage, PrintFont, Brushes.Black, rectDraw, strFormat)

    I tried to add the coordinates into the code as below:

    e.Graphics.DrawString(stringForPage, PrintFont, Brushes.Black, rectDraw, strFormat, 50, 100)

    but when I do this I get this message with a blue squigglly line under the code:

    overload resolution failed because no accessible 'drawstring' accepts this number of arguments.

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    If you look at the 6 overloads (different ways of calling) Drawstring, none asks for both a Rectangle and position, which makes sense. Since the rectangle already has a X,Y coordinate, you do not need to specify them again. There is also the possibility that the coordinate of the rectangle would be in conflict with the one defined by the last 2 parameters.

    If you do not need the bounding rectangle, simply call like this:

    Code:
    e.Graphics.DrawString(stringForPage, PrintFont, Brushes.Black, 50, 100, strFormat)
    Jacques Bourgeois
    JBFI
    http://www3.sympatico.ca/jbfi/homeus.htm

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