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kumar mars
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Joined: Jun 04, 2001
Posts: 34
hai
are the changes in the font automatically get reflected in the FontMetrics object or should get the instance again

in the paint mathod i am displaying multilingual text and using FontMetrics object to get the properties of the text like width.
whenever there is a change in font i am indicating it as g.setFont()
should i use g.getFontMetrics() method to update the FontMetrics object or will be automaticatically updated
expecting an early reply
bye


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george justin
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Joined: Jul 31, 2001
Posts: 25
Hi Kumar
I think FontMetrics Object gets updates automatically for that particular component, u can get the instance of FontMetrics from
Font f = new Font("","","");
getFontMetrics(f); at any point of time
method of the component class, no need to get instance from the graphics class
Cheers
George Justin

 
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