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How to change font and font size

Justin Char
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Joined: Mar 05, 2007
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// new Font("Serif", Font.PLAIN, 48); doesn't work ..
Program runs fine just want to change Center to different font and font size.
strOut = ("Center (DC), " + SavedTime);

Just want to change the font of above text.

Thank You in advance. I have tried to figure this out for a long time.
I can't seem to find the answer. I am using buffered writer to write my adhoc report.
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 44433
Where doesn't new Font work?
Why are you asking substantially the same question on two fora?
Can you change Fonts with a BufferedWriter at all? I don't think you can.
Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 19738

Text doesn't have a font, except if you have a context (like a GUI) where you can apply a font to text. If you have an "adhoc report" then you will have to learn how to specify fonts in the content of that report. Read the documentation for whatever interprets the data you send it.
Jesper de Jong
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Joined: Aug 16, 2005
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Please do not post the same question in multiple forums.

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