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Flow words around drop caps in C#

The example Flow blocks around obstacles for document layout in C# implements a document layout algorithm that flows blocks around obstacles. Moving from there to flowing words around obstacles is relatively simple. The following sections describe the main places where … Continue reading

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Flow words around obstacles for document layout in C#

The example Flow blocks around obstacles for document layout in C# implements a document layout algorithm that flows blocks around obstacles. Moving from there to flowing words around obstacles is relatively simple. The following sections describe the two main places … Continue reading

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Flow blocks around obstacles for document layout in C#

The following two document layout examples draw “illuminated” text by using an initial or drop cap. Draw different styles of “illuminated” text in C# Draw “illuminated” text in C# Martin asked how we could do something similar when the text … Continue reading

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Draw different styles of “illuminated” text in C#

My previous post Draw “illuminated” text in C# showed how to draw “illuminated” text. It drew each paragraph’s initial letter in a large font with a box around it. Real illuminated manuscripts typically make the initial letter much more elaborate. … Continue reading

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Draw “illuminated” text in C#

This example lets you draw “illuminated text” where each paragraph begins with an oversized letter. In some illuminated manuscripts, the first letter of a paragraph is drawn in a larger font than the remaining text. This example does something similar. … Continue reading

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