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Printing rotated text to a printer

NeilTurpNeilTurp GBMember ✭✭
edited June 2018 in Xamarin.iOS

I have an app that displays data in a spreadsheet format with each column labelled vertically. Works well. However, I now need to produce a printed output. It needs to be more than just a screen dump. So far I create an Image of the same size as the screen then draw all the relevant data onto it. However when I try to write the column headers vertically, they all come out written in horizontal text. The code I am using is a function inside a class:

void PaintView( CGRect rect, NSFont ft)
    NSStringAttributes attr = new NSStringAttributes(){Font = ft, ForegroundColor = NSColor.Black};
    FrameRotation = 90;

    ((NSString)HeaderName).DrawInRect(rect, attr);


rc.PaintView(rect, attr);

What am I missing?



  • ChrisHamonsChrisHamons USForum Administrator, Xamarin Team Xamurai

    I'm having trouble parsing your code enough to understand your specific issue.

    In general, you can rotate your context with something like RotateCTM.

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