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Stored procedures
<Image control>.DrawTextMarkdown(<X-coordinate> , <Y-coordinate> , <Markdown text> [, <Text color>])
<Image control>: Control name
<X-coordinate>: Integer
X-coordinate of text to draw (in pixels).
<Y-coordinate>: Integer
Y-coordinate of text to draw (in pixels).
<Markdown text>: Type corresponding to the text to draw
Markdown text to draw.
<Text color>: Integer or constant (optional)
Color to use for the Markdown text. This color can correspond to:
If this parameter is not specified, the color of the text:
  • is Black if <Image>.Pen has not been used beforehand,
  • corresponds to the color specified in the last call to <Image>.Pen.


By default:
  • The font used is "MS Sans Serif" (size 13).
  • The writing direction is horizontal (from left to right).
  • The coordinates of the upper-left corner of the image are (0,0).
  • The "&" character is not interpreted.
To change these parameters, use <Image variable>.Font.

Background color

By default, the background color of an Image control is transparent. To change the background color of an Image control, use the BackgroundColor property.


Coordinates are specified with respect to the upper-left corner of the image or Image control (coordinates: (0,0)).
The coordinates correspond to the upper-left corner of the rectangle into which the text will be drawn. The precise location of the text in this rectangle depends on the size, shape and attributes of the font.
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In anti-aliasing mode (<Image variable>.ChangeMode) or in opacity mode (<picLayer variable>.StartDrawing), <Image>.DrawTextMarkdown is available for the TrueType fonts only.
Component: wd280pnt.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 28
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