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Old 08-30-2008, 01:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I can't seem to get drawText to horizontally center text on my anchor point. It is always left-aligned.

g.drawText("Test", getWidth()/2, getHeight()/2, DrawStyle.HCENTER);

getWidth and getHeight are returning proper values, and the point is in the center of the display when halved. Any suggestions?
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To answer my own question, it appears the API docs are flat-out wrong. It states that HCENTER centers text about the anchor point. Instead you have to specify the anchor as the left-most value of the box you want the text centered in, and provide the width of the drawing area:

g.drawText("Test", 0, getHeight()/2, DrawStyle.HCENTER, getWidth());
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