Is this even possible....? I am trying to do something that it's not on the book

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    Is this even possible....? I am trying to do something that it's not on the book

    I am trying to draw a text to a direct draw surface but I can't get it for some reason...........I know I am wrong but I mean the book doens't tell me how to do that......


    Code:
    	//create our first Direct Draw Object
    	HRESULT ErrorCheck=DirectDrawCreateEx(NULL, (void**)&DirectDrawObject, IID_IDirectDraw7, NULL);
    	DirectDrawObject->SetDisplayMode(800,600,16,0,0);
    	DirectDrawObject->SetCooperativeLevel(hWndMain, DDSCL_EXCLUSIVE|DDSCL_FULLSCREEN|DDSCL_ALLOWREBOOT);
        DDSURFACEDESC2	GameTittle;
    	memset(&GameTittle,0, sizeof (DDSURFACEDESC2));
    	GameTittle.dwFlags=DDSD_CAPS;
    	GameTittle.ddsCaps.dwCaps=DDSCAPS_PRIMARYSURFACE;
    	DirectDrawObject->CreateSurface(&GameTittle, &GameTittleSurface, NULL);
    	
    	////////////////////////////////////////////////////
    	/////////////////////////////////////////////////////
    	///fonts
    	//////////////////////////////////////////////////////
    	//////////////////////////////////////////////////////
    	
    	HFONT NewFont;
        HFONT OldFont;
    	HDC dc;
    	GameTittleSurface->GetDC(&dc);
    	AddFontResource( "Dark Crystal Outline.ttf");
    	NewFont=CreateFont(-40, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,"Dark Crystal Outline");
    	
    	
    		OldFont=(HFONT)SelectObject(dc, NewFont);
    	SetBkMode(dc, TRANSPARENT);
    	SetTextColor(dc, RGB (0,255,0));
    	RECT rect;
    	GetClientRect (hWndMain, &rect);
    	
    	DrawText(dc, TEXT ("Welcome "),-1,&rect, DT_CENTER|DT_VCENTER|DT_SINGLELINE);
       
    
    
    
    
    Last edited by incognito; 05-25-2002 at 01:51 AM.
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