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CDC::SetTextColor always gives black. (must be Henry Ford)!

CDC::SetTextColor always gives black. (must be Henry Ford)!

CDC::SetTextColor always gives black. (must be Henry Ford)!

(OP)
Hi all
I am trying to set a text color to red and keep getting black, this also happens when I try to create a pen in red.  Is this a palette fault? If not anyone know what it is?

Thanks

Barry

RE: CDC::SetTextColor always gives black. (must be Henry Ford)!

Dear Barry,

If you post the code that encapsulates your problem it will be easier to find a solution.

-pete

RE: CDC::SetTextColor always gives black. (must be Henry Ford)!

(OP)
Hi Pete,
Thanks for the reply, the code is below



BOOL CFix::DrawFix(CDC* pDC)
{
CPen penFix;
int crad = 4;

if (!penFix.CreatePen(PS_SOLID, 1, RGB(256,0,0)))
return FALSE;
CPen* pOldPen = pDC->SelectObject( &penFix );
int crx1 = m_pointArray[0].x - crad;
int cry1 = m_pointArray[0].y + crad;
int crx2 = m_pointArray[0].x ;
int cry2 = m_pointArray[0].y - crad;
int crx3 = m_pointArray[0].x + crad;
int cry3 = m_pointArray[0].y + crad;
int crx4 = m_pointArray[0].x - crad;
int cry4 = m_pointArray[0].y - crad;

if (m_sIdLabel !=

RE: CDC::SetTextColor always gives black. (must be Henry Ford)!

Looks good so far, where is the drawing code? Also have you tried doing something simple in the device with color like filling a Rect?

-pete

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