DrawingDirection Example

Using Programming Languages other than VBA

Sub Example_DrawingDirection()
	' This example changes the drawing direction for an MText object
	' in model space.

	Dim MTextObj As AcadMText
	Dim corner1(0 To 2) As Double
	Dim width As Double
	Dim text As String

	' Define the MText object
	corner1(0) = 0#: corner1(1) = 6#: corner1(2) = 0#
	width = 7
	text = "This is a text String."

	' Create the MText object in model space
	Set MTextObj = ThisDrawing.ModelSpace.AddMText(corner1, width, text)

	'Change the drawing direction of the MText object
	MTextObj.DrawingDirection = acLeftToRight
	MsgBox "The DrawingDirection of the text is left to right.", vbInformation, "DrawingDirection Example"
	MTextObj.DrawingDirection = acTopToBottom
	MsgBox "The DrawingDirection of the text is top to bottom.", vbInformation, "DrawingDirection Example"
	' Return the drawing direction
	Dim retDirection As Integer
	retDirection = MTextObj.DrawingDirection

End Sub