Saturday, September 8, 2012

Draw text with shadow on canvas

More examples of drawing on canvas of custom View listed HERE.

To draw text with shadow on canvas, Modify onDraw(Canvas canvas) method of MyView.java in the exercise.

 @Override
 protected void onDraw(Canvas canvas) {

  canvas.drawColor(Color.GRAY);

        Paint shadowPaint = new Paint();
        shadowPaint.setAntiAlias(true);
        shadowPaint.setColor(Color.WHITE);
        shadowPaint.setTextSize(45.0f);
        shadowPaint.setStrokeWidth(2.0f);
        shadowPaint.setStyle(Paint.Style.STROKE);
        shadowPaint.setShadowLayer(5.0f, 10.0f, 10.0f, Color.BLACK);
        
        canvas.drawText("http://android-er.blogspot.com/", 50, 200, shadowPaint);
  
 };


Draw text with shadow on canvas


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3 comments:

norbstar said...

Nice one. Thanks for the posting.

Anonymous said...

Thanks

Anonymous said...

Awesome. Thanks :)