Articles Written by Sjaak Priester

Mould Text in Any Shape

Sometimes, putting text in a rectangular block may just be a little too straight. With the C++ class QEnvelopeText, you can mould a piece of body type in any shape.

Make GDI+ Less Finicky About Fonts

Windows GDI+ understands only half of the fonts out there. Use the QGraphicsText class to work with the other half.

Drawing Curved Objects

Add support for interactive curve drawing to your MFC app by dropping in theQBezierTracker class.

QPerformanceTimer

"Profile" a block of C++ code with just one include file and two variable definitions.

Polygon Clipping

It's one of those humble tasks computers have done for ages, but the hunt for the perfect clipping algorithm is still open.

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