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Hello,

 

I'm new to paint.net and I'm trying to create a year list from 1970 - 2007.  I would like the years to be vertical so the 1 is at the bottom and the 0 is at the top for 1970.  I want to add a pipe character to separate the years.   Is there a systemic way to do this where every year is positioned and looks like the others?  What would be the best way to create this image?

 

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7 hours ago, Jerry8989 said:

What would be the best way to create this image?

 

Programmatically, perhaps?

 

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void Render(Surface dst, Surface src, Rectangle rect)
{
    int startYear = 1980;
    int endYear = 2017;

    dst.CopySurface(src, rect.Location, rect);

    using (Graphics g = new RenderArgs(dst).Graphics)
    {
        g.TextRenderingHint = TextRenderingHint.AntiAlias;
        g.Clip = new Region(rect);

        using (Font font = new Font("Arial", 16))
        {
            SizeF textDims = g.MeasureString("8", font);

            int indent = 5;
            for (int year = startYear; year <= endYear; year++)
            {
                string yearString = string.Join("\n", year.ToString().ToCharArray().Reverse());

                g.DrawString(yearString, font, System.Drawing.Brushes.Black, indent, 5);
                indent += (int)textDims.Width + 5;
                g.DrawLine(Pens.Black, indent, 0, indent, textDims.Height * 4);
                indent += 5;
            }
        }
    }
}

 

 

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