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$width Identifier - mIRC
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$width returns the width of text in pixel in the specified font.




  • text - The text you want the width of
  • font - The name of the font
  • size - The size of the font, you can specify a negative value to match the size of fonts in the font dialog
  • B - Optional, pass a non-zero value to specify a bold font (can be a $true/$false value)
  • C - Optional, pass a non zero value to get control code to be processed (can be a $true/$false value)




//echo -a $width(test,verdana,15)


Added: mIRC v5.31
Added on: 04 Jan 1998
Note: Unless otherwise stated, this was the date of original functionality.
Further enhancements may have been made in later versions.

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