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I'm getting out of ideas, how to make a cursor to my text box? For example: this guy in the text form in posting >> | . Its about calculating how many pixels I need to move it forward, so it wouldn't run into another letter?

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I'm using SDL.NET with C#.
Tutorial I use for help is
http://www.geocities.com/egon_rath/sdl/sdlnet.html#truetypefonts

I have no information about the widths of letter, otherways iit would be simple :)

Here's some code about dealing with font.

m_PrimaryFont = new SdlDotNet.Graphics.Font(@"data/pfont.ttf", 16);

  private void KeyboardEventHandler(object sender, KeyboardEventArgs args)
{
if (m_bTextFocused == true) // If waiting for user text input
{
if (args.Down)
{
if (args.Key == Key.Return && m_szPName.Length > 0)
{
m_bTextFocused = false;
m_iGameStatus++;
}
else if (args.Key == Key.Backspace && m_szPName.Length > 0)
{
m_szPName = m_szPName.Remove(m_szPName.Length - 1);
}
else if (args.Unicode == 32)
{
m_szPName += " ";
}
else if ((args.Unicode >= 97 && args.Unicode <= 122) || (args.Unicode >= 65 && args.Unicode <= 90) || (args.Unicode >= 48 && args.Unicode <= 57))
{
m_szPName += args.UnicodeCharacter;

}
}
}
else // If waiting for system input
{
switch (args.Key)
{
case Key.Escape:
Events.QuitApplication();
break;
}
}
}




private void ApplicationTickEventHandler(object sender, TickEventArgs args)
{
m_Screen.Blit(m_PrimaryFont.Render(m_szPName, Color.Black), new Point(400, 230));
m_Screen.Update(); // Flip surface
}


Ofcorse I have taken everything unimportant out.


I'm having problems also finding UI for BB tags in this forum, help about it would also be nice.

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