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Returns the descender of the active font.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
DynaPDF 10.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "DynaPDF.GetDescent"; PDF )   More


Parameter Description Example
PDF The PDF reference returned from DynaPDF.New. $pdf


Returns value or error.


Returns the descender of the active font.
The descender is a typographic value that specifies the maximum extent to which characters in the active font descend below the baseline.
The descender is normally a negative value. However, it is always returned as a positive value to make the usage easier.
If the function succeeds the return value is the typographic descender of the active font as positive double. If the function fails the return value is an error message.
See also DynaPDF.GetAscent function.

See also GetDescent function in DynaPDF manual.

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Created 24th October 2020, last changed 24th October 2020

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