In this chapter we first discussed the basics of transformation, coordinate systems, the role of coordinate systems in the transformation process, and transformation functionality. We learned
Matrices play a vital role in transformation. We can customize the transformation process and its variables by creating and applying a transformation matrix. This chapter showed
Transformations can be applied not only to graphics images and objects, but also to text strings. Drawing vertical or skewed text is one example of text transformation. This chapter explained how to transform text.
Printing also plays an important part in GDI+. In Chapter 11 you will learn various components of the System.Drawing.Printing namespace and how to use them.
GDI+: The Next-Generation Graphics Interface
Your First GDI+ Application
The Graphics Class
Working with Brushes and Pens
Colors, Fonts, and Text
Rectangles and Regions
Working with Images
Advanced 2D Graphics
Developing GDI+ Web Applications
GDI+ Best Practices and Performance Techniques
Miscellaneous GDI+ Examples
Appendix A. Exception Handling in .NET