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    Default how to make draw text word wrapped to fit the given font size plus rectangle

    hi friends,

    i am having a QGraphicsTextItem and QGraphicsItem where the user can give input text to the text item using setTextInteractionFlags.
    now i wanted to draw the same text on the QGraphicsItem paint function .
    so i passed the text item "text", "font" and the "boundingRect" to the QGraphicsItem paint event
    TEXT = "theCurrentText"
    FONT = "theCurrentFontSize"
    boundingRect = m_bounds;


    and painted as

    Qt Code:
    1. QFont segoeFont("Segoe Regular");
    2.  
    3.  
    4. segoeFont.setPointSizeF(theCurrentFontSize );
    5. p->setFont(segoeFont);
    6. p->setPen(actPen);
    7. QFontMetricsF fma( p->font());
    8.  
    9. QRectF bounds = fma.boundingRect(QRectF(0, 0, m_bounds.width() , 0), Qt::TextWordWrap, theCurrentText);
    10. p->fillRect(bounds, Qt::white);
    11. p->drawText(bounds, Qt::TextWordWrap, theCurrentText);
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    but the text is not getting wrapped at any point . even hundreds of word i have given but still the words are getting cropped but showing in a single line.
    my graphicstextitem
    InitialGraphicsItem.jpg
    and my graphicsitem
    finalEyGsText(UgObject).jpg

    i checked the debug statements of the the graphicstext item and graphicsitem .
    The Ey Text item bounding rect value is: QRectF(-2,-2 1909.22x62)
    The Ey text item font size value coming is: 8.25

    The Ey Text bounding rect value is: QRectF(0,0 1909x86)
    The Ey font size value coming is: 8.25


    both bounding rect and font size are coming similar and both are child of same graphicsitem ..

    please help me ..
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    Default Re: how to make draw text word wrapped to fit the given font size plus rectangle

    I would assume you are passing an incorrect rectangle to QFontMetrics::boundingRect().
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