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[Programming Help] - [Programming Help] Align Center Multiline text

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[2023-05-09 06:09:10]
daniel.lee - Posts: 3
Hi all, currently I draw a SINGLE line of text below a candle by the following snipper


Tool.DrawingType = DRAWING_TEXT;
Tool.BeginDateTime = sc.BaseDateTimeIn[index];
Tool.BeginValue = y + offset;
Tool.TextAlignment = DT_CENTER | DT_TOP;

in which y is the low of a candle, and offset is some constant for the padding. The text is centered in the middle.

now I'd like to add 2 more lines, let's call it Line1, Line2. Currently, I'm stuck at figuring out Y1, Y2 which is the value on Y axis for Line1, Line2. Currently I'm doing a math

Y1 = y + offset + fontsize + somepadding between first line and second line
Y2 = Y1 + fontsize + somepadding between two line and third line

This works for some instruments, some don't. I tried from USD/JPY to BTCUSD. I'm looking for a few possible ways
1. Get previous line Y value
2. Convert some constant value to a Y axis scale.

I attached an image below, it's what I want to achieve

Thank you
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