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IsSystemFontSmall - Determine if system font is small or large
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Private Declare Function GetDesktopWindow Lib "user32" () As Long
Private Declare Function GetDC Lib "user32" (ByVal hWnd As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function GetDeviceCaps Lib "gdi32" (ByVal hDC As Long, _
  ByVal nIndex As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function ReleaseDC Lib "user32" (ByVal hWnd As Long, _
  ByVal hDC As Long) As Long
Const LOGPIXELSX = 88

Private Function IsSystemFontSmall() As Boolean
  Dim hWnd As Long, hDC As Long
  
  ' get the handle of the desktop window
  hWnd = GetDesktopWindow()
  ' get its device context
  hDC = GetDC(hWnd)
  ' if the number of pixels per logical inch is = 96
  ' then Windows is using small system font
  IsSystemFontSmall = (GetDeviceCaps(hDC, LOGPIXELSX) = 96)
  ' release the device context
  ReleaseDC hWnd, hDC
  
End Function


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