glutStrokeCharacter - renders a stroke character using OpenGL.
void glutStrokeCharacter(void *font, int character);
Stroke font to use.
Character to render (not confined to 8 bits).
any display lists, glutStrokeCharacter renders the character
in the named stroke font. The available fonts are:
A proportionally spaced Roman Simplex font for ASCII characters 32 through 127. The maximum top character in the font is 119.05 units; the bottom descends 33.33 units.
A mono-spaced spaced Roman Simplex font (same characters as GLUT_STROKE_ROMAN) for ASCII characters 32 through 127. The maximum top character in the font is 119.05 units; the bottom descends 33.33 units. Each character is 104.76 units wide.
Rendering a nonexistent character has no effect. A glTranslatef is used to translate the current model view matrix to advance the width of the character.
Here is a routine that shows how to render a string of ASCII text with glutStrokeCharacter:
output(GLfloat x, GLfloat y, char *text)
glTranslatef(x, y, 0);
for (p = text; *p; p++)
If you want to draw stroke font text using wide, antialiased lines, use:
output(200, 225, "This is antialiased.");
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