[SDL] Polygon fonts for SDL/OpenGL

Bob Pendleton bob at pendleton.com
Fri Jan 10 12:10:01 PST 2003


On Fri, 2003-01-10 at 02:26, Jude Venn wrote:
> Theres a (Win32 I think) program with source at 
> http://www.fluidstudios.com/freeware.html
> I haven't tried it, but might be worth a look.

Thanks for the link. I downloaded it an took a look. It generates bitmap
fonts, not polygon fonts, and although the source code is provided it is
written in such a way that it can only run on Windows. 

		Bob Pendleton

> 
> Jude
> 
> 
> Bob Pendleton wrote:
> 
>  >For my next project I would really like to have a source of nice polygon
>  >fonts. Ideally I would like something that converts a truetype font to a
>  >nice set polygon definitions. Does anyone know a package that will do
>  >that conversion? I've searched and haven't found anything that does what
>  >I want. FTGL comes close, in that it contains code to tessellate the
>  >polygon data in a .ttf file.
>  >
>  >I'm about to start hacking FTGL to do what I want. But, I thought I'd
>  >ask if anyone else has already done it before I spend the time.
>  >
>  >        Bob Pendleton
>  >
>  >
> 
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