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lqiao
10-10-2000, 05:06 PM
Is there any tools or functions which can run under UNIX system to draw a 3d letter?

10-15-2000, 08:37 AM
Easiest is to model and export a set of 3D
meshes for all letters (a 3D font, if you
will) somewhere, and then use that.

Harder, but probably more like what you want,
is using a library like FreeType to extract
spline/outline data for a TrueType font, and
use extrusion/subdivision to actually render
it in 3D.