View Full Version : Can Opengl show text from a diffrent language?

04-30-2011, 03:51 AM
I was just wondering if opengl can print Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Japanese... and how if it is possible.. thnx for the help :)

Alfonse Reinheart
04-30-2011, 03:53 AM
OpenGL can be used to draw anything you want. But OpenGL has no text rendering facilities of its own; to draw text, you must use its rendering facilities to actually draw each glyph in some way.

Or to put it another way, text rendering is something you do on top of OpenGL.