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Thread: 3d fonts on linux

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    3d fonts on linux

    Does anyone know how to create 3d fonts under linux, in a 3d space?

    jahshaka@pluginz.com

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    Re: 3d fonts on linux

    Note sure what you mean.

    Maybe you mean:

    - create 3D models of letters
    - display said models.

    If so, well, that's what you do ... make some models and render them

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    Re: 3d fonts on linux

    I want to create them dynamically on the fly within my application, from truetype outlines... not bitmap files. Basically, I want to set up a input box for text and let the user choose the font/bevel/extrusion...

    any thoughts?

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    Re: 3d fonts on linux

    Thanks, I think you solved it here!!! Very cool, been looking for this for a long time!

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    Re: 3d fonts on linux

    I am unable to gltt to work. aparently they abandoned development a while ago, and my system is quite up todate, anywhere else I can get some source code?

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    Re: 3d fonts on linux

    Theres also a project called GLF, but it uses its own font files, much simpler than gltt though
    http://romka.demonews.com/projects/glf/index_eng.htm

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