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yaro_dup1
01-13-2003, 10:17 AM
Hi,

I've learned two tutorials about fonts (from NeHe and GameTutorials) and I dont know which method of using fonts is the best: reading font from file and then render it as a texture (NeHe) or use system fonts and rasters (GameTutorials). Which is the best?
for example fastest

thanks for help

yaro

kehziah
01-13-2003, 12:43 PM
Texture mapped fonts are usually faster than bitmap fonts.

You will find more info here : http://www.opengl.org/developers/code/features/fontsurvey/index.html (btw this link is on www.opengl.org (http://www.opengl.org) home page)

My choice for text display is FTGL.