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05-19-2006, 09:57 AM
Why are there no inbuilt text functions in OpenGL?

I need to be able to display on screen items such as player name, health etc, but after going through about 20 tutorials/samples on the subject I have yet to find any way of outputting text to the screen. I know how to draw primitives and what have you.

Herr Bohm
05-19-2006, 10:14 AM
You can take a look at the tutorials at nehe.gamedev.net for displaying text in opengl.