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05-19-2004, 11:39 AM
Hi peoples,

Im new to opengl so i hope some on can help me with this.

I have the freetype library but i dont know how to use this. can someone please post some links with examples? or post some example how to display a letter. i used google to find it but couldnt fina anything usefull about this.

regards naruto

05-20-2004, 12:30 AM
Hi !

Using freetype on it's own with OpenGL is a bit messy, but there are other libraries that work together with FreeType to make your life easier.

I don't have an url in my head at the moment, but I think you will find them if you go to www.sourceforge.net (http://www.sourceforge.net) and search for "freetype", you might also want to have a peek at www.freshmeat.net (http://www.freshmeat.net)

If I remember correct there is an old FreeType 1 library called GLFT or something like that, but on sourceforge there should be a more modern library using FreeType 2.