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04-18-2012, 11:19 AM
hey.. i am a beginner to opengl.. i have to do a mini project. in that i want to display the project details in the front screen.. i am not able to find a function to display the text... please help me.. :sorrow:
04-18-2012, 11:37 AM
OpenGL has no textrendering. You can use 3rd party libraries for that. A static text could get displayed as a texture.
04-18-2012, 01:37 PM
Please don't just post open ended questions or pleas like " help me".
Have you read the posting guide?
Ask specific questions.
Now you could just draw your text in a bitmap image using MS Paint or other art package. Then just display the bitmap on the front screen. Great if you don't need dynamic printing.
04-19-2012, 05:27 AM
04-19-2012, 07:14 AM
ok.. can you please tell me more about displaying bitmap
04-19-2012, 09:07 AM
Setup an orthographic projection.
and disable depth testing.
and render some quads on your screen.
But if you are confused an need to learn things, try the old NeHe tutorials
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