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    how to display text

    plz tell me how to display text in opengl draw window.. and how to postion , size, change font parameters etc...
    appu

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    Re: how to display text

    Use wglUseFontBitmaps...
    Tutorial : http://nehe.gamedev.net/data/lessons....asp?lesson=13

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    Re: how to display text

    There are many diffrent ways to display text in an openGL window, each has it own advantage.

    NeHe site: nehe.gamedev.net, goes over 4 diffrent ways to display text. You can look at his examples and see what would work best for your application.

    Originally posted by appoose:
    plz tell me how to display text in opengl draw window.. and how to postion , size, change font parameters etc...
    appu

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