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    text in openGL

    Hi
    How to write text in openGL.
    Can any body help. I am able to draw lines but not text. I want to write text on specified position on the window. I am using Vc++ MDI application
    thanks

    [This message has been edited by Ramesh (edited 11-26-2000).]

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    Re: text in openGL

    Check out NeHe's site, he has a tutorials on a little bit of everything including bitmap and outline fonts. I think there is a link in the coding section of this site.

    wire

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    Re: text in openGL

    Nehe's site is ok, but it only explains things as for beginners. Ok, i learned some parts there, but the text routines are the worst of all there. They aren't compatible as opengl is, and i think there is a tut missing on how to input mor than One keypress, eg. reading a string or a float from the user.

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    Re: text in openGL

    have a look in the faq link on this sites homepage

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