[cairo] text with outline ?
cworth at cworth.org
Mon Jan 22 14:04:20 PST 2007
On Mon, 22 Jan 2007 13:55:29 -0800, Smon Burton wrote:
> Is there a smarter way to draw text with an outline ?
> def outline_text(ctx, x, y, txt):
> ctx.set_source_rgba(1, 1, 1, 1)
> for _x in (x-1, x+1):
> for _y in (y-1, y+1):
> ctx.move_to(_x, _y)
First, what's that ctx.stroke() doing there? It should be having no
effect at all. Please remove it and let me know if anything changes.
Finally, here's what should do what I think you're trying to achieve,
(eliminate both of the nested loops above):
> ctx.set_source_rgba(0, 0, 0, 1)
> ctx.move_to(x, y)
ctx.set_source_rgba(1, 1, 1, 1)
Give that a try and let us know if you're still having trouble.
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