[cairo] Drawing text

Donn donn.ingle at gmail.com
Mon Sep 7 08:01:45 PDT 2009

On Monday 07 September 2009 16:53:33 ecir hana wrote:
> is it somehow possible to draw a text with cairo which loads the
> character shapes from a font file
If cairo can do that I would like to know too. AFAIK a font needs to be 
installed already.

I have used Python Imaging Library (PIL) to load fonts from arbitrary files and 
render them to bitmaps. There is code in my sig (fontypython).


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