This documentation was created from the original SDL_ttf documentation located here.

SDL_ttf is a TrueType font rendering library that is used with the SDL library, and almost as portable. It depends on freetype2 to handle the TrueType font data. It allows a programmer to use multiple TrueType fonts without having to code a font rendering routine themselves. With the power of outline fonts and antialiasing, high quality text output can be obtained without much effort.

SDL_ttf is available at or more specifically The SDL_ttf Homepage.

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  1. Overview

  2. Getting Started

    1. Includes

    2. Compiling

  3. Functions

    1. General

    2. Management

    3. Attributes

    4. Render

  4. Types

    1. TTF_Font

  5. Defines

  6. Glossary


SDL_ttf (last edited 2008-04-17 08:18:07 by localhost)