glutBitmapHeight man page

glutBitmapHeight — Return the height of a given font, in pixels.

Library

OpenGLUT - bitmapfont

Synopsis

#include <openglut.h>

int
glutBitmapHeight(void *font);

Parameters


font


A bitmapped font identifier.

Description

Return the line-to-line vertical spacing (in pixels) between lines of a bitmapped


font.

Returns 0 if


font


is invalid.

Caveats

Does


not


report the height used by individual characters. This may limit its usefulness. (Compare with other font-metric queries.)

Todo

We have discussed adding a "font descender" query. We should go ahead and do it.

See Also

glutBitmapCharacter(3) glutBitmapString(3) glutBitmapWidth(3) glutBitmapLength(3) glutStrokeHeight(3)

 

Referenced By

glutBitmapCharacter(3), glutBitmapLength(3), glutBitmapWidth(3), glutStrokeHeight(3).