glutStrokeHeight man page

glutStrokeHeight — Returns the height of a given font.

Library

OpenGLUT - fonts

Synopsis

#include <openglut.h>

GLfloat
glutStrokeHeight(void *fontID);

Parameters


fontID


A GLUT stroked font identifier.

Description

This function reports the height of a font, given by


fontID,

as a global characteristic of that font.

Returns 0 if


fontID


is invalid.

Caveats

Does


not


report the height used by individual characters. This may limit its usefulness; perhaps we should change it? (And/or add a new function.)

Todo

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

See Also

glutStrokeCharacter(3) glutStrokeString(3) glutStrokeWidth(3) glutStrokeLength(3) glutBitmapHeight(3)

 

Referenced By

glutBitmapHeight(3), glutStrokeCharacter(3), glutStrokeLength(3), glutStrokeString(3).