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20 Jun 2021 21:20:11 EDT (-0400)
  Re: 3.8 and text {}  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 13 Nov 2019 02:30:54
Message: <5dcbb12e$1@news.povray.org>
Op 13/11/2019 om 03:05 schreef Dick Balaska:
> I upgraded to the '268 version and noticed tonight,
> 
> Possible Parse Error: Text may not be displayed as expected. Please 
> refer to the user manual regarding changes in POV-Ray v3.8 and later.
> 
> Can someone point me to the docs for this?
> 
> The warning hits on the first 't' in 'text' in this construct I've used 
> for decades:
> 
> text {
>      ttf ArialFont
>      label
>      0.23,0
>      scale 0.02
>      translate <-0.080*inches, 0.088*inches, -0.001*inches>
>      texture {controlTextureOn}
> }
> 

I am not often using text, so I am probably wrong, but comparing to the 
wiki: http://wiki.povray.org/content/Reference:Text  I miss the double 
quotes. Shouldn't one write: ttf ""ArialFont.ttf" "label"  ?

-- 
Thomas


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