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14 Jun 2021 17:02:39 EDT (-0400)
  Re: POV-Ray v3.8.0-x.freetype.2  
From: jr
Date: 17 Jan 2019 16:15:01
Message: <web.5c40ef49fee67a6948892b50@news.povray.org>
hi,

clipka <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> Now with support for installed fonts (currently Windows only):
> Syntax:
>      TEXT_OBJECT:
>        text {
>          sys "Font Name" [FONT_STYLE_MODIFIER...]
>          Thickness, <Offset>
>          [OBJECT_MODIFIERS...]
>          }
>
>      FONT_STYLE_MODIFIER:
>        bold | italic
> ...
> As indicated above, the mechanism is currently only fully implemented
> for the Windows platform. The syntax /per se/ is accepted on other
> platforms as well, ...

mildly confused..  does this mean that the syntax will depend on whether the
user chooses a 'sys' or 'ttf' font?  is the 'cmap {}' construct only for ttf's,
or has it been junked?  in all cases, will scene #version's less than 3.8
continue to work as before?


regards, jr.


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