[fpc-pascal] Implementing AggPas with PtcGraph
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Mon Jun 5 20:25:28 CEST 2017
On 2017-06-05 03:12, Stefan V. Pantazi wrote:
> In my experience, the one dependency that AggPas has potential to fail
> may be related to the freetype library. If you plan to run your app on
> windows only, then you can turn freetype off and AggPas will happily use
> windows font libraries. Search for the AGG2D_USE_FREETYPE define and
> comment it out.
Correct, though even font support is optional in AggPas. So if you don't
render text via AggPas, it has zero dependency - everything is done in
pure Object Pascal code.
As for font support under Windows. Yes you can use GDI for font
rendering, but I highly recommend using freetype.dll even under Windows.
It has more features than GDI font support and the quality is better too.
fpGUI Toolkit - a cross-platform GUI toolkit using Free Pascal
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