Help me, I want to draw true type fonts in a window

Lucas lnf07 at
Tue Jun 24 07:16:23 PDT 2008

Glynn Clements wrote:
> Lucas wrote:
>> I´m learning how to program with xft.h lib . I have a problem with my 
>> first code. I need to draw a true type string in a window. Can somebody 
>> help me to fix it?
>> The code is in this link:
> I suggest waiting until the window has at least been mapped before
> trying to draw anything in it.
> Beyond that, what are you intending to do once you have figured out
> how to use Xft in conjunction with raw Xlib calls? Most toolkits have
> their own text rendering functionality (which will probably use Xft
> where appropriate).
You suggestion did not work. =[

I just want to write a true type string in a window, because that, I 
think is not necessary to use another high-level library or toolkit. But 
if I can't do this with xft.h, I will try another tool.

Another suggestion for my code?




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