[Cuis-dev] Support for TrueType fonts in Cuis
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Fri May 10 19:04:27 PDT 2019
Fantastic news and great work!
On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 11:44 AM Juan Vuletich via Cuis-dev <
cuis-dev at lists.cuis.st> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> Yes, this is the big surprise I promised yesterday!
> Now the VectorGraphics engine can rasterize TrueType glyphs. As you
> might now, the VectorGraphics (a.k.a. Morphic 3) engine is still in
> unoptimized Smalltalk, and too slow to draw the Morphic world in real
> time. But it can be used to rasterize TrueType glyphs that can be cached
> as Forms.
> Just pullAllRepos.sh (pulling just Cuis-Smalltalk-Dev is not enough).
> Then start Cuis and install updates. Do World / Preferences / Load extra
> fonts. Then World / Preferences / Set font..., or play with World /
> Open... / Text Editor.
> I'm pretty sure that Cuis is now the only dev environment with high
> quality TrueType fonts without needing any support from the host
> platform. Yep, we are not calling FreeTypo or any other library. All the
> code is there for us to learn, play and experiment!
> Juan Vuletich
> Cuis-dev mailing list
> Cuis-dev at lists.cuis.st
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