[Image-SIG] Regarding ImageFont and font style

Tejovathi P tejovathi.p at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 13:00:21 CEST 2009

Thanks for your reply...........

On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 11:53 AM, Fredrik Lundh <fredrik at pythonware.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 4:29 PM, Tejovathi P<tejovathi.p at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I am pretty new to PIL.I am trying to create a font
> > using  ImageFont.truetype, specifying the font path and size. But if I
> want
> > to specify the font be *bold*, how do I do that?
> > Any options other than creating a separate boldfont.ttf???
> Bold and italic typefaces are usually separate designs from the
> "regular" version, so TrueType/OpenType fonts usually consist of a
> number of separate font files.
> PIL has no support for synthetic font manipulations (and there's
> nothing built in to FreeType either, even if you can simulate some
> styles using low-level outline transforms).
> </F>
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