Rendering text question (context is MSWin UI Automation)
bborcic at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 12:29:09 CET 2007
Chris Mellon wrote:
> On 1/23/07, Boris Borcic <bborcic at gmail.com> wrote:
>> ...A simple -
>> with Tkinter or otherwise - way to wrap access to the MS Windows UI text
>> rendering engine, as a function that would return a picture of rendered text,
>> given a string, a font, a size and colors ?
> There are actually several different text rendering methods (and 2 or
> more totally different engines) and they will give different results,
> so if you want a fully generic solution that could be quite difficult.
> However, it sounds like this is for a specific purpose.
> ...You could also use
> wxPython, which uses what will probably be the right API and will take
> less code than win32 will. I'd suggest this if you aren't familiar
> with the win32 API.
Thanks for your guidance and quick code, I am going to try that.
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