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> > hi, i was playing with some plugins i've found and bumped into
> > freetype http://freetype.gimp.org/, in short, it's wonderful, anyone
> > here know how work on it's progressing, it would be great to use
> > something like it for the standard text tool, it's nice to have good
> > clean diagonal text :)
> IIRC, freetype is the standard text tool in Gimp 1.3 (and 1.4, of
I am trying to work with mulibyte fonts under GIMP (1.2.1; XF4.1.0;
Linux). A asked a nice guy in the GIMP booth at Linuxtag, and he showed
me the freetype plugin for GIMP, which worked perfectly.
1) the plugin crashes when trying to add the dir with TrueType fonts.
More precise, I tried adding a dir with only 1 TT in it: the Bitstream
Cyberbit font. This font is working perfectly under X11 in iso-8859-*,
unicode (utf8) and several Japanese encodings.
2) I am not sure how this plugin is supposed to work: is it possible to
use it with fonts which are also available via X11?
11. Using FreeType